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    • A BAX/BAK and cyclophilin D-independent intrinsic apoptosis pathway 

      Zamorano, Sebastián; Rojas Rivera, Diego; Lisbona, Fernanda; Parra, Valentina; Court, Felipe A.; Villegas, Rosario; Cheng, Emily H.; Korsmeyer, Stanley J.; Lavandero González, Sergio; Hetz Flores, Claudio (2012)
      Most intrinsic death signals converge into the activation of pro-apoptotic BCL-2 family members BAX and BAK at the mitochondria, resulting in the release of cytochrome c and apoptosome activation. Chronic endoplasmic ...
    • Alteration in mitochondrial Ca2+ uptake disrupts insulin signaling in hypertrophic cardiomyocytes 

      Gutiérrez, Tomás; Parra, Valentina; Troncoso, Rodrigo; Pennanen, Christian; Contreras Ferrat, Ariel Eduardo; Vásquez Trincado, César Alonso; Morales, Pablo E.; López Crisosto, Camila; Sotomayor Flores, Cristian Alejandro; Chiong Lay, Mario; Rothermel, Beverly A.; Lavandero González, Sergio (BioMed Central Ltd., 2014)
      © 2014 Gutierrez et al.; licensee BioMed Central Ltd. Background: Cardiac hypertrophy is characterized by alterations in both cardiac bioenergetics and insulin sensitivity. Insulin promotes glucose uptake by cardiomyocytes ...
    • Calcineurin signaling in the heart: The importance of time and place 

      Parra, Valentina; Rothermel, Beverly A. (Academic Press, 2017)
      © 2016 Elsevier LtdThe calcium-activated protein phosphatase, calcineurin, lies at the intersection of protein phosphorylation and calcium signaling cascades, where it provides an essential nodal point for coordination ...
    • Calcium and mitochondrial metabolism in ceramide-induced cardiomyocyte death 

      Parra, Valentina; Moraga, Francisco; Kuzmicic, Jovan; López Crisosto, Camila; Troncoso, Rodrigo; Torrealba, Natalia; Criollo Céspedes, Alfredo; Díaz Elizondo, Jessica; Rothermel, Beverly A.; Quest, Andrew F. G.; Lavandero González, Sergio (Elsevier, 2013)
      Ceramides are important intermediates in the biosynthesis and degradation of sphingolipids that regulatenumerous cellular processes, including cell cycle progression, cell growth, differentiation and death. In ...
    • Caveolin-1 impairs PKA-DRP1-mediated remodelling of ER–mitochondria communication during the early phase of ER stress 

      Bravo Sagua, Roberto; Parra, Valentina; Ortiz-Sandoval, Carolina; Navarro Márquez, Mario F.; Rodríguez, Andrea E.; Díaz Valdivia, Natalia; Sanhueza, Carlos; López Crisosto, Camila; Tahbaz, Nasser; Rothermel, Beverly A.; Hill, Joseph A.; Cifuentes, Mariana; Simmen, Thoma (Nature Publishing Group, 2018)
      © 2018, ADMC Associazione Differenziamento e Morte Cellulare. Close contacts between endoplasmic reticulum and mitochondria enable reciprocal Ca2+ exchange, a key mechanism in the regulation of mitochondrial bioenergetics. ...
    • Correction to: Caveolin-1 impairs PKA-DRP1-mediated remodelling of ER–mitochondria communication during the early phase of ER stress (Cell Death & Differentiation, (2018), 10.1038/s41418-018-0197-1) 

      Bravo-Sagua, Roberto; Parra, Valentina; Ortiz-Sandoval, Carolina; Navarro-Marquez, Mario; Rodríguez, Andrea E.; Diaz-Valdivia, Natalia; Sanhueza, Carlos; Lopez-Crisosto, Camila; Tahbaz, Nasser; Rothermel, Beverly A.; Hill, Joseph A.; Cifuentes, Mariana; Simmen, Thoma (Nature Publishing Group, 2019)
      Following the publication of the article, the authors wrote to point out the following mistake: In the Acknowledgements section, the following is stated: postdoctoral fellowship 21100028 (RB-S), 21130200 (CL-C), 21110515 ...
    • Dexamethasone-induced autophagy mediates muscle atrophy through mitochondrial clearance 

      Troncoso, Rodrigo; Paredes, Felipe; Parra, Valentina; Gatica, Damián; Vásquez Trincado, César Alonso; Quiroga, Clara; Bravo Sagua, Roberto; López Crisosto, Camila; Rodriguez, Andrea E.; Oyarzún, Alejandra P.; Kroemer, Guido; Lavandero González, Sergio (Taylor and Francis Inc., 2014)
      Glucocorticoids, such as dexamethasone, enhance protein breakdown via ubiquitin-proteasome system. However, the role of autophagy in organelle and protein turnover in the glucocorticoid-dependent atrophy program remains ...
    • Endoplasmic reticulum: ER stress regulates mitochondrial bioenergetics 

      Bravo Sagua, Roberto; Gutiérrez, Tomás; Paredes, Felipe; Gatica, Damián; Rodríguez, Andrea E.; Pedrozo Cibils, Zully; Chiong Lay, Mario; Parra, Valentina; Quest, Andrew F. G.; Rothermel, Beverly A.; Lavandero González, Sergio (Elsevier, 2012)
      Endoplasmic reticulum (ER) stress activates an adaptive unfolded protein response (UPR) that facilitates cellular repair, however, under prolonged ER stress, the UPR can ultimately trigger apoptosis thereby terminating damaged ...
    • Energy-preserving effects of IGF-1 antagonize starvation-induced cardiac autophagy 

      Troncoso, Rodrigo; Vicencio, José Miguel; Parra, Valentina; Nemchenko, Andriy; Kawashima, Yuki; Campo, Andrea del; Toro, Barbra; Battiprolu, Pavan K.; Aranguiz, Pablo; Chiong Lay, Mario; Yakar, Shoshana; Gillette, Thomas G.; Hill, Joseph A.; Abel, Evan Dale; LeRoith, Derek; Lavandero González, Sergio (European Society of Cardiology, 2012)
      Aims Insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF-1) is known to exert cardioprotective actions. However, it remains unknown if autophagy, a major adaptive response to nutritional stress, contributes to IGF-1-mediated cardioprotec ...
    • FK866 compromises mitochondrial metabolism and adaptive stress responses in cultured cardiomyocytes 

      Oyarzún, Alejandra P.; Westermeier, Francisco; Pennanen, Christian; López Crisosto, Camila; Parra, Valentina; Sotomayor Flores, Cristian; Sánchez, Gina; Pedrozo Cibils, Zully; Troncoso Cotal, Rodrigo; Lavandero González, Sergio (Elsevier, 2015)
      Aim: FK866 is an inhibitor of the NAD(+) synthesis rate-limiting enzyme nicotinamide phosphoribosyltransferase (NAMPT). Using FK866 to target NAD(+) synthesis has been proposed as a treatment for inflammatory diseases and ...
    • 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 ...
    • HERPUD1 protects against oxidative stress-induced apoptosis through downregulation of the inositol 1,4,5-trisphosphate receptor 

      Paredes, Felipe; Parra, Valentina; Torrealba, Natalia; Navarro Márquez, Mario F.; Gatica, Damián; Bravo Sagua, Roberto; Troncoso, Rodrigo; Pennanen, Christian; Quiroga, Clara; Chiong Lay, Mario; Caesar, Christa; Taylor, W. Robert; Molgó, Jordi; San Martín, Alejandra; Jaimovich Pérez, Enrique; Lavandero González, Sergio (Elsevier, 2016)
      Homocysteine-inducible, endoplasmic reticulum (ER) stress-inducible, ubiquitin-like domain member 1 (HERPUD1), an ER resident protein, is upregulated in response to ER stress and Ca2(+) homeostasis deregulation. HERPUD1 ...
    • Hyperosmotic stress activates p65/RelB NF kappa B in cultured cardiomyocytes with dichotomic actions on caspase activation and cell death 

      Eisner, Verónica; Quiroga, Clara; Criollo Céspedes, Alfredo; Eltit Ortega, José Miguel; Chiong Lay, Mario; Parra, Valentina; Hidalgo, Karla; Toro, Barbra; Díaz Araya, Guillermo; Lavandero González, Sergio (ELSEVIER, 2006-06-12)
      NF kappa B is a participant in the process whereby cells adapt to stress. We have evaluated the activation of NF kappa B pathway by hyperosmotic stress in cultured cardiomyocytes and its role in the activation of caspase ...
    • Hyperosmotic stress activates p65/RelB NFκB in cultured cardiomyocytes with dichotomic actions on caspase activation and cell death 

      Eisner, Verónica; Quiroga, Clara; Criollo Céspedes, Alfredo; Eltit Ortega, José Miguel; Chiong Lay, Mario; Parra, Valentina; Hidalgo, Karla; Toro, Barbra; Díaz Araya, Guillermo; Lavandero González, Sergio (2006)
      NFκB is a participant in the process whereby cells adapt to stress. We have evaluated the activation of NFκB pathway by hyperosmotic stress in cultured cardiomyocytes and its role in the activation of caspase and cell ...
    • Insulin stimulates mitochondrial fusion and function in cardiomyocytes via the AktmTOR-NFkB-Opa-1 signaling pathway 

      Parra, Valentina; Verdejo, Hugo E.; Iglewski, Myriam; Del Campo, Andrea; Troncoso, Rodrigo; Jones, Deborah; Zhu, Yi; Kuzmicic Previtali, Jovan Paolo; Pennanen, Christian; López Crisosto, Camila; Jaña, Fabián; Ferreira, Jorge; Noguera, Eduard; Chiong Lay, Mario; Bernlohr, David A.; Klip, Amira (2014)
      Insulin regulates heart metabolism through the regulation of insulin-stimulated glucose uptake. Studies have indicated that insulin can also regulate mitochondrial function. Relevant to this idea, mitochondrial function ...
    • Mitochondria fine-tune the slow Ca2+ transients induced by electrical stimulation of skeletal myotubes 

      Eisner, Verónica; Parra, Valentina; Lavandero González, Sergio; Hidalgo Tapia, María Cecilia; Jaimovich Pérez, Enrique (Elsevier Ltd, 2010)
      Mitochondria sense cytoplasmic Ca2+ signals in many cell types. In mammalian skeletal myotubes, depolarizing stimuli induce two independent cytoplasmic Ca2+ signals: a fast signal associated with contraction and a slow ...
    • Mitochondrial dynamics, mitophagy and cardiovascular disease 

      Vásquez Trincado, César; García Carvajal, Ivonne; Pennanen, Christian; Parra, Valentina; Hill, Joseph A.; Rothermel, Beverly A.; Lavandero González, Sergio (WILEY-BLACKWELL, 2016)
      Cardiac hypertrophy is often initiated as an adaptive response to haemodynamic stress or myocardial injury, and allows the heart to meet an increased demand for oxygen. Although initially beneficial, hypertrophy can ...
    • Mitochondrial dynamics: A potential new therapeutic target for heart failure Dinámica mitocondrial: un potencial nuevo blanco terapéutico para la insuficiencia cardiaca 

      Kuzmicic, Jovan; Del Campo, Andrea; López Crisosto, Camila; Morales, Pablo E.; Pennanen, Christian; Bravo Sagua, Roberto; Hechenleitner, Jonathan; Zepeda, Ramiro; Castro, Pablo F.; Verdejo, Hugo; Parra, Valentina; Chiong Lay, Mario; Lavandero González, Sergio (2011)
      Mitochondria are dynamic organelles able to vary their morphology between elongated interconnected mitochondrial networks and fragmented disconnected arrays, through events of mitochondrial fusion and fission, respectively. ...
    • Mitochondrial fission is required for cardiomyocyte hypertrophy mediated by a Ca2+-calcineurin signaling pathway 

      Pennanen, Christian; Parra, Valentina; López Crisosto, Camila; Morales, Pablo E.; del Campo, Andrea; Gutierrez, Tomás; Rivera Mejías, Pablo; Kuzmicic, Jovan; Chiong Lay, Mario; Zorzano, Antonio; Rothermel, Beverly A.; Lavandero González, Sergio (Company of Biologists Ltd, 2014)
      Cardiomyocyte hypertrophy has been associated with diminished mitochondrial metabolism. Mitochondria are crucial organelles for the production of ATP, and their morphology and function are regulated by the dynamic processes ...
    • Mitochondrial fragmentation impairs insulin-dependent glucose uptake by modulating Akt activity through mitochondrial Ca2+ uptake 

      Del Campo, Andrea; Parra, Valentina; Vásquez Trincado, César Alonso; Gutiérrez, Tomás; Morales, Pablo E.; López Crisosto, Camila; Bravo Sagua, Roberto; Navarro Márquez, Mario F.; Verdejo, Hugo E.; Contreras Ferrat, Ariel Eduardo; Troncoso, Rodrigo; Chiong Lay, Mario; Lavandero González, Sergio (2014)
      Insulin is a major regulator of glucose metabolism, stimulating its mitochondrial oxidation in skeletal muscle cells. Mitochondria are dynamic organelles that can undergo structural remodeling in order to cope with these ...