1. Balboa E, Saavedra F, Cea LA, Vargas AA, Ramírez V, Escamilla R, Sáez JC, Regueira T. (2018) Sepsis-Induced Channelopathy in Skeletal Muscles is Associated with Expression of Non-Selective Channels. Shock. 49(2):221-228. doi: 10.1097/SHK.0000000000000916
  2. Barría I, Güiza J, Cifuentes F, Zamorano P, Sáez JC, González J, Vega JL. (2018) Trypanosoma cruzi Infection Induces Pannexin-1 Channel Opening in Cardiac Myocytes. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 1860(1):91-95. doi: 10.1016/j.bbamem.2017.10.006
  3. Bonansco C, Martínez-Pinto J, Silva RA, Velásquez VB, Martorell A, Selva MV, Espinosa P, Moya PR, Cruz G, Andrés ME, Sotomayor-Zárate R. (2018) Neonatal exposure to estradiol increases dopaminergic transmission in Nucleus Accumbens and morphine-induced conditioned place preference in adult female rats. J Neuroendocrinol. 2018 Jan 29. doi: 10.1111/jne.12574. [Epub ahead of print]
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  7. Chiu CQ, Martenson JS, Yamazaki M, Natsume R, Sakimura K, Tomita S, Tavalin SJ, Higley MJ. (2018) Input-Specific NMDAR-Dependent Potentiation of Dendritic GABAergic Inhibition. Neuron. 97(2):368-377.e3. doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2017.12.032.
  8. Elgueta C, Leroy F, Vielma AH, Schmachtenberg O, Palacios AG (2018) Electrical coupling between A17 cells enhances reciprocal inhibitory feedback to rod bipolar cells. Sci Rep. 8(1):3123. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-21119-0
  9. Elizondo-García ME, Márquez-Miranda V, Araya-Durán I, Valencia-Gallegos JA, González-Nilo FD (2018) Self-Assembly Behavior Of Amphiphilic Janus Dendrimers In Water: A Combined Experimental And Coarse-Grained Molecular Dynamics Simulation Approach.Molecules. 23(4). Pii: E969. doi: 10.3390/molecules23040969
  10. Escobar MJ, Alexandre F, Viéville T, Palacios AG. (20178). Rapid Prototyping for Bio–Inspired Robots. In Rapid Roboting: Recent Advances on 3D Printers and Robotics, Intelligent Systems, Control and Automation: Science and Engineering. Auat FA,Prieto PA, Fantoni G. editors. Springer International Publishing. Chapter 1. 82: 1-34.
  11. Gajardo I, Salazar CS, Lopez-Espíndola D, Estay C, Flores-Muñoz C, Elgueta C, Gonzalez-Jamett AM, Martínez AD, Muñoz P, Ardiles ÁO (2018) Lack of Pannexin 1 Alters Synaptic GluN2 Subunit Composition and Spatial Reversal Learning in Mice. Front Mol Neurosci. 11:114. doi: 10.3389/fnmol.2018.00114.
  12. García IE, Sánchez HA, Martínez AD, Retamal MA. (2018) Redox-mediated regulation of connexin proteins; focus on nitric oxide. Biochim Biophys Acta. 1860(1):91-95. doi: 10.1016/j.bbamem.2017.10.006
  13. García IE, Villanelo F, Contreras GF, Pupo A, Pinto BI, Contreras JE, Pérez-Acle T, Alvarez OLatorre R, Martínez AD, González C. (2018) The syndromic deafness mutation G12R impairs fast and slow gating in Cx26 hemichannels. J Gen Physiol. 2018 Apr 11. pii: jgp.201711782. doi: 10.1085/jgp.201711782. [Epub ahead of print]
  14. Gómez GI, Fernández P, Velarde V, Sáez JC (20218) Angiotensin II-Induced Mesangial Cell Damaged Is Preceded by Cell Membrane Permeabilization Due to Upregulation of Non-Selective Channels. Int J Mol Sci. 2018 Mar 23;19(4). pii: E957. doi: 10.3390/ijms19040957
  15. Guerrero-Beltran C, Rodriguez-Izquierdo I, Serramia MJ, Araya-Durán I, Márquez-Miranda V, Gomez R, de la Mata FJ, Leal M, González-Nilo F, Muñoz-Fernández MA (2018) Anionic Carbosilane Dendrimers Destabilize the GP120-CD4 Complex Blocking HIV-1 Entry and Cell to Cell Fusion. Bioconjug Chem. 29(5):1584-1594. Doi: 10.1021/acs.bioconjchem.8b00106
  16. Juritz EI, Bascur JP, Almonacid DE, González-Nilo FD. (2018) Novel Insights For Inhibiting Mutant Heterodimer IDH1wt-R132H In Cancer: An In-Silico Approach. Mol Diagn Ther. 22(3):369-380. Doi: 10.1007/s40291-018-0331-2
  17. Latorre R, Castillo K, and Díaz-Franulic I (2018) Sensing Pain and Temperature. In: The Proceedings of the Workshop on Cell Biology and Genetics. Edward M. De Robertis (editor). Libreria Editrice Vaticana. Vatican City. Chapter. pag 44-63
  18. Marengo FD, Cárdenas AM. (2018) How does the stimulus define exocytosis in adrenal chromaffin cells? Pflugers Arch.470(1):155-167. doi: 10.1007/s00424-017-2052-5
  19. Mathur C, Johnson KR, Tong BA, Miranda P, Srikumar D, Basilio D, Latorre RBezanilla F, Holmgren M. (2018) Demonstration of ion channel synthesis by isolated squid giant axon provides functional evidence for localized axonal membrane protein translation. Sci Rep. 8(1):2207. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-20684-8
  20. Miramontes-Sequeiros LC, Palanca-Castán N, Caamaño-Chinchilla L, Palanca-Soler A. (2018) The phenotypic variability in Rana temporaria decreases in response to drying habitats. Sci Total Environ. 612:538-543. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.08.261
  21. Moreno M, Zacarias A, Porzel A, Velasquez L, Gonzalez G, Alegría-Arcos M, Gonzalez-Nilo F, Gross EKU (2018) IR and NMR spectroscopic correlation of enterobactin by DFT. Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc. 198:264-277. doi: 10.1016/j.saa.2018.02.060.
  22. Rimkute L, Kraujalis T, Snipas M, Palacios-Prado N, Jotautis V, Skeberdis VA and Bukauskas FF. (2018)Modulation of Connexin-36 Gap Junction Channels by Intracellular pH and Magnesium Ions. Front. Physiol. 9:362. doi: 10.3389/fphys.2018.00362
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  27. Vilches F, Ravanal MC, Bravo-Moraga F, Gonzalez-Nilo D, Eyzaguirre J. (2018) Penicillium purpurogenum produces a novel endo-1,5-arabinanase, active on debranched arabinan, short arabinooligosaccharides and on the artificial substrate p-nitrophenyl arabinofuranoside. Carbohydr Res. 455:106-113. doi: 10.1016/j.carres.2017.11.014.


  1. Agurto A, Vielma AH, Cadiz B, Couve E, Schmachtenberg O. (2017) NO signaling in retinal bipolar cells. Exp Eye Res. 161:30-35. doi: 10.1016/j.exer.2017.05.013
  2. Ahumada C, Bahamondes C, Cerda CA, Silva RA, Cruz G, Moya PR, Sotomayor-Zárate R, Renard GM. (2017) Amphetamine treatment affects the extra-hypothalamic vasopressinergic system in a sex- and nucleus-dependent manner. J Neuroendocrinol. 29(4). doi: 10.1111/jne.12465
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  4. Ardiles AO, Grabrucker AM, Scholl FG, Rudenko G, Borsello T. (2017). Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms of Synaptopathies.  Neural Plast. 2017:2643943. doi: 10.1155/2017/2643943
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  6. Berna-Erro A, Izquierdo-Serra M, Sepúlveda RV, Rubio-Moscardo F, Doñate-Macián P, Serra SA, Carrillo-Garcia J, Perálvarez-Marín A, González-Nilo F, Fernández-Fernández JM, Valverde MA (2017) Structural determinants of 5′,6′-epoxyeicosatrienoic acid binding to and activation of TRPV4 channel. Sci Rep. 7(1):10522. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-11274-1
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  8. Cárdenas AM, Fernández-Olivares P, Díaz-Franulic I, González-Jamett AM, Shimahara T, Segura-Aguilar J, Caviedes R, Caviedes P. (2017) Knockdown of Myo-Inositol Transporter SMIT1 Normalizes Cholinergic and Glutamatergic Function in an Immortalized Cell Line Established from the Cerebral Cortex of a Trisomy 16 Fetal Mouse, an Animal Model of Human Trisomy 21 (Down Syndrome). Neurotox Res. 32(4):614-623. doi: 10.1007/s12640-017-9775-0
  9. Castillo K, Diaz-Franulic I, Canan J, Gonzalez-Nilo F and Latorre R. (2017) Thermally-activated TRP channels: Molecular sensors for temperature detection. Physical Biology. 15(2):021001. doi: 10.1088/1478-3975/aa9a6f.
  10. Castillo K, Valenzuela V, Oñate M and Hetz C. 2016. A molecular reporter for monitoring autophagic flux in nervous system in vivo. Methods in Enzymology 588:109-131. doi: 10.1016/bs.mie.2016.09.077
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  12. Charvériat M, Naus CC, Leybaert L, Sáez JC, Giaume C. (2017) Connexin-Dependent Neuroglial Networking as a New Therapeutic Target. Front Cell Neurosci. 11:174. doi: 10.3389/fncel.2017.00174. eCollection 2017. Review.
  13. Couve E, Lovera M, Suzuki K, Schmachtenberg O. (2017) Schwann cell phenotypes in the aging human dental pulp. J Dental Res. 97(3):347-355. doi: 10.1177/002203451773396
  14. Duran-Aniotz C, Cornejo V, Espinoza S, Ardiles AO, Medinas D, Salazar C, Foley A, Gajardo I, Thielen P, Iwawaki T, Scheper W, Soto C, Palacios AG, Hoozemans J, Hetz C. (2017) IRE1 Signaling exacerbates Alzheimer’s disease pathogenesis. Acta Neuropathologica. doi: 10.1007/s00401-017-1694-x
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  17. Gajardo-Gómez R, Labra VC, Maturana CJ, Shoji KF, Santibañez CA, Sáez JC, Giaume C, Orellana JA. (2016)  Cannabinoids prevent the amyloid β-induced activation of astroglial hemichannels: A neuroprotective mechanism. Glia. 65(1):122-137. doi: 10.1002/glia.23080.
  18. Giaume C, Sáez JC, Song W, Leybaert L, Naus CC. (2017) Connexins and pannexins in Alzheimer’s disease. Neurosci Lett. 2017 Sep 8. pii: S0304-3940(17)30740-1. doi: 10.1016/j.neulet.2017.09.006. [Epub ahead of print] Review.
  19. González A, Herrera G, Ugarte G, Restrepo C, Piña R, Pertusa M, Orio P, Madrid R. (2017) IKD Current in Cold Transduction and Damage-Triggered Cold Hypersensitivity. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2017;1015:265-277. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-62817-2_14.
  20. González A, Ugarte G, Restrepo C, Herrera G, Piña R, Gómez-Sánchez JA, Pertusa M, Orio P, Madrid R. (2017) Role of the excitability brake potassium current IKD in cold allodynia induced by chronic peripheral nerve injury. J Neurosci. 37 (12) 3109-3126; doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.3553-16.2017.
  21. González LF, Henríquez-Belmar F, Delgado-Acevedo C, Cisternas-Olmedo M, Arriagada G, Sotomayor-Zárate R, Murphy DL, Moya PR. (2017) Neurochemical and behavioral characterization of neuronal glutamate transporter EAAT3 heterozygous mice. Biol Res. 50(1):29. doi: 10.1186/s40659-017-0138-3.
  22. González-Jamett AM, Baez-Matus X, Olivares MJ, Hinostroza F, Guerra-Fernández MJ, Vasquez-Navarrete J, Thao Bui M, Guicheney P, Romero NB, Bevilacqua JA, Bitoun M, Caviedes P, Cárdenas AM. (2017).  Dynamin-2 mutations linked to Centronuclear Myopathy impair actin-dependent trafficking in muscle cells. Scientific Reports. 7(1):4580 doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-04418-w
  23. González-Jamett AM , Guerra MJ , Olivares MJ , Haro-Acuña V , Baéz-Matus X , Vásquez-Navarrete J, Momboisse F , Martinez-Quiles N, Cárdenas AM. (2017). The F-Actin Binding Protein Cortactin Regulates the Dynamics of the Exocytotic Fusion Pore through its SH3 Domain. Front. Cell. Neurosci., doi: 10.3389 /fnc el.2017.00130
  24. Gutierrez-Maldonado SE, Garate JA, Retamal MJ, Cisternas MA, Volkmann UG, Pérez-Acle T (2017) Accessing the structural and thermodynamic properties of ultra-thin layers of C32 adsorbed on a SiO2 surface. Chemical Physics Letters. 674: 64–70. doi: 10.1016/j.cplett.2017.01.065
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  26. Latorre R, Castillo K, Carrasquel-Ursulaez W, Sepulveda RV, Gonzalez-Nilo FGonzalez C and Alvarez O. 2016. Molecular determinants of BK channel functional diversity and functioning. Physiological Reviews, 97(1):39-87 doi:10.1152/physrev.00001.2016
  27. Manzanares D, Araya-Durán I, Gallego-Yerga L, Játiva P, Márquez-Miranda V, Canan J, Jiménez Blanco JL, Mellet CO, González-Nilo FD, García Fernández JM, Ceña V. (2017) Molecular determinants for cyclo-oligosaccharide-based nanoparticle-mediated effective siRNA transfection. Nanomedicine (Lond). 12(13):1607-1621. doi: 10.2217/nnm-2017-0123.
  28. Márquez-Miranda V, Abrigo J, Rivera JC, Araya-Durán I, Aravena J, Simon F, Pacheco N, González-Nilo FD, Cabello-Verrugio C.  (2017) The complex of PAMAM-OH dendrimer with Angiotensin (1-7) prevented the disuse-induced skeletal muscle atrophy in mice. Int J Nanomedicine. 12:1985-1999. doi: 10.2147/IJN.S125521.
  29. Márquez-Miranda V, Araya-Durán I, Gonzalez-Nilo FD. (2017). Multiescale molecular simulations applied to nucleic acid- dendrimer interactions studies. Curr Pharm Des. 23(21):3062-3075. doi: 10.2174/1381612823666170306093224.
  30. Martin AJ, Contreras-Riquelme S, Dominguez C, Perez-Acle T. (2017) LoTo: a graphlet based method for the comparison of local topology between gene regulatory networks. PeerJ. 5:e3052. doi: 10.7717/peerj.3052.
  31. Maturana CJ, Aguirre A, Sáez JC. (2016) High glucocorticoid levels during gestation activate the inflammasome in hippocampal oligodendrocytes of the offspring. Dev Neurobiol. 77(5):625-642. doi: 10.1002/dneu.22409
  32. Muñoz PA, Márquez SL, Gonzalez-Nilo FD, Márquez-Miranda V, Blamey JM. (2017) Structure and application of antifreeze proteins from Antarctic bacteria. Microb Cell Fact. 16(1):138. doi: 10.1186/s12934-017-0737-2
  33. Palacios AG, Escobar M J. and Céspedes E. (2017) Missing colors: The enactivist approach to perception. Constructivist Foundations. 13(1): 117–125.
  34. Palacios AG, Escobar MJ, Céspedes E (2017). Authors’ Response: Is a Weak Notion of Representation not Compatible with a Contextualist and Enactivist Account of Perception?. Constructivist Foundations, 13 (1): 135-140
  35. Palominos MF, Verdugo L, Gabaldon C, Pollak B, Ortíz-Severín J, Varas MA, Chávez FP, Calixto A. (2017) Transgenerational Diapause as an Avoidance Strategy against Bacterial Pathogens in Caenorhabditis elegans. MBio. 8(5). pii: e01234-17. doi: 10.1128/mBio.01234-17.
  36. Peñaloza JP, Márquez-Miranda V, Cabaña-Brunod M, Reyes-Ramírez R, Llancalahuen FM, Vilos C, Maldonado-Biermann F, Velásquez LA, Fuentes JA, González-Nilo FD, Rodríguez-Díaz M, Otero C. (2017) Intracellular trafficking and cellular uptake mechanism of PHBV nanoparticles for targeted delivery in epithelial cell lines. J Nanobiotechnology. 15(1):1. doi: 10.1186/s12951-016-0241-6.
  37. Pérez-Acle T, Fuenzalida I, Martin AJM, Santibañez R, Avaria R, Bernardin A, Bustos AM, Garrido D, Jonathan Dushoff, Liu JH. (2017) Stochastic simulation of multiscale complex systems with PISKaS: A rule-based approach. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 498(2):342-351. doi: 10.1016/j.bbrc.2017.11.138
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  39. Plotkin LI, Davis HM, Cisterna BA, Sáez JC. (2017) Connexins and Pannexins in Bone and Skeletal Muscle. Curr Osteoporos Rep. 15(4):326-334. doi: 10.1007/s11914-017-0374-z. Review
  40. Puebla C, Retamal MA, Acuña R, Sáez JC. (2017) Regulation of Connexin-Based Channels by Fatty Acids. Front Physiol. 8:11. doi: 10.3389/fphys.2017.00011. Review.
  41. Rubat S, Varas I, Sepúlveda R, Almonacid D, Gonzalez-Nilo F, Agosin E (2017) Increasing the intracellular isoprenoid pool in Saccharomyces cerevisiae by structural fine-tuning of a bifunctional farnesyl diphosphate synthase. FEMS Yeast Res. 17(4). doi: 10.1093/femsyr/fox032.
  42. Sáez JC. (2017) Unravelling a novel mechanism for the up-regulation of connexin43 gap junctions between cells derived from the blood-brain barrier. J Physiol. 595(8):2411-2412. doi: 10.1113/JP274027
  43. Sáez PJ, Vargas P, Shoji KF, Harcha PA, Lennon-Duménil AM, Sáez JC (2017) ATP promotes the fast migration of dendritic cells through the activity of pannexin 1 channels and P2X7 receptors. Sci Signal. 10(506). pii: eaah7107. doi: 10.1126/scisignal.aah710
  44. Salazar J, Alarcón M, Huerta J, Navarro B, Aguayo D. (2017) Phosphoethanolamine addition to the Heptose I of the Lipopolysaccharide modifies the inner core structure and has an impact on the binding of Polymyxin B to the Escherichia coli outer membrane. Arch Biochem Biophys. 2017 Apr 15;620:28-34. doi: 10.1016/
  45. Sampogna-Mireles D, Araya-Durán ID, Márquez-Miranda V, Valencia-Gallegos JA, Gonzalez-Nilo FD (2017) Structural analysis of binding functionality of folic acid-PEG dendrimers against folate receptor. J Mol Graph Model. 72:201-208. doi:10.1016/j.jmgm.2017.01.004.
  46. Selcho M, Millán C, Palacios-Muñoz A, Ruf F, Ubillo L, Chen J, Bergmann G, Ito C, Silva V, Wegener C, Ewer J. (2017) Central and peripheral clocks are coupled by a neuropeptide pathway in Drosophila. Nat Commun. 8:15563. doi: 10.1038/ncomms15563.
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  48. Vega-Zuniga T, Medina FS, Marín G, Letelier JC, Palacios AG, Němec P, Schleich CE, Mpodozis J. (2017) Selective binocular vision loss in two subterranean caviomorph rodents: Spalacopus cyanus and Ctenomys talarum. Sci Rep. 7:41704. doi: 10.1038/srep41704.
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  50. Wongsamitkul N, Maldifassi MC, Simeone X, Baur R, Ernst M, Sigel E (2017) α subunits in GABAA receptors are dispensable for GABA and diazepam action. Sci Rep. 7(1):15498. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-15628-7.
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  1. Acevedo W, González-Nilo F, Agosin E. (2016) Docking and Molecular Dynamics of Steviol Glycoside-Human Bitter Receptor Interactions. J Agric Food Chem. 64(40):7585-7596
  2. Aliaga C, Bravo-Moraga F, Gonzalez-Nilo D, Márquez S, Lühr S, Mena G, Rezende MC. (2016) Location of TEMPO derivatives in micelles: subtle effect of the probe orientation. Food Chem. 192:395-401
  3. Aspé-Sánchez M, Moreno M, Rivera MI, Rossi A and Ewer J. (2016) Oxytocin and vasopressin receptor gene polymorphisms: role in social and psychiatric traits Frontiers in Neuroscience 28;9:510. doi: 10.3389/fnins.2015.00510
  4. Boetsch C, Aguayo-Villegas DR, Gonzalez-Nilo FD, Lisa ÁT, Beassoni PR. (2016) Putative binding mode of Escherichia coli exopolyphosphatase and polyphosphates based on a hybrid in silico/biochemical approach. Arch Biochem Biophys. 606:64-72. doi: 10.1016/
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