Dr Natalia Riobo-Del Galdo

University Academic Fellow
School of Molecular and Cellular Biology

Contact: Other/Unknown ROB 2.09 - St. James\'s University Hospital, +44(0) 113 206 6511, email address for  

Faculty Research and Innovation

Modules taught

BIOC3160 - Laboratory/Literature/Computing Research Project
BIOL2211 - Human Diseases
BIOL3305 - Advanced Skills in the Biosciences
BIOL3306 - Biological Sciences Research Project
BIOL5294M - MSc Bioscience Research Project Proposal
BIOL5392M - Bioscience MSc Research Project

Group Leader Dr Natalia Riobo-Del Galdo  (University Academic Fellow)


Cintli Carina Morales Alcalá (Primary supervisor) 80% FTE
Alex Timmis (Primary supervisor) 90% FTE

Cheng L, Al-Owais MM, Covarrubias M, Koch WJ, Manning DR, Peers C, Riobo-Del Galdo N Coupling of Smoothened to inhibitory G proteins reduces voltage-gated K+ currents in cardiomyocytes and prolongs the cardiac action potential duration. The Journal of biological chemistry, 2018
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Chen LX, Morales-Alcala CC, Riobo-Del Galdo NA Autophagic Flux is Regulated by Interaction Between the C-terminal Domain of Patched1 and ATG101 Molecular Cancer Research 16 909-919, 2018
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Guo X, Riobo-Del Galdo NA, Kim EJ, Grant GR, Manning DR Overlap in signaling between Smoothened and theα subunit of the heterotrimeric G protein G<inf>13</inf> PLoS ONE 13, 2018
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Cooper F, Overmiller AM, Loder A, Brennan-Crispi DM, McGuinn KP, Marous MR, Freeman TA, Riobo-Del Galdo NA, Siracusa LD, Wahl JK, Mahoney MG Enhancement of Cutaneous Wound Healing by Dsg2 Augmentation of uPAR Secretion Journal of Investigative Dermatology, 2018
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Papadopoulos V, Tsapakidis K, Del Galdo NAR, Papandreou CN, Del Galdo F, Anthoney DA, Sakellaridis N, Dimas K, Kamposioras K The Prognostic Significance of the Hedgehog Signaling Pathway in Colorectal Cancer Clinical Colorectal Cancer 15 116-127, 2016
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Brennan-Crispi DM, Overmiller AM, Tamayo-Orrego L, Marous MR, McGuinn KP, Cooper F, Salas-Alanis J, Charron F, Millar SE, Riobo-Del Galdo NA, Mahoney MG, Sahu J Dsg2 enhances spontaneous BCC formation in Ptc1(+/-) mice, 2016

Trerotola M, Ganguly KK, Fazli L, Carmine Fedele CF, Lu H, Dutta A, Liu Q, Angelis TD, Riddell LW, Riobo NA, Gleave ME, Zoubeidi A, Pestell RG, Altieri DC, Languino LR Trop-2 is up-regulated in invasive prostate cancer and displaces FAK from focal contacts Oncotarget 6 14318-14328, 2015
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Brennan-Crispi DM, Hossain C, Sahu J, Brady M, Riobo NA, Mahoney MG Crosstalk between Desmoglein 2 and Patched 1 accelerates chemical-induced skin tumorigenesis Oncotarget 6 8593-8605, 2015
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Gupta A, Nitoiu D, Brennan-Crispi D, Addya S, Riobo NA, Kelsell DP, Mahoney MG Cell cycle- and cancer-associated gene networks activated by Dsg2: Evidence of cystatin a deregulation and a potential role in cell-cell adhesion PLoS ONE 10, 2015
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Brennan-Crispi DM, Mahoney MỸG, Riobo NA Methods for detection of ptc1-driven lacz expression in adult mouse skin In Methods in Molecular Biology, 2015
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Manning DR, Shen F, Riobo NA Evaluating the activity of smoothened toward g proteins using [35 s]guanosine 5′-(3- o -thio)triphosphate ([35 s]gtpγs) In Methods in Molecular Biology, 2015
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Ho L, Riobo NA Posttranslational Modifications and Secretion of the Hedgehog (Hh) Proteins. Preface Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.) 1322 v-xi, 2015

Riobo NA Canonical and non-canonical hedgehog signaling pathways: Role of G proteins, 2015
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Hedgehog Signaling Protocols, 2015

Carbe CJ, Cheng L, Addya S, Gold JI, Gao E, Koch WJ, Riobo NA G<inf>i</inf>proteins mediate activation of the canonical hedgehog pathway in the myocardium American Journal of Physiology - Heart and Circulatory Physiology 307, 2014
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Chen XL, Chinchilla P, Fombonne J, Ho L, Guix C, Keen JH, Mehlen P, Riobo NA Patched-1 proapoptotic activity is downregulated by modification of K1413 by the E3 ubiquitin-protein ligase Itchy homolog Molecular and Cellular Biology 34 3855-3866, 2014
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Teperino R, Aberger F, Esterbauer H, Riobo N, Pospisilik JA Canonical and non-canonical hedgehog signalling and the control of metabolism Seminars in Cell and Developmental Biology 33 81-92, 2014
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Shen F, Cheng L, Douglas AE, Riobo NA, Manning DR Smoothened is a fully competent activator of the heterotrimeric g protein gi Molecular Pharmacology 83 691-697, 2013
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Riobo NA Cholesterol and its derivatives in Sonic Hedgehog signaling and cancer Current Opinion in Pharmacology 12 736-741, 2012
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Robbins DJ, Fei DL, Riobo NA The hedgehog signal transduction network Science Signaling 5, 2012
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Brennan D, Chen X, Cheng L, Mahoney M, Riobo NA Noncanonical Hedgehog Signaling Vitamins and Hormones 88 55-72, 2012
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Polizio AH, Chinchilla P, Chen X, Manning DR, Riobo NA Sonic Hedgehog activates the GTPases Rac1 and RhoA in a Gli-independent manner through coupling of smoothened to G<inf>i</inf>proteins, 2011
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Douglas AE, Heim JA, Shen F, Almada LL, Riobo NA, Fernández-Zapico ME, Manning DR Theα subunit of the G protein G<inf>13</inf>regulates activity of one or more gli transcription factors independently of smoothened Journal of Biological Chemistry 286 30714-30722, 2011
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Polizio AH, Chinchilla P, Chen X, Kim S, Manning DR, Riobo NA Heterotrimeric G<inf>i</inf>proteins link hedgehog signaling to activation of Rho small GTPases to promote fibroblast migration Journal of Biological Chemistry 286 19589-19596, 2011
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Chinchilla P, Xiao L, Kazanietz MG, Riobo NA Hedgehog proteins activate pro-angiogenic responses in endothelial cells through non-canonical signaling pathways Cell Cycle 9 570-579, 2010
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Han F, Da T, Riobo NA, Becker LB Early mitochondrial dysfunction in electron transfer activity and reactive oxygen species generation after cardiac arrest. Critical care medicine 36, 2008
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Martinez-Chinchilla P, Riobo NA Chapter 11 Purification and Bioassay of Hedgehog Ligands for the Study of Cell Death and Survival, 2008
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Riobo NA, Manning DR Pathways of signal transduction employed by vertebrate Hedgehogs Biochemical Journal 403 369-379, 2007
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Gavrielides MV, Gonzalez-Guerrico AM, Riobo NA, Kazanietz MG Androgens regulate protein kinase Cδ transcription and modulate its apoptotic function in prostate cancer cells Cancer Research 66 11792-11801, 2006
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Riobo NA, Saucy B, DiLizio C, Manning DR Activation of heterotrimeric G proteins by Smoothened Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 103 12607-12612, 2006
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Riobo NA, Lu K, Emerson CP Hedgehog signal transduction: Signal integration and cross talk in development and cancer Cell Cycle 5 1612-1615, 2006
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Riobó NA, Lu K, Ai X, Haines GM, Emerson CP Phosphoinositide 3-kinase and Akt are essential for Sonic Hedgehog signaling Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 103 4505-4510, 2006
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Riobo NA, Haines GM, Emerson CP Protein kinase C-δ and mitogen-activated protein/extracellular signal-regulated kinase-1 control GLI activation in hedgehog signaling Cancer Research 66 839-845, 2006
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Riobo NA, Manning DR Receptors coupled to heterotrimeric G proteins of the G<inf>12</inf>family Trends in Pharmacological Sciences 26 146-154, 2005
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Riobó NA, Melani M, Sanjuán N, Fiszman ML, Gravielle MC, Cecilia Carreras M, Cadenas E, Poderoso JJ The modulation of mitochondrial nitric-oxide synthase activity in rat brain development Journal of Biological Chemistry 277 42447-42455, 2002
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Gatto EM, Riobó N, Carreras MC, Poderoso JJ, Micheli FE Neuroprotection in Parkinson's disease; a commentary Neurotoxicity Research 4 141-145, 2002
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Riobó NA, Schöpfer FJ, Boveris AD, Cadenas E, Poderoso JJ The reaction of nitric oxide with 6-hydroxydopamine: Implications for Parkinson's disease Free Radical Biology and Medicine 32 115-121, 2002
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Carreras MC, Melani M, Riobó N, Converso DP, Gatto EM, Poderoso JJ Neuronal nitric oxide synthases in brain and extraneural tissues Methods in Enzymology 359 413-423, 2002

Riobó NA, Clementi E, Melani M, Boveris A, Cadenas E, Moncada S, Poderoso JJ Nitric oxide inhibits mitochondrial NADH:ubiquinone reductase activity through peroxynitrite formation Biochemical Journal 359 139-145, 2001
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Schöpfer F, Riobó N, Carreras MC, Alvarez B, Radi R, Boveris A, Cadenas E, Poderoso JJ Oxidation of ubiquinol by peroxynitrite: Implications for protection of mitochondria against nitrosative damage Biochemical Journal 349 35-42, 2000
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Carreras MC, Schöpfer F, Lisdero C, Riobo N, Poderoso JJ Mitochondrial Function and Nitric Oxide Utilization Biological Research 33 177-183, 2000

Gatto EM, Riobó NA, Carreras MC, Cherñavsky A, Rubio A, Satz ML, Poderoso JJ Overexpression of neutrophil neuronal nitric oxide synthase in Parkinson's disease Nitric Oxide - Biology and Chemistry 4 534-539, 2000
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Poderoso JJ, Lisdero C, Schöpfer F, Riobó N, Carreras MC, Cadenas E, Boveris A The regulation of mitochondrial oxygen uptake by redox reactions involving nitric oxide and ubiquinol Journal of Biological Chemistry 274 37709-37716, 1999
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Gatto EM, Riobó NA, Carreras MC, Schöpfer FJ, Pargament GA, Poderoso JJ Circulating plasma factors in Parkinson's disease enhance nitric oxide release of normal human neutrophils Journal of the Neurological Sciences 165 66-70, 1999
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Poderoso JJ, Carreras MC, Schöpfer F, Lisdero CL, Riobó NA, Giulivi C, Boveris AD, Boveris A, Cadenas E The reaction of nitric oxide with ubiquinol: Kinetic properties and biological significance Free Radical Biology and Medicine 26 925-935, 1999
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Poderoso JJ, Carreras MC, Lisdero C, Schöpfer F, Riobó N, Peralta J Shock: Concepts towards a definition Medicina 58 341-349, 1998
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Carreras MC, Riobó NA, Pargament GA, Boveris A, Poderoso JJ Effects of respiratory burst inhibitors on nitric oxide production by human neutrophils Free Radical Research 26 325-334, 1997

Gatto EM, Carreras MC, Pargament GA, Riobo NA, Reides C, Repetto M, Fernandez Pardal MM, Llesuy S, Poderoso JJ Neutrophil function, nitric oxide, and blood oxidative stress in Parkinson's disease Movement Disorders 11 261-267, 1996
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Poderoso JJ, Carreras MC, Lisdero C, Riobó N, Schöpfer F, Boveris A Nitric oxide inhibits electron transfer and increases superoxide radical production in rat heart mitochondria and submitochondrial particles Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics 328 85-92, 1996
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