Cecilia Diaz

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Affiliation: Universidad de Costa Rica
Country: Costa Rica

Publications

  1. ncbi Modulation of the susceptibility of human erythrocytes to snake venom myotoxic phospholipases A(2): role of negatively charged phospholipids as potential membrane binding sites
    C Diaz
    Instituto Clodomiro Picado, Facultad de Microbiologia, Universidad de Costa Rica, San Jose, Costa Rica
    Arch Biochem Biophys 391:56-64. 2001
  2. ncbi Characterization of events associated with apoptosis/anoikis induced by snake venom metalloproteinase BaP1 on human endothelial cells
    Cecilia Diaz
    Instituto Clodomiro Picado, Facultad de Microbiologia, Universidad de Costa Rica, San Jose, Costa Rica
    J Cell Biochem 94:520-8. 2005
  3. doi Chemical composition of Schinus molle essential oil and its cytotoxic activity on tumour cell lines
    Cecilia Diaz
    Instituto Clodomiro Picado, Facultad de Microbiologia, Universidad de Costa Rica, San Jose, Costa Rica
    Nat Prod Res 22:1521-34. 2008
  4. ncbi Apoptotic events induced by naturally occurring retinoids ATRA and 13-cis retinoic acid on human hepatoma cell lines Hep3B and HepG2
    Frederick Arce
    Instituto Clodomiro Picado, Universidad de Costa Rica, San Jose, Costa Rica
    Cancer Lett 229:271-81. 2005
  5. ncbi A Lys49 phospholipase A(2) homologue from Bothrops asper snake venom induces proliferation, apoptosis and necrosis in a lymphoblastoid cell line
    Rodrigo Mora
    Departamento de Microbiologia e Inmunologia, Facultad de Microbiologia, Universidad de Costa Rica, San Jose, Costa Rica
    Toxicon 45:651-60. 2005
  6. doi Experimental pathology of local tissue damage induced by Bothrops asper snake venom
    Jose Maria Gutierrez
    Instituto Clodomiro Picado, Facultad de Microbiologia, Universidad de Costa Rica, San Jose, Costa Rica
    Toxicon 54:958-75. 2009
  7. doi Cell death induced by Bothrops asper snake venom metalloproteinase on endothelial and other cell lines
    Oscar Brenes
    Departamento de Fisiologia, Escuela de Medicina, Universidad de Costa Rica, San Jose, Costa Rica
    Exp Mol Pathol 88:424-32. 2010
  8. pmc Increments in cytokines and matrix metalloproteinases in skeletal muscle after injection of tissue-damaging toxins from the venom of the snake Bothrops asper
    Alexandra Rucavado
    Instituto Clodomiro Picado, Facultad de Microbiologia, Escuela de Medicina, Universidad de Costa Rica, San Jose
    Mediators Inflamm 11:121-8. 2002
  9. ncbi Hemorrhage induced by snake venom metalloproteinases: biochemical and biophysical mechanisms involved in microvessel damage
    Jose Maria Gutierrez
    Instituto Clodomiro Picado, Facultad de Microbiologia, Universidad de Costa Rica, San Jose, Costa Rica
    Toxicon 45:997-1011. 2005
  10. ncbi Leaf essential oil of Manekia naranjoana (Piperaceae) from Costa Rica and its cytotoxic activity
    Carlos Chaverri
    Centro de Investigaciones en Productos Naturales and Escuela de Química, Universidad de Costa Rica, San Jose, Montes de Oca, San Pedro, 11501 2060 Costa Rica
    Nat Prod Commun 6:145-8. 2011

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Publications12

  1. ncbi Modulation of the susceptibility of human erythrocytes to snake venom myotoxic phospholipases A(2): role of negatively charged phospholipids as potential membrane binding sites
    C Diaz
    Instituto Clodomiro Picado, Facultad de Microbiologia, Universidad de Costa Rica, San Jose, Costa Rica
    Arch Biochem Biophys 391:56-64. 2001
    ..The scarcity of anionic phospholipids in the outer leaflet of RBC could explain their resistance to the action of these PLA2s...
  2. ncbi Characterization of events associated with apoptosis/anoikis induced by snake venom metalloproteinase BaP1 on human endothelial cells
    Cecilia Diaz
    Instituto Clodomiro Picado, Facultad de Microbiologia, Universidad de Costa Rica, San Jose, Costa Rica
    J Cell Biochem 94:520-8. 2005
    ....
  3. doi Chemical composition of Schinus molle essential oil and its cytotoxic activity on tumour cell lines
    Cecilia Diaz
    Instituto Clodomiro Picado, Facultad de Microbiologia, Universidad de Costa Rica, San Jose, Costa Rica
    Nat Prod Res 22:1521-34. 2008
    ..It would be interesting to elucidate the role that different components of the oil play in the effect observed here, since some of them could have potential anti-tumoural effects, either alone or in combination...
  4. ncbi Apoptotic events induced by naturally occurring retinoids ATRA and 13-cis retinoic acid on human hepatoma cell lines Hep3B and HepG2
    Frederick Arce
    Instituto Clodomiro Picado, Universidad de Costa Rica, San Jose, Costa Rica
    Cancer Lett 229:271-81. 2005
    ..In the case of HepG2 cells, lack of caspase activation suggests a mechanism dependent on other kind of proteases...
  5. ncbi A Lys49 phospholipase A(2) homologue from Bothrops asper snake venom induces proliferation, apoptosis and necrosis in a lymphoblastoid cell line
    Rodrigo Mora
    Departamento de Microbiologia e Inmunologia, Facultad de Microbiologia, Universidad de Costa Rica, San Jose, Costa Rica
    Toxicon 45:651-60. 2005
    ....
  6. doi Experimental pathology of local tissue damage induced by Bothrops asper snake venom
    Jose Maria Gutierrez
    Instituto Clodomiro Picado, Facultad de Microbiologia, Universidad de Costa Rica, San Jose, Costa Rica
    Toxicon 54:958-75. 2009
    ..asper-induced local effects, and the search for novel toxin inhibitors represents a potential avenue for improving the treatment of this serious aspect of snakebite envenomation...
  7. doi Cell death induced by Bothrops asper snake venom metalloproteinase on endothelial and other cell lines
    Oscar Brenes
    Departamento de Fisiologia, Escuela de Medicina, Universidad de Costa Rica, San Jose, Costa Rica
    Exp Mol Pathol 88:424-32. 2010
    ..Processes other than apoptosis could be also involved in the cell death mechanism mediated by BaP1 on BAEC...
  8. pmc Increments in cytokines and matrix metalloproteinases in skeletal muscle after injection of tissue-damaging toxins from the venom of the snake Bothrops asper
    Alexandra Rucavado
    Instituto Clodomiro Picado, Facultad de Microbiologia, Escuela de Medicina, Universidad de Costa Rica, San Jose
    Mediators Inflamm 11:121-8. 2002
    ..MMPs do not seem to play a prominent role in the acute local pathological alterations induced by these toxins in this experimental model...
  9. ncbi Hemorrhage induced by snake venom metalloproteinases: biochemical and biophysical mechanisms involved in microvessel damage
    Jose Maria Gutierrez
    Instituto Clodomiro Picado, Facultad de Microbiologia, Universidad de Costa Rica, San Jose, Costa Rica
    Toxicon 45:997-1011. 2005
    ..In addition, endothelial cells become more susceptible to blood flow-dependent shear stress, which further contributes to capillary wall disruption...
  10. ncbi Leaf essential oil of Manekia naranjoana (Piperaceae) from Costa Rica and its cytotoxic activity
    Carlos Chaverri
    Centro de Investigaciones en Productos Naturales and Escuela de Química, Universidad de Costa Rica, San Jose, Montes de Oca, San Pedro, 11501 2060 Costa Rica
    Nat Prod Commun 6:145-8. 2011
    ..This is the first report of the chemical composition of the essential oil obtained from this species...
  11. ncbi Cytotoxic effect induced by retinoic acid loaded into galactosyl-sphingosine containing liposomes on human hepatoma cell lines
    Cecilia Diaz
    Instituto Clodomiro Picado, Facultad de Microbiologia, Universidad de Costa Rica, San Jose, Costa Rica
    Int J Pharm 325:108-15. 2006
    ....
  12. ncbi Carotenoid composition and antioxidant activity of the raw and boiled fruit mesocarp of six varieties of Bactris gasipaes
    Sorel Jatunov
    Escuela de Medicina, Universidad de Costa Rica, Facultad de Microbiologia, Universidad de Costa Rica, San Jose, Costa Rica
    Arch Latinoam Nutr 60:99-104. 2010
    ..This is one of the first reports in carotenoid content and antioxidant activity in well typified varieties of Bactris gasipaes, whose results could have a positive impact in the consumption of certain peach palm varieties...