Maria C Branes

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Country: Chile

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Activation of human polymorphonuclear cells induces formation of functional gap junctions and expression of connexins
    Maria C Branes
    Departamento de Ciencias Fisiologicas, Facultad de Ciencias Biologicas, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Med Sci Monit 8:BR313-23. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Injury of skeletal muscle and specific cytokines induce the expression of gap junction channels in mouse dendritic cells
    Liliana A Corvalán
    Departamento de Ciencias Fisiologicas, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Santiago, Chile
    J Cell Physiol 211:649-60. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Identification of second messengers that induce expression of functional gap junctions in microglia cultured from newborn rats
    Agustin D Martinez
    Departamento de Ciencias Fisiologicas, Facultad de Ciencias Biologicas, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Alameda 340, Santiago, Chile
    Brain Res 943:191-201. 2002
  4. doi request reprint Modulation of gap junction channels and hemichannels by growth factors
    Kurt A Schalper
    Clinica Alemana de Santiago, Universidad del Desarrollo, Santiago, Chile
    Mol Biosyst 8:685-98. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint TNF-alpha plus IFN-gamma induce connexin43 expression and formation of gap junctions between human monocytes/macrophages that enhance physiological responses
    Eliseo A Eugenin
    Departamento de Ciencias Fisiologicas, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Santiago, Chile
    J Immunol 170:1320-8. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Plasma membrane channels formed by connexins: their regulation and functions
    Juan C Saez
    Departamento de Ciencias Fisiologicas, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Alameda 340, Santiago, Chile
    Physiol Rev 83:1359-400. 2003

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Publications6

  1. ncbi request reprint Activation of human polymorphonuclear cells induces formation of functional gap junctions and expression of connexins
    Maria C Branes
    Departamento de Ciencias Fisiologicas, Facultad de Ciencias Biologicas, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Med Sci Monit 8:BR313-23. 2002
    ..We hypothesized that conditions that partially mimic the chemical environment of inflammatory foci induce the expression of functional gap junctions (GJs) between cultured PMNs...
  2. ncbi request reprint Injury of skeletal muscle and specific cytokines induce the expression of gap junction channels in mouse dendritic cells
    Liliana A Corvalán
    Departamento de Ciencias Fisiologicas, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Santiago, Chile
    J Cell Physiol 211:649-60. 2007
    ..Increased levels of connexin43 and connexin45 protein and mRNA accompanied the appearance of cellular coupling. These studies provide demonstration of connexin expression and regulation by specific danger signals in DCs...
  3. ncbi request reprint Identification of second messengers that induce expression of functional gap junctions in microglia cultured from newborn rats
    Agustin D Martinez
    Departamento de Ciencias Fisiologicas, Facultad de Ciencias Biologicas, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Alameda 340, Santiago, Chile
    Brain Res 943:191-201. 2002
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  4. doi request reprint Modulation of gap junction channels and hemichannels by growth factors
    Kurt A Schalper
    Clinica Alemana de Santiago, Universidad del Desarrollo, Santiago, Chile
    Mol Biosyst 8:685-98. 2012
    ..The functional consequence of variation in cell-cell communication via these membrane channels is implicated in disease as well as normal cellular responses...
  5. ncbi request reprint TNF-alpha plus IFN-gamma induce connexin43 expression and formation of gap junctions between human monocytes/macrophages that enhance physiological responses
    Eliseo A Eugenin
    Departamento de Ciencias Fisiologicas, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Santiago, Chile
    J Immunol 170:1320-8. 2003
    ..We propose that some monocyte/macrophage responses are coordinated by connexin-formed membrane channels expressed transiently at inflammatory sites in which these cells form aggregates...
  6. ncbi request reprint Plasma membrane channels formed by connexins: their regulation and functions
    Juan C Saez
    Departamento de Ciencias Fisiologicas, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Alameda 340, Santiago, Chile
    Physiol Rev 83:1359-400. 2003
    ..The observed phenotypes range from specific tissue dysfunction to embryonic lethality...