Carlos A. Tarin

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Nitric oxide is implicated in a variety of signaling pathways in different systems, notably in endothelial cells. Some of its effects can be exerted through covalent modifications of proteins and, among these modifications, increasing attention is being paid to S-nitrosylation as a signaling mechanism. In this work, we show by a variety of methods (ozone(More)
Cardiovascular diseases are the first leading cause of death and morbidity in developed countries. The use of animal models have contributed to increase our knowledge, providing new approaches focused to improve the diagnostic and the treatment of these pathologies. Several models have been developed to address cardiovascular complications, including(More)
Bone tissue renovation is a dynamic event in which osteoblasts and osteoclasts are responsible for the turnover between bone formation and bone resorption, respectively. During bone development, extracellular matrix remodeling is required for osteoblast differentiation and the process is largely mediated by the proteolytic activity of extracellular matrix(More)
Oxidative stress is involved in the chronic pathological vascular remodelling of both abdominal aortic aneurysm and occlusive atherosclerosis. Red blood cells (RBCs), leukocytes and platelets present in both, aneurysmal intraluminal thrombus and intraplaque haemorraghes, could be involved in the redox imbalance inside diseased arterial tissues. RBCs(More)
OBJECTIVE To identify proteins related to intraluminal thrombus biological activities that could help to find novel pathological mechanisms and therapeutic targets for human abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA). APPROACH AND RESULTS Tissue-conditioned media from patients with AAA were analyzed by a mass spectrometry-based strategy using liquid chromatography(More)
Nitric oxide (NO) plays a critical role in wound healing, in part by promoting angiogenesis. However, the precise repair pathways affected by NO are not well defined. We now show that NO regulates matrix metalloproteinase-13 (MMP-13) release during wound repair. We find that normally MMP-13 is kept inside endothelial cells by an association with caveolin-1.(More)
OBJECTIVE Lack of endothelial nitric oxide synthase worsens atherosclerosis at least by increasing monocyte adhesion to endothelial cells. The purpose of this study was to elucidate the molecular mechanism elicited by NO. METHODS AND RESULTS We evaluated atherosclerosis in apoE and NOS3/apoE-deficient mice fed with high-cholesterol diet. We found(More)
Protein S-nitrosylation is a reversible post-translational modification of protein cysteines that is increasingly being considered as a signal transduction mechanism. The "biotin switch" technique marked the beginning of the study of the S-nitrosoproteome, based on the specific replacement of the labile S-nitrosylation by a more stable biotinylation that(More)
Nitric Oxide (NO) is involved in the development and progression of abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA). We found that inhibition of inducible NO synthase (iNOS) protects mice in an elastase-induced AAA model, significantly inhibiting the production of matrix metalloproteinase-13 (MMP-13). The extracellular MMP inducer (EMMPRIN; CD147) was increased in human(More)
Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) evolution is unpredictable, and there is no therapy except surgery for patients with an aortic size> 5 cm (large AAA). We aimed to identify new potential biomarkers that could facilitate prognosis and treatment of patients with AAA. A differential quantitative proteomic analysis of plasma proteins was performed in AAA(More)