The Oviedo Lab studies planarians to understand the mechanisms of stem cell regulation.

Publications

Articles

TOR Signaling Regulates Planarian Stem Cells and Controls Localized and Organismal Growth.

Harshani T. Peiris, Frank Weckerle, Elyse Ozamoto, Daniel Ramirez, Devon Davidian, Marcos García-Ojeda and Néstor J. Oviedo (2012).

Gap junction proteins: Master regulators of the planarian stem cell response to tissue maintenance and injury.

Harshani T. Peiris and Néstor J. Oviedo (2012).

Long-range neural and gap junction protein-mediated cues control polarity during planarian regeneration.

Néstor J. Oviedo, Junji Morokuma, Peter Walentek, Ido Kema, Man Bock Gu, Joo Myung Ahn, Hwang Jung Shan, Takashi Gojobori and Michael Levin (2010).

Regeneration: the origin of cancer or a possible cure?

Néstor J. Oviedo*, Wendy Beane (2009).

Planarian PTEN homologs regulate stem cells and regeneration through TOR signaling.

Néstor J. Oviedo*, Bret Pearson, Michael Levin and Alejandro Sánchez Alvarado* (2008).

smedinx-11 is a planarian stem cell gap junction gene required for regeneration and homeostasis.

Néstor J. Oviedo, and Michael Levin (2007).

Gap junctions provide new links in left-right patterning.

Néstor J. Oviedo and Michael Levin (2007)

SMEDWI-2 is a PIWI-like protein that regulates planarian stem cells.

Peter W. Reddien, Néstor J. Oviedo, Joya R. Jennings, James C. Jenkin and Alejandro Sánchez Alvarado (2005)

Allometric scalling and proportion regulation in the freshwater planarian Schmidtea mediterranea.

Néstor J. Oviedo, Phillip A. Newmark and Alejandro Sánchez Alvarado (2003)

* Corresponding author(s).

Book Chapters

Planaria: a versatile and powerful model system for molecular studies of regeneration, adult stem cell regulation, aging and behavior.

Néstor J. Oviedo, Cindy Nicolas, Dany S. Adams and Michael Levin (2008)

The planarian regeneration model as a context for the study of drug effects and mechanisms.

Néstor J. Oviedo and Michael Levin (2008)

Other Publications

The plasma membrane Ca+2-ATPase from red blood cells is not modified in preeclampsia.

Néstor J. Oviedo, Gustavo Benaim, Vincenza Cervino, Teresa Proverbio, Fulgencio Proverbio and Reinaldo Marín (2006)

Calcium-ATPase activity of red blood cell ghost from preeclamptic women, antepartum and postpartum.

Thairis T. López, Flor Limongi, Teresa Proverbio, Néstor J. Oviedo, Fulgencio Proverbio and Reinaldo MarÍn (2003)