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Atomic Absorbance Spectroscopy to Measure Intracellular Zinc Pools in Mammalian Cells.
Gordon SJV1, Xiao Y2, Paskavitz AL3, Navarro-Tito N4, Navea JG2, Padilla-Benavides T5.
J Vis Exp. 2019 May 16;(147).

CK2-Dependent Phosphorylation of the Brg1 Chromatin Remodeling Enzyme Occurs during Mitosis.
Teresita Padilla-Benavides, Dominic T. Haokip, Yeonsoo Yoon, Pablo Reyes-Gutierrez, Jaime A. Rivera-Pérez, Anthony N. Imbalzano.
Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2020, 21(3), 923.

The classic metal-sensing transcription factor MTF1 promotes myogenesis in response to copper.
Tavera-Montañez C, Hainer SJ, Cangussu D, Gordon SJV, Xiao Y, Reyes-Gutierrez P, Imbalzano AN, Navea JG, Fazzio TG, Padilla-Benavides T.
FASEB J. 2019 Dec;33(12):14556-14574. doi: 10.1096/fj.201901606R. Epub 2019 Nov 5

Leptin induces cell migration and invasion in a FAK-Src- dependent manner in breast cancer cells.
Juárez-Cruz JC, Zuñiga-Eulogio MD, Olea-Flores M, Castañeda-Saucedo E, Mendoza-Catalán MA, Ortuño-Pineda C, Moreno-Godinez ME, Villegas-Comonfort S, Padilla-Benavides T, Navarro-Tito N.
Endocr Connect. 2019 Oct 1. pii: EC-19-0442. doi: 10.1530/EC-19-0442. [Epub ahead of print]

Leptin Promotes Expression of EMT-Related Transcription Factors and Invasion in a Src and FAK-Dependent Pathway in MCF10A Mammary Epithelial Cells.
Olea-Flores, M.; Zuñiga-Eulogio, M.; Tacuba-Saavedra, A.; Bueno-Salgado, M.; Sánchez-Carvajal, A.; Vargas-Santiago, Y.; Mendoza-Catalán, M.A.; Pérez Salazar, E.; García-Hernández, A.; Padilla-Benavides, T.; Navarro-Tito, N. 
Cells 2019, 8, 1133.

Leptin induces cell migration and invasion in a FAK-Src- dependent manner in breast cancer cells.
Juan C. Juárez-Cruz, Miriam Daniela Zuñiga-Eulogio, Monserrat Olea-Flores, Eduardo Castañeda-Saucedo, Miguel Ángel Mendoza-Catalán,  Carlos Ortuño-Pineda, Ma. Elena Moreno-Godínez, Sócrates Villegas-Comonfort, Teresita Padilla-Benavides,  Napoleón Navarro-Tito
bioRxiv, 2019, May 8, preprint.

Calcineurin broadly regulates the initiation of skeletal muscle-specific gene expression by binding target promoters and facilitating the interaction of the SWI/SNF chromatin remodeling enzyme.
Witwicka H, Nogami J, Syed SA, Maehara K, Padilla-Benavides T, Ohkawa Y, Imbalzano AN.
Mol Cell Biol. 2019 Sep 11;39(19). pii: e00063-19. doi: 10.1128/MCB.00063-19. Print 2019 Oct 1.

Extracellular-Signal Regulated Kinase: A Central Molecule Driving Epithelial–Mesenchymal Transition in Cancer
Monserrat Olea-Flores, Miriam Daniela Zuñiga-Eulogio, Miguel Angel Mendoza-Catalán, Hugo Alberto Rodríguez-Ruiz, Eduardo Castañeda-Saucedo, Carlos Ortuño-Pineda, Teresita Padilla-Benavides,* and Napoleón Navarro-Tito.
2019. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 20(12), 2885;

Ouabain Accelerates Collective Cell Migration Through a cSrc and ERK1/2 Sensitive Metalloproteinase Activity.
Verdejo-Torres, O., Flores-Maldonado, C., Padilla-Benavides, T., Campos-Blázquez, J.P., Lara-Lemus R., Salazar, E.P., Cereijido, M. and Contreras, R.G.
2019. Journal of Membrane Biology. DOI: 10.1007/s00232-019-00066-5

Manganese influx and expression of ZIP8 is essential in primary myoblasts and contributes to activation of SOD2.
Gordon, S.J.V., Fenker, D., Vest, K.E. and Padilla-Benavides, T
2019. In press, Metallomics. DOI: 10.1039/C8MT00348C

Ouabain Enhances Cell-Cell Adhesion Mediated by β1 Subunits of the Na+,K+-ATPase in CHO Fibroblasts.
Vilchis-Nestor, C.A., Roldan, M.L., Leonardi, A., Navea J.G., Padilla-Benavides, T. and Shoshani, L.
2019. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. (20): 2111. DOI: 10.3390/ijms20092111

Calcineurin broadly regulates the initiation of skeletal muscle-1 specific gene expression by 2 binding target promoters and facilitating the interaction of the SWI/SNF chromatin remodeling enzyme.
Witwicka, H., Nogamib, J.P., Syed., S.A., Maehara, K., Padilla-Benavides, T., Ohkawa, Y., and Imbalzano, A.N.
Submitted to Molecular and Cellular Biology. Preprint at BioRXiv.

Atomic Absorbance Spectroscopy to Measure Intracellular Zinc Pools in Mammalian Cells.
Gordon, S. J., Xiao, Y., Paskavitz, A. L., Navarro-Tito, N., Navea, J. G., Padilla-Benavides, T.
J. Vis. Exp. (Pending Publication), e59519, In-press (2019).

MTF1, a classic metal sensing transcription factor, promotes myogenesis in response to copper.
Tavera-Montañez, C., Hainer, S.J., Cangussu, D., Gordon, S.J.V. Reyes-Gutierrez, P., Xiao, Y., Navea, J.G., Imbalzano A. N., Fazzio, T.G., Padilla-Benavides, T.
Posted as preprint at BioRXiv. DOI: 10.1101/534271

Manganese transport and activation of Sod2 by ZIP8 is fundamental for the proliferation and differentiation of primary myoblasts.
Gordon, S.J.V., Fenker, D., Vest, K.E. and Padilla-Benavides, T.
Posted as preprint at BioRXiv. DOI: 10.1101/494542

Signaling Pathways Induced by Leptin during Epithelial–Mesenchymal Transition in Breast Cancer
Monserrat Olea-Flores, Juan Carlos Juárez-Cruz, Miguel A. Mendoza-Catalán, Teresita Padilla-Benavides and Napoleón Navarro-Tito
Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2018, 19(11), 3493

Differential expression of zinc transporters accompanies the differentiation of C2C12 myoblasts.
Paskavitz AL, Quintana J, Cangussu D, Tavera-Montañez C, Xiao Y, Ortiz-Miranda S, Navea JG, Padilla-Benavides T.
J Trace Elem Med Biol. 2018 Sep;49:27-34. doi: 10.1016/j.jtemb.2018.04.024. Epub 2018 Apr 25.
PMID: 29895369

Dynamic changes in copper homeostasis and post-transcriptional regulation of Atp7a during myogenic differentiation.
Vest KE, Paskavitz AL, Lee JB, Padilla-Benavides T.
Metallomics. 2018 Feb 21;10(2):309-322. doi: 10.1039/c7mt00324b.
PMID: 29333545

Casein kinase 2-mediated phosphorylation of Brahma-related gene 1 controls myoblast proliferation and contributes to SWI/SNF complex composition.
Padilla-Benavides T, Nasipak BT, Paskavitz AL, Haokip DT, Schnabl JM, Nickerson JA, Imbalzano AN.
J Biol Chem. 2017 Nov 10;292(45):18592-18607. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M117.799676. Epub 2017 Sep 22.
PMID: 28939766

Identification of a Chemical Probe for Family VIII Bromodomains through Optimization of a Fragment Hit.
Gerstenberger BS, Trzupek JD, Tallant C, Fedorov O, Filippakopoulos P, Brennan PE, Fedele V, Martin S, Picaud S, Rogers C, Parikh M, Taylor A, Samas B, O'Mahony A, Berg E, Pallares G, Torrey AD, Treiber DK, Samardjiev IJ, Nasipak BT, Padilla-Benavides T, Wu Q, Imbalzano AN, Nickerson JA, Bunnage ME, Müller S, Knapp S, Owen DR.
J Med Chem. 2016 May 26;59(10):4800-11. doi: 10.1021/acs.jmedchem.6b00012. Epub 2016 May 3.
PMID: 27115555

Lipogenic Enzymes Complexes and Cytoplasmic Lipid Droplet Formation During Adipogenesis.
Padilla-Benavides T, Velez-delValle C, Marsch-Moreno M, Castro-Muñozledo F, Kuri-Harcuch W.
J Cell Biochem. 2016 Oct;117(10):2315-26. doi: 10.1002/jcb.25529. Epub 2016 Mar 14.
PMID: 26928794

Assay of Copper Transfer and Binding to P1B-ATPases.
Padilla-Benavides T, Argüello JM.
Methods Mol Biol. 2016;1377:267-77. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-3179-8_24.
PMID: 26695039

Opposing calcium-dependent signalling pathways control skeletal muscle differentiation by regulating a chromatin remodelling enzyme.
Nasipak BT, Padilla-Benavides T, Green KM, Leszyk JD, Mao W, Konda S, Sif S, Shaffer SA, Ohkawa Y, Imbalzano AN.
Nat Commun. 2015 Jun 17;6:7441. doi: 10.1038/ncomms8441.
PMID: 26081415

Brg1 Controls the Expression of Pax7 to Promote Viability and Proliferation of Mouse Primary Myoblasts.
Padilla-Benavides T, Nasipak BT, Imbalzano AN.
J Cell Physiol. 2015 Dec;230(12):2990-7. doi: 10.1002/jcp.25031.
PMID: 26036967

A novel antimycobacterial compound acts as an intracellular iron chelator.
Dragset MS, Poce G, Alfonso S, Padilla-Benavides T, Ioerger TR, Kaneko T, Sacchettini JC, Biava M, Parish T, Argüello JM, Steigedal M, Rubin EJ.
Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2015 Apr;59(4):2256-64. doi: 10.1128/AAC.05114-14. Epub 2015 Feb 2.
PMID: 25645825

Evolution of a plant-specific copper chaperone family for chloroplast copper homeostasis.
Blaby-Haas CE, Padilla-Benavides T, Stübe R, Argüello JM, Merchant SS.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014 Dec 16;111(50):E5480-7. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1421545111. Epub 2014 Dec 2.
PMID: 25468978

Mechanism of ATPase-mediated Cu+ export and delivery to periplasmic chaperones: the interaction of Escherichia coli CopA and CusF.
Padilla-Benavides T, George Thompson AM, McEvoy MM, Argüello JM.
J Biol Chem. 2014 Jul 25;289(30):20492-501. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M114.577668. Epub 2014 Jun 10.
PMID: 24917681

Functional diversity of five homologous Cu+-ATPases present in Sinorhizobium meliloti.
Patel SJ, Padilla-Benavides T, Collins JM, Argüello JM.
Microbiology. 2014 Jun;160(Pt 6):1237-51. doi: 10.1099/mic.0.079137-0. Epub 2014 Mar 24.
PMID: 24662147

Differential roles for the Co(2+) /Ni(2+) transporting ATPases, CtpD and CtpJ, in Mycobacterium tuberculosis virulence.
Raimunda D, Long JE, Padilla-Benavides T, Sassetti CM, Argüello JM.
Mol Microbiol. 2014 Jan;91(1):185-97. doi: 10.1111/mmi.12454. Epub 2013 Nov 20.
PMID: 24255990

Transport Mechanism and Cellular Functions of Bacterial Cu(I)-ATPases.
Argüello, J.M., Padilla-Benavides, T. and Collins, J.M.
Encyclopedia of Inorganic and Biorganic Chemistry. Metals in Cells Volume. Edited by Culotta, V. and. Scott, R.A. Wiley-Blackwell. December 2013 pp. 155-162.

Mechanisms of copper homeostasis in bacteria.
Argüello JM, Raimunda D, Padilla-Benavides T.
Front Cell Infect Microbiol. 2013 Nov 5;3:73. doi: 10.3389/fcimb.2013.00073. eCollection November 2013.
PMID: 24205499

A novel P(1B)-type Mn2+-transporting ATPase is required for secreted protein metallation in mycobacteria.
Padilla-Benavides T, Long JE, Raimunda D, Sassetti CM, Argüello JM.
J Biol Chem. 2013 Apr 19;288(16):11334-47. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M112.448175. Epub 2013 Mar 12.
PMID: 23482562

Periplasmic response upon disruption of transmembrane Cu transport in Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
Raimunda D, Padilla-Benavides T, Vogt S, Boutigny S, Tomkinson KN, Finney LA, Argüello JM.
Metallomics. 2013 Feb;5(2):144-51. doi: 10.1039/c2mt20191g.
PMID: 23354150

The mechanism of Cu+ transport ATPases: interaction with CU+ chaperones and the role of transient metal-binding sites.
Padilla-Benavides T, McCann CJ, Argüello JM.
J Biol Chem. 2013 Jan 4;288(1):69-78. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M112.420810. Epub 2012 Nov 26.
PMID: 23184962

Ouabain modulates epithelial cell tight junction.
Larre I, Lazaro A, Contreras RG, Balda MS, Matter K, Flores-Maldonado C, Ponce A, Flores-Benitez D, Rincon-Heredia R, Padilla-Benavides T, Castillo A, Shoshani L, Cereijido M.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010 Jun 22;107(25):11387-92. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1000500107. Epub 2010 Jun 4.
PMID: 20534449

The polarized distribution of Na+,K+-ATPase: role of the interaction between {beta} subunits.
Padilla-Benavides T, Roldán ML, Larre I, Flores-Benitez D, Villegas-Sepúlveda N, Contreras RG, Cereijido M, Shoshani L.
Mol Biol Cell. 2010 Jul 1;21(13):2217-25. doi: 10.1091/mbc.E10-01-0081. Epub 2010 May 5.
PMID: 20444976

Histological description of the male and female gonads in Tegula eiseni, T. funebralis, T. aureotincta, T. gallina, and T. regina from Bahia Tortugas, B.C.S., México.
Ortíz-Ordoñez, E, Mendoza-Santana, EL, Belmar-Pérez, J and Padilla-Benavides, T.
The International Journal of Morphology. 2009; 3(27):691-697.