Alberto Yáñez

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UNLABELLED Long astroglial processes traversing several cortical laminae appear to be characteristic of primate brains. Whether interlaminar processes develop as a modification of radial glia or are truly postnatal elements stemming from stellate astroglia, could be assessed by analyzing their early developmental stages. A survey of glial fibrillar acidic(More)
At variance with the rodent, presence of long glial fibrillary acid protein-immunoreactive (GFAP-IR) astroglial processes traversing several cortical laminae (interlaminar processes) appears to be characteristic of the primate cerebral cortex. Their permanence or changes may constitute a significant factor in the functional alterations that develop after(More)
At variance with current descriptions stressing the stellate geometry of cortical astrocytes in the brain of adult mammals, GFAP-immunoreactive astrocytes from prefrontal and rostral cingulate cortices in two adult New World monkey species, Cebus apella and Saimiri sciureus, were found to have long cellular processes traversing several cortical lamina.(More)
We have studied the virulence and host responses to several clinical and non-clinical Saccharomyces cerevisiae isolates: two vaginal isolates (60, 61), one isolate from faeces (20), a brewer's yeast isolate used in dietetics (D14), one S. boulardii isolate from a commercial probiotic product, and a reference natural wine yeast (CECT 10431). Hematogenously(More)
As TLRs are expressed by haematopoietic stem and progenitor cells (HSPCs), these receptors may play a role in haematopoiesis in response to pathogens during infection. We have previously demonstrated that in in vitro defined conditions inactivated yeasts and hyphae of Candida albicans induce HSPCs proliferation and differentiation towards the myeloid(More)
Astroglial interlaminar processes are unique features of the cerebral cortex of adult primates, including man. The functional role of these processes in the primate cerebral cortex is largely unknown. The development and standardization of procedures that could maximize the utilization of primate brain samples is required for the experimental analysis of(More)
Background: The molecular interaction between ligands of commensal microbiota and host receptors, such as Toll-like receptors (TLRs), at the surface of the epithelial cells of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract plays a critical role in its homeostasis and protection. The aim of this work was to determine the usefulness of the oral administration of yeast cells(More)
Distribution of bromodeoxyuridine immunoreactive (BrdU-IR) cell nuclei was analyzed at proximal and remote cortical sites in adult Cebus apella monkeys after a programmed surgical lesion placed either in the prefrontal or in the striate cerebral cortex. Increased GFAP-IR and vimentin-IR astrocytes, as well as IsolectinB4 labeled microglial cells, were(More)
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