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    • Gender and social class in study choice: narratives of youth transitions in Spain 

      Strecker, Tanja Conni; Feixa, Carles (Taylor & Francis, 2018)
      Social inequality regarding gender and social class is a topic of longterm interest in social research. However, the intersections between the two variables in the reproduction of inequalities in the field of education ...
    • Genetic and Management Effects on Barley Yield and Phenology in the Mediterranean Basin 

      Cammarano, Davide; Ronga, Domenico; Francia, Enrico; Akar, Taner; Al-Yassin, Adnan; Benbelkacem, Abdelkader; Grando, Stefania; Romagosa, Ignacio (Frontiers Media, 2021)
      Heading time in barley is considered a key developmental stage controlling adaptation to the environment and it affects grain yield; with the combination of agronomy (planting dates) and genetics being some of the determinants ...
    • Genotypic variation in spike fertility traits and ovary size as determinants of floret and grain survival rate in wheat 

      Guo, Zifeng; Slafer, Gustavo A.; Schnurbusch, Thorsten (Oxford University Press, 2016)
      Spike fertility traits are critical attributes for grain yield in wheat ( Triticum aestivum L.). Here, we examine the geno - typic variation in three important traits: maximum number of floret primordia, number of ...
    • Geometry optimization of a heat storage system for concentrated solar power plants (CSP) 

      Solé, Aran; Falcoz, Quentin; Cabeza, Luisa F.; Neveu, Pierre (Elsevier, 2018)
      In the present study, geometry optimization of a phase change material (PCM) heat storage system is presented. The existing PCM-fins heat exchanger system works at the back side of a solar receiver in order to minimize the ...
    • Graphs, friends and acquaintances 

      Dalfó, Cristina; Fiol, Miguel Angel (Faculty of Mathematics and Natural SciencesInstitut Teknologi Bandung (ITB) IndonesiaIndonesian Combinatorial Society (InaCombS)GTA Research GroupGTA Research Group, 2018)
      A graph is a mathematical object modeling the existence of a certain relation between pairs of elements of a given set. Many of the first results concerning graphs made reference to relationships between groups of people. ...
    • Green facade for energy savings in buildings: The influence of leaf area index and facade orientation on the shadow effect 

      Pérez Luque, Gabriel; Coma Arpón, Julià; Sol i Felip, Salvador; Cabeza, Luisa F. (Elsevier, 2017)
      To “green” building envelopes is currently one of the most promising ways to provide energy savings in buildings and to contribute to the urban heat island effect mitigation. The shadow effect supplied by plants is the ...
    • Gut bacterial ClpB-like gene function is associated with decreased body weight and a characteristic microbiota profile 

      Arnoriaga Rodríguez, María; Mayneris Perxachs, Jordi; Burokas, Aurelijus; Pérez Brocal, Vicente; Moya, Andrés; Portero Otín, Manuel; Ricart, Wifredo; Maldonado, Rafael; Fernández Real, José Manuel (Biomed Central, 2020-04-30)
      Background The chaperone ClpB, a bacterial protein, is a conformational antigen-mimetic of α-melanocyte-stimulating hormone (α-MSH) implicated in body weight regulation in mice. We here investigated the potential associations ...
    • H-Formulation FEM Modeling of the Current Distribution in 2G HTS Tapes and Its Experimental Validation Using Hall Probe Mapping 

      Sotelo, G. G.; Carrera i Vilanova, Miquel; Granados, X. (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016)
      One of the most widespread mathematical formulations applied to simulate the electromagnetic phenomena of coated conductor in the recent literature is the H one. However, the only validation of the model has been indirect ...
    • Halophytophthora fluviatilis Pathogenicity and Distribution along a Mediterranean-Subalpine Gradient 

      Caballol, Maria; Štraus, Dora; Macià, Héctor; Ramis, Xavier; Redondo, Miguel Ángel; Oliva Palau, Jonàs (MDPI, 2021-02-03)
      Halophytophthora species have been traditionally regarded as brackish water oomycetes; however, recent reports in inland freshwater call for a better understanding of their ecology and possible pathogenicity. We studied ...
    • Health hazard, cycling and thermal stability as key parameters when selecting a suitable phase change material (PCM) 

      Miró, Laia; Barreneche Güerisoli, Camila; Ferrer, Gerard; Solé, Aran; Martorell, Ingrid; Cabeza, Luisa F. (Elsevier, 2016)
      From the literature review it was observed that there is no established methodology, neither a common pattern, when selecting a phase change material for a thermal energy storage application. Melting temperature and enthalpy ...
    • Heat retention of a photovoltaic/thermal collector with PCM 

      Browne, Maria C.; Norton, Brian; McCormack, Sarah J. (Elsevier, 2016)
      A novel PV/T/PCM system that generates electricity, stores heat and pre-heats water was characterised under outdoor conditions in Dublin, Ireland. The system design combines a PV module with a thermal collector; in which ...
    • High density polyethylene spheres with PCM for domestic hot water applications: Water tank and laboratory scale study 

      Navarro Farré, Lidia; Barreneche Güerisoli, Camila; Castell, Albert; Redpath, David A.G.; Griffiths, Philip; Cabeza, Luisa F. (2017)
      Renewable energy is a potential alternative energy provider with fewer CO2 emissions. However, the mismatch between energy supply and demand is the main disadvantage. Therefore, thermal energy storage becomes an essential ...
    • High Performance computing improvements on bioinformatics consistency-based multiple sequence alignment tools 

      Orobitg Cortada, Miquel; Guirado Fernández, Fernando; Cores Prado, Fernando; Lladós Segura, Jordi; Notredame, Cedric (Elsevier, 2014-10-08)
      Multiple Sequence Alignment (MSA) is essential for a wide range of applications in Bioinformatics. Traditionally, the alignment accuracy was the main metric used to evaluate the goodness of MSA tools. However, with the ...
    • High-carotenoid maize: development of plant biotechnology prototypes for human and animal health and nutrition 

      Zhu, Changfu; Farré Martinez, Gemma; Zanga, Daniela; Lloveras Vilamanyà, Jaume; Michelena Bárcena, Antonio; Ferrio Díaz, Juan Pedro; Voltas Velasco, Jordi; Slafer, Gustavo A.; Savin, Roxana; Albajes Garcia, Ramon; Eizaguirre Altuna, Matilde; López Alonso, Carmen; Cantero-Martínez, Carlos; Díaz Gómez, Joana; Nogareda, Carmina; Moreno Martínez, José Antonio; Angulo Asensio, Eduardo; Estany Illa, Joan; Pena i Subirà, Ramona Natacha; Tor i Naudí, Marc; Portero Otín, Manuel; Eritja Sánchez, Núria; Arjó Pont, Gemma; Serrano Casasola, José Carlos Enrique; Matias-Guiu, Xavier; Twyman, Richard M.; Sandmann, Gerhard; Capell Capell, Teresa; Christou, Paul (Springer Verlag, 2017-06-01)
      Carolight® is a transgenic maize variety that accumulates extraordinary levels of carotenoids, including those with vitamin A activity. The development of Carolight® maize involved the technical implementation of a novel ...
    • High-value products from transgenic maize 

      Naqvi, Shaista; Ramessar, Koreen; Farré Martinez, Gemma; Sabalza Gallués, Maite; Miralpeix i Anglada, Bruna; Twyman, Richard M.; Capell Capell, Teresa; Zhu, Changfu; Christou, Paul (Elsevier, 2011)
      Maize (also known as corn) is a domesticated cereal grain that has been grown as food and animal feed for tens of thousands of years. It is currently the most widely grown crop in the world, and is used not only for food/feed ...
    • Hippocampal neurons require a large pool of glutathione to sustain dendrite integrity and cognitive function 

      Fernandez-Fernandez, Seila; Bobo-Jimenez, Veronica; Requejo-Aguilar, Raquel; Gonzalez-Fernandez, Silvia; Resch, Monica; Carabias-Carrascoa, Monica; Ros Salvador, Joaquim; Almeida, Angeles; Bolaños, Juan P. (Elsevier, 2018)
      Loss of brain glutathione has been associated with cognitive decline and neuronal death during aging and neurodegenerative diseases. However, whether decreased glutathione precedes or follows neuronal dysfunction has not ...
    • Holocene changes in precipitation seasonality in the western Mediterranean Basin: a multi-species approach using delta C-13 of archaeobotanical remains 

      Aguilera, Mònica; Ferrio Díaz, Juan Pedro; Pérez, G.; Araus Ortega, José Luis; Voltas Velasco, Jordi (John Wiley & Sons, 2012)
      Precipitation has been of utmost importance in shaping the evolution of landscapes and human settlements in the Mediterranean. However, information on seasonal precipitation patterns through the Holocene is scarce. This ...
    • Hybrid cascade heat pump and thermal-electric energy storage system for residential buildings: experimental testing and performance analysis 

      Palomba, Valeria; Bonanno, Antonino; Brunaccini, Giovanni; Aloisio, Davide; Sergi, Francesco; Dino, Giuseppe E.; Varvagiannis, Efstratios; Karellas, Sotirios; Nitsch, Birgo; Strehlow, Andreas; Groβe, André; Herrmann, Ralph; Barmparitsas, Nikolaos; Koch, Nelson; Vérez, David; Cabeza, Luisa F.; Zsembinszki, Gabriel; Frazzica, Andrea (MDPI, 2021)
      The need for innovative heating and cooling systems to decarbonize the building sector is widely recognized. It is especially important to increase the share of renewables at building level by maximizing self-consumption ...
    • Hypoxia-independent gene expression signature associated with radiosensitisation of prostate cancer cell lines by histone deacetylase inhibition 

      Jonsson, Marte; Ragnum, Harald Bull; Julin, Cathinka Halle; Yeramian Hakim, Andree; Clancy, Trevor; Frikstad, Kari-Anne Myrum; Seierstad, Therese; Stokke, Trond; Matias-Guiu, Xavier; Ree, Anne Hansen; Flatmark, Kjersti; Lyng, Heidi (Nature Publishing Group, 2016-10-11)
      Background: Histone deacetylase inhibitors (HDACis) like vorinostat are promising radiosensitisers in prostate cancer, but their effect under hypoxia is not known. We investigated gene expression associated with ...
    • Identification of a newly conserved SLA-II epitope in a structural protein of swine influenza virus 

      Baratelli, Massimiliano; Morgan, Sophie; Hemmink, Johanneke Dinie; Reid, Elisabeth; Carr, Brigid Veronica; Lefevre, Eric; Montaner Tarbes, Sergio Roberto; Charleston, Bryan; Fraile Sauce, Lorenzo José; Tchilian, Elma; Montoya, Maria (Frontiers Media, 2020)
      Despite the role of pigs as a source of new Influenza A Virus viruses (IAV) potentially capable of initiating human pandemics, immune responses to swine influenza virus (SwIV) in pigs are not fully understood. Several SwIV ...