Herminia Pasantes-Morales

Summary

Country: Mexico

Publications

  1. ncbi Treatment with taurine, diltiazem, and vitamin E retards the progressive visual field reduction in retinitis pigmentosa: a 3-year follow-up study
    Herminia Pasantes-Morales
    Institute of Cell Physiology, National University of Mexico, Mexico City
    Metab Brain Dis 17:183-97. 2002
  2. ncbi Mechanisms counteracting swelling in brain cells during hyponatremia
    Herminia Pasantes-Morales
    Departamento de Biofisica, Instituto de Fisiologia Celular, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico UNAM, Mexico City, Mexico
    Arch Med Res 33:237-44. 2002
  3. ncbi Influence of protein tyrosine kinases on cell volume change-induced taurine release
    Herminia Pasantes-Morales
    Department of Biophysics, Institute of Cell Physiology, National University of Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico
    Cerebellum 1:103-9. 2002
  4. ncbi Volume changes in neurons: hyperexcitability and neuronal death
    Herminia Pasantes-Morales
    Department of Biophysics, Instituto de Fisiologia Celular, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico
    Contrib Nephrol 152:221-40. 2006
  5. ncbi Mechanisms of cell volume regulation in hypo-osmolality
    Herminia Pasantes-Morales
    Department of Biophysics, Institute of Cell Physiology, National University of Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico
    Am J Med 119:S4-11. 2006
  6. ncbi Regulatory volume decrease after swelling induced by urea in fibroblasts: prominent role of organic osmolytes
    Alejandra López-Domínguez
    Instituto de Fisiologia Celular, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Ciudad Universitaria, Circuito Exterior, Mexico, DF 04510, Mexico
    Mol Cell Biochem 306:95-104. 2007
  7. ncbi Hyposmolarity-induced ErbB4 phosphorylation and its influence on the non-receptor tyrosine kinase network response in cultured cerebellar granule neurons
    Ruth Lezama
    Departamento de Biofisica, Instituto de Fisiologia Celular, UNAM, Mexico City, Mexico
    J Neurochem 93:1189-98. 2005
  8. doi On the role of G-protein coupled receptors in cell volume regulation
    Erika Vázquez-Juárez
    Departamento de Biofisica, Instituto de Fisiologia Celular, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico DF, Mexico
    Cell Physiol Biochem 21:1-14. 2008
  9. ncbi Potentiation of the osmosensitive taurine release and cell volume regulation by cytosolic Ca2+ rise in cultured cerebellar astrocytes
    Velia Cardin
    Department of Biophysics, Institute of Cell Physiology, National University of Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico
    Glia 44:119-28. 2003
  10. ncbi Tyrosine kinases and amino acid efflux under hyposmotic and ischaemic conditions in the chicken retina
    Lenin D Ochoa de La Paz
    Department of Biophysics, Institute of Cell Physiology, School of Medicine, National University of Mexico, Apartado Postal 70 253, 04510, Mexico DF, Mexico
    Pflugers Arch 445:87-96. 2002

Collaborators

  • Rodrigo Franco
  • Erika Vázquez-Juárez
  • Gerardo Ramos-Mandujano
  • Ruth Lezama
  • Reyna Hernández-Benítez
  • Alejandra López-Domínguez
  • Karina Tuz
  • Velia Cardin
  • M Eugenia Torres-Marquez
  • Lenin D Ochoa de La Paz
  • Arturo Ortega
  • Benito Ordaz
  • Claudia Peña-Segura

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. ncbi Treatment with taurine, diltiazem, and vitamin E retards the progressive visual field reduction in retinitis pigmentosa: a 3-year follow-up study
    Herminia Pasantes-Morales
    Institute of Cell Physiology, National University of Mexico, Mexico City
    Metab Brain Dis 17:183-97. 2002
    ..A beneficial effect of the treatment decreasing the rate of visual field loss was observed, likely through a protective action from free radical reactions in affected photoreceptors...
  2. ncbi Mechanisms counteracting swelling in brain cells during hyponatremia
    Herminia Pasantes-Morales
    Departamento de Biofisica, Instituto de Fisiologia Celular, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico UNAM, Mexico City, Mexico
    Arch Med Res 33:237-44. 2002
    ....
  3. ncbi Influence of protein tyrosine kinases on cell volume change-induced taurine release
    Herminia Pasantes-Morales
    Department of Biophysics, Institute of Cell Physiology, National University of Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico
    Cerebellum 1:103-9. 2002
    ..The effects of tyrosine kinases on taurine efflux activated in isosmotic swelling and in the release associated with apoptosis are essentially unexplored...
  4. ncbi Volume changes in neurons: hyperexcitability and neuronal death
    Herminia Pasantes-Morales
    Department of Biophysics, Instituto de Fisiologia Celular, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico
    Contrib Nephrol 152:221-40. 2006
    ..Efflux of organic osmolytes, such as taurine participate as well in apoptotic volume decrease...
  5. ncbi Mechanisms of cell volume regulation in hypo-osmolality
    Herminia Pasantes-Morales
    Department of Biophysics, Institute of Cell Physiology, National University of Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico
    Am J Med 119:S4-11. 2006
    ..Recent findings regarding the effect of hypo-osmolality on synaptic function are briefly discussed in terms of the possible molecular basis for the neurologic symptoms induced by hyponatremia...
  6. ncbi Regulatory volume decrease after swelling induced by urea in fibroblasts: prominent role of organic osmolytes
    Alejandra López-Domínguez
    Instituto de Fisiologia Celular, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Ciudad Universitaria, Circuito Exterior, Mexico, DF 04510, Mexico
    Mol Cell Biochem 306:95-104. 2007
    ..The correlation found between RVD efficiency and taurine efflux suggest a prominent role for organic over ionic osmolytes for RVD evoked by urea in isosmotic conditions...
  7. ncbi Hyposmolarity-induced ErbB4 phosphorylation and its influence on the non-receptor tyrosine kinase network response in cultured cerebellar granule neurons
    Ruth Lezama
    Departamento de Biofisica, Instituto de Fisiologia Celular, UNAM, Mexico City, Mexico
    J Neurochem 93:1189-98. 2005
    ..The functional significance for cell volume regulation of the ErbB4-Src-PI3K signaling cascade is indicated by the 48-66% decrease of the hyposmotic taurine efflux observed by inhibition of these kinases...
  8. doi On the role of G-protein coupled receptors in cell volume regulation
    Erika Vázquez-Juárez
    Departamento de Biofisica, Instituto de Fisiologia Celular, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico DF, Mexico
    Cell Physiol Biochem 21:1-14. 2008
    ....
  9. ncbi Potentiation of the osmosensitive taurine release and cell volume regulation by cytosolic Ca2+ rise in cultured cerebellar astrocytes
    Velia Cardin
    Department of Biophysics, Institute of Cell Physiology, National University of Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico
    Glia 44:119-28. 2003
    ..This may have a beneficial effect in pathological situations with concurrent swelling and [Ca2+]i elevation in astrocytes...
  10. ncbi Tyrosine kinases and amino acid efflux under hyposmotic and ischaemic conditions in the chicken retina
    Lenin D Ochoa de La Paz
    Department of Biophysics, Institute of Cell Physiology, School of Medicine, National University of Mexico, Apartado Postal 70 253, 04510, Mexico DF, Mexico
    Pflugers Arch 445:87-96. 2002
    ..These findings suggest new strategies for evaluating the contribution of swelling to excitotoxicity in ischaemia...
  11. ncbi Depolarization, exocytosis and amino acid release evoked by hyposmolarity from cortical synaptosomes
    Karina Tuz
    Department of Biophysics, Institute of Cell Physiology, National University of Mexico, Mexico
    Eur J Neurosci 19:916-24. 2004
    ..The hyposmolarity-induced amino acid efflux from nerve endings may have consequences for neuronal excitability during hyponatremia...
  12. ncbi Epidermal growth factor receptor is activated by hyposmolarity and is an early signal modulating osmolyte efflux pathways in Swiss 3T3 fibroblasts
    Rodrigo Franco
    Department of Biophysics, Institute of Cell Physiology, National University of Mexico UNAM, Apartado Postal 70 253, 04510 Mexico DF, Mexico
    Pflugers Arch 447:830-9. 2004
    ..The present findings, together with results showing EGF activation of osmosensitive Cl- fluxes implicate EGFR as an important modulator of osmolyte efflux pathways...
  13. ncbi Thrombin potently enhances swelling-sensitive glutamate efflux from cultured astrocytes
    Gerardo Ramos-Mandujano
    Departamento de Biofisica, Instituto de Fisiologia Celular, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico DF, Mexico
    Glia 55:917-25. 2007
    ..Therefore, this work may aid in search of neuroprotective strategies for treating cerebral ischemia and brain trauma...
  14. ncbi Mechanisms of the ATP potentiation of hyposmotic taurine release in Swiss 3T3 fibroblasts
    Rodrigo Franco
    Department of Biophysics, Institute of Cell Physiology, National University of Mexico, Apartado Postal 70 253, 04510 Mexico City, Mexico
    Pflugers Arch 449:159-69. 2004
    ..The Ca(2+)/ATP effect operates only when the Ca(2+)-independent, tyrosine kinase-mediated pathway is already activated. Suggested elements of cross-talk between the two pathways are PLC, PI3K and CaMKII...