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    • Amyloid structures as biofilm matrix scaffolds 

      Taglialegna, Agustina Upna; Lasa Uzcudun, Íñigo Upna Orcid; Valle Turrillas, Jaione Upna Orcid (American Society for Microbiology, 2016)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Recent insights into bacterial biofilm matrix structures have induced a paradigm shift toward the recognition of amyloid fibers as common building block structures that confer stability to the exopolysaccharide matrix. ...
    • Bap, a biofilm matrix protein of Staphylococcus aureus prevents cellular internalization through binding to GP96 host receptor 

      Valle Turrillas, Jaione Upna Orcid; Latasa Osta, Cristina Upna; Gil Puig, Carmen Upna Orcid; Toledo Arana, Alejandro Upna; Solano Goñi, Cristina Upna Orcid; Penadés, José R.; Lasa Uzcudun, Íñigo Upna Orcid (Public Library of Science, 2012)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      The biofilm matrix, composed of exopolysaccharides, proteins, nucleic acids and lipids, plays a well-known role as a defence structure, protecting bacteria from the host immune system and antimicrobial therapy. However, ...
    • Base pairing interaction between 5′- and 3′-UTRs controls icaR mRNA translation in Staphylococcus aureus 

      Ruiz de los Mozos Aliaga, Igor Upna; Vergara Irigaray, Marta Upna; Segura, Víctor; Villanueva San Martín, Maite Upna Orcid; Bitarte, Nerea Upna; Saramago, Margarida; Domingues, Susana; Arraiano, Cecilia M.; Fechter, Pierre; Romby, Pascale; Valle Turrillas, Jaione Upna Orcid; Solano Goñi, Cristina Upna Orcid; Lasa Uzcudun, Íñigo Upna Orcid; Toledo Arana, Alejandro Upna (Public Library of Science, 2013)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      The presence of regulatory sequences in the 39 untranslated region (39-UTR) of eukaryotic mRNAs controlling RNA stability and translation efficiency is widely recognized. In contrast, the relevance of 39-UTRs in bacterial ...
    • 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 ...
    • Evaluation of surface microtopography engineered by direct laser interference for bacterial anti-biofouling 

      Valle Turrillas, Jaione Upna Orcid; Burgui Erice, Saioa Upna Orcid; Langheinrich, Denise; Gil Puig, Carmen Upna Orcid; Solano Goñi, Cristina Upna Orcid; Toledo Arana, Alejandro Upna; Helbig, Ralf; Lasagni, Andrés; Lasa Uzcudun, Íñigo Upna Orcid (2015)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Biofilm formation by bacterial pathogens on the surface of medical and industrial settings is a 25 serious health problem. Modification of the biomaterial surface topography is a promising 26 strategy to prevent bacterial ...
    • Genome-wide antisense transcription drives mRNA processing in bacteria 

      Lasa Uzcudun, Íñigo Upna Orcid; Toledo Arana, Alejandro Upna; Dobin, Alexander; Villanueva San Martín, Maite Upna Orcid; Ruiz de los Mozos Aliaga, Igor Upna; Vergara Irigaray, Marta Upna; Segura, Víctor; Fagegaltier, Delphine; Penadés, José R.; Valle Turrillas, Jaione Upna Orcid; Solano Goñi, Cristina Upna Orcid; Gingeras, Thomas R. (National Academy of Sciences, 2011)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      RNA deep sequencing technologies are revealing unexpected levels of complexity in bacterial transcriptomes with the discovery of abundant noncoding RNAs, antisense RNAs, long 5′ and 3′ untranslated regions, and alternative ...
    • 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) ...
    • Staphylococcal Bap proteins build amyloid scaffold biofilm matrices in response to environmental signals 

      Taglialegna, Agustina Upna; Navarro, Susanna; Ventura, Salvador; Garnett, James A.; Matthews, Steve; Penadés, José R.; Lasa Uzcudun, Íñigo Upna Orcid; Valle Turrillas, Jaione Upna Orcid (Public Library of Science, 2016)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Major components of the biofilm matrix scaffold are proteins that assemble to create a unified structure that maintain bacteria attached to each other and to surfaces. We provide evidence that a surface protein present in ...