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ZFIN ID: ZDB-PERS-090406-11
Figueras, Antonio
Email: antoniofigueras@iim.csic.es
URL: http://www.aquagenomics.es/
Affiliation:
Address: Instituto Investigaciones Marinas. CSIC. Spanish National Reference Laboratory for Mollusc Diseases Eduardo Cabello 6 Vigo, 36208 Spain
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Phone: 34 986 21 44 62
Fax: 34 986 29 27 62
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BIOGRAPHY AND RESEARCH INTERESTS


PUBLICATIONS
Johansen, M.D., Hortle, E., Kasparian, J.A., Romero, A., Novoa, B., Figueras, A., Britton, W.J., de Silva, K., Purdie, A.C., Oehlers, S.H. (2018) Analysis of mycobacterial infection-induced changes to host lipid metabolism in a zebrafish infection model reveals a conserved role for LDLR in infection susceptibility. Fish & shellfish immunology. 83:238-242
Álvarez-Rodríguez, M., Pereiro, P., Reyes-López, F.E., Tort, L., Figueras, A., Novoa, B. (2018) Analysis of the Long-Lived Responses Induced by Immunostimulants and Their Effects on a Viral Infection in Zebrafish (Danio rerio).. Frontiers in immunology. 9:1575
Pereiro, P., Forn-Cuní, G., Dios, S., Coll, J., Figueras, A., Novoa, B. (2017) Interferon-independent antiviral activity of 25-hydroxycholesterol in a teleost fish. Antiviral Research. 145:146-159
Varela, M., Figueras, A., Novoa, B. (2017) Modelling viral infections using zebrafish: Innate immune response and antiviral research. Antiviral Research. 139:59-68
García-Valtanen, P., Martínez-López, A., López-Muñoz, A., Bello-Perez, M., Medina-Gali, R.M., Ortega-Villaizán, M.D., Varela, M., Figueras, A., Mulero, V., Novoa, B., Estepa, A., Coll, J. (2017) Zebra Fish Lacking Adaptive Immunity Acquire an Antiviral Alert State Characterized by Upregulated Gene Expression of Apoptosis, Multigene Families, and Interferon-Related Genes. Frontiers in immunology. 8:121
Forn-Cuní, G., Varela, M., Pereiro, P., Novoa, B., Figueras, A. (2017) Conserved gene regulation during acute inflammation between zebrafish and mammals. Scientific Reports. 7:41905
Romero, A., Saraceni, P.R., Merino, S., Figueras, A., Tomás, J.M., Novoa, B. (2016) The Animal Model Determines the Results of Aeromonas Virulence Factors.. Frontiers in microbiology. 7:1574
Saraceni, P.R., Romero, A., Figueras, A., Novoa, B. (2016) Establishment of Infection Models in Zebrafish Larvae (Danio rerio) to Study the Pathogenesis of Aeromonas hydrophila. Frontiers in microbiology. 7:1219
Varela, M., Forn-Cuní, G., Dios, S., Figueras, A., Novoa, B. (2016) Proinflammatory Caspase A Activation and an Antiviral State Are Induced by a Zebrafish Perforin after Possible Cellular and Functional Diversification from a Myeloid Ancestor. Journal of Innate Immunity. 8(1):43-56
Pereiro, P., Varela, M., Diaz-Rosales, P., Romero, A., Dios, S., Figueras, A., Novoa, B. (2015) Zebrafish Nk-lysins: first insights about their cellular and functional diversification. Developmental and comparative immunology. 51(1):148-59
Forn-Cuní, G., Varela, M., Fernández, C.M., Figueras, A., Novoa, B. (2015) Liver immune responses to inflammatory stimuli in a diet-induced obesity model of zebrafish. The Journal of endocrinology. 224(2):159-70
Varela, M., Romero, A., Dios, S., van der Vaart, M., Figueras, A., Meijer, A.H., Novoa, B. (2014) Cellular Visualization of Macrophage Pyroptosis and Interleukin-1β Release in a Viral Hemorrhagic Infection in Zebrafish Larvae. Journal of virology. 88(20):12026-40
Dios, S., Balseiro, P., Costa, M.M., Romero, A., Boltaña, S., Roher, N., Mackenzie, S., Figueras, A., Novoa, B. (2014) The Involvement of Cholesterol in Sepsis and Tolerance to Lipopolysaccharide Highlighted by the Transcriptome Analysis of Zebrafish (Danio rerio). Zebrafish. 11(5):421-33
García-Valtanen, P., Ortega-Villaizán, M.D., Martínez-López, A., Medina-Gali, R., Pérez, L., Mackenzie, S., Figueras, A., Coll, J.M., Estepa, A. (2014) Autophagy-inducing peptides from mammalian VSV and fish VHSV rhabdoviral G glycoproteins (G) as models for the development of new therapeutic molecules. Autophagy. 10(9):1666-80
Varela, M., Diaz-Rosales, P., Pereiro, P., Forn-Cuní, G., Costa, M.M., Dios, S., Romero, A., Figueras, A., Novoa, B. (2014) Interferon-Induced Genes of the Expanded IFIT Family Show Conserved Antiviral Activities in Non-Mammalian Species. PLoS One. 9:e100015
Forn-Cuní, G., Reis, E.S., Dios, S., Posada, D., Lambris, J.D., Figueras, A., Novoa, B. (2014) The Evolution and Appearance of C3 Duplications in Fish Originate an Exclusive Teleost c3 Gene Form with Anti-Inflammatory Activity. PLoS One. 9:e99673
Costa, M.M., Saraceni, P.R., Forn-Cuní, G., Dios, S., Romero, A., Figueras, A., and Novoa, B. (2013) IL-22 is a key player in the regulation of inflammation in fish and involves innate immune cells and PI3K signaling. Developmental and comparative immunology. 41(4):746-755
Ceinos, R.M., Torres-Nuñez, E., Chamorro, R., Novoa, B., Figueras, A., Ruane, N.M., and Rotllant, J. (2013) Critical Role of the Matricellular Protein SPARC in Mediating Erythroid Progenitor Cell Development in Zebrafish. Cells, tissues, organs. 197(3):196-208
Varela, M., Dios, S., Novoa, B., and Figueras, A. (2012) Characterisation, expression and ontogeny of interleukin-6 and its receptors in zebrafish (Danio rerio). Developmental and comparative immunology. 37(1):97-106
Novoa, B., and Figueras, A. (2012) Zebrafish: model for the study of inflammation and the innate immune response to infectious diseases. Advances in experimental medicine and biology. 946:253-275
López-Muñoz, A., Sepulcre, M.P., Roca, F.J., Figueras, A., Meseguer, J., and Mulero, V. (2011) Evolutionary conserved pro-inflammatory and antigen presentation functions of zebrafish IFNγ revealed by transcriptomic and functional analysis. Molecular immunology. 48(9-10):1073-1083
Dios, S., Romero, A., Chamorro, R., Figueras, A., and Novoa, B. (2010) Effect Of The Temperature During Antiviral Immune Response Ontogeny In Teleosts. Fish & shellfish immunology. 29(6):1019-1027
Monroig, O., Rotllant, J., Cerda-Reverter, J.M., Dick, J.R., Figueras, A., and Tocher, D.R. (2010) Expression and role of Elovl4 elongases in biosynthesis of very long-chain fatty acids during zebrafish Danio rerio early embryonic development. Biochimica et biophysica acta. Molecular and cell biology of lipids. 1801(10):1145-1154
Encinas, P., Rodriguez-Milla, M.A., Novoa, B., Estepa, A., Figueras, A., and Coll, J. (2010) Zebrafish fin immune responses during high mortality infections with viral haemorrhagic septicemia rhabdovirus. A proteomic and transcriptomic approach. BMC Genomics. 11:518
Novoa, B., Mackenzie, S., and Figueras, A. (2010) Inflammation and Innate Immune Response Against Viral Infections in Marine Fish. Current pharmaceutical design. 16(38):4175-4184
Rodríguez, I., Chamorro, R., Novoa, B., and Figueras, A. (2009) beta-Glucan administration enhances disease resistance and some innate immune responses in zebrafish (Danio rerio). Fish & shellfish immunology. 27(2):369-373
Novoa, B., Bowman, T.V., Zon, L., and Figueras, A. (2009) LPS response and tolerance in the zebrafish (Danio rerio). Fish & shellfish immunology. 26(2):326-331
Rodríguez, I., Novoa, B., and Figueras, A. (2008) Immune response of zebrafish (Danio rerio) against a newly isolated bacterial pathogen Aeromonas hydrophila. Fish & shellfish immunology. 25(3):239-249
Novoa, B., Romero, A., Mulero, V., Rodriguez, I., Fernandez, I., and Figueras, A. (2006) Zebrafish (Danio rerio) as a model for the study of vaccination against viral haemorrhagic septicemia virus (VHSV). Vaccine. 24(31-31):5806-5816

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