Joan Blanco

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Country: Spain

Publications

  1. pmc High-resolution fish on DNA fibers for low-copy repeats genome architecture studies
    O Molina
    Unitat de Biologia Cel lular, Facultat de Biociencies, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, 08193 Bellaterra Cerdanyola del Valles, Spain
    Genomics 100:380-6. 2012
  2. pmc High rates of de novo 15q11q13 inversions in human spermatozoa
    Oscar Molina
    Unitat de Biologia Cel lular Facultat de Biociències, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, 08193 Bellaterra Cerdanyola del Valles, Spain
    Mol Cytogenet 5:11. 2012
  3. pmc Lack of association of MTHFR rs1801133 polymorphism and CTCFL mutations with sperm methylation errors in infertile patients
    Cristina Camprubí
    Unitat de Biologia Cellular, Facultat de Biociencies, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, 08193, Bellaterra, Cerdanyola del Valles, Spain
    J Assist Reprod Genet 30:1125-31. 2013
  4. pmc Sequential FISH allows the determination of the segregation outcome and the presence of numerical anomalies in spermatozoa from a t(1;8;2)(q42;p21;p15) carrier
    Anna Godo
    Unitat de Biologia Cel lular Facultat de Biociències, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, 08193, Bellaterra, Spain
    J Assist Reprod Genet 30:1115-23. 2013
  5. doi Spermatozoa from patients with seminal alterations exhibit a differential micro-ribonucleic acid profile
    Albert Salas-Huetos
    Genetics of Male Fertility Group, Unitat de Biologia Cel lular, Facultat de Biociencies, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Bellaterra, Spain
    Fertil Steril 104:591-601. 2015
  6. doi Meiotic behavior of three D;G Robertsonian translocations: segregation and interchromosomal effect
    Ester Anton
    Unitat de Biologia Cel lular, Facultat de Biociencies, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Bellaterra, Barcelona, Spain
    J Hum Genet 55:541-5. 2010
  7. doi FISH on sperm: spot-counting to stop counting? Not yet
    Oscar Molina
    Unitat de Biologia Cel lular Facultat de Biociències, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Bellaterra, Cerdanyola del Valles, Spain
    Fertil Steril 92:1474-80. 2009
  8. doi Reciprocal translocations: tracing their meiotic behavior
    Ester Anton
    Facultat de Biociencies, Unitat de Biologia Cel lular, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Bellaterra, Spain
    Genet Med 10:730-8. 2008
  9. doi Role of sperm fluorescent in situ hybridization studies in infertile patients: indications, study approach, and clinical relevance
    Zaida Sarrate
    Unitat de Biologia Cellular, Facultat de Biociencies, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Bellaterra Cerdanyola del Valles, Spain
    Fertil Steril 93:1892-902. 2010
  10. doi Sperm rates of 7q11.23, 15q11q13 and 22q11.2 deletions and duplications: a FISH approach
    Oscar Molina
    Unitat de Biologia Cel lular, Facultat de Biociencies, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, 08193, Bellaterra Cerdanyola del Valles, Spain
    Hum Genet 129:35-44. 2011

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Publications18

  1. pmc High-resolution fish on DNA fibers for low-copy repeats genome architecture studies
    O Molina
    Unitat de Biologia Cel lular, Facultat de Biociencies, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, 08193 Bellaterra Cerdanyola del Valles, Spain
    Genomics 100:380-6. 2012
    ..Our results show that Multicolor Fiber-FISH is a viable methodological approach for the analysis of genome organization within complex LCR regions...
  2. pmc High rates of de novo 15q11q13 inversions in human spermatozoa
    Oscar Molina
    Unitat de Biologia Cel lular Facultat de Biociències, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, 08193 Bellaterra Cerdanyola del Valles, Spain
    Mol Cytogenet 5:11. 2012
    ..As a whole, results confirm the high instability of the 15q11-q13 region, which is prone to different types of de novo reorganizations by intrachromatid NAHR...
  3. pmc Lack of association of MTHFR rs1801133 polymorphism and CTCFL mutations with sperm methylation errors in infertile patients
    Cristina Camprubí
    Unitat de Biologia Cellular, Facultat de Biociencies, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, 08193, Bellaterra, Cerdanyola del Valles, Spain
    J Assist Reprod Genet 30:1125-31. 2013
    ..To determine if a pattern of sperm DNA hypomethylation at the paternally imprinted loci H19-ICR and/or IG-DMR is related to the MTHFR rs1801133 polymorphism and/or CTCFL mutations...
  4. pmc Sequential FISH allows the determination of the segregation outcome and the presence of numerical anomalies in spermatozoa from a t(1;8;2)(q42;p21;p15) carrier
    Anna Godo
    Unitat de Biologia Cel lular Facultat de Biociències, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, 08193, Bellaterra, Spain
    J Assist Reprod Genet 30:1115-23. 2013
    ..To find out the meiotic segregation behaviour of the t(1;8;2)(q42;p21;p15), to evaluate the occurrence of interchromosomal effects, and to determine whether there is an accumulation of unbalanced products in aneuploid/diploid gametes...
  5. doi Spermatozoa from patients with seminal alterations exhibit a differential micro-ribonucleic acid profile
    Albert Salas-Huetos
    Genetics of Male Fertility Group, Unitat de Biologia Cel lular, Facultat de Biociencies, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Bellaterra, Spain
    Fertil Steril 104:591-601. 2015
    ..To compare the microRNA (miRNA) expression profile in spermatozoa from three infertile populations vs. a group of fertile men...
  6. doi Meiotic behavior of three D;G Robertsonian translocations: segregation and interchromosomal effect
    Ester Anton
    Unitat de Biologia Cel lular, Facultat de Biociencies, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Bellaterra, Barcelona, Spain
    J Hum Genet 55:541-5. 2010
    ..In contrast with this segregational homogeneity, heterogeneous ICE results were observed, indicating a significant but random distribution of such phenomenon...
  7. doi FISH on sperm: spot-counting to stop counting? Not yet
    Oscar Molina
    Unitat de Biologia Cel lular Facultat de Biociències, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Bellaterra, Cerdanyola del Valles, Spain
    Fertil Steril 92:1474-80. 2009
    ..To evaluate the reliability and applicability of the spot-counting system (Cytovision Spot AX workstation) which offers an alternative to the tedious manual analysis of sperm fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH)...
  8. doi Reciprocal translocations: tracing their meiotic behavior
    Ester Anton
    Facultat de Biociencies, Unitat de Biologia Cel lular, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Bellaterra, Spain
    Genet Med 10:730-8. 2008
    ..Nevertheless, there is no consensus in the factors that are responsible for such variability. The purpose of this study was to determine which cytogenetic features influence in the segregation and interchromosomal effect outcome...
  9. doi Role of sperm fluorescent in situ hybridization studies in infertile patients: indications, study approach, and clinical relevance
    Zaida Sarrate
    Unitat de Biologia Cellular, Facultat de Biociencies, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Bellaterra Cerdanyola del Valles, Spain
    Fertil Steril 93:1892-902. 2010
    ..To determine the group of infertile patients that would benefit from sperm fluorescent in situ hybridization (FISH) analysis, the number of chromosomes to be analyzed, and the diagnostic interpretation of the results obtained...
  10. doi Sperm rates of 7q11.23, 15q11q13 and 22q11.2 deletions and duplications: a FISH approach
    Oscar Molina
    Unitat de Biologia Cel lular, Facultat de Biociencies, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, 08193, Bellaterra Cerdanyola del Valles, Spain
    Hum Genet 129:35-44. 2011
    ..032), although at the individual level any donor showed differences. Altogether, our results support the inter-chromatid NAHR as the predominant mechanism involved in the generation of sperm deletions and duplications...
  11. doi Chromosome size, morphology, and gene density determine bivalent positioning in metaphase I human spermatocytes
    Laia Vergés
    Unitat de Biologia Cel lular, Facultat de Biociencies, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Cerdanyola del Valles, Spain
    Fertil Steril 101:818-24. 2014
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  12. doi Altered segregation pattern and numerical chromosome abnormalities interrelate in spermatozoa from Robertsonian translocation carriers
    Anna Godo
    Genetics of Male Fertility Group, Unitat de Biologia Cel lular Facultat de Biociències, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, 08193 Bellaterra, Cerdanyola del Valles, Spain
    Reprod Biomed Online 31:79-88. 2015
    ..This might be explained by heterosynapsis acting as a rescue mechanism that would lead to aberrant recombination, which is a predisposing factor for non-disjunction events. ..
  13. doi New insights into the expression profile and function of micro-ribonucleic acid in human spermatozoa
    Albert Salas-Huetos
    Unitat de Biologia Cel lular, Facultat de Biociencies, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Bellaterra Cerdanyola del Valles, Spain
    Fertil Steril 102:213-222.e4. 2014
    ..To characterize the microRNA (miRNA) expression profile in spermatozoa from human fertile individuals and their implications in human fertility...
  14. doi A sequential methodology that allows apoptotic cell sorting and FISH analysis in human testicular cells
    Lydia Garcia-Quevedo
    Unitat de Biologia Cel lular, Facultat de Biociencies, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, 08193 Bellaterra Cerdanyola del Valles, Spain
    Syst Biol Reprod Med 58:354-61. 2012
    ..The application of this methodology in testicular cells should help establish whether there is a direct relationship between chromosome anomalies and apoptosis...
  15. pmc Meiotic abnormalities in metaphase I human spermatocytes from infertile males: frequencies, chromosomes involved, and the relationships with polymorphic karyotype and seminal parameters
    Zaida Sarrate
    Unitat de Biologia Cel lular, Facultat de Biociencies, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Bellaterra Cerdanyola del Vallés 08193, Spain
    Asian J Androl 16:838-44. 2014
    ..In addition, chromosomal abnormalities in metaphase I are significantly associated with oligozoospermia and/or polymorphic karyotype variants. ..
  16. doi Acrocentric bivalents positioned preferentially nearby to the XY pair in metaphase I human spermatocytes
    Zaida Sarrate
    Unitat de Biologia Cel lular, Facultat de Biociencies, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Bellaterra, Spain
    Fertil Steril 98:1241-5. 2012
    ..To analyze whether the preferential proximity between acrocentric bivalents and the XY pair described at pachytene was maintained in metaphase I human spermatocytes...
  17. ncbi Genetic reproductive risk in inversion carriers
    Ester Anton
    Unitat de Biologia Cellular, Facultat de Ciencies, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Bellaterra, Spain
    Fertil Steril 85:661-6. 2006
    ..To evaluate the risk of four inversion carriers for producing unbalanced gametes...
  18. pmc Semen samples showing an increased rate of spermatozoa with imprinting errors have a negligible effect in the outcome of assisted reproduction techniques
    Cristina Camprubí
    Unitat de Biologia Cel lular, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Cerdanyola del Valles, Spain
    Epigenetics 7:1115-24. 2012
    ..Individuals included in normal and abnormal methylation clusters were compared according to seminal parameters as well as to the outcome of assisted reproduction...