• Ghrelin-O-Acyltransferase (GOAT) Enzyme as a Novel Potential Biomarker in Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors 

      Herrera-Martínez, Aura D.; Gahete Ortiz, Manuel D.; Sánchez-Sánchez, Rafael; Alors-Pérez, Emilia; Pedraza-Arévalo, Sergio; Serrano-Blanch, Raquel; Martínez-Fuentes, Antonio J.; Gálvez-Moreno, María A.; Castaño, Justo P.; Luque, Raúl M. (Nature.com, 2018)
      Objectives: The association between the presence and alterations of the components of the ghrelin system and the development and progression of neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) is still controversial and remains unclear. Methods: ...
    • In1-ghrelin splicing variant is overexpressed in pituitary adenomas and increases their aggressive features 

      Ibáñez-Costa, Alejandro; Gahete Ortiz, Manuel D.; Rivero-Cortés, Esther; Rincón-Fernández, David; Nelson, Richard; Beltrán, Manuel; Riva, Andrés de la; Japón, Miguel A.; Venegas-Moreno, Eva; Gálvez, M. Ángeles; García-Arnés, Juan A.; Soto-Moreno, Alfonso; Morgan, Jennifer; Tsomaia, Natia; Culler, Michael D.; Diéguez, Carlos; Castaño, Justo P.; Luque, Raúl M. (Nature.com, 2015)
      Pituitary adenomas comprise a heterogeneous subset of pathologies causing serious comorbidities, which would benefit from identification of novel, common molecular/cellular biomarkers and therapeutic targets. The ghrelin ...