Publications by authors named "Nestor J Oviedo"

27Publications

TRAF-like Proteins Regulate Cellular Survival in the Planarian .

iScience 2020 Nov 9;23(11):101665. Epub 2020 Oct 9.

Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California, Merced, CA 95343, USA.

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November 2020

Sirtuin-1 regulates organismal growth by altering feeding behavior and intestinal morphology in planarians.

J Cell Sci 2020 May 27;133(10). Epub 2020 May 27.

Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California, Merced, CA 95343, USA

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May 2020

Poly(ADP-Ribose) Polymerase-3 Regulates Regeneration in Planarians.

Int J Mol Sci 2020 Jan 29;21(3). Epub 2020 Jan 29.

Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California, Merced, CA 95340, USA.

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January 2020

The planarian Schmidtea mediterranea is a new model to study host-pathogen interactions during fungal infections.

Dev Comp Immunol 2019 04 17;93:18-27. Epub 2018 Dec 17.

Department of Molecular & Cell Biology, University of California, Merced, USA; Health Sciences Research Institute, University of California, Merced, USA. Electronic address:

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April 2019

DNA damage and tissue repair: What we can learn from planaria.

Semin Cell Dev Biol 2019 03 3;87:145-159. Epub 2018 May 3.

Dept. of Molecular & Cell Biology, University of California, Merced, USA; Quantitative and Systems Biology Graduate Program, University of California, Merced, USA; Health Sciences Research Institute, University of California, Merced, USA. Electronic address:

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March 2019

SUMOylation controls stem cell proliferation and regional cell death through Hedgehog signaling in planarians.

Cell Mol Life Sci 2018 04 2;75(7):1285-1301. Epub 2017 Nov 2.

Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California, 5200 North Lake Road, Merced, CA, 95343, USA.

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April 2018

Essential role for the planarian intestinal GATA transcription factor in stem cells and regeneration.

Dev Biol 2016 10 16;418(1):179-188. Epub 2016 Aug 16.

Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA; Department of Genetics, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA.

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October 2016

Alternative flow cytometry strategies to analyze stem cells and cell death in planarians.

Regeneration (Oxf) 2016 04 16;3(2):123-35. Epub 2016 Mar 16.

Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, School of Natural Sciences University of California Merced California 95343 USA; Quantitative and Systems Biology Graduate Program University of California Merced California 95343 USA; Health Sciences Research Institute University of California Merced California 95343 USA.

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April 2016

The Akt signaling pathway is required for tissue maintenance and regeneration in planarians.

BMC Dev Biol 2016 Apr 11;16. Epub 2016 Apr 11.

Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, School of Natural Sciences, University of California, 5200 North Lake Road, Merced, CA, 95343, USA.

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April 2016

Regional signals in the planarian body guide stem cell fate in the presence of genomic instability.

Development 2016 05 24;143(10):1697-709. Epub 2016 Mar 24.

Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, School of Natural Sciences, University of California, Merced, CA 95343, USA Quantitative and Systems Biology Graduate Program, University of California, Merced, CA 95343, USA Health Sciences Research Institute, University of California, Merced, CA 95343, USA

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May 2016

Bioelectrical regulation of cell cycle and the planarian model system.

Biochim Biophys Acta 2015 Oct 6;1848(10 Pt B):2629-37. Epub 2015 Mar 6.

Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, School of Natural Sciences, University of California at Merced, 5200 North Lake Road, Merced, CA 95343, USA; Quantitative and Systems Biology Graduate Program, University of California at Merced, 5200 North Lake Road, Merced, CA 95343, USA; Health Sciences Research Institute, University of California at Merced, 5200 North Lake Road, Merced, CA 95343, USA. Electronic address:

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October 2015

Innate immune system and tissue regeneration in planarians: an area ripe for exploration.

Semin Immunol 2014 Aug 28;26(4):295-302. Epub 2014 Jul 28.

Department of Molecular Cell Biology, School of Natural Sciences, University of California at Merced, 5200 North Lake Road, Merced, CA 95343, USA; Quantitative and Systems Biology Graduate Program, University of California at Merced, 5200 North Lake Road, Merced, CA 95343, USA; Health Sciences Research Institute, University of California at Merced, 5200 North Lake Road, Merced, CA 95343, USA. Electronic address:

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August 2014

Gap junction proteins: master regulators of the planarian stem cell response to tissue maintenance and injury.

Biochim Biophys Acta 2013 Jan 16;1828(1):109-17. Epub 2012 Mar 16.

Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California, Merced, CA 95343, USA.

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January 2013

TOR signaling regulates planarian stem cells and controls localized and organismal growth.

J Cell Sci 2012 Apr 16;125(Pt 7):1657-65. Epub 2012 Mar 16.

Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, School of Natural Sciences, University of California at Merced, Merced, CA 95343, USA.

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April 2012

Long-range neural and gap junction protein-mediated cues control polarity during planarian regeneration.

Dev Biol 2010 Mar 21;339(1):188-99. Epub 2009 Dec 21.

Center for Regenerative and Developmental Biology and Department of Biology, Tufts University. Suite 4600, 200 Boston Avenue, Medford. MA 02155, USA.

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March 2010

Regeneration: The origin of cancer or a possible cure?

Semin Cell Dev Biol 2009 Jul 14;20(5):557-64. Epub 2009 Apr 14.

Center for Regenerative and Developmental Biology & Department of Biology, Tufts University, Medford, MA 02155-4243, USA.

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July 2009

Planarian PTEN homologs regulate stem cells and regeneration through TOR signaling.

Dis Model Mech 2008 Sep-Oct;1(2-3):131-43; discussion 141. Epub 2008 Sep 18.

Center for Regenerative and Developmental Biology, Forsyth Institute, and Developmental Biology Department, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA 02115, USA.

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April 2009

Live Imaging of Planarian Membrane Potential Using DiBAC4(3).

CSH Protoc 2008 Oct 1;2008:pdb.prot5055. Epub 2008 Oct 1.

Center for Regenerative and Developmental Biology, Forsyth Institute and Developmental Biology Department, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA 02115, USA.

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October 2008

Gene knockdown in planarians using RNA interference.

CSH Protoc 2008 Oct 1;2008:pdb.prot5054. Epub 2008 Oct 1.

Center for Regenerative and Developmental Biology, Forsyth Institute and Developmental Biology Department, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA 02115, USA.

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October 2008

Establishing and maintaining a colony of planarians.

CSH Protoc 2008 Oct 1;2008:pdb.prot5053. Epub 2008 Oct 1.

Center for Regenerative and Developmental Biology, Forsyth Institute and Developmental Biology Department, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA 02115, USA.

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October 2008

Planarians: a versatile and powerful model system for molecular studies of regeneration, adult stem cell regulation, aging, and behavior.

CSH Protoc 2008 Oct 1;2008:pdb.emo101. Epub 2008 Oct 1.

Center for Regenerative and Developmental Biology, Forsyth Institute and Developmental Biology Department, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA 02115, USA.

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October 2008

smedinx-11 is a planarian stem cell gap junction gene required for regeneration and homeostasis.

Development 2007 Sep 1;134(17):3121-31. Epub 2007 Aug 1.

Center for Regenerative and Developmental Biology, Forsyth Institute, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA 02115, USA.

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September 2007

Gap junctions provide new links in left-right patterning.

Cell 2007 May;129(4):645-7

The Forsyth Center for Regenerative and Developmental Biology, The Forsyth Institute, 140 The Fenway, Boston, MA 02115, USA.

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May 2007

The plasma membrane Ca2+-ATPase protein from red blood cells is not modified in preeclampsia.

Biochim Biophys Acta 2006 Mar 28;1762(3):381-5. Epub 2005 Dec 28.

Laboratorio de Bioenergética Celular, Centro de Biofísica y Bioquímica (CBB), Instituto Venezolano de Investigaciones Científicas (IVIC), AP 21827, Caracas 1020A, Venezuela.

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March 2006

SMEDWI-2 is a PIWI-like protein that regulates planarian stem cells.

Science 2005 Nov;310(5752):1327-30

Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA.

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November 2005

Calcium-ATPase activity of red blood cell ghosts from preeclamptic women, antepartum and postpartum.

Hypertens Pregnancy 2003 ;22(3):247-56

Centro de Biofísica y Bioquímica, Instituto Venezolano de Investigaciones Científicas, Caracas, Venezuela.

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December 2003

Allometric scaling and proportion regulation in the freshwater planarian Schmidtea mediterranea.

Dev Dyn 2003 Feb;226(2):326-33

University of Utah School of Medicine, Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA.

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February 2003