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    • 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 ...
    • Identification of carotenoids using mass spectrometry 

      Rivera Vélez, Sol Maiam; Christou, Paul; Canela i Garayoa, Ramon (Wiley Periodicals, 2014)
      The present review compiles positive MS fragmentation data of selected carotenoids obtained using various ionization techniques and matrices. In addition, new experimental data from the analysis of carotenoids in transgenic ...
    • 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 ...
    • Identification of regulatory structure and kinetic parameters of biochemical networks via mixed-integer dynamic optimization 

      Guillén Gosálbez, Gonzalo; Miró, Antoni; Alves, Rui; Sorribas Tello, Albert; Jiménez Esteller, Laureano (BioMed Central, 2013)
      Background: Recovering the network topology and associated kinetic parameter values from time-series data are central topics in systems biology. Nevertheless, methods that simultaneously do both are few and lack ...
    • Identifying codes in line digraphs 

      Balbuena Martínez, Camino; Dalfó, Cristina; Martínez Barona, Berenice (Elsevier, 2020-05-21)
      Given an integer ≥1, a (1, ≤ )-identifying code in a digraph is a dominating subset C of vertices such that all distinct subsets of vertices of cardinality at most have distinct closed in-neighborhoods within C . In ...
    • IEA SHC Task 42 / ECES Annex 29 WG A1: Engineering and Processing of PCMs, TCMs and Sorption Materials 

      Ristić, Alenka; Furbo, Simon; Moser, Christoph; Schranzhofer, Hermann; Lazaro, Ana; Delgado, Mónica; Peñalosa, Conchita; Zalewski, Laurent; Diarce, Gonzalo; Alkan, Cemil; Gunasekara, Saman N.; Haussmann, Thomas; Gschwander, Stefan; Rathgeber, Christoph; Schmit, Henri; Barreneche Güerisoli, Camila; Cabeza, Luisa F.; Ferrer, Gerard; Konuklu, Yeliz; Paksoy, Halime; Rammelberg, Holger; Munz, Gunther; Herzog, Thomas; Jänchen, Jochen; Palomo, Elena (Elsevier, 2016)
      An overview on the recent results on the engineering and characterization of sorption materials, PCMs and TCMs investigated in the working group WG A1 “Engineering and processing of TES materials” of IEA SHC Task 42 / ECES ...
    • IEA SHC Task 42 / ECES Annex 29 – A Simple Tool for the Economic Evaluation of Thermal Energy Storages 

      Rathgeber, Christoph; Hiebler, Stefan; Lävemann, Eberhard; Dolado, Pablo; Lazaro, Ana; Gasia, Jaume; Gracia Cuesta, Alvaro de; Miró, Laia; Cabeza, Luisa F.; König-Haagen, Andreas; Brüggemann, Dieter; Campos-Celador, Álvaro; Franquet, Erwin; Fumey, Benjamin; Dannemand, Mark; Badenhop, Thomas; Diriken, Jan; Nielsen, Jan Erik; Hauer, Andreas (Elsevier, 2016)
      Within the framework of IEA SHC Task 42 / ECES Annex 29, a simple tool for the economic evaluation of thermal energy storages has been developed and tested on various existing storages. On that account, the storage capacity ...
    • IL-17A as a potential therapeutic target for patients on peritoneal dialysis 

      Marchant, Vanessa; Tejera Muñoz, Antonio; Marquez Exposito, Laura; Rayego Mateos, Sandra; Rodrigues-Diez, Raul; Tejedor, Lucia; Santos Sanchez, Laura; Egido, Jesús; Valdivielso Revilla, José Manuel; Fraser, Donald J.; López Cabrera, Manuel; Selgas, Rafael; Ruiz-Ortega, Marta (MDPI, 2020)
      Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a health problem reaching epidemic proportions. There is no cure for CKD, and patients may progress to end-stage renal disease (ESRD). Peritoneal dialysis (PD) is a current replacement therapy ...