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Rodríguez-Aznar E, Barrallo-Gimeno A, Nieto MA. (2013) Scratch2 prevents cell cycle re-entry by repressing miR-25 in postmitotic primary neurons. J Neurosci. 33: 5095-105.

Ocaña OH, Córcoles R, Fabra A, Moreno-Bueno G, Acloque H, Vega S, Barrallo-Gimeno A, Cano A, Nieto MA. (2012) Metastatic colonization requires the repression of the epithelial-mesenchymal transition inducer Prrx1. Cancer Cell 22: 709-24.

Nieto MA, Cano A. (2012) The epithelial-mesenchymal transition under control: Global programs to regulate epithelial plasticity. Semin Cancer Biol. 22, 361-8.

Acloque H, Ocaña OH, Nieto MA. (2012) Mutual exclusion of transcription factors and cell behaviour in the definition of vertebrate embryonic territories. Curr Op Gen Dev. 22, 308-314

Acloque H, Ocaña OH, Matheu A, Rizzoti K, Wise C, Lovell-Badge R, Nieto MA. (2011) Reciprocal repression between Sox3 and snail transcription factors defines embryonic territories at gastrulation. Dev Cell. 21, 546-58.

Nieto MA. (2011)The ins and outs of the epithelial to mesenchymal transition in health and disease. Annu Rev Cell Dev Biol. 27, 347-76.

Heredia F, Nieto MA. (2011) An epigenetic mark that protects the epithelial phenotype in health and disease. Cell Stem Cell. 8, 462-3.

Rodriguez-Aznar E, Nieto MA. (2011) Repression of Puma by scratch2 is required for neuronal survival during embryonic development. Cell Death Differ. 18, 1196-207.

Franco DL, Mainez J, Vega S, Sancho P, Murillo MM, de Frutos CA, Del Castillo G, López-Blau C, Fabregat I, Nieto MA. (2010)Snail1 suppresses TGF-beta-induced apoptosis and is sufficient to trigger EMT in hepatocytes. J Cell Sci. 123, 3467-77


Nieto M.A., Huang R Y-J, Jackson R.A. and Thiery J.P. (2016) EMT: 2016. Cell 166, 21-45.

Grande M.T., Sanchez-Laorden B.L., Lopez-Blau C., De Frutos C.A., Boutet A., Arévalo M., Rowe G., Weiss S. J., Lopez-Novoa J.M. and Nieto M.A. (2015) Snail1-induced partial epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition drives renal fibrosis in mice and can be targeted to reverse established disease. Nat. Med. 21, 989-997.

Nieto MA. (2013) Epithelial plasticity: a common theme in embryonic and cancer cells. Science 342: 1234850.

Mingot JM, Vega S, Cano A, Portillo F, Nieto MA. (2013) eEF1A mediates the nuclear export of SNAG-containing proteins via the Exportin5-aminoacyl-tRNA complex. Cell Rep. 5: 727-37.



Ocaña OH, Nieto MA. (2010)Epithelial plasticity, stemness and pluripotency. Cell Res. 20, 1086-8.

De Frutos, C.A., Dacquin, R., Vega, S., Jurdic, P., Machuca-Gayet, I. and Nieto, M.A. (2009) Snail1 controls bone mass by regulating Runx2 and VDR expression during osteoblast differentiation. EMBO J. 28, 686-96.

Thiery JP, Acloque H, Huang RY, Nieto MA.(2009)Epithelial-mesenchymal transitions in development and disease. Cell 139, 871-90

Mingot, J.M., Vega, S., Maestro, B., Sanz, J.M. and Nieto, M.A. (2009)Characterization of Snail nuclear import pathways as representatives of C2H2 zinc finger transcription factors. J Cell Sci.122, 1452-60.

Acloque, H., Adams, M., Fishwick, K., Bronner-Fraser, M. and Nieto, M.A. (2009) Epithelial-mesenchymal transitions: The importance of changing cells’ state in development and disease J Clin Invest. 119, 1438-49

Fernandez-Martinez, J., Vela, E.M., Tora-Ponsioen, M., Ocaña, O., Nieto, M.A. and Galceran, J. (2009) Attenuation of Notch signalling by the Down-Syndrome-associated kinase DYRK1A. J Cell Sci. 122, 1574-83.

Lopez-Novoa, J.M. and Nieto, M.A. (2009) Inflammation and EMT: An alliance towards fibrosis and cancer progression. EMBO Mol Med. 1, 303-1.4

Barrallo-Gimeno, A. and Nieto, M.A. (2009)The evolutionary history of the Snail/Scratch superfamily. Trends Genet. 25, 248-52.

Nieto MA. (2009)The Epithelial- Mesenchymal Transitions in development and disease: old views and new perspectives. Int J Dev Biol. 53,1541-7.



Mey A, Acloque H, Lerat E, Gounel S, Tribollet V, Blanc S, Curton D, Birot AM, Nieto MA, Samarut J. (2012) The endogenous retrovirus ENS-1 provides active binding sites for transcription factors in embryonic stem cells that specify extra embryonic tissue. Retrovirology. 9, 21.

Zhang K, Rodriguez-Aznar E, Yabuta N, Owen RJ, Mingot JM, Nojima H, Nieto MA, Longmore GD. (2011). Lats2 kinase potentiates Snail1 activity by promoting nuclear retention upon phosphorylation. EMBO J. 31, 29-43.

Martinez-Frias, M.L., X. Egües, X., Puras, A., Hualde, J., de Frutos, C.A., Bermejo, E., Nieto, M.A. and Martinez, S. (2011) Thanatophoric dysplasia Type II with encephalocele and semilobar holoprosencephaly: Insights into its pathogenesis. Am J Med Genet. 155A, 197-202.

Grande MT, Fuentes-Calvo I, Arévalo M, Heredia F, Santos E, Martínez-Salgado C, Rodríguez-Puyol D, Nieto MA, López-Novoa JM. (2010) Deletion of H-Ras decreases renal fibrosis and myofibroblast activation following ureteral obstruction in mice. Kidney Int. 77, 509-18.

Martínez-Frías ML, de Frutos CA, Bermejo E, Nieto MA and ECEMC working group (2010) Review of the recently defined molecular mechanisms underlying thanatophoric dysplasia and their potential therapeutic implications for achondroplasia. Am J Med Genet A. 152A, 245-55.

Sobrado, V.R., Moreno-Bueno, G., Cubillo, E., Holt, L.J., Nieto, M..A., Portillo, F. and Cano, A. (2009) EMT induction by class I bHLH factors E2-2A/B. J Cell Sci. 122, 1014-24.

Lavial, F., Acloque, H., Bachelard, E., Nieto, M.A., Samarut, J. and Pain, B. (2009) Ectopic expression of Cvh (Chicken Vasa homologue) mediates the reprogramming of Chicken Embryonic Stem cells to a germ cell fate. Dev Biol. 330,73-82.