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    • Angiotensin-(1-9) reduces cardiovascular and renal inflammation in experimental renin-independent hypertension 

      González, Leticia; Novoa, Ulises; Moya, Jackeline; Gabrielli, Luigi; Jalil Milad, Jorge; García Nannig, Lorena; Chiong Lay, Mario; Lavandero González, Sergio; Ocaranza, María Paz (Elsevier Inc., 2018)
      © 2018 Elsevier Inc. Hypertension-induced cardiovascular and renal damage can be mediated by activation of the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system. There are different factors beyond renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system ...
    • Angiotensin-(1-9) reverses experimental hypertension and cardiovascular damage by inhibition of the angiotensin converting enzyme/Ang II axis 

      Ocaranza, Maria Paz; Moya, Jackeline; Barrientos, Victor; Alzamora, Rodrigo; Hevia, Daniel; Morales, Cristobal; Pinto, Melissa; Escudero, Nicolás; García Nannig, Lorena; Novoa, Ulises; Ayala, Pedro; Díaz Araya, Guillermo; Godoy, Ivan; Chiong Lay, Mario; Lavandero González, Sergio; Jalil, J (Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2014)
      BACKGROUND:: Little is known about the biological effects of angiotensin-(1-9), but available evidence shows that angiotensin-(1-9) has beneficial effects in preventing/ameliorating cardiovascular remodeling. OBJECTIVE:: ...
    • ATP-diphosphohydrolase activity in rat renal microvillar membranes and vascular tissue 

      Sandoval, S.; García Nannig, Lorena; Mancilla, Marta; Kettlun, Ana María; Collados, L. E.; Chayet, L.; Alvarez, A.; Traverso Cori, A.; Valenzuela Pedevila, María Antonieta (PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD, 1996-05)
      Ecto-nucleotidases may have a role in the regulation of purinoceptor-mediated responses. ATP-diphosphohydrolase or apyrase has been described as an ecto-nucleotidase, which is characterized by a low specificity for its ...
    • ATP-diphosphophydrolase activin in rat heart tissue 

      Espinosa, Victoria; Galleguillos, M.; Mancilla, Marta; Garrido, J.; Kettlun, Ana María; Collados, L. E.; Chayet, L.; García Nannig, Lorena; Traverso Cori, A.; Valenzuela Pedevila, María Antonieta (ACADEMIC PRESS AUST, 1996-08)
      Extracellular nucleotides interact with specific receptors on the cell surface and are locally metabolized by ecto-nucleotidases. Biochemical characterization of the ATPase and ADPase activities detected in rat heart ...
    • ATPase and ADPase activities in synovial membrane of equine metacarpophalangeal joint 

      Jiménez, Paula A.; García Nannig, Lorena; Adarmes, H.; González, E.; Valenzuela, M. A. (2002)
      ATPase and ADPase activities capable of hydrolyzing nucleoside di- and triphosphates in the presence of Ca2+ are present in synovial membrane of metacarpophalangeal joint mainly associated to membrane fractions. These ...
    • Atrial Function Assessed by Speckle Tracking Echocardiography Is a Good Predictor of Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation in Elderly Patients 

      Verdejo, Hugo E.; Becerra, Elia; Zalaquet, Ricardo; Campo, Andrea del; García Nannig, Lorena; Troncoso Cotal, Rodrigo; Chiong Lay, Mario; Marín, Arnaldo; Castro, Pablo F.; Lavandero González, Sergio; Gabrielli, Luigi A.; Corbalán, Ramón (Wiley & Sons, 2016)
      ObjectiveAdvanced age is an independent predictor of postoperative atrial fibrillation (POAF) in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass surgery. We evaluated whether left atrial (LA) dysfunction assessed by strain ...
    • Characterization of ATP-diphosphohydrolase from rat mammary gland 

      Alvarez, A.; Chayet, L.; Galleguillos, M.; García Nannig, Lorena; Kettlun, Ana María; Collados, L. E.; Traverso Cori, A.; Mancilla, M.; Valenzuela Pedevila, María Antonieta (PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD, 1996-01)
      ATP-diphosphohydrolase (or apyrase) hydrolyses nucleoside di- and triphosphates in the presence of millimolar concentration of divalent cations. It is insensitive towards sulfhydryl and aliphatic hydroxyl-selective reagents ...
    • Comparative study of CSF neurofilaments in HTLV-1-associated myelopathy/tropical spastic paraparesis and other neurological disorders 

      Alberti, Carolina; Gonzalez, Juan; Maldonado, Horacio; Medina, Fernando; Barriga, Andrés; García Nannig, Lorena; Kettlun, Ana; Collados, Lucía; Puente, Javier; Cartier Rovirosa, Luis; Valenzuela, Maria (2009)
      HTLV-1-associated myelopathy/tropical spastic paraparesis (HAM/TSP) is a progressive CNS disease leading to corticospinal tract degeneration. Various degenerative diseases have increased neurofilament subunit concentration ...
    • Comparison of the biochemical properties, regulation and function of ATP-diphosphohydrolase from human placenta and rat kidney 

      Valenzuela Pedevila, María Antonieta; Kettlun, Ana María; Sandoval, S.; García Nannig, Lorena; Mancilla, Marta; Neckelmann, G.; Chayet, L.; Alvarez, A.; Cuevas, F.; Collados, L. E.; Espinosa, Victoria; Traverso Cori, A.; Bravo, I.; Acevedo, C. G.; Aranda, E. (ASSOC BRAS DIVULG CIENTIFICA, 1996-05)
      ATP-diphosphohydrolase (apyrase, EC 3.6.1.5) has both ATPase and ADPase activity that are stimulated by bivalent metals, with Ca2+ being the most effective. The possible physiological function of this enzyme, associated ...
    • Cortisol/cortisone ratio and matrix metalloproteinase-9 activity are associated with pediatric primary hypertension 

      Martínez Aguayo, Alejandro; Campino, Carmen; Baudrand, René; Carvajal, Cristian; Garcia, Hernán; Aglony, Marlene; Bancalari, Rodrigo; García Nannig, Lorena; Loureiro, Carolina; Vecchiola, Andrea; Tapia Castillo, Alejandra; Valdivia, Carolina; Sanhueza, Sebastián; Fuentes, Cristóbal; Lagos, Carlos F.; Solari, Sandra; Allende, Fidel; Kalergis, Alexis; Fardella, Carlos E. (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2016)
      Objective: To identify novel biomarkers associated with pediatric primary hypertension. Methods: We recruited 350 participants (4-16 years). Anthropometric parameters and aldosterone, plasma renin activity, cortisol, ...
    • Dexmedetomidine preconditioning activates pro-survival kinases and attenuates regional ischemia/reperfusion injury in rat heart 

      Ibacache Figueroa, Mauricio; Sánchez, Gina; Gálvez, Felipe; Pedrozo Cibils, Zully; Humeres Martínez, Claudio; Echevarría, Ghislaine; Duaso, Juan; Hassi, Mario; García Nannig, Lorena; Díaz Araya, Guillermo; Lavandero González, Sergio (ELSEVIER, 2012-04)
      Pharmacological preconditioning limits myocardial infarct size after ischemia/reperfusion. Dexmedetomidine is an alpha(2)-adrenergic receptor agonist used in anesthesia that may have cardioprotective properties against ...
    • Effects of Trimetazidine in Nonischemic Heart Failure: A Randomized Study 

      Winter, José Luis; Castro, Pablo F.; Quintana, Juan Carlos; Altamirano, Rodrigo; Enriquez, Andrés; Verdejo, Hugo E.; Jalil Milad, Jorge; Mellado, Rose Marie; Concepción, Roberto; Sepúlveda, Pablo; Rossel Mariangel, Víctor Alejandro; Sepúlveda Morales, Luis; Chiong Lay, Mario; García Nannig, Lorena; Lavandero González, Sergio (Elsevier, 2014)
      Objectives: Heart failure (HF) is associated with changes in myocardial metabolism that lead to impairment of contractile function. Trimetazidine (TMZ) modulates cardiac energetic efficiency and improves outcomes in ...
    • EPAC expression and function in cardiac fibroblasts and myofibroblasts 

      Olmedo, Ivonne; Muñoz, Claudia; Guzmán, Nancy; Catalán, Mabel; Vivar, Raúl; Ayala, Pedro; Humeres Martínez, Claudio; Aránguiz, Pablo; García Nannig, Lorena; Velarde, Victoria; Díaz Araya, Guillermo (Elsevier, 2013)
      In the heart, cardiac fibroblasts (CF) and cardiac myofibroblasts (CMF) are the main cells responsible for wound healing after cardiac insult. Exchange protein activated by cAMP (EPAC) is a downstream effector of cAMP, ...
    • Expression and function of toll-like receptor 4 and inflammasomes in cardiac fibroblasts and myofibroblasts: IL-1 beta synthesis, secretion, and degradation 

      Boza Fuentes, Pía; Ayala, Pedro; Vivar Sánchez, Raúl; Humeres Martínez, Claudio; Tapia Cáceres, Felipe; Muñoz, Claudia; García Nannig, Lorena; Hermoso Ramello, Marcela; Díaz Araya, Guillermo (Elsevier, 2016)
      Cardiac inflammation can be produced by pathogen-associated molecular patterns (PAMPs), from parasitic, bacterial or viral origin; or by danger-associated molecular patterns (DAMPs), released from dead cells after cardiac ...
    • Extracellular matrix protein expression in cerebrospinal fluid from patients with tropical spastic paraparesis associated with HTLV-I and Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease 

      Cartier Rovirosa, Luis; García Nannig, Lorena; Kettlun, Ana María; Castañeda, P.; Collados, L. E.; Vásquez, F.; Giraudon, P.; Belin, M. F.; Valenzuela Pedevila, María Antonieta (TAYLOR & FRANCIS AS, 2004-04)
      The cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) is in direct contact with the extracellular space of the CNS, thus biochemical processes in the CNS could potentially be reflected in the CSF. Changes in extracellular matrix (ECM) proteins ...
    • Glucose deprivation causes oxidative stress and stimulates aggresome formation and autophagy in cultured cardiac myocytes 

      Marambio, Paola; Toro, Barbra; Sanhueza, Carlos; Troncoso, Rodrigo; Parra, Valentina; Verdejo, Hugo; García Nannig, Lorena; Quiroga, Clara; Munafo, Daniela; Díaz Elizondo, Jessica; Bravo Sagua, Roberto; González Burgos, María Julieta; Díaz Araya, Guillermo; Pedrozo Cibils, Zully; Chiong Lay, Mario; Co (2010)
      Aggresomes are dynamic structures formed when the ubiquitin-proteasome system is overwhelmed with aggregation-prone proteins. In this process, small protein aggregates are actively transported towards the microtubule-organizing ...
    • Herpudl impacts insulin-dependent glucose uptake in skeletal muscle cells by controlling the Ca2+-calcineurin-Akt axis 

      Navarro Márquez, Mario F.; Torrealba, Natalia; Troncoso, Rodrigo; Vásquez Trincado, César; Rodríguez, Marcelo; Morales, Pablo E.; Villalobos, Elisa; Eura, Yuka; García Nannig, Lorena; Chiong Lay, Mario; Klip, Amira; Jaimovich Pérez, Enrique; Kokame, Koichi; Lavandero González, Sergio (Elsevier, 2018)
      Skeletal muscle plays a central role in insulin-controlled glucose homeostasis. The molecular mechanisms related to insulin resistance in this tissue are incompletely understood. Herpud1 is an endoplasmic reticulum membrane ...
    • Impaired cardiac autophagy in patients developing postoperative atrial fibrillation 

      García Nannig, Lorena; Verdejo, Hugo E.; Kuzmicic, Jovan; Zalaquett, Ricardo; Gonzalez, Sergio; Lavandero González, Sergio; Corbalan, Ramon (Mosby Inc., 2012)
      Objectives: Postoperative atrial fibrillation (POAF) is a common complication after on-pump heart surgery. Several histologic abnormalities, such as interstitial fibrosis and vacuolization, have been described in atrial ...
    • In cardiac fibroblasts and myofibroblasts Toll like receptor 4 (TLR4) activation releases proinflammatory and profibrotic cytokine 

      Humeres, D.; Boza, P.; Muñoz, C.; García Nannig, Lorena; Díaz Araya, Guillermo (Wiley-Blackwell, 2015)
    • Increased C-reactive protein plasma levels are not involved in the onset of post-operative atrial fibrillation 

      Campo, Andrea del; Roldán, Juan; Verdejo, Hugo E.; Zalaquett, Ricardo; Becerra, Elia; Navarro Márquez, Mario; Mellado, Rosemarie; Lavandero González, Sergio; Corbalán, Ramón; García Nannig, Lorena; Chiong Lay, Mario (Elsevier, 2017)
      Background: Increased inflammation biomarkers plasma levels, including C-reactive protein (CRP), have been associated with the initiation and perpetuation of atrial fibrillation (AF). However, it is not known whether an ...