M A Esteban

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Affiliation: University of Murcia
Country: Spain

Publications

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    Esteban M, Rodriguez A, Ayala A, Meseguer J. Effects of high doses of cortisol on innate cellular immune response of seabream (Sparus aurata L.). Gen Comp Endocrinol. 2004;137:89-98 pubmed
    ..The present results demonstrate that cortisol plays an important role in the down-regulation of phagocytic but not of cytotoxic activity in seabream leucocytes. ..
  2. Ben Hamed S, Tavares Ranzani Paiva M, Tachibana L, de Carla Dias D, Ishikawa C, Esteban M. Fish pathogen bacteria: Adhesion, parameters influencing virulence and interaction with host cells. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2018;80:550-562 pubmed publisher
    ..Understanding and linking the different phenomena that occur from adhesion to colonization of the host will offer novel and useful means to help design suitable therapeutic strategies for disease prevention and treatment. ..
  3. Mansour A, Miao L, Espinosa C, García Beltrán J, Ceballos Francisco D, Esteban M. Effects of dietary inclusion of Moringa oleifera leaves on growth and some systemic and mucosal immune parameters of seabream. Fish Physiol Biochem. 2018;44:1223-1240 pubmed publisher
    ..Therefore, it is recommended to incorporate MOL in S. aurata diets at a level of 5% for the best immune status or 10% for the high growth performance and acceptable immune surveillance. Graphical abstract ?. ..
  4. Beltrán J, Espinosa C, Guardiola F, Esteban M. In vitro effects of Origanum vulgare leaf extracts on gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata L.) leucocytes, cytotoxic, bactericidal and antioxidant activities. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2018;79:1-10 pubmed publisher
    ..vulgare an interesting candidate for incorporation as additive in functional diets for farmed fish. ..
  5. Guardiola F, de Haro J, Díaz Baños F, Meseguer J, Cuesta A, Esteban M. Terminal carbohydrate composition, IgM level and enzymatic and bacteriostatic activity of European sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax) skin epidermis extracts. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2015;47:352-9 pubmed publisher
    ..The results are discussed and compared with the same activities studied on fish skin mucus in order to understand their possible implications on mucosal immunity. ..
  6. Cordero H, Guardiola F, Tapia Paniagua S, Cuesta A, Meseguer J, Balebona M, et al. Modulation of immunity and gut microbiota after dietary administration of alginate encapsulated Shewanella putrefaciens Pdp11 to gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata L.). Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2015;45:608-18 pubmed publisher
    ..The convenience or not of probiotic encapsulation is discussed. ..
  7. Trapani A, Mandracchia D, Di Franco C, Cordero H, Morcillo P, Comparelli R, et al. In vitro characterization of 6-Coumarin loaded solid lipid nanoparticles and their uptake by immunocompetent fish cells. Colloids Surf B Biointerfaces. 2015;127:79-88 pubmed publisher
    ..A possible mechanism explaining the uptake into cells is proposed. The present work constitutes the first approximation to consider SLN as nanocarriers for delivering biologically active substances to fish. ..
  8. Awad E, Cerezuela R, Esteban M. Effects of fenugreek (Trigonella foenum graecum) on gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata L.) immune status and growth performance. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2015;45:454-64 pubmed publisher
    ..The present results suggest that the fenugreek seed, specially the highest dosage used in the present work could be considered a good food supplement to improve the immune status and increase the production of gilthead seabream. ..
  9. Guardiola F, Saraiva Fraga M, Cuesta A, Esteban M. Changes in natural haemolytic complement activity induced by stress in gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata L.). Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2018;78:317-321 pubmed publisher

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  1. Adel M, Safari R, Pourgholam R, Zorriehzahra J, Esteban M. Dietary peppermint (Mentha piperita) extracts promote growth performance and increase the main humoral immune parameters (both at mucosal and systemic level) of Caspian brown trout (Salmo trutta caspius Kessler, 1877). Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2015;47:623-9 pubmed publisher
    ..This study underlying several positive effects of dietary administration of peppermint to farmed fish. ..
  2. Cordero H, Morcillo P, Cuesta A, Brinchmann M, Esteban M. Differential proteome profile of skin mucus of gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata) after probiotic intake and/or overcrowding stress. J Proteomics. 2016;132:41-50 pubmed publisher
    ..Furthermore, the paper shows for the first time how a suitable proteomic methodology, in this case 2-DE followed by LC-MS/MS is useful to perform a comparative study with a non-invasive technique of skin mucus of gilthead seabream. ..
  3. Cordero H, Morcillo P, Martínez S, Meseguer J, Pérez Sirvent C, Chaves Pozo E, et al. Inorganic arsenic causes apoptosis cell death and immunotoxicity on European sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax). Mar Pollut Bull. 2018;128:324-332 pubmed publisher
    ..This work describes for the first time the effects of As exposure on European sea bass. ..
  4. Awad E, Awaad A, Esteban M. Effects of dihydroquercetin obtained from deodar (Cedrus deodara) on immune status of gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata L.). Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2015;43:43-50 pubmed publisher
    ..025% and 0.0125% doses, respectively. Therefore, the results suggest that low concentrations of dihydroquercetin as food supplements are able to increase the immune status of gilthead seabream. ..
  5. Guardiola F, Dioguardi M, Parisi M, Trapani M, Meseguer J, Cuesta A, et al. Evaluation of waterborne exposure to heavy metals in innate immune defences present on skin mucus of gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata). Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2015;45:112-23 pubmed publisher
    ..The present results could be useful for better understanding the role and their behaviour of the mucosal immunity in skin as a key component of the innate immune system against pollutants. ..
  6. Adel M, Abedian Amiri A, Zorriehzahra J, Nematolahi A, Esteban M. Effects of dietary peppermint (Mentha piperita) on growth performance, chemical body composition and hematological and immune parameters of fry Caspian white fish (Rutilus frisii kutum). Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2015;45:841-7 pubmed publisher
    ..This study may provide new applications of peppermint and, at the same time, promote rational development and utilization of peppermint resources. ..
  7. Esteban M, Cuesta A, Chaves Pozo E, Meseguer J. Phagocytosis in Teleosts. Implications of the New Cells Involved. Biology (Basel). 2015;4:907-22 pubmed publisher
    ..The possible implications of such cells on this important biological process, new factors affecting phagocytosis, evasion of phagocytosis or new forms of phagocytosis will be considered and discussed. ..
  8. Cerezuela R, Guardiola F, Cuesta A, Esteban M. Enrichment of gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata L.) diet with palm fruit extracts and probiotics: Effects on skin mucosal immunity. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2016;49:100-9 pubmed publisher
    ..For last, an important up-regulation on the immune related gene studied on the skin was also detected. Present findings provide robust evidence that fish skin mucosal immunity can be improved by the diet. ..
  9. Bahi A, Guardiola F, Esteban M. A time course study of glucose levels and innate immune response in gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata L.) after exposure to clove oil-eugenol derived anaesthetic. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2018;77:280-285 pubmed publisher
    ..The use of clove oil-eugenol derived had become common practice in aquaculture, and its use with gilthead seabream can be considered safe as it does not cause immunodepression in anesthetized fish. ..
  10. Cerezuela R, Guardiola F, Meseguer J, Esteban M. Enrichment of gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata L.) diet with microalgae: effects on the immune system. Fish Physiol Biochem. 2012;38:1729-1739 pubmed publisher
    ..These results suggest that dietary microalgae enhance gilthead seabream defence activity, which could be very important in order to consider such microalgae as a possible additive in fish diets. ..
  11. Cordero H, Cuesta A, Meseguer J, Esteban M. Changes in the levels of humoral immune activities after storage of gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata) skin mucus. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2016;58:500-507 pubmed publisher
    ..The results suggest that freezing skin mucus samples is more suitable than lyophilization if samples are stored before determining enzymatic activities. ..
  12. Guardiola F, Bahi A, Messina C, Mahdhi A, Santulli A, Arena R, et al. Quality and antioxidant response of gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata L.) to dietary supplements of fenugreek (Trigonella foenum graecum) alone or combined with probiotic strains. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2017;63:277-284 pubmed publisher
    ..The findings suggest that the administration of fenugreek supplement alone or combined with probiotic strains could be considered as a good source of natural antioxidants and as a functional aquafeed ingredient for gilthead seabream. ..
  13. Guardiola F, Porcino C, Cerezuela R, Cuesta A, Faggio C, Esteban M. Impact of date palm fruits extracts and probiotic enriched diet on antioxidant status, innate immune response and immune-related gene expression of European seabass (Dicentrarchus labrax). Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2016;52:298-308 pubmed publisher
    ..Therefore, the combination of both could be considered of great interest as potential additives for farmed fish. ..
  14. Ceballos Francisco D, Guardiola F, Cordero H, Cuesta A, Esteban M. Humoral immune parameters in serum of gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata L.) after induced skin injury. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2018;75:291-294 pubmed publisher
    ..The present results demonstrate the importance of skin integrity in the maintenance of fish body homeostasis. ..
  15. Guardiola F, Bahi A, Jiménez Monreal A, Martínez Tomé M, Murcia M, Esteban M. Dietary administration effects of fenugreek seeds on skin mucosal antioxidant and immunity status of gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata L.). Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2018;75:357-364 pubmed publisher
  16. Cordero H, Mauro M, Cuesta A, Cammarata M, Esteban M. In vitro cytokine profile revealed differences from dorsal and ventral skin susceptibility to pathogen-probiotic interaction in gilthead seabream. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2016;56:188-191 pubmed publisher
    ..The present findings revealed different patterns of cytokine profile in dorsal and ventral skin of gilthead seabream, which could be related to the influence and susceptibility to a possible infection. ..
  17. Cordero H, Guzmán Villanueva L, Chaves Pozo E, Arizcun M, Ascencio Valle F, Cuesta A, et al. Comparative ontogenetic development of two marine teleosts, gilthead seabream and European sea bass: New insights into nutrition and immunity. Dev Comp Immunol. 2016;65:1-7 pubmed publisher
    ..The results point to similar ontogenetic development trends for both species as regard nutrition and differences in some immunity related genes. ..
  18. Guardiola F, Cuesta A, Abellán E, Meseguer J, Esteban M. Comparative analysis of the humoral immunity of skin mucus from several marine teleost fish. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2014;40:24-31 pubmed publisher
  19. Guardiola F, Cuartero M, Del Mar Collado González M, Díaz Baños F, Cuesta A, Moriñigo M, et al. Terminal carbohydrates abundance, immune related enzymes, bactericidal activity and physico-chemical parameters of the Senegalese sole (Solea senegalensis, Kaup) skin mucus. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2017;60:483-491 pubmed publisher
  20. Reyes Becerril M, Guluarte C, Ceballos Francisco D, Angulo C, Esteban M. Enhancing gilthead seabream immune status and protection against bacterial challenge by means of antigens derived from Vibrio parahaemolyticus. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2017;60:205-218 pubmed publisher
    ..parahaemolyticus in gut and liver. The findings underline the potential of lysate and ToxA as potent preventive antigens against this kind of vibriosis. ..
  21. Ben Hamed S, Guardiola F, Cuesta A, Martínez S, Martínez Sánchez M, Pérez Sirvent C, et al. Head kidney, liver and skin histopathology and gene expression in gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata L.) exposed to highly polluted marine sediments from Portman Bay (Spain). Chemosphere. 2017;174:563-571 pubmed publisher
    ..The present study suggests that the biomarkers studied in gilthead seabream could be useful for assessing the impact of pollution in coastal environments. ..
  22. Reyes Becerril M, Guluarte C, Ceballos Francisco D, Angulo C, Esteban M. Dietary yeast Sterigmatomyces halophilus enhances mucosal immunity of gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata L.). Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2017;64:165-175 pubmed publisher
    ..halophilus can be considered as a novel fish immunostimulant. The excellent potential of marine microorganisms isolated from extreme environments with beneficial properties for fish is discussed. ..
  23. Guardiola F, Chaves Pozo E, Espinosa C, Romero D, Meseguer J, Cuesta A, et al. Mercury Accumulation, Structural Damages, and Antioxidant and Immune Status Changes in the Gilthead Seabream (Sparus aurata L.) Exposed to Methylmercury. Arch Environ Contam Toxicol. 2016;70:734-46 pubmed publisher
    ..The data show that 30 days of exposure to waterborne MeHg provokes more significant changes in fish than a short-term exposure of 2 or 10 days. ..
  24. Valero Y, Martínez Morcillo F, Esteban M, Chaves Pozo E, Cuesta A. Fish Peroxiredoxins and Their Role in Immunity. Biology (Basel). 2015;4:860-80 pubmed publisher
    ..Some preliminary data are presented about the role of fish Prx1 and Prx2 in virus resistance although further studies are needed before the role of fish Prx in immunity can be definitively defined. ..
  25. Guardiola F, Cuesta A, Arizcun M, Meseguer J, Esteban M. Comparative skin mucus and serum humoral defence mechanisms in the teleost gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata). Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2014;36:545-51 pubmed publisher
    ..The results could be useful for better understanding the role of the skin mucus as a key component of the innate immune system with potential application for the aquaculture. ..
  26. Guardiola F, Bahi A, Esteban M. Effects of dietary administration of fenugreek seeds on metabolic parameters and immune status of gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata L.). Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2018;74:372-379 pubmed publisher
    ..Further studies are needed to better understand the effects of this natural product, which may be suitable for use as a feed additive in fish aquaculture. ..
  27. Bahi A, Guardiola F, Messina C, Mahdhi A, Cerezuela R, Santulli A, et al. Effects of dietary administration of fenugreek seeds, alone or in combination with probiotics, on growth performance parameters, humoral immune response and gene expression of gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata L.). Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2017;60:50-58 pubmed publisher
    ..These results suggest that fenugreek alone or combined with one of the probiotic strains mentioned enhances the immune response of gilthead seabream, a species with one of the highest rates of production in marine aquaculture. ..
  28. Cordero H, Cuesta A, Meseguer J, Esteban M. Characterization of the gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata L.) immune response under a natural lymphocystis disease virus outbreak. J Fish Dis. 2016;39:1467-1476 pubmed publisher
    ..By contrast, the transcription of nccrp1 was up-regulated in head kidney after LCDV infection. These present results show that head kidney leucocytes are activated to encounter the virus at the sites of replication. ..
  29. García Beltrán J, Espinosa C, Guardiola F, Esteban M. Dietary dehydrated lemon peel improves the immune but not the antioxidant status of gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata L.). Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2017;64:426-436 pubmed publisher
    ..The possible inclusion of dehydrated lemon peel in fish diets for its immunostimulant effects is discussed. ..
  30. Cordero H, Brinchmann M, Cuesta A, Esteban M. Chronic wounds alter the proteome profile in skin mucus of farmed gilthead seabream. BMC Genomics. 2017;18:939 pubmed publisher
  31. Guardiola F, Cuesta A, Esteban M. Using skin mucus to evaluate stress in gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata L.). Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2016;59:323-330 pubmed publisher
    ..Some of the studied enzymes could be used as biomarkers not only of fish stress in general, but also for understanding the type of stress suffered by the fish. ..
  32. Espinosa C, Cuesta A, Esteban M. Effects of dietary polyvinylchloride microparticles on general health, immune status and expression of several genes related to stress in gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata L.). Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2017;68:251-259 pubmed publisher
    ..Continued exposure of fish to high concentrations of PVC-MPs could have a negative impact on fish physiology due to the chronic stress produced. ..
  33. Guardiola F, Bahi A, Bakhrouf A, Esteban M. Effects of dietary supplementation with fenugreek seeds, alone or in combination with probiotics, on gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata L.) skin mucosal immunity. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2017;65:169-178 pubmed publisher
    ..These results suggest that the combined dietary administration of fenugreek and L. plantarum will best enhance the skin mucosal immunity response of gilthead seabream. ..
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    Esteban M, Cuesta A, Rodriguez A, Meseguer J. Effect of photoperiod on the fish innate immune system: a link between fish pineal gland and the immune system. J Pineal Res. 2006;41:261-6 pubmed
    ..The present results demonstrate that the humoral innate immune system has a circadian rhythm based on the light-dark cycle and that this cycle might be affected by the pineal gland. ..
  35. Ceballos Francisco D, Cordero H, Guardiola F, Cuesta A, Esteban M. Healing and mucosal immunity in the skin of experimentally wounded gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata L). Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2017;71:210-219 pubmed publisher
    ..This work underline some important differences depending on the place of the fish body where the wound is located. Of particular note was the fact that such changes depended on the site of the wound. ..
  36. Mansour A, Goda A, Omar E, Khalil H, Esteban M. Dietary supplementation of organic selenium improves growth, survival, antioxidant and immune status of meagre, Argyrosomus regius, juveniles. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2017;68:516-524 pubmed publisher
    ..The results demonstrated that the supplementation of 3.98 mg Se-yeast kg-1 diet improves growth performance, antioxidant balance and innate immune status of meagre juveniles. ..
  37. Mansour C, Guardiola F, Esteban M, Mosbahi D. Combination of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and temperature exposure: In vitro effects on immune response of European clam (Ruditapes decussatus). Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2017;67:110-118 pubmed publisher
    ..Furthermore, changes in the immune parameters of European clam resulting from high temperatures may modulate the effects of PAHs and vice versa. ..
  38. Fazio A, Cerezuela R, Panuccio M, Cuesta A, Esteban M. In vitro effects of Italian Lavandula multifida L. leaf extracts on gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata) leucocytes and SAF-1 cells. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2017;66:334-344 pubmed publisher
    ..Their use could prevent to improve fish defense against pathogenic infections through enhancement of the fish immune status. ..
  39. Soltani E, Cerezuela R, Charef N, Mezaache Aichour S, Esteban M, Zerroug M. Algerian propolis extracts: Chemical composition, bactericidal activity and in vitro effects on gilthead seabream innate immune responses. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2017;62:57-67 pubmed publisher
  40. Cordero H, Morcillo P, Meseguer J, Cuesta A, Esteban M. Effects of Shewanella putrefaciens on innate immunity and cytokine expression profile upon high stocking density of gilthead seabream specimens. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2016;51:33-40 pubmed publisher
    ..These findings may support the potential use of this probiotic as functional feed against stress in fish farms. ..
  41. Guardiola F, Logothetis P, Meseguer J, Esteban M. Evaluation of silver nanospheres on viability and innate cellular parameters of gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata L.) head-kidney leucocytes. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2017;69:99-107 pubmed publisher
    ..It is concluded that AgNSs are potentially very noxious for the teleost fish immune system as they can adversely affect the function and viability of the head-kidney leucocytes. ..
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    Esteban M, Rodriguez A, Meseguer J. Glucan receptor but not mannose receptor is involved in the phagocytosis of Saccharomyces cerevisiae by seabream (Sparus aurata L.) blood leucocytes. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2004;16:447-51 pubmed