Eliana M. Rosales

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Hsp27 (HSPB1) is usually overexpressed in breast cancers affecting the disease outcome and the sensitivity of tumors to chemotherapy and radiotherapy. Hsp27 interacts with other proteins such as β-catenin, histone deacetylase HDAC6, transcription factor STAT2 and procaspase-3. Phosphatase and tensin homologue (PTEN) is a tumor suppressor gene that is(More)
Q fever is a disease caused by Coxiella burnetii. In the host cell, this pathogen generates a large parasitophorous vacuole (PV) with lysosomal characteristics. Here we show that F-actin not only is recruited to but also is involved in the formation of the typical PV. Treatment of infected cells with F-actin-depolymerizing agents alters PV development. The(More)
BACKGROUND Cortactin is a key regulator of the actin cytoskeleton and is involved in pathogen-host cell interactions. Numerous pathogens exploit the phagocytic process and actin cytoskeleton to infect host cells. Coxiella burnetii, the etiologic agent of Q fever, is internalized by host cells through a molecular mechanism that is poorly understood. (More)
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