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    • Biblio-MetReS for user-friendly mining of genes and biological processes in scientific documents 

      Usié Chimenos, Anabel; Karathia, Hiren; Teixidó Torrelles, Ivan; Alves, Rui; Solsona Tehàs, Francesc (PeerJ, 2014)
      One way to initiate the reconstruction of molecular circuits is by using automated text-mining techniques. Developing more efficient methods for such reconstruction is a topic of active research, and those methods are ...
    • Biblio-MetReS: A bibliometric network reconstruction application and server 

      Usié Chimenos, Anabel; Karathia, Hiren; Teixidó Torrelles, Ivan; Valls Marsal, Joan; Faus i Torà, Xavier; Alves, Rui; Solsona Tehàs, Francesc (BioMed Central, 2011)
      Background: Reconstruction of genes and/or protein networks from automated analysis of the literature is one of the current targets of text mining in biomedical research. Some user-friendly tools already perform this ...
    • CheNER: a tool for the identification of chemical entities and their classes in biomedical literature 

      Solsona Tehàs, Francesc; Alves, Rui; Usié Chimenos, Anabel; Cruz, Joaquim; Comas, Jorge (BioMed Central, 2015)
      Background: Small chemical molecules regulate biological processes at the molecular level. Those molecules are often involved in causing or treating pathological states. Automatically identifying such molecules in biomedical ...
    • CheNER: Chemical Named Entity Recognizer 

      Usié Chimenos, Anabel; Alves, Rui; Solsona Tehàs, Francesc; Vázquez, Miguel; Valéncia, Alfonso (Oxford University Press, 2013)
      Motivation: Chemical named entity recognition is used to automatically identify mentions to chemical compounds in text, and is the basis for more elaborate information extraction. However, only a small number of ...
    • Computer-assisted initial diagnosis of rare diseases 

      Alves, Rui; Piñol, Marc; Vilaplana Mayoral, Jordi; Teixidó Torrelles, Ivan; Cruz, Joaquim; Comas, Jorge; Vilaprinyo Terré, Ester; Sorribas Tello, Albert; Solsona Tehàs, Francesc (PeerJ, 2016)
      Introduction. Most documented rare diseases have genetic origin. Because of their low individual frequency, an initial diagnosis based on phenotypic symptoms is not always easy, as practitioners might never have been exposed ...
    • Database constraints applied to metabolic pathway reconstruction tools 

      Vilaplana Mayoral, Jordi; Solsona Tehàs, Francesc; Teixidó Torrelles, Ivan; Usié Chimenos, Anabel; Karathia, Hiren; Alves, Rui; Mateo Fornés, Jordi (Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2014)
      Our group developed two biological applications, Biblio-MetReS and Homol-MetReS, accessing the same database of organisms with annotated genes. Biblio-MetReS is a data-mining application that facilitates the reconstruction ...
    • EasyModel: user-friendly tool for building and analysis of simple mathematical models in systems biology 

      Bartolomé, Jordi; Alves, Rui; Solsona Tehàs, Francesc; Teixidó Torrelles, Ivan (Oxford University Press, 2019-08-26)
      EasyModel is a new user-friendly web application that contains ready-for-simulation versions of the BioModels Database, and allows for the intuitive creation of new models. Its main target audience is the experimental ...
    • HBPF: a Home Blood Pressure Framework with SLA guarantees to follow up hypertensive patients 

      Cuadrado, Josep; Vilaplana Mayoral, Jordi; Mateo Fornés, Jordi; Solsona Tehàs, Francesc; Solsona, Sara; Rius Torrentó, Josep Maria; Alves, Rui; Camafort, Miguel; Torres, Gerard; Betriu i Bars, M. Àngels; Gutiérrez Vilaplana, Josep M.; Fernández i Giráldez, Elvira (PeerJ, 2016)
      Hypertension or high blood pressure is a condition on the rise. Not only does it affect the elderly but is also increasingly spreading to younger sectors of the population. Treating it involves exhaustive monitoring of ...
    • Identification of line-specific strategies for improving carotenoid production in synthetic maize through data-driven mathematical modeling 

      Comas, Jorge; Benfeitas, Rui; Vilaprinyo Terré, Ester; Sorribas Tello, Albert; Solsona Tehàs, Francesc; Farré Martinez, Gemma; Berman Quintana, Judit; Zorrilla López, Uxue; Capell Capell, Teresa; Sandmann, Gerhard; Zhu, Changfu; Christou, Paul; Alves, Rui (Wiley online library, 2016)
      Plant synthetic biology is still in its infancy. However, synthetic biology approaches have been used to manipulate and improve the nutritional and health value of staple food crops such as rice, potato and maize. With ...
    • S-PC: An e-treatment application for management of smoke-quitting patients 

      Vilaplana Mayoral, Jordi; Solsona Tehàs, Francesc; Abella i Pons, Francesc; Cuadrado, Josep; Alves, Rui; Mateo Fornés, Jordi (Elsevier, 2014)
      The main objective ofthis paper is to present a new program thatfacilitates the management of people who want to quit smoking, implemented through an e-treatment software called S-PC (Smoker Patient Control). S-PC is a ...
    • Seguimiento y control de pacientes fumadores en proceso de deshabituación mediante SMS. Una experiencia en e-salud 

      Abella i Pons, Francesc; Vilarasau, Assumpció; Cuadrado, Josep; Solsona Tehàs, Francesc; Alves, Rui; Vilaplana Mayoral, Jordi; Serra, Joan (Asociación Española de Estudios en Drogodependencias, 2014)
      El consumo de tabaco continúa siendo una importante causa de morbilidad y mortalidad. El proceso terapéutico para abandonar el tabaco consiste en la desintoxicación física de la nicotina y en el mantenimiento de la abstinencia ...
    • TControl: A mobile app to follow up tobacco-quitting patients 

      Pifarré Montalà, Marc; Carrera Peruga, Adrián; Vilaplana Mayoral, Jordi; Cuadrado, Josep; Solsona, Sara; Abella i Pons, Francesc; Solsona Tehàs, Francesc; Alves, Rui (Elsevier, 2017-04)
      Background and Objective Tobacco smoking is a major risk factor for a wide range of respiratory and circulatory diseases in active and passive smokers. Well-designed campaigns are raising awareness to the problem and an ...