Rafael Herrera-Esparza

Summary

Country: Mexico

Publications

  1. ncbi U3 snoRNP associates with fibrillarin a component of the scleroderma clumpy nucleolar domain
    Rafael Herrera-Esparza
    Department of Molecular Biology, Centro de Biología Experimental, Universidad Autonoma de Zacatecas, Guadalupe, Mexico
    Arch Dermatol Res 294:310-7. 2002
  2. ncbi Cross-reactivity of anti-nDNA antibodies with nuclear envelope proteins. Isolation of a cDNA encoding the 70 kDa annular protein recognized by autoantibodies from patients with systemic lupus erythematosus
    R Herrera-Diosdado
    Department of Immunology, Universidad Autonoma de Zacatecas, Mexico
    Rev Rhum Engl Ed 64:82-8. 1997
  3. ncbi Renal expression of IL-6 and TNFalpha genes in lupus nephritis
    R Herrera-Esparza
    Immunotechnology Unit, CBE, UAZ, Guadalupe Zac, Mexico
    Lupus 7:154-8. 1998
  4. ncbi Apoptosis and cell proliferation: the paradox of salivary glands in Sjögren's disease
    Rafael Herrera-Esparza
    Centro de Biología Experimental CBE, Universidad Autonoma de Zacatecas, Guadalupe, Zacatecas, Mexico
    Acta Reumatol Port 33:299-303. 2008
  5. ncbi FasL and Bax genes are differentially expressed in acinar epithelium and inflammatory cells of primary Sjögren salivary glands
    I Badillo-Almaraz
    Center of Experimental Biology, University of Zacatecas, Zacatecas, Mexico
    Minerva Med 94:341-5. 2003
  6. pmc Apoptosis and redistribution of the Ro autoantigen in Balb/c mouse like in subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus
    Rafael Herrera-Esparza
    Department of Immunology, Centro de Biología Experimental, Universidad Autonoma de Zacatecas, Zacatecas, Mexico
    Clin Dev Immunol 13:163-6. 2006
  7. ncbi Autoantibodies against Cajal bodies in systemic lupus erythematosus
    José Vázquez-Talavera
    Department of Immunology, Centro de Biología Experimental, Universidad Autonoma de Zacatecas, Mexico
    Med Sci Monit 10:BR130-4. 2004
  8. ncbi Antinuclear antibodies recognize cellular autoantigens driven by apoptosis
    Roxana Ramírez-Sandoval
    Department of Molecular Biology, Centro de Biología Experimental, Universidad Autonoma de Zacatecas, Chepinque 306, Col Lomas de la Soledad, 98040, Zacatecas, Mexico
    Joint Bone Spine 70:187-94. 2003
  9. ncbi Production of anti-epithelial antibodies and acantholysis by vaccination with an anti-idiotypic antibody, mimicking desmoglein 1
    Esperanza Avalos-Diaz
    Department of Immunology, Centro de Biología Experimental, Universidad Autonoma de Zacatecas, Mexico
    Exp Dermatol 17:44-8. 2008
  10. pmc Potential protein targets of the peptidylarginine deiminase 2 and peptidylarginine deiminase 4 enzymes in rheumatoid synovial tissue and its possible meaning
    Martha Adriana Badillo-Soto
    Department of Immunology, Unidad Académica de Ciencias Biológicas, Universidad Autonoma de Zacatecas, Zacatecas, Mexico
    Eur J Rheumatol 3:44-49. 2016

Collaborators

  • E Avalos-Diaz
  • Roxana Ramírez-Sandoval
  • María Elena Pérez-Pérez
  • Juan Jose Bollain-Y-Goytia
  • Martha Adriana Badillo-Soto
  • Mayra Rodríguez-Rodríguez
  • Deyanira Pacheco-Tovar
  • Sergio H Sánchez-Rodriguez
  • Esteban Meza-Lamas
  • José Vázquez-Talavera
  • Miguel Angel Carrillo-Jiménez
  • Leonel Daza-Benítez
  • I Badillo-Almaraz
  • Nayeli Luévano-Rodríguez
  • Reinaldo Gurrola-Carlos
  • Sergio Saldívar-Elias
  • Francisco Cabral-Arellano
  • Olga Barbosa-Cisneros
  • Argelia López-Luna
  • Eréndira López-Robles
  • Edgar Esparza Ibarra
  • R Herrera-Diosdado
  • R Villalobos-Hurtado
  • David Herrera-van Oostdam
  • Ricardo Villalobos

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. ncbi U3 snoRNP associates with fibrillarin a component of the scleroderma clumpy nucleolar domain
    Rafael Herrera-Esparza
    Department of Molecular Biology, Centro de Biología Experimental, Universidad Autonoma de Zacatecas, Guadalupe, Mexico
    Arch Dermatol Res 294:310-7. 2002
    ..In conclusion, the fibrillarin-U3 snoRNP complex is the major component of the clumpy subcellular domain. Therefore these molecules constitute an important target of scleroderma autoantibodies...
  2. ncbi Cross-reactivity of anti-nDNA antibodies with nuclear envelope proteins. Isolation of a cDNA encoding the 70 kDa annular protein recognized by autoantibodies from patients with systemic lupus erythematosus
    R Herrera-Diosdado
    Department of Immunology, Universidad Autonoma de Zacatecas, Mexico
    Rev Rhum Engl Ed 64:82-8. 1997
    ..To determine whether annular rDNA is complexed with the nuclear envelope proteins...
  3. ncbi Renal expression of IL-6 and TNFalpha genes in lupus nephritis
    R Herrera-Esparza
    Immunotechnology Unit, CBE, UAZ, Guadalupe Zac, Mexico
    Lupus 7:154-8. 1998
    ..Inflammatory cytokines are actively synthesized in the kidneys of patients with lupus nephritis and therefore, may play a role in its pathogenesis...
  4. ncbi Apoptosis and cell proliferation: the paradox of salivary glands in Sjögren's disease
    Rafael Herrera-Esparza
    Centro de Biología Experimental CBE, Universidad Autonoma de Zacatecas, Guadalupe, Zacatecas, Mexico
    Acta Reumatol Port 33:299-303. 2008
    ..To assess apoptosis and proliferation in salivary glands of patients with primary Sjögren's syndrome...
  5. ncbi FasL and Bax genes are differentially expressed in acinar epithelium and inflammatory cells of primary Sjögren salivary glands
    I Badillo-Almaraz
    Center of Experimental Biology, University of Zacatecas, Zacatecas, Mexico
    Minerva Med 94:341-5. 2003
    ..Assess the expression of FasL, Bax, TNFa and IL-6, genes in salivary glands of primary Sjögren patients...
  6. pmc Apoptosis and redistribution of the Ro autoantigen in Balb/c mouse like in subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus
    Rafael Herrera-Esparza
    Department of Immunology, Centro de Biología Experimental, Universidad Autonoma de Zacatecas, Zacatecas, Mexico
    Clin Dev Immunol 13:163-6. 2006
    ..In conclusion, the caspase pathway would be blocked to avoid anti-Ro deposition along skin; this finding would be a prospect in the treatment of SCLE patients...
  7. ncbi Autoantibodies against Cajal bodies in systemic lupus erythematosus
    José Vázquez-Talavera
    Department of Immunology, Centro de Biología Experimental, Universidad Autonoma de Zacatecas, Mexico
    Med Sci Monit 10:BR130-4. 2004
    ..The aim of the present investigation is to assess the presence of anti-CB autoantibodies in a cohort of SLE sera...
  8. ncbi Antinuclear antibodies recognize cellular autoantigens driven by apoptosis
    Roxana Ramírez-Sandoval
    Department of Molecular Biology, Centro de Biología Experimental, Universidad Autonoma de Zacatecas, Chepinque 306, Col Lomas de la Soledad, 98040, Zacatecas, Mexico
    Joint Bone Spine 70:187-94. 2003
    ..Present study addresses the issue whether cellular antigens recognised by antinuclear autoantibodies are driven by apoptosis...
  9. ncbi Production of anti-epithelial antibodies and acantholysis by vaccination with an anti-idiotypic antibody, mimicking desmoglein 1
    Esperanza Avalos-Diaz
    Department of Immunology, Centro de Biología Experimental, Universidad Autonoma de Zacatecas, Mexico
    Exp Dermatol 17:44-8. 2008
    ..In conclusion, the immunization with pemphigus anti-idiotype antibody may elicit anti-epithelial antibodies via internal images. This experimental approach can be used to understand the pathogenic mechanisms of pemphigus...
  10. pmc Potential protein targets of the peptidylarginine deiminase 2 and peptidylarginine deiminase 4 enzymes in rheumatoid synovial tissue and its possible meaning
    Martha Adriana Badillo-Soto
    Department of Immunology, Unidad Académica de Ciencias Biológicas, Universidad Autonoma de Zacatecas, Zacatecas, Mexico
    Eur J Rheumatol 3:44-49. 2016
    ..By hypothesizing that PAD2 and PAD4 enzymes produce autoantigens, we investigated five possible synovial protein targets of PAD enzymes...
  11. pmc An Animal Model Using Metallic Ions to Produce Autoimmune Nephritis
    Roxana Ramírez-Sandoval
    Laboratorios de Inmunología y Biología Molecular, UA Ciencias Biológicas, Universidad Autonoma de Zacatecas, 98040 Zacatecas, Zac, Mexico
    J Immunol Res 2015:269610. 2015
    ..These phenomena were accompanied by proteinuria and increased concentrations of urea. Based on these results, we conclude that metallic ions may induce experimental autoimmune nephritis. ..
  12. ncbi Camptothecin induces the transit of FasL trimers to the cell surface in apoptotic HEp-2 cells
    Esteban Meza-Lamas
    Department of Molecular Biology, CBE, Universidad Autonoma de Zacatecas, Guadalpue, Zacatecas, Mexico
    Cell Mol Biol Lett 11:299-311. 2006
    ..FasL is trimerized prior to Fas/FasL complex formation, and after apoptosis, FasL undergoes an intense turnover...
  13. pmc An Activin Receptor IA/Activin-Like Kinase-2 (R206H) Mutation in Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva
    Rafael Herrera-Esparza
    Departments of Immunology and Molecular Biology, School of Biology, Universidad Autonoma de Zacatecas, Chepinque 306, Colonia Lomas de la Soledad, 98040 Zacatecas, Zac, Mexico
    Case Rep Genet 2013:260371. 2013
    ....
  14. pmc Posttranslational Protein Modification in the Salivary Glands of Sjögren's Syndrome Patients
    Rafael Herrera-Esparza
    Department of Immunology, School of Biological Sciences, Universidad Autonoma de Zacatecas, Chepinque 306, Colonia Lomas de la Soledad, 98040 Zacatecas, Zac, Mexico
    Autoimmune Dis 2013:548064. 2013
    ..In conclusion, patients with Sjögren's syndrome expressed the catalytic machinery to produce posttranslational reactions that may result in autoantigen triggering...
  15. ncbi CENP-B is a conserved gene among vegetal species
    Olga Barbosa-Cisneros
    Department of Molecular Biology, CBE Universidad Autónoma de Zacatecas, Chepinque 306, Col Lomas de la Soledad, Zacatecas, Zac 58040 Mexico
    Genet Mol Res 1:241-5. 2002
    ..Apparently the CENP-B centromere protein or an equivalent protein is widely distributed in the vegetal kingdom...
  16. pmc Autoimmune vitiligo in rheumatic disease in the mestizo Mexican population
    Esperanza Avalos-Diaz
    Department of Immunology, UACB, Universidad Autonoma de Zacatecas, Zacatecas 98040, Mexico
    Biomed Rep 5:176-180. 2016
    ..However, the relative risk increased when there were other autoimmune comorbidities, such as thyroiditis or celiac disease. Therefore, the presence of multiple autoimmune syndromes should be suspected...
  17. doi GW bodies: from RNA biology to clinical implications in autoimmunity
    Rafael Herrera-Esparza
    Universidad Autonoma de Zacatecas, Department of Immunology, Chepinque 206, Col Lomas de la Soledad, Zacatecas, 98040, Mexico
    Expert Rev Clin Immunol 4:21-5. 2008
    ..Results of the present studies propose a regulatory function of RNAi in GWB assembly; therefore, cell biology implications of GWBs may open a new area in pathogenic mechanisms of autoimmunity...
  18. pmc The caspase pathway as a possible therapeutic target in experimental pemphigus
    Deyanira Pacheco-Tovar
    Departamento de Inmunologia, Centro de Biología Experimental, Universidad Autonoma de Zacatecas, Chepinque 306, Col Lomas de la Soledad, 98040 Zacatecas, Zac, Mexico
    Autoimmune Dis 2011:563091. 2011
    ..In conclusion, inhibition of the caspase pathway may be a promising therapeutic tool that can help in the treatment of pemphigus flare ups...
  19. ncbi Anti-idiotype antibodies abrogate the tissue deposition of anti-RNP human autoantibodies injected into neonatal BALB/c mice
    Francisco Cabral-Arellano
    Center for experimental biology, Universidad Autonoma de Zacatecas, Guadalupe, Mexico
    Joint Bone Spine 69:43-50. 2002
    ....
  20. pmc Autoantibodies in senear-usher syndrome: cross-reactivity or multiple autoimmunity?
    María Elena Pérez-Pérez
    Department of Immunology, Universidad Autonoma de Zacatecas, Chepinque 306, Colonia Lomas de la Soledad, 98040 Zacatecas, Zac, Mexico
    Autoimmune Dis 2012:296214. 2012
    ..Given these clinical and serological data, we suggest that pemphigus erythematosus behaves as a multiple autoimmune disease...
  21. doi Tacrolimus therapy for circinate balanitis associated with reactive arthritis
    Rafael Herrera-Esparza
    Departamento de Inmunología Unidad Académica de Biología Experimental, Universidad Autonoma de Zacatecas, Guadalupe, Zac, Mexico
    J Clin Rheumatol 15:377-9. 2009
    ..In some patients, this clinical triad is accompanied by circinate balanitis and keratoderma on the palms and soles. Balanitis, in some cases, is refractory to conventional therapy and can be recurrent, becoming a therapeutic challenge...