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Armando Varela, Ph.D. - Publications

Biological Sciences University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX, United States 
Anti-Cancer, Drug Discovery, Apoptosis

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2020 Nakamura-Bencomo S, Gutierrez DA, Robles-Escajeda E, Iglesias-Figueroa B, Siqueiros-Cendón TS, Espinoza-Sánchez EA, Arévalo-Gallegos S, Aguilera RJ, Rascón-Cruz Q, Varela-Ramirez A. Recombinant human lactoferrin carrying humanized glycosylation exhibits antileukemia selective cytotoxicity, microfilament disruption, cell cycle arrest, and apoptosis activities. Investigational New Drugs. PMID 33063290 DOI: 10.1007/s10637-020-01020-2  0.6
2019 Ruiz-Medina BE, Lerma D, Hwang M, Ross JA, Skouta R, Aguilera RJ, Kirken RA, Varela-Ramirez A, Robles-Escajeda E. Green barley mitigates cytotoxicity in human lymphocytes undergoing aggressive oxidative stress, via activation of both the Lyn/PI3K/Akt and MAPK/ERK pathways. Scientific Reports. 9: 6005. PMID 30979953 DOI: 10.1038/s41598-019-42228-4  0.4
2017 Varela-Ramirez A, Abendroth J, Mejia AA, Phan IQ, Lorimer DD, Edwards TE, Aguilera RJ.. Structure of acid deoxyribonuclease. Nucleic Acids Res.. 45: 6217-6227. DOI: 10.1093/nar/gkx222.  0.04
2015 Barrera SP, Castrejon-Tellez V, Trinidad M, Robles-Escajeda E, Vargas-Medrano J, Varela-Ramirez A, Miranda M. PKC-Dependent GlyT1 Ubiquitination Occurs Independent of Phosphorylation: Inespecificity in Lysine Selection for Ubiquitination. Plos One. 10: e0138897. PMID 26418248 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0138897  1
2015 Kabiraj P, Valenzuela CA, Marin JE, Ramirez DA, Mendez L, Hwang MS, Varela-Ramirez A, Fenelon K, Narayan M, Skouta R. The Neuroprotective Role of Ferrostatin-1 Under Rotenone-Induced Oxidative Stress in Dopaminergic Neuroblastoma Cells. The Protein Journal. 34: 349-58. PMID 26385697 DOI: 10.1007/s10930-015-9629-7  1
2015 Han SX, Zhou X, Sui X, He CC, Cai MJ, Ma JL, Zhang YY, Zhou CY, Ma CX, Varela-Ramirez A, Zhu Q. Serum dickkopf-1 is a novel serological biomarker for the diagnosis and prognosis of pancreatic cancer. Oncotarget. PMID 26101916  1
2015 Liu M, Varela-Ramirez A, Li J, Dai L, Aguilera RJ, Zhang JY. Humoral autoimmune response to nucleophosmin in the immunodiagnosis of hepatocellular carcinoma. Oncology Reports. 33: 2245-52. PMID 25779011 DOI: 10.3892/or.2015.3854  1
2015 Rico CM, Barrios AC, Tan W, Rubenecia R, Lee SC, Varela-Ramirez A, Peralta-Videa JR, Gardea-Torresdey JL. Physiological and biochemical response of soil-grown barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) to cerium oxide nanoparticles. Environmental Science and Pollution Research International. 22: 10551-8. PMID 25735245 DOI: 10.1007/s11356-015-4243-y  1
2015 Oldham ED, Nunes LM, Varela-Ramirez A, Rankin SE, Knutson BL, Aguilera RJ, Lehmler HJ. Cytotoxic activity of triazole-containing alkyl β-D-glucopyranosides on a human T-cell leukemia cell line. Chemistry Central Journal. 9: 3. PMID 25705252 DOI: 10.1186/s13065-014-0072-1  1
2014 Sierra-Fonseca JA, Najera O, Martinez-Jurado J, Walker EM, Varela-Ramirez A, Khan AM, Miranda M, Lamango NS, Roychowdhury S. Nerve growth factor induces neurite outgrowth of PC12 cells by promoting Gβγ-microtubule interaction. Bmc Neuroscience. 15: 132. PMID 25552352 DOI: 10.1186/s12868-014-0132-4  1
2014 Kabiraj P, Marin JE, Varela-Ramirez A, Zubia E, Narayan M. Ellagic acid mitigates SNO-PDI induced aggregation of Parkinsonian biomarkers. Acs Chemical Neuroscience. 5: 1209-20. PMID 25247703 DOI: 10.1021/cn500214k  1
2014 Seong CS, Varela-Ramirez A, Tang X, Anchondo B, Magallanes D, Aguilera RJ. Cloning and characterization of a novel Drosophila stress induced DNase. Plos One. 9: e103564. PMID 25083901 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0103564  1
2014 Nunes LM, Robles-Escajeda E, Santiago-Vazquez Y, Ortega NM, Lema C, Muro A, Almodovar G, Das U, Das S, Dimmock JR, Aguilera RJ, Varela-Ramirez A. The gender of cell lines matters when screening for novel anti-cancer drugs. The Aaps Journal. 16: 872-4. PMID 24875051 DOI: 10.1208/s12248-014-9617-4  1
2014 Gamboa Varela J, De Chatterjee A, Guevara P, Ramirez V, Metta-Magaña AJ, Villagrán D, Varela-Ramirez A, Das S, Nuñez JE. Synthesis, characterization, and evaluation of cis-diphenyl pyridineamine platinum(II) complexes as potential anti-breast cancer agents. Journal of Biological Inorganic Chemistry : Jbic : a Publication of the Society of Biological Inorganic Chemistry. 19: 967-79. PMID 24737042 DOI: 10.1007/s00775-014-1133-6  1
2014 Gant VU, Moreno S, Varela-Ramirez A, Johnson KL. Two membrane-associated regions within the Nodamura virus RNA-dependent RNA polymerase are critical for both mitochondrial localization and RNA replication. Journal of Virology. 88: 5912-26. PMID 24696464 DOI: 10.1128/JVI.03032-13  1
2014 Santiago-Vazquez Y, Das S, Das U, Robles-Escajeda E, Ortega NM, Lema C, Varela-Ramírez A, Aguilera RJ, Balzarini J, De Clercq E, Dimmock SG, Gorecki DK, Dimmock JR. Novel 3,5-bis(arylidene)-4-oxo-1-piperidinyl dimers: structure-activity relationships and potent antileukemic and antilymphoma cytotoxicity. European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry. 77: 315-22. PMID 24657568 DOI: 10.1016/j.ejmech.2014.03.009  1
2014 Pedroza DA, De Leon F, Varela-Ramirez A, Lema C, Aguilera RJ, Mito S. The cytotoxic effect of 2-acylated-1,4-naphthohydroquinones on leukemia/lymphoma cells. Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry. 22: 842-7. PMID 24368029 DOI: 10.1016/j.bmc.2013.12.007  1
2013 Robles-Escajeda E, Martínez A, Varela-Ramirez A, Sánchez-Delgado RA, Aguilera RJ. Analysis of the cytotoxic effects of ruthenium-ketoconazole and ruthenium-clotrimazole complexes on cancer cells. Cell Biology and Toxicology. 29: 431-43. PMID 24272524 DOI: 10.1007/s10565-013-9264-z  1
2013 Rico CM, Morales MI, McCreary R, Castillo-Michel H, Barrios AC, Hong J, Tafoya A, Lee WY, Varela-Ramirez A, Peralta-Videa JR, Gardea-Torresdey JL. Cerium oxide nanoparticles modify the antioxidative stress enzyme activities and macromolecule composition in rice seedlings. Environmental Science & Technology. 47: 14110-8. PMID 24266714 DOI: 10.1021/es4033887  1
2013 Robles-Escajeda E, Lerma D, Nyakeriga AM, Ross JA, Kirken RA, Aguilera RJ, Varela-Ramirez A. Searching in mother nature for anti-cancer activity: anti-proliferative and pro-apoptotic effect elicited by green barley on leukemia/lymphoma cells. Plos One. 8: e73508. PMID 24039967 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0073508  1
2013 Bayer-Santos E, Aguilar-Bonavides C, Rodrigues SP, Cordero EM, Marques AF, Varela-Ramirez A, Choi H, Yoshida N, da Silveira JF, Almeida IC. Proteomic analysis of Trypanosoma cruzi secretome: characterization of two populations of extracellular vesicles and soluble proteins. Journal of Proteome Research. 12: 883-97. PMID 23214914 DOI: 10.1021/pr300947g  1
2012 Zhao L, Peng B, Hernandez-Viezcas JA, Rico C, Sun Y, Peralta-Videa JR, Tang X, Niu G, Jin L, Varela-Ramirez A, Zhang JY, Gardea-Torresdey JL. Stress response and tolerance of Zea mays to CeO2 nanoparticles: cross talk among H2O2, heat shock protein, and lipid peroxidation. Acs Nano. 6: 9615-22. PMID 23050848 DOI: 10.1021/nn302975u  1
2012 Kabiraj P, Pal R, Varela-Ramirez A, Miranda M, Narayan M. Nitrosative stress mediated misfolded protein aggregation mitigated by Na-D-β-hydroxybutyrate intervention. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. 426: 438-44. PMID 22974977 DOI: 10.1016/j.bbrc.2012.08.121  1
2012 Zhao L, Peralta-Videa JR, Varela-Ramirez A, Castillo-Michel H, Li C, Zhang J, Aguilera RJ, Keller AA, Gardea-Torresdey JL. Effect of surface coating and organic matter on the uptake of CeO2 NPs by corn plants grown in soil: Insight into the uptake mechanism. Journal of Hazardous Materials. 225: 131-8. PMID 22633924 DOI: 10.1016/j.jhazmat.2012.05.008  1
2011 Liu F, Anis R, Hwang E, Ovalle R, Varela-Ramírez A, Aguilera RJ, Contel M. Group 11 Metal Compounds with Tripodal Bis(imidazole) Thioether Ligands. Applications as Catalysts in the Oxidation of Alkenes and as Antimicrobial Agents. Molecules (Basel, Switzerland). 16: 6701-20. PMID 25134773 DOI: 10.3390/molecules16086701  1
2011 González-Pantoja JF, Stern M, Jarzecki AA, Royo E, Robles-Escajeda E, Varela-Ramírez A, Aguilera RJ, Contel M. Titanocene-phosphine derivatives as precursors to cytotoxic heterometallic TiAu2 and TiM (M = Pd, Pt) compounds. Studies of their interactions with DNA. Inorganic Chemistry. 50: 11099-110. PMID 21958150 DOI: 10.1021/ic201647h  1
2011 Das S, Das U, Varela-Ramírez A, Lema C, Aguilera RJ, Balzarini J, De Clercq E, Dimmock SG, Gorecki DK, Dimmock JR. Bis[3,5-bis(benzylidene)-4-oxo-1-piperidinyl]amides: a novel class of potent cytotoxins. Chemmedchem. 6: 1892-9. PMID 21826795 DOI: 10.1002/cmdc.201100199  1
2011 Varela-Ramirez A, Costanzo M, Carrasco YP, Pannell KH, Aguilera RJ. Cytotoxic effects of two organotin compounds and their mode of inflicting cell death on four mammalian cancer cells. Cell Biology and Toxicology. 27: 159-68. PMID 21069563 DOI: 10.1007/s10565-010-9178-y  1
2010 Martínez A, Rajapakse CS, Sánchez-Delgado RA, Varela-Ramirez A, Lema C, Aguilera RJ. Arene-Ru(II)-chloroquine complexes interact with DNA, induce apoptosis on human lymphoid cell lines and display low toxicity to normal mammalian cells. Journal of Inorganic Biochemistry. 104: 967-77. PMID 20605217 DOI: 10.1016/j.jinorgbio.2010.05.002  1
2009 Elie BT, Levine C, Ubarretxena-Belandia I, Varela-Ramírez A, Aguilera RJ, Ovalle R, Contel M. Water Soluble Phosphane-Gold(I) Complexes. Applications as Recyclable Catalysts in a Three-component Coupling Reaction and as Antimicrobial and Anticancer Agents. European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry. 2009: 3421-3430. PMID 23524957 DOI: 10.1002/ejic.200900279  1
2009 Shaik N, Martínez A, Augustin I, Giovinazzo H, Varela-Ramírez A, Sanaú M, Aguilera RJ, Contel M. Synthesis of apoptosis-inducing iminophosphorane organogold(III) complexes and study of their interactions with biomolecular targets. Inorganic Chemistry. 48: 1577-87. PMID 19146434 DOI: 10.1021/ic801925k  1
2008 Shpak M, Kugelman JR, Varela-Ramirez A, Aguilera RJ. The phylogeny and evolution of deoxyribonuclease II: an enzyme essential for lysosomal DNA degradation. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 47: 841-54. PMID 18226927 DOI: 10.1016/j.ympev.2007.11.033  1
2007 Montoya V, Gutierrez C, Najera O, Leony D, Varela-Ramirez A, Popova J, Rasenick MM, Das S, Roychowdhury S. G protein betagamma subunits interact with alphabeta- and gamma-tubulin and play a role in microtubule assembly in PC12 cells. Cell Motility and the Cytoskeleton. 64: 936-50. PMID 17705289 DOI: 10.1002/cm.20234  1
2007 Cruz-Campa I, Arzola A, Santiago L, Parsons JG, Varela-Ramirez A, Aguilera RJ, Noveron JC. A novel class of metal-directed supramolecular DNA-delivery systems. Chemical Communications (Cambridge, England). 2944-6. PMID 17622439 DOI: 10.1039/b703201c  1
2006 Seong CS, Varela-Ramirez A, Aguilera RJ. DNase II deficiency impairs innate immune function in Drosophila. Cellular Immunology. 240: 5-13. PMID 16854402 DOI: 10.1016/j.cellimm.2006.05.007  1
2005 Varela-Ramirez A, Mejia A, Garcia D, Bader J, Aguilera RJ. HIV infection and risk behavior of Hispanic farm workers at the west Texas-Mexico border. Ethnicity & Disease. 15: S5-92-6. PMID 16312943  1
2005 Montoya J, Varela-Ramirez A, Shanmugasundram M, Martinez LE, Primm TP, Aguilera RJ. Tandem screening of toxic compounds on GFP-labeled bacteria and cancer cells in microtiter plates. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. 335: 367-72. PMID 16081045 DOI: 10.1016/j.bbrc.2005.07.086  1
2004 Montoya J, Varela-Ramirez A, Estrada A, Martinez LE, Garza K, Aguilera RJ. A fluorescence-based rapid screening assay for cytotoxic compounds. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. 325: 1517-23. PMID 15555600 DOI: 10.1016/j.bbrc.2004.10.196  1
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