Browsing by Author "Estivill, Xavier, 1955-"

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  • Domènech Salgado, Laura, 1989- (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2018-12-20)
    To date, very little progress has been made towards elucidating the genetic causes of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). In this project we have performed rare variant association study (RVAS) transcriptomics and ...
  • Estivill, Xavier, 1955- (Quark, 2001-01-13)
  • Aróstegui, Juan Ignacio; Rabionet, Raquel; Remesal, Agustín; Mensa Vilaró, Anna; Murias, Sara; Alcobendas, Rosa; González-Roca, Eva; Dreschsel, Oliver; Ruíz Ortiz, Estíbaliz; Puig, Anna; Comas, David, 1969-; Ossowski, Stephan; Yagüe, Jordi L.; Estivill, Xavier, 1955-; Merino, Rosa (BioMed Central, 2015)
    We identified a consanguineous Moroccan family with three affected siblings diagnosed with rheumatoid factor-negative polyarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis. They all suffered from an early-onset (2-4 years-old) chronic ...
  • Llorens, Franc; Bañez Coronel, Mónica; Pantano Rubiño, Lorena, 1982-; del Río, José Antonio; Ferrer, Isidre; Estivill, Xavier, 1955-; Martí, Eulàlia (BioMed Central, 2013)
    Background: MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are short non-coding regulatory RNAs that control gene expression usually producing translational repression and gene silencing. High-throughput sequencing technologies have revealed heterogeneity ...
  • Muyas, Francesc; Bosio, Mattia; Puig, Anna; Sušak, Hana, 1985-; Domènech Salgado, Laura, 1989-; Escaramís, Geòrgia; Zapata Ortiz, Luis, 1985-; Demidov, German; Estivill, Xavier, 1955-; Rabionet, Raquel; Ossowski, Stephan (Wiley, 2019)
    In recent years, next-generation sequencing (NGS) has become a cornerstone of clinical genetics and diagnostics. Many clinical applications require high precision, especially if rare events such as somatic mutations in ...
  • Muiños Gimeno, Margarita; Guidi, Mònica; Kagerbauer, Birgit; Martín Santos, Rocío; Navinés, Ricard; Alonso, Pino; Menchón, José M.; Gratacós Mayora, Mònica; Estivill, Xavier, 1955-; Espinosa Parrilla, Yolanda, 1971- (Wiley-Blackwell, 2009)
    Genetic and functional data indicate that variation in the expression of the neurotrophin-3 receptor gene (NTRK3) may have an impact on neuronal plasticity, suggesting a role for NTRK3 in the pathophysiology of anxiety ...
  • Mercader Bigas, Josep Maria; Ribasés, Marta; Gratacós Mayora, Mònica; González Ruiz, Juan Ramón; Bayés, Mònica; Cid Ibeas, Rafael de; Badía, Anna; Fernández Aranda, Fernando; Estivill, Xavier, 1955- (John Wiley & Sons, 2007)
    Murine models and association studies in eating disorder (ED) patients have shown a role for the brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) in eating behavior. Some studies have shown association of BDNF -270C/T single-nucleotide ...
  • Bosch Pagès, Nina; Escaramís, Geòrgia; Mercader Bigas, Josep Maria; Armengol i Dulcet, Lluís; Estivill, Xavier, 1955- (Elsevier, 2008)
    Copy number variants contribute extensively to inter-individual genomic differences, but little is known about their inter-population variability and diversity. In a previous study (Bosch et al., 2007; 16:2572-2582), we ...
  • Pardo, María Luisa; Crujeiras, Ana B.; Amil, María; Agüera, Zaida; Jiménez Murcia, Susana; Baños, Rosa M.; Botella, Cristina; Torre Fornell, Rafael de la; Estivill, Xavier, 1955-; Fagundo, Ana B.; Fernández Real, Jose M.; Fernández García, José C.; Frühbeck, Gema; Gómez Ambrosi, Javier; Rodríguez, Roser; Tinahones Madueño, Francisco José; Fernández Aranda, Fernando; Casanueva, Felipe F. (Hindawi, 2014)
    FNDC5/irisin has been recently postulated as beneficial in the treatment of obesity and diabetes because it is induced in muscle by exercise, increasing energy expenditure. However, recent reports have shown that WAT also ...
  • Mercader Bigas, Josep Maria; Saus Martínez, Ester; Agüera, Zaida; Bayés, Mònica; Boni, Claudette; Carreras, Anna; Cellini, Elena; Cid Ibeas, Rafael de; Dierssen, Mara; Escaramís, Geòrgia; Fernández Aranda, Fernando; Forcano, Laura; Gallego, Xavier; González Ruiz, Juan Ramón; Gorwood, Philip; Hebebrand, Johannes; Hinney, Anke; Nacmias, Benedetta; Puig, Anna; Ribasés, Marta; Ricca, Valdo; Romo, Lucía; Sorbi, Sandro; Versini, Audrey; Gratacós Mayora, Mònica; Estivill, Xavier, 1955- (Oxford University Press, 2008)
    Eating disorders (EDs) are complex psychiatric diseases that include anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa, and have higher than 50% heritability. Previous studies have found association of BDNF and NTRK2 to ED, while animal ...
  • Rabionet, Raquel; Remesal, Agustín; Mensa Vilaró, Anna; Murías, Sara; Alcobendas, Rosa; González-Roca, Eva; Ruíz Ortiz, Estíbaliz; Antón, Jordi; Iglesias, Estibaliz; Modesto, Consuelo; Comas, David, 1969-; Puig, Anna; Drechsel, Oliver; Ossowski, Stephan; Yagüe, Jordi L.; Merino, Rosa; Estivill, Xavier, 1955-; Aróstegui, Juan Ignacio (Nature Research, 2019)
    Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) is a complex rheumatic disease with both autoimmune and autoinflammatory components. Recently, familial cases of systemic-onset JIA have been attributed to mutations in LACC1/FAMIN. We ...
  • Mercader Bigas, Josep Maria; Fernández Aranda, Fernando; Gratacós Mayora, Mònica; Ribasés, Marta; Badía, Anna; Villarejo, Cynthia; Solano, Raquel; González Ruiz, Juan Ramón; Vallejo, Julio; Estivill, Xavier, 1955- (Karger (S. Karger AG), 2007)
    Background: Evidence of a role of brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) in the pathophysiology of eating disorders (ED) has been provided by association studies and by murine models. BDNF plasma levels have been found ...
  • Cerrato Rivera, Celia (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2007-05-18)
    La tesis doctoral con título "Caracterización de la región cromosómica 15q11-13 del genoma humano. Variabilidad genómica en el autismo e identificación de ncRNAs" se basa en el estudio de la región cromosómica 15q11-q13, ...
  • Domènech, Laura; Willis, Jesse R.; Alemany-Navarro, María; Morell, Marta; Real, Eva; Escaramís, Geòrgia; Bertolín, Sara; Sánchez Chinchilla, Daniel; Balcells, Susana; Segalàs, Cinto; Estivill, Xavier, 1955-; Menchón, José M.; Gabaldón Estevan, Juan Antonio, 1973-; Alonso, Pino; Rabionet, Raquel (Nature Research, 2022)
    Although the etiology of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is largely unknown, it is accepted that OCD is a complex disorder. There is a known bi-directional interaction between the gut microbiome and brain activity. ...
  • Bosch Pagès, Nina; Cáceres Aguilar, Mario; Cardone, Maria Francesca; Carreras, Anna; Ballana Guix, Ester; Rocchi, Mariano; Armengol i Dulcet, Lluís; Estivill, Xavier, 1955- (Oxford University Press, 2007)
    Genomic plasticity of human chromosome 8p23.1 region is highly influenced by two groups of complex segmental duplications (SDs), termed REPD and REPP, that mediate different kinds of rearrangements. Part of the difficulty ...
  • Bassaganyas Bars, Laia, 1985- (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2013-09-20)
    Over the last ten years, improvements in molecular techniques and the arrival of the next-generation sequencing technologies have revealed a large amount of structural variation (SV) in the human genome. Consequently, there ...
  • Rubio Martínez, Mercedes, 1980-; Bustamante Pineda, Mariona; Hernandez-Ferrer, Carles, 1987-; Fernández-Orth, Dietmar; Pantano Rubiño, Lorena, 1982-; Sarria-Trujillo, Yaris; Piqué-Borras, Maria; Vellve del Amo, Kilian; Agramunt, Silvia; Carreras Collado, Ramón; Estivill, Xavier, 1955-; González Ruiz, Juan Ramón; Mayor, Alfredo (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2018)
    Circulating small RNAs, including miRNAs but also isomiRs and other RNA species, have the potential to be used as non-invasive biomarkers for communicable and non-communicable diseases. This study aims to characterize and ...
  • Aigner, Johanna, 1981-; Villatoro, Sergi; Rabionet, Raquel; Roquer, Jaume; Jiménez Conde, Jordi; Martí, Eulàlia; Estivill, Xavier, 1955- (BioMed Central, 2013)
    Background: The Butyrophilin-like (BTNL) proteins are likely to play an important role in inflammation and immune response. Like the B7 protein family, many human and murine BTNL members have been shown to control T ...
  • Taal, H. Rob; Guxens Junyent, Mònica; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Estivill, Xavier, 1955-; Jaddoe, Vincent W. V. (Nature Research, 2012)
    To identify genetic variants associated with head circumference in infancy, we performed a meta-analysis of seven genome-wide association studies (GWAS) (N = 10,768 individuals of European ancestry enrolled in pregnancy ...
  • Sailani, M. Reza; Rabionet, Kelly; Serra Juhé, Clara, 1984-; Pérez Jurado, Luis Alberto; Estivill, Xavier, 1955-; Antonarakis, Stylianos E. (Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press (CSHL Press), 2013)
    Congenital heart defect (CHD) occurs in 40% of Down syndrome (DS) cases. While carrying three copies of chromosome 21 increases the risk for CHD, trisomy 21 itself is not sufficient to cause CHD. Thus, additional genetic ...