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    • Biofilm matrix exoproteins induce a protective immune response against Staphylococcus aureus biofilm infection 

      Gil Puig, Carmen Upna Orcid; Solano Goñi, Cristina Upna Orcid; Burgui Erice, Saioa Upna Orcid; Latasa Osta, Cristina Upna; García Martínez, Begoña Upna; Toledo Arana, Alejandro Upna; Lasa Uzcudun, Íñigo Upna Orcid; Valle Turrillas, Jaione Upna Orcid (American Society for Microbiology, 2014)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      The Staphylococcus aureus biofilm mode of growth is associated with several chronic infections that are very difficult to treat due to the recalcitrant nature of biofilms to clearance by antimicrobials. Accordingly, there ...
    • Biofilm switch and immune response determinants at early stages of infection 

      Valle Turrillas, Jaione Upna Orcid; Solano Goñi, Cristina Upna Orcid; García Martínez, Begoña Upna; Toledo Arana, Alejandro Upna; Lasa Uzcudun, Íñigo Upna Orcid (Elsevier (Cell Press), 2013)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Biofilm development is recognized as a major virulence factor underlying most chronic bacterial infections. When a biofilm community is established, planktonic cells growing in the surroundings of a tissue switch to a ...
    • Coordinated cyclic-di-GMP repression of salmonella motility through YcgR and cellulose 

      Zorraquino Salvo, Violeta; García Martínez, Begoña Upna; Latasa Osta, Cristina Upna; Echeverz Sarasúa, Maite Upna Orcid; Toledo Arana, Alejandro Upna; Valle Turrillas, Jaione Upna Orcid; Lasa Uzcudun, Íñigo Upna Orcid; Solano Goñi, Cristina Upna Orcid (American Society for Microbiology, 2013)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Cyclic di-GMP (c-di-GMP) is a secondary messenger that controls a variety of cellular processes, including the switch between a biofilm and a planktonic bacterial lifestyle. This nucleotide binds to cellular effectors in ...
    • A DIVA vaccine strain lacking RpoS and the secondary messenger c-di-GMP for protection against salmonellosis in pigs 

      Gil Puig, Carmen Upna Orcid; Latasa Osta, Cristina Upna; García Ona, Enrique Upna; Lázaro, Isidro; Labairu, Javier; Echeverz Sarasúa, Maite Upna Orcid; Burgui Erice, Saioa Upna Orcid; García Martínez, Begoña Upna; Lasa Uzcudun, Íñigo Upna Orcid; Solano Goñi, Cristina Upna Orcid (BioMed Central, 2020)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Salmonellosis is the second most common food-borne zoonosis in the European Union, with pigs being a major reservoir of this pathogen. Salmonella control in pig production requires multiple measures amongst which vaccination ...
    • Evaluation of a Salmonella strain lacking the secondary messenger c-di-GMP and RpoS as a live oral vaccine 

      Latasa Osta, Cristina Upna; Echeverz Sarasúa, Maite Upna Orcid; García Ona, Enrique Upna; Burgui Erice, Saioa Upna Orcid; Casares, Noelia; Hervás Stubbs, Sandra Upna; Lasarte, Juan José; Lasa Uzcudun, Íñigo Upna Orcid; Solano Goñi, Cristina Upna Orcid; García Martínez, Begoña Upna; Gil Puig, Carmen Upna Orcid (Public Library of Science, 2016)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Salmonellosis is one of the most important bacterial zoonotic diseases transmitted through the consumption of contaminated food, with chicken and pig related products being key reservoirs of infection. Although numerous ...
    • The extradomain a of fibronectin enhances the efficacy of lipopolysaccharide defective Salmonella bacterins as vaccines in mice 

      San Román Aberasturi, Beatriz Upna Orcid; Lasa Uzcudun, Íñigo Upna Orcid; Andrés Cara, Damián de Upna Orcid; Amorena Zabalza, Beatriz Upna; Lasarte, Juan José; Grilló Dolset, María Jesús; Garrido, Victoria Upna; Muñoz Álvaro, Pilar María; Arribillaga, Laura; García Martínez, Begoña Upna; Andrés, Ximena de; Zabaleta, Virginia Upna; Mansilla, Cristina; Farrán Blanch, Inmaculada Upna Orcid (BioMed Central, 2012)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      The Extradomain A from fibronectin (EDA) has an immunomodulatory role as fusion protein with viral and tumor antigens, but its effect when administered with bacteria has not been assessed. Here, we investigated the adjuvant ...
    • Genetic reductionist approach for dissecting individual roles of GGDEF proteins within the c-di-GMP signaling network in Salmonella 

      Solano Goñi, Cristina Upna Orcid; García Martínez, Begoña Upna; Latasa Osta, Cristina Upna; Toledo Arana, Alejandro Upna; Zorraquino Salvo, Violeta; Valle Turrillas, Jaione Upna Orcid; Casals, Joan; Pedroso, Enrique; Lasa Uzcudun, Íñigo Upna Orcid (National Academy of Sciences, 2009)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Bacteria have developed an exclusive signal transduction system involving multiple diguanylate cyclase and phosphodiesterase domain-containing proteins (GGDEF and EAL/HD-GYP, respectively) that modulate the levels of the ...
    • Lack of the PGA exopolysaccharide in Salmonella as an adaptive trait for survival in the host 

      Echeverz Sarasúa, Maite Upna Orcid; García Martínez, Begoña Upna; Sabalza Baztán, Amaia Upna; Valle Turrillas, Jaione Upna Orcid; Gabaldón Estevan, Juan Antonio; Solano Goñi, Cristina Upna Orcid; Lasa Uzcudun, Íñigo Upna Orcid (Public Library of Science, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Many bacteria build biofilm matrices using a conserved exopolysaccharide named PGA or PNAG (poly-β-1,6-N-acetyl-D-glucosamine). Interestingly, while E. coli and other members of the family Enterobacteriaceae encode the ...
    • The regulon of the RNA chaperone CspA and its auto-regulation in Staphylococcus aureus 

      Caballero Sánchez, Carlos Upna; Menéndez Gil, Pilar; Catalán Moreno, Arancha; Vergara Irigaray, Marta Upna; García Martínez, Begoña Upna; Segura, Víctor; Irurzun Domínguez, Naiara; Villanueva San Martín, Maite Upna Orcid; Ruiz de los Mozos Aliaga, Igor Upna; Solano Goñi, Cristina Upna Orcid; Lasa Uzcudun, Íñigo Upna Orcid; Toledo Arana, Alejandro Upna (Oxford University Press, 2018)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      RNA-binding proteins (RBPs) are essential to finetune gene expression. RBPs containing the coldshock domain are RNA chaperones that have been extensively studied. However, the RNA targets and specific functions for ...
    • Relevant role of fibronectin-binding proteins in Staphylococcus aureus biofilm-associated foreign-body infections 

      Vergara Irigaray, Marta Upna; Valle Turrillas, Jaione Upna Orcid; Merino, Nekane Upna; Latasa Osta, Cristina Upna; García Martínez, Begoña Upna; Ruiz de los Mozos Aliaga, Igor Upna; Solano Goñi, Cristina Upna Orcid; Toledo Arana, Alejandro Upna; Penadés, José R.; Lasa Uzcudun, Íñigo Upna Orcid (American Society for Microbiology, 2009)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Staphylococcus aureus can establish chronic infections on implanted medical devices due to its capacity to form biofilms. Analysis of the factors that assemble cells into a biofilm has revealed the occurrence of strains ...
    • Salmonella biofilm development depends on the phosphorylation status of RcsB 

      Latasa Osta, Cristina Upna; García Martínez, Begoña Upna; Echeverz Sarasúa, Maite Upna Orcid; Toledo Arana, Alejandro Upna; Valle Turrillas, Jaione Upna Orcid; Campoy Sánchez, Susana; García del Portillo, Francisco; Solano Goñi, Cristina Upna Orcid; Lasa Uzcudun, Íñigo Upna Orcid (American Society for Microbiology, 2012)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      The Rcs phosphorelay pathway is a complex signaling pathway involved in the regulation of many cell surface structures in enteric bacteria. In response to environmental stimuli, the sensor histidine kinase (RcsC) ...
    • Sensory deprivation in Staphylococcus aureus 

      Villanueva San Martín, Maite Upna Orcid; García Martínez, Begoña Upna; Valle Turrillas, Jaione Upna Orcid; Rapún Araiz, Beatriz Upna Orcid; Ruiz de los Mozos Aliaga, Igor Upna; Solano Goñi, Cristina Upna Orcid; Martí, Miguel; Penadés, José R.; Toledo Arana, Alejandro Upna; Lasa Uzcudun, Íñigo Upna Orcid (Springer Nature, 2018)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Bacteria use two-component systems (TCSs) to sense and respond to environmental changes. The core genome of the major human pathogen Staphylococcus aureus encodes 16 TCSs, one of which (WalRK) is essential. Here we show ...