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  • Richart, Laia; Lapi, Eleonora; Pancaldi, Vera; Cuenca-Ardura, Mirabai; Carrillo-de-Santa Pau, Enrique; Madrid-Mencía, Miguel; Neyret-Kahn, Hélène; Radvanyi, François; Rodríguez, Juan Antonio; Cuartero, Yasmina; Serra, François; Le Dily, François; Valencia, Alfonso; Martí Renom, Marc A.; Real, Francisco X. (Oxford University Press, 2021)
    Cohesin exists in two variants containing STAG1 or STAG2. STAG2 is one of the most mutated genes in cancer and a major bladder tumor suppressor. Little is known about how its inactivation contributes to tumorigenesis. Here, ...
  • Fontseré Alemany, Clàudia, 1992-; Alvarez-Estape, Marina; Kuhlwilm, Martin; Marquès i Bonet, Tomàs, 1975-; Lizano González, Esther, 1974- (Wiley, 2021)
    Noninvasive samples as a source of DNA are gaining interest in genomic studies of endangered species. However, their complex nature and low endogenous DNA content hamper the recovery of good quality data. Target capture ...
  • Welker, Frido; Chiva, Cristina; Kuhlwilm, Martin; Manuel Montero, Marc de, 1991-; Gelabert Xirinachs, Pere, 1991-; Marquès i Bonet, Tomàs, 1975-; Sabidó Aguadé, Eduard, 1981-; Lalueza Fox, Carles, 1965-; Cappellini, Enrico (Nature Research, 2020)
    The phylogenetic relationships between hominins of the Early Pleistocene epoch in Eurasia, such as Homo antecessor, and hominins that appear later in the fossil record during the Middle Pleistocene epoch, such as Homo ...
  • Amargant i Riera, Farners, 1990-; Pujol, Aïda; Ferrer-Vaquer, Anna; Durban, Mercè; Martínez, Meritxell; Vassena, Rita; Vernos, Isabelle, 1959- (Oxford University Press, 2021)
    The mechanism of conversion of the human sperm basal body to a centrosome after fertilization, and its role in supporting human early embryogenesis, has not been directly addressed so far. Using proteomics and immunofluorescence ...
  • Aguilera, Cinthia; Gabau, Elisabeth; Ramirez-Mallafré, Ariadna; Brun i Gasca, Carme; Dominguez-Carral, Jana; Delgadillo, Veronica; Laurie, Steven, 1973-; Derdak, Sophia; Padilla, Natàlia; Cruz, Xavier de la; Capdevila, Núria; Spataro, Nino, 1984-; Baena, Neus; Guitart, Miriam; Ruiz, Anna (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2021)
    Angelman syndrome (AS) is a neurogenetic disorder characterized by severe developmental delay with absence of speech, happy disposition, frequent laughter, hyperactivity, stereotypies, ataxia and seizures with specific EEG ...
  • Milà Alomà, Marta; Brinkmalm, Ann; Ashton, Nicholas J.; Kvartsberg, Hlin; Shekari, Mahnaz; Operto, Grégory; Salvadó, Gemma; Falcon, Carles; Domingo Gispert, Juan; Vilor Tejedor, Natàlia, 1988-; Arenaza Urquijo, Eider M.; Grau-Rivera, Oriol; Sala Vila, Aleix; Sanchez-Benavides, Gonzalo; González de Echávarri, José Maria; Minguillón, Carolina; Fauria, Karine; Niñerola-Baizán, Aida; Perissinotti, Andrés; Kollmorgen, Gwendlyn; Suridjan, Ivonne; Zetterberg, Henrik; Molinuevo, José Luis; Blennow, Kaj; Suárez-Calvet, Marc; ALFA Study (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2021)
    Background and objectives: To determine whether CSF synaptic biomarkers are altered in the early preclinical stage of the Alzheimer continuum and associated with Alzheimer disease (AD) risk factors, primary pathology, and ...
  • Garrido, Victoria; Piñero-Lambea, Carlos; Rodriguez-Arce, Irene; Paetzold, Bernhard, 1981-; Ferrar, Tony; Weber, Marc; Garcia Ramallo, Eva; Gallo López, Carolina, 1984-; Collantes, María; Peñuelas, Iván; Serrano Pubull, Luis, 1982-; Grilló, María-Jesús; Lluch-Senar, Maria 1982- (Wiley Open Access, 2021)
    Bacteria present a promising delivery system for treating human diseases. Here, we engineered the genome-reduced human lung pathogen Mycoplasma pneumoniae as a live biotherapeutic to treat biofilm-associated bacterial ...
  • Janzen, Thijs; Miró Pina, Verónica (Wiley, 2021)
    After admixture, recombination breaks down genomic blocks of contiguous ancestry. The breakdown of these blocks forms a new "molecular clock" that ticks at a much faster rate than the mutation clock, enabling accurate ...
  • Kubiak-Szymendera, Monika; Pryszcz, Leszek Piotr, 1985-; Biatas, Wojciech; Celinska, Ewelina (MDPI, 2021)
    DNA methylation is a common, but not universal, epigenetic modification that plays an important role in multiple cellular processes. While definitely settled for numerous plant, mammalian, and bacterial species, the genome ...
  • Asthana, Jayant; Cade, Nicholas Ian; Normanno, Davide; Lim, Wei Ming; Surrey, Thomas (Life Science Alliance, 2021)
    During mitosis, the spindle undergoes morphological and dynamic changes. It reorganizes at the onset of the anaphase when the antiparallel bundler PRC1 accumulates and recruits central spindle proteins to the midzone. ...
  • García-Díaz, Nuria; Casar, Berta; Alonso Alonso, Ruth; Quevedo, Laura; Rodríguez, Marta; Ruso-Julve, Fulgencio; Esteve-Codina, Anna; Gut, Marta; Gru, Alejandro A.; González Vela, María del Carmen; Gut, Ivo Glynne; Rodriguez-Peralto, José Luis; Varela, Ignacio; Ortiz-Romero, Pablo L.; Piris, Miguel A.; Vaqué, José Pedro (Elsevier, 2021)
    Developing mechanistic rationales can improve the clinical management of cutaneous T-cell lymphomas. There is considerable genetic and biological evidence of a malignant network of signaling mechanisms, highly influenced ...
  • Dios Martínez, Toni de, 1994-; Carrión, Pablo; Olalde Marquínez, Íñigo, 1987-; Llovera Nadal, Laia; Lizano González, Esther, 1974-; Pàmies, Dídac; Marquès i Bonet, Tomàs, 1975-; Balloux, François; van Dorp, Lucy; Lalueza Fox, Carles, 1965- (Elsevier, 2021)
    Ancient pathogen genomics is an emerging field allowing reconstruction of past epidemics. The demise of post-contact American populations may, at least in part, have been caused by paratyphoid fever brought by Europeans. ...
  • Burgos, Raul; Weber, Marc; Gallo López, Carolina, 1984-; Lluch-Senar, Maria 1982-; Serrano Pubull, Luis, 1982- (Elsevier, 2021)
    Trans-translation is a ubiquitous bacterial mechanism of ribosome rescue mediated by a transfer-messenger RNA (tmRNA) that adds a degradation tag to the truncated nascent polypeptide. Here, we characterize this quality ...
  • Nieto, Paula; Elosua-Bayés, Marc; Trincado Alonso, Juan Luis, 1987-; Marchese, Domenica, 1986-; Massoni-Badosa, Ramon; Nieto, Juan C.; Aguilar-Fernández, Sergio; Mereu, Elisabetta; Moutinho, Catia; Ruiz, Sara; Lorden, Patricia; Gut, Ivo Glynne; Heyn, Holger (Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press (CSHL Press), 2021)
    The tumor immune microenvironment is a main contributor to cancer progression and a promising therapeutic target for oncology. However, immune microenvironments vary profoundly between patients, and biomarkers for prognosis ...
  • Rovira Clusellas, Meritxell; Atla, Goutham; Maestro, Miguel Ángel; Grau, Vanessa; García-Hurtado, Javier; Maqueda, Maria; Mosquera, Jose Luis; Yamada, Yasuhiro; Kerr-Conte, Julie; Pattou, Francois; Ferrer, Jorge (Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press (CSHL Press), 2021)
    Multiple transcription factors have been shown to promote pancreatic β-cell differentiation, yet much less is known about negative regulators. Earlier epigenomic studies suggested that the transcriptional repressor REST ...
  • Martínez-Torró, Carlos; Torres-Puig, Sergi; Marcos-Silva, Marina; Huguet-Ramón, Marta; Muñoz-Navarro, Carmen; Lluch-Senar, Maria 1982-; Serrano Pubull, Luis, 1982-; Querol, Enrique; Piñol, Jaume; Pich, Oscar Q. (Frontiers Media, 2021)
    It is well-established that FtsZ drives peptidoglycan synthesis at the division site in walled bacteria. However, the function and conservation of FtsZ in wall-less prokaryotes such as mycoplasmas are less clear. In the ...
  • Tejedor Vaquero, Sonia, 1988-; Campos Mata, Leire de, 1991-; Ramada Rodilla, José María, 1961-; Díaz, Pilar; Navarro-Barriuso, Juan; Ribas-Llauradó, Clara; Rodrigo Melero, Natalia; Carolis, Carlo; Cerutti, Andrea, 1965-; Gimeno Martínez, Ramón; Magri, Giuliana, 1978- (Frontiers Media, 2021)
    mRNA-based vaccines effectively induce protective neutralizing antibodies against SARS-CoV-2, the etiological agent of COVID-19. Yet, the kinetics and compositional patterns of vaccine-induced antibody responses to the ...
  • Papadopoulou, Eleni, 1985-; Basagaña Flores, Xavier; Casas Sanahuja, Maribel; Fossati, Serena; Maitre, Léa; Sabidó Aguadé, Eduard, 1981-; Borràs, Eva; Urquiza, José M.; Vrijheid, Martine; Chatzi, Leda (Elsevier, 2021)
    Developing children are particularly vulnerable to the effects of exposure to per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), a group of endocrine disrupting chemicals. We hypothesized that early life exposure to PFASs is ...
  • Marruecos, Laura; Bertran, Joan; Álvarez-Villanueva, Daniel; Mulero, María Carmen; Guillén, Yolanda; Palma, Luis G.; Floor, Martin; Vert, Anna; Arce-Gallego, Sara; Pecharroman, Irene; Batlle Masó, Laura, 1993-; Villà i Freixa, Jordi; Ghosh, Gourisankar; Bigas Salvans, Anna; Espinosa Blay, Lluís (Wiley, 2021)
    IκBs exert principal functions as cytoplasmic inhibitors of NF-kB transcription factors. Additional roles for IκB homologues have been described, including chromatin association and transcriptional regulation. Phosphorylated ...
  • White, Anna E.; Dios Martínez, Toni de, 1994-; Carrión, Pablo; Bonora, Gian Luca; Llovera Nadal, Laia; Cilli, Elisabetta; Lizano González, Esther, 1974-; Khabdulina, Maral K.; Tleugabulov, Daniyar T.; Olalde Marquínez, Íñigo, 1987-; Marquès i Bonet, Tomàs, 1975-; Balloux, François; Pettener, Davide; van Dorp, Lucy; Luiselli, Donata; Lalueza Fox, Carles, 1965- (MDPI, 2021)
    The Asian Central Steppe, consisting of current-day Kazakhstan and Russia, has acted as a highway for major migrations throughout history. Therefore, describing the genetic composition of past populations in Central Asia ...

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