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    • Comparison of cytospat and pipelle endometrial biopsy instruments 

      Antoni, Jordi; Folch, Eulalia; Costa, Jordi; Foradada, Carlos M.; Cayuela, Enric; Combalia, Neus; Rué i Monné, Montserrat (Elsevier, 1997)
      OBJECTIVE: To compare two endometrial biopsy techniques, based on the quality of material obtained, cost effectiveness, and pain during the procedure. STUDY DESIGN: A single blind, randomized prospective study. RESULTS: A ...
    • Comparison of Immigrant and Native-Born Population Adherence to Antipsychotic Treatment in a Spanish Health Region 

      Forcada Pach, Irene; Pera Guardiola, Vanessa; Cruz Esteve, María Inés; Pifarré Paredero, Josep; Serna Arnaiz, Catalina; Rué i Monné, Montserrat; Galván, Leonardo (Springer Verlag, 2013)
      Previous studies report that immigrants underuse psychiatric hospitalization services and are less exposed to antipsychotic medication. The objective of this study is to determine whether immigrant and Spanish native ...
    • Competing risks to breast cancer mortality in Catalonia 

      Vilaprinyo Terré, Ester; Gispert i Magarolas, Rosa; Martínez Alonso, Montserrat; Carles Lavila, Misericordia; Pla, Roger; Espinàs, Josep Alfons; Rué i Monné, Montserrat (BioMed Central, 2008)
      Background: Breast cancer mortality has experienced important changes over the last century. Breast cancer occurs in the presence of other competing risks which can influence breast cancer incidence and mortality trends. ...
    • Complementary medicine use before and 1 year following genetic testing for BRCA1/2 mutations 

      Di Gianni, Lisa M.; Rué i Monné, Montserrat; Emmons, Karen; Garber, Judy E. (American Association for Cancer Research, 2006)
      PURPOSE: We explored change in complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use by unaffected women and cancer survivors from enrollment into a randomized BRCA1/2 testing program to CAM use 1 year following results ...
    • Comprehensive transcriptional analysis of the oxidative response in yeast 

      Molina Navarro, Maria Micaela; Castells i Roca, Laia; Bellí i Martínez, Gemma; García-Martínez, José; Marín-Navarro, Julia; Moreno, Joaquín; Pérez-Ortín, José E.; Herrero Perpiñán, Enrique (The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 2008)
      The oxidative stress response in Saccharomyces cerevisiae has been analyzed by parallel determination of mRNA levels and transcription rates for the entire genome. A mathematical algorithm has been adapted for a dynamic ...
    • 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 ...
    • Concordance study between one-step nucleic acid amplification and morphologic techniques to detect lymph node metastasis in papillary carcinoma of the thyroid 

      del Carmen, Sofía; Gatius Calderó, Sònia; Franch Arcas, Guzmán; Baena-Fustegueras, Juan A; Gonzalez, Oscar; Zafon, Carles; Cuevas Sánchez, Dolors; Valls Marsal, Joan; Pérez, Angustias; Martinez, Mercedes; Ros López, Susana; García Macías, Carmen; Iglesias, Carmela; Matias-Guiu, Xavier; de Álava, Enrique (Elsevier, 2016)
      Tumor resection in papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) is often accompanied by lymph node (LN) removal of the central and lateral cervical compartments. One-step nucleic acid amplification (OSNA) is a polymerase chain ...
    • Contribution of early detection and adjuvant treatments to breast cancer mortality reduction in Catalonia, Spain 

      Vilaprinyo Terré, Ester; Puig, Teresa; Rué i Monné, Montserrat (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2012)
      Background: Reductions in breast cancer (BC) mortality in Western countries have been attributed to the use of screening mammography and adjuvant treatments. The goal of this work was to analyze the contributions of both ...
    • Control of cell cycle and cell growth by molecular chaperones 

      Aldea, Martí; Garí Marsol, Eloi; Colomina i Gabarrella, Neus (Taylor & Francis, 2007)
      Cells adapt their size to both intrinsic and extrinsic demands and, among them, those that stem from growth and proliferation rates are crucial for cell size homeostasis. Here we revisit mechanisms that regulate cell cycle ...
    • Cooperation between Paxillin-like Protein Pxl1 and Glucan Synthase Bgs1 Is Essential for Actomyosin Ring Stability and Septum Formation in Fission Yeast 

      Pujol Carrión, Núria; Sato, Mamiko; Pinar, Mario; Ramos, Mariona; Moreno, Belén; Osumi, Masako; Ribas, Juan Carlos; Pérez, Pilar; Cortés, Juan C. G. (Public Library of Science, 2015)
      In fungal cells cytokinesis requires coordinated closure of a contractile actomyosin ring (CAR) and synthesis of a special cell wall structure known as the division septum. Many CAR proteins have been identified and ...
    • Cooperativity and Saturation in Biochemical Networks: A Saturable Formalism Using Taylor Series Approximations 

      Sorribas Tello, Albert; Hernández Bermejo, Benito; Vilaprinyo Terré, Ester; Alves, Rui (Wiley, 2007)
      Cooperative and saturable systems are common in molecular biology. Nevertheless, common canonical formalisms for kinetic modeling that are theoretically well justified do not have a saturable form. Modeling and fitting data ...
    • Coping with oxidative stress. The yeast model 

      Torre Ruiz, M. A. de la; Pujol Carrión, Núria; Sundaram, Venkatraghavan (Bentham Science Publishers, 2015-01-22)
      Saccharomyces cerevisiae is an optimal model to study stress responses for various reasons: i) budding yeast genome presents a high degree of homology with the human genome; ii) there are many proteins that show an elevated ...
    • Cost-effectiveness and harm-benefit analyses of risk-based screening strategies for breast cancer 

      Vilaprinyo Terré, Ester; Forné Izquierdo, Carles; Carles Lavila, Misericordia; Sala i Serra, Maria; Pla Farnós, Roger; Castells, Xavier; Domingo, Laia; Rué i Monné, Montserrat; Interval Cancer Study Group (Public Library of Science, 2014)
      The one-size-fits-all paradigm in organized screening of breast cancer is shifting towards a personalized approach. The present study has two objectives: 1) To perform an economic evaluation and to assess the harm-benefit ...
    • Cost-effectiveness of double reading versus single reading of mammograms in a breast cancer screening programme 

      Posso, Margarita; Carles Lavila, Misericordia; Rué i Monné, Montserrat; Puig, Teresa; Bonfill, Xavier (Public Library of Science, 2016)
      Objectives: The usual practice in breast cancer screening programmes for mammogram interpretation is to perform double reading. However, little is known about its cost-effectiveness in the context of digital mammography. ...
    • Cost-effectiveness of early detection of breast cancer in Catalonia (Spain) 

      Carles Lavila, Misericordia; Vilaprinyo Terré, Ester; Cots, Francesc; Gregori Gomis, Aleix; Pla Farnós, Roger; Román, Rubén; Sala i Serra, Maria; Macià, Francesc; Castells, Xavier; Rué i Monné, Montserrat (BioMed Central, 2011)
      Background: Breast cancer (BC) causes more deaths than any other cancer among women in Catalonia. Early detection has contributed to the observed decline in BC mortality. However, there is debate on the optimal screening ...
    • Creixement tumoral i metabolisme de l'hoste: dues cares d'una mateixa moneda 

      Argilés, Josep M.; Llovera i Tomàs, Marta; López-Soriano, Francisco J. (Institut d'Estudis Catalans, 1993)
      L'etiologia del càncer es basa fonamentalment en l'aparició d'un dany genètic en una cèl·lula que ocasiona una expressió anormal de determinats gens, els productes dels quals canvien dramàticament el fenotip cel·lular. Com ...
    • Cth2 protein mediates early adaptation of yeast cells to oxidative stress conditions 

      Castells i Roca, Laia; Pijuan Marquilles, Jordi; Ferrezuelo, Francisco; Bellí i Martínez, Gemma; Herrero Perpiñán, Enrique (Public Library of Science, 2016)
      Cth2 is an mRNA-binding protein that participates in remodeling yeast cell metabolism in iron starvation conditions by promoting decay of the targeted molecules, in order to avoid excess iron consumption. This study shows ...
    • Cumulative risk of cancer detection in breast cancer screening by protocol strategy 

      Blanch, Jordi; Sala i Serra, Maria; Román Expósito, Marta; Ederra, M.; Salas, Dolores; Zubizarreta, Raquel; Sánchez-Jacob, Mercedes; Rué i Monné, Montserrat; Castells, Xavier (Springer Verlag, 2013)
      Background There is little information on the individual risk of screen-detected cancer in women over successive participations. This study aimed to estimate the 10-year cumulative breast cancer detection risk ...
    • Cyclin Cln3 is retained at the ER and released by the J chaperone Ydj1 in late G1 to trigger cell cycle entry 

      Vergés, Emili; Colomina i Gabarrella, Neus; Garí Marsol, Eloi; Gallego, Carme; Aldea, Martí (Elsevier, 2007)
      G1 cyclin Cln3 plays a key role in linking cell growth and proliferation in budding yeast. It is generally assumed that Cln3, which is present throughout G1, accumulates passively in the nucleus until a threshold is reached ...
    • Cyclin D1 interacts and collaborates with Ral GTPases enhancing cell detachment and motility 

      Fernández, Rosa M. H.; Ruiz Miró, Maria; Dolcet Roca, Xavier; Aldea, Martí; Garí Marsol, Eloi (Nature, 2011)
      Alterations in the levels of adhesion and motility of cells are critical events in the development of metastasis. Cyclin D1 (CycD1) is one of the most frequently amplified oncogenes in many types of cancers and it is ...