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    • 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, ...
    • Jara, Oscar; Acuña, Rodrigo; García, Isaac E.; Maripillán, Jaime; Figueroa, Vania; Sáez, Juan C.; Araya Secchi, Raúl; Lagos, Carlos F.; Pérez Acle, Tomás; Berthoud, Viviana M.; Beyer, Eric C.; Martínez, Agustín D. (2012)
      To identify motifs involved in oligomerization of the gap junction protein Cx26, we studied individual transmembrane (TM) domains and the full-length protein. Using the TOXCAT assay for interactions of isolated TM α-helices, ...
    • Mella Raipán, Jaime A.; Lagos, Carlos F.; Recabarren Gajardo, Gonzalo Iván; Espinosa Bustos, Christian; Romero Parra, Javier; Pessoa Mahana, Hernán; Iturriaga-Vásquez, Patricio; Pessoa Mahana, Carlos David (2013)
      A series of novel 2-pyridylbenzimidazole derivatives was rationally designed and synthesized based on our previous studies on benzimidazole 14, a CB1 agonist used as a template for optimization. In the present series, 21 ...
    • Espinosa Bustos, Christian; Lagos, Carlos F.; Romero Parra, Javier; Zárate, Ana M.; Mella Raipán, Jaime A.; Pessoa Mahana, Hernán; Recabarren Gajardo, Gonzalo Iván; Iturriaga-Vásquez, Patricio; Tapia, Ricardo A.; Pessoa Mahana, Carlos David (Wiley-VCH Verlag, 2015)
      © 2015 Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA. A series of N-acyl-2,5-dimethoxyphenyl-1H-benzimidazoles were designed based on a CoMFA model for cannabinoid receptor type 1 (CB1) ligands. Compounds were synthesized and radioligand ...
    • Bravo Toncio, Catalina; Álvarez, Javiera A.; Campos, Francisca; Ortíz Severín, Javiera; Varas, Macarena; Cabrera Paucar, Ricardo; Lagos, Carlos F.; Chávez, Francisco P. (Elsevier B.V., 2016)
      © 2016 Elsevier B.V. and the International Society of Chemotherapy. All rights reserved.The interest of the pharmaceutical industry in developing new antibiotics is decreasing, as established screening systems which identify ...
    • Bravo Toncio, Catalina; Alvárez, Javiera A.; Campos, Francisca; Ortiz Severin, Javiera; Varas, Macarena; Cabrera Paucar, Ricardo; Lagos, Carlos F.; Chávez, Francisco P. (Elsevier, 2016)
      The interest of the pharmaceutical industry in developing new antibiotics is decreasing, as established screening systems which identify compounds that kill or inhibit the growth of bacteria can no longer be used. Consequently, ...
    • Tobar, Hugo E.; Cataldo, Luis R.; González, Trinidad; Rodríguez, Ricardo; Serrano, Valentina; Arteaga, Antonio; Álvarez-Mercado, Ana; Lagos, Carlos F.; Vicuña, Lucas; Miranda, José P.; Pereira, Ana; Bravo, Carolina; Aguilera, Concepción M.; Eyheramendy, Susana; Uauy Dagach-Imbarack, Ricardo (BioMed Central Ltd., 2019)
      Background: Lecithin-cholesterol acyltransferase (LCAT) is a plasma enzyme that esterifies cholesterol in high- and low-density lipoproteins (HDL and LDL). Mutations in LCAT gene causes familial LCAT deficiency, which is ...
    • Lagos, Carlos F.; Vecchiola, Andrea; Allende, Fidel; Fuentes, Cristobal A.; Tichauer, Juan E.; Valdivia, Carolina; Solari, Sandra; Campino, Carmen; Tapia-Castillo, Alejandra; Baudrand, Rene; Villarroel, Pia; Cifuentes, Mariana; Owen, Gareth I.; Carvajal, Cristian A. (2014)
      11 beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type 1 (11β-HSD1) converts cortisone to cortisol in a NADPH dependent manner. Overexpression of 11β-HSD1 in key metabolic tissues is related to the development of type 2 diabetes, ...
    • Lagos, Carlos F.; Araya Secchi, Raúl; Thomas, Pablo; Pérez-Acle, Tomás; Tapia, Ricardo A.; Salas, Cristian O. (2012)
      Trypanosoma cruzi glutamate cysteine ligase (TcGCL) is considered a potential drug target to develop novel antichagasic drugs. We have used a variety of computational methods to investigate the interactions between TcGCL ...
    • Vargas, Anibal A.; Cisterna, Bruno A.; Saavedra-Leiva, Fujiko; Urrutia, Carolina; Cea, Luis A.; Vielma, Alex H.; Gutiérrez Maldonado, Sebastián; Martin, Alberto J.M.; Pareja-Barrueto, Claudia; Escalona, Yerko; Schmachtenberg, Oliver; Lagos, Carlos F.; Pérez-Acle, Tomás (Frontiers Research Foundation, 2017)
      © 2017 Vargas, Cisterna, Saavedra-Leiva, Urrutia, Cea, Vielma, Gutierrez-Maldonado, Martin, Pareja-Barrueto, Escalona, Schmachtenberg, Lagos, Perez-Acle and Sáez. Although connexins (Cxs) are broadly expressed by cells of ...
    • Ocaranza, María Paz; Michea Acevedo, Luis; Chiong Lay, Mario; Lagos, Carlos F.; Lavandero González, Sergio; Jalil Milad, Jorge (Portland Press Ltd, 2014)
      Chronic RAS (renin-angiotensin system) activation by both AngII (angiotensin II) and aldosterone leads to hypertension and perpetuates a cascade of pro-hypertrophic, pro-inflammatory, pro-thrombotic and atherogenic effects ...
    • Campino, Carmen; Baudrand, Rene; Valdivia, Carolina; Carvajal, Cristian; Vecchiola, Andrea; Tapia Castillo, Alejandra; Martínez Aguayo, Alejandro; Garcia, Hernán; García Nannig, Lorena; Allende, Fidel; Solari, Sandra; Fuentes, Cristóbal; Lagos, Carlos; Rojas, Maria; Muñoz, Doris; Fardella, Carlos E. (Oxford University Press, 2018)
      BACKGROUND : Mounting evidence has associated high sodium (HS) intake with hypertension, cardiovascular disease, and stroke. We investigated whether HS intake modulates the parameters of endothelial damage, inflammation, ...