Claudia Cicala

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Affiliation: National Institutes of Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc HIV-1 envelope, integrins and co-receptor use in mucosal transmission of HIV
    Claudia Cicala
    Laboratory of Immunoregulation National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    J Transl Med 9:S2. 2011
  2. pmc The integrin alpha4beta7 forms a complex with cell-surface CD4 and defines a T-cell subset that is highly susceptible to infection by HIV-1
    Claudia Cicala
    Laboratory of Immunoregulation, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:20877-82. 2009
  3. pmc R5 and X4 HIV envelopes induce distinct gene expression profiles in primary peripheral blood mononuclear cells
    Claudia Cicala
    Laboratory of Immunoregulation, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:3746-51. 2006
  4. doi request reprint HIV-1 envelope protein binds to and signals through integrin alpha4beta7, the gut mucosal homing receptor for peripheral T cells
    James Arthos
    Laboratory of Immunoregulation, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Nat Immunol 9:301-9. 2008
  5. pmc The HIV-1 envelope protein gp120 impairs B cell proliferation by inducing TGF-β1 production and FcRL4 expression
    Katija Jelicic
    Laboratory of Immunoregulation, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Nat Immunol 14:1256-65. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint The role of the CD4 receptor versus HIV coreceptors in envelope-mediated apoptosis in peripheral blood mononuclear cells
    James Arthos
    Laboratory of Immunoregulation, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Virology 292:98-106. 2002
  7. pmc The genotype of early-transmitting HIV gp120s promotes α (4) β(7)-reactivity, revealing α (4) β(7) +/CD4+ T cells as key targets in mucosal transmission
    Fatima Nawaz
    Laboratory of Immunoregulation, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS Pathog 7:e1001301. 2011
  8. pmc HIV envelope induces a cascade of cell signals in non-proliferating target cells that favor virus replication
    Claudia Cicala
    Laboratory of Immunoregulation, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:9380-5. 2002
  9. pmc HIV-1 gp120 inhibits TLR9-mediated activation and IFN-{alpha} secretion in plasmacytoid dendritic cells
    Elena Martinelli
    Laboratory of Immunoregulation, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:3396-401. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint HIV-1 gp120 induces NFAT nuclear translocation in resting CD4+ T-cells
    Claudia Cicala
    Laboratory of Immunoregulation, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 1876, USA
    Virology 345:105-14. 2006

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  1. pmc HIV-1 envelope, integrins and co-receptor use in mucosal transmission of HIV
    Claudia Cicala
    Laboratory of Immunoregulation National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    J Transl Med 9:S2. 2011
    ....
  2. pmc The integrin alpha4beta7 forms a complex with cell-surface CD4 and defines a T-cell subset that is highly susceptible to infection by HIV-1
    Claudia Cicala
    Laboratory of Immunoregulation, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:20877-82. 2009
    ..The specific affinity of gp120 for alpha(4)beta(7) provides a mechanism for HIV-1 to target activated cells that are critical for efficient virus propagation and dissemination following sexual transmission...
  3. pmc R5 and X4 HIV envelopes induce distinct gene expression profiles in primary peripheral blood mononuclear cells
    Claudia Cicala
    Laboratory of Immunoregulation, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:3746-51. 2006
    ..Additionally, signaling by R5 gp120 may facilitate the transmission of R5 viruses by inducing a permissive environment for HIV replication...
  4. doi request reprint HIV-1 envelope protein binds to and signals through integrin alpha4beta7, the gut mucosal homing receptor for peripheral T cells
    James Arthos
    Laboratory of Immunoregulation, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Nat Immunol 9:301-9. 2008
    ..On CD4+ T cells, engagement of alpha4beta7 by gp120 resulted in rapid activation of LFA-1, the central integrin involved in the establishment of virological synapses, which facilitate efficient cell-to-cell spreading of HIV-1...
  5. pmc The HIV-1 envelope protein gp120 impairs B cell proliferation by inducing TGF-β1 production and FcRL4 expression
    Katija Jelicic
    Laboratory of Immunoregulation, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Nat Immunol 14:1256-65. 2013
    ..Our studies identify a mechanism whereby the virus may subvert the early HIV-1-specific humoral immune response. ..
  6. ncbi request reprint The role of the CD4 receptor versus HIV coreceptors in envelope-mediated apoptosis in peripheral blood mononuclear cells
    James Arthos
    Laboratory of Immunoregulation, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Virology 292:98-106. 2002
    ..However, envelope--coreceptor interactions, and in particular, envelope--CXCR4 interactions, can contribute to this process...
  7. pmc The genotype of early-transmitting HIV gp120s promotes α (4) β(7)-reactivity, revealing α (4) β(7) +/CD4+ T cells as key targets in mucosal transmission
    Fatima Nawaz
    Laboratory of Immunoregulation, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS Pathog 7:e1001301. 2011
    ..Understanding the structural features that characterize early-transmitting gp120s may aid in the design of an effective gp120-based subunit vaccine...
  8. pmc HIV envelope induces a cascade of cell signals in non-proliferating target cells that favor virus replication
    Claudia Cicala
    Laboratory of Immunoregulation, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:9380-5. 2002
    ..These observations provide evidence that envelope-mediated signaling contributes to the productive infection of HIV in suboptimally activated T cells...
  9. pmc HIV-1 gp120 inhibits TLR9-mediated activation and IFN-{alpha} secretion in plasmacytoid dendritic cells
    Elena Martinelli
    Laboratory of Immunoregulation, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:3396-401. 2007
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint HIV-1 gp120 induces NFAT nuclear translocation in resting CD4+ T-cells
    Claudia Cicala
    Laboratory of Immunoregulation, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 1876, USA
    Virology 345:105-14. 2006
    ..These observations provide insight into a potential mechanism by which HIV is able to establish infection in resting cells, which may have implications for both transmission of HIV and the persistence of viral reservoirs...
  11. pmc Siglecs facilitate HIV-1 infection of macrophages through adhesion with viral sialic acids
    Zhongcheng Zou
    Laboratory of Immunogenetics, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e24559. 2011
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  12. pmc IL-7 induces expression and activation of integrin α4β7 promoting naive T-cell homing to the intestinal mucosa
    Raffaello Cimbro
    Laboratory of Immunoregulation, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Blood 120:2610-9. 2012
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint HIV-1 evades antibody-mediated neutralization through conformational masking of receptor-binding sites
    Peter D Kwong
    Vaccine Research Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Nature 420:678-82. 2002
    ..Because this solution is available for cell-surface receptors but not for most antibodies, conformational masking enables HIV-1 to maintain receptor binding and simultaneously to resist neutralization...
  14. ncbi request reprint Virion attachment and entry: HIV gp120 Env biotinylation, gp120 Env, or integrin ligand-binding assay
    Claudia Cicala
    Laboratory of Immunoregulation, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Methods Mol Biol 1087:3-12. 2014
    ..Leitinger Biochim Biophys Acta 1498:91-98, 2000). Here we describe a protocol to detect biotinylated recombinant HIV-1 gp120 binding to integrin α4β7 in both primary cells and cell lines expressing the gut-homing receptor. ..
  15. ncbi request reprint Biochemical and biological characterization of a dodecameric CD4-Ig fusion protein: implications for therapeutic and vaccine strategies
    James Arthos
    Laboratory of Immunoregulation, NIAID, and the Molecular Interactions Resource Division of Bioengineering and Physical Science, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    J Biol Chem 277:11456-64. 2002
    ..This protein does not enhance viral replication at suboptimal concentrations. These observations may aid in the design of new therapeutics and vaccines...
  16. ncbi request reprint HIV envelope induces virus expression from resting CD4+ T cells isolated from HIV-infected individuals in the absence of markers of cellular activation or apoptosis
    Audrey L Kinter
    Laboratory of Immunoregulation, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    J Immunol 170:2449-55. 2003
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Targeted lysis of HIV-infected cells by natural killer cells armed and triggered by a recombinant immunoglobulin fusion protein: implications for immunotherapy
    Neil Gupta
    Laboratory of Immunoregulation, NIAID, NIH Bldg 10 6A08, 9000 Rockville Pike, Bethesda MD 20892, USA
    Virology 332:491-7. 2005
    ..NK cells pre-armed in this manner retain the capacity to kill targets over an extended period of time. This strategy may have application to other disease states including various viral infections and cancers...
  18. ncbi request reprint Structural basis for the interaction between focal adhesion kinase and CD4
    Marie Line Garron
    INSERM, UMR554, 34090 Montpellier, France
    J Mol Biol 375:1320-8. 2008
    ..In infected cells, HIV-1 Nef may displace FAK from CD4 to protect the cells from apoptosis...
  19. pmc Broad-spectrum anti-human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) potential of a peptide HIV type 1 entry inhibitor
    Simon Cocklin
    Drexel University College of Medicine, 11313 New College Building, 245 N 15th St, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA
    J Virol 81:3645-8. 2007
    ..The combined results suggest that the HNG-105 molecule may be effective across the HIV-1 subtypes, and they highlight its potential as a lead for developing therapeutic and microbicidal agents to help combat the spread of AIDS...