Beatriz Novoa


Country: Spain


  1. Medina Gali R, Bello Perez M, Ciordia S, Mena M, Coll J, Novoa B, et al. Plasma proteomic analysis of zebrafish following spring viremia of carp virus infection. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2018;86:892-899 pubmed publisher
    ..This work provides valuable relevant insight into virus-host interaction and the identification of molecular markers of fish response to virus. ..
  2. Medina Gali R, Bello Perez M, Martinez Lopez A, Falco A, Ortega Villaizan M, Encinar J, et al. Chromatin immunoprecipitation and high throughput sequencing of SVCV-infected zebrafish reveals novel epigenetic histone methylation patterns involved in antiviral immune response. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2018;82:514-521 pubmed publisher
    ..This study emphasizes the importance of epigenetic control in the response of zebrafish to SVCV infection. ..
  3. Forn Cuní G, Varela M, Fernández Rodríguez C, Figueras A, Novoa B. Liver immune responses to inflammatory stimuli in a diet-induced obesity model of zebrafish. J Endocrinol. 2015;224:159-70 pubmed publisher
    ..The differentially modulated genes are currently being studied as putative new pathological markers in NAFLD-stimulated liver in humans. ..
  4. M Medina Gali R, Ortega Villaizan M, Mercado L, Novoa B, Coll J, Perez L. Beta-glucan enhances the response to SVCV infection in zebrafish. Dev Comp Immunol. 2018;84:307-314 pubmed publisher
    ..The present study is, to our knowledge, the first to combine cell culture and in vivo approaches to describe host response to β-glucan stimulation and viral infection in zebrafish. ..
  5. Romero A, Forn Cuní G, Moreira R, Milan M, Bargelloni L, Figueras A, et al. An immune-enriched oligo-microarray analysis of gene expression in Manila clam (Venerupis philippinarum) haemocytes after a Perkinsus olseni challenge. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2015;43:275-86 pubmed publisher
    ..Apoptosis appears to be important during pathogenesis. Our results provide novel observations of the broader innate immune response triggered by P. olseni at different infection stages. ..
  6. Romero A, Novoa B, Figueras A. Cell mediated immune response of the Mediterranean sea urchin Paracentrotus lividus after PAMPs stimulation. Dev Comp Immunol. 2016;62:29-38 pubmed publisher
    ..These results have helped us understand the cellular immune mechanisms in P. lividus and their modulation after PAMP stimulation. ..
  7. Boltaña S, Castellana B, Goetz G, Tort L, Teles M, Mulero V, et al. Extending Immunological Profiling in the Gilthead Sea Bream, Sparus aurata, by Enriched cDNA Library Analysis, Microarray Design and Initial Studies upon the Inflammatory Response to PAMPs. Int J Mol Sci. 2017;18: pubmed publisher
    ..We have developed and validated an oligonucleotide microarray (SAQ) that provides a platform enriched for the study of gene expression in S. aurata with an emphasis upon immunity and the immune response. ..
  8. Encinas P, Rodriguez Milla M, Novoa B, Estepa A, Figueras A, Coll J. Zebrafish fin immune responses during high mortality infections with viral haemorrhagic septicemia rhabdovirus. A proteomic and transcriptomic approach. BMC Genomics. 2010;11:518 pubmed publisher
  9. Sarropoulou E, Sepulcre P, Poisa Beiro L, Mulero V, Meseguer J, Figueras A, et al. Profiling of infection specific mRNA transcripts of the European seabass Dicentrarchus labrax. BMC Genomics. 2009;10:157 pubmed publisher
    ..In addition some of the potentially interesting genes identified by in silico analysis and confirmed by real-time PCR are putative biomarkers for bacterial and viral infections in fish. ..

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    Novoa B, Balseiro P, Figueras A. Molecular detection of a haplosporidian parasite in carpet shell clam Ruditapes decussatus from Spain. Dis Aquat Organ. 2004;61:89-93 pubmed
    ..A specific probe was used for in situ hybridization studies to show the specificity of the amplified sequence...
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    Novoa B, Romero A, Mulero V, Rodriguez I, Fernandez I, Figueras A. Zebrafish (Danio rerio) as a model for the study of vaccination against viral haemorrhagic septicemia virus (VHSV). Vaccine. 2006;24:5806-16 pubmed
    ..In addition, the high protection obtained with the live attenuated virus demonstrates that the zebrafish is able to mount an efficient antiviral immune response at 15 degrees C...