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    • Unexpected synergistic HIV neutralization by a triple microbicide produced in rice endosperm 

      Vamvaka, Evangelia; Farré Martinez, Gemma; Molinos-Albert, Luis M.; Evans, Abbey; Canela Xandri, Anna; Twyman, Richard M.; Carrillo, Jorge; Ordóñez, Raziel Antonio; Shattock, Robin J.; O’Keef, Barry R.; Clotet, Bonaventura; Blanco, Julian; Khush, Gurdev S.; Christou, Paul; Capell Capell, Teresa (National Academy of Sciences, 2018-08-14)
      The transmission of HIV can be prevented by the application of neutralizing monoclonal antibodies and lectins. Traditional recombinant protein manufacturing platforms lack sufficient capacity and are too expensive for ...
    • Update on the risk of introduction of african swine fever by wild boar into disease-free European Union countries 

      Bosch, J.; Rodríguez Hernández, Antonio; Iglesias, I.; Muñoz, M. J.; Jurado, C.; Sánchez-Vizcaíno, J. M.; De la Torre, A. (Blackwell Verlag GmbH, 2016-07-06)
      Despite efforts to prevent the appearance and spread of African swine fever (ASF) in the European Union, several Member States are now affected (Lithuania, Poland, Latvia and Estonia). Disease appearance in 2014 was ...
    • Use of by-products as additives in adobe bricks: Mechanical properties characterisation 

      Serrano, Susana; Barreneche Güerisoli, Camila; Cabeza, Luisa F. (Elsevier, 2016)
      Six by-products are used as additives in adobe bricks to study the variability of mechanical properties by a three level design of experiments and to evaluate optima formulations. Corn plant, fescue, straw, and grounded ...
    • Use of multi-layered PCM gypsums to improve fire response. Physical, thermal and mechanical characterization 

      Serrano, Susana; Barreneche Güerisoli, Camila; Navarro Ezquerra, Antonia; Haurie, Laia; Fernández Renna, Ana Inés; Cabeza, Luisa F. (Elsevier, 2016)
      The building sector is one of the highest energy consumers representing around 30% of total energy use. One of the recommendations of the IEA (International Energy Agency) to reduce energy consumption in buildings is to ...
    • Use of partial load operating conditions for latent thermal energy storage management 

      Gasia, Jaume; Gracia Cuesta, Alvaro de; Peiró Bell-lloch, Gerard; Arena, Simone; Cau, Giorgio; Cabeza, Luisa F. (Elsevier, 2018)
      A proper management of thermal energy storage (TES) charging and discharging processes allows the final users to optimize the performance of TES systems. In this paper, an experimental research is carried out to study how ...
    • Use of seagrass fibres in adobe bricks 

      Olacia, Elena; Pisello, Anna Laura; Chiodo, Vitaliano; Maisano, Susanna; Frazzica, Andrea; Cabeza, Luisa F. (IOP Publishing, 2019)
      The main aim of the present study is to measure the capability the 'Posidonia Oceanica' as fibre reinforcement for adobe bricks. This sea-plant is distributed in the Mediterranean coast, considered as a solid marine ...
    • Valproic acid induces antioxidant effects in X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy 

      Fourcade, Stéphane; Ruiz, Montserrat; Guilera, Cristina; Hahnen, Eric; Brichta, Lars; Naudí i Farré, Alba; Portero Otín, Manuel; Dacremont, Georges; Cartier, Nathalie; Wanders, Ronald; Kemp, Stephan; Mandel, Jean Louis; Wirth, Brunhilde; Pamplona Gras, Reinald; Aubourg, Patrick; Pujol, Aurora (Oxford University Press, 2010)
      X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy (X-ALD) is a fatal, axonal demyelinating, neurometabolic disease. It results from the functional loss of a member of the peroxisomal ATP-binding cassette transporter subfamily D (ABCD1), ...
    • Vanishing set of inverse Jacobi multipliers and attractor/repeller sets 

      García, I. A. (Isaac A.); Giné, Jaume; Llibre, Jaume; Maza Sabido, Susanna (American Institute of Physics, 2021-01-01)
      In this paper we study conditions under which the zero-set of the inverse Jacobi multiplier of a smooth vector field contains its attractor/repeller compact sets. The work generalizes previous results focusing on sink ...
    • Variation in developmental patterns among elite wheat lines and relationships with yield, yield components and spike fertility 

      González-Navarro, Oscar E.; Griffiths, Simon; Molero, Gemma; Reynolds, Matthew P.; Slafer, Gustavo A. (Elsevier, 2016)
      Developmental patterns strongly influence spike fertility and grain number, which are primarily determined during the stem elongation period (i.e. time between terminal spikelet phase and anthesis). It has been proposed ...
    • Vegetable oils as alternative solvents for green oleo-extraction, purification and formulation of food and natural products 

      Yara Varón, Edinson; Li, Ying; Balcells Fluvià, Mercè; Canela i Garayoa, Ramon; Fabiano-Tixier, A. S.; Chemat, F. (MDPI, 2017)
      Since solvents of petroleum origin are now strictly regulated worldwide, there is a growing demand for using greener, bio-based and renewable solvents for extraction, purification and formulation of natural and food products. ...
    • Vegetation dynamics patterns, biodiversity conservation and structure of forest ecosystems in the wildlife reserve of Togodo in Togo, West Africa 

      Adjonou, K.; Kémavo, A.; Fontodji, J. K.; Tchani, W.; Sodjinou, F.; Sebastià, Ma. T.; Kokutse, A. D.; Kokou, K. (International Journal Development Research, 2017-08)
      The importance of protected areas in providing ecosystem services and biodiversity conservation is recognised all over the world by numerous authors. The study aimed to establish a diagnosis of the dynamics of the land use ...
    • Vertical Greenery Systems (VGS) for energy saving in buildings: A review 

      Pérez Luque, Gabriel; Cabeza, Luisa F.; Coma Arpón, Julià; Martorell, Ingrid (Elsevier, 2014)
      This review paper organizes and summarizes the literature on Vertical Greenery Systems (VGS) when used as passive tool for energy savings in buildings. First, with the information obtained in the reviewed literature some ...
    • Vertical greenery systems for energy savings in buildings: a comparative study between green walls and green facades 

      Coma Arpón, Julià; Pérez Luque, Gabriel; Gracia Cuesta, Alvaro de; Burés, Silvia; Urrestarazu, Miguel; Cabeza, Luisa F. (Elsevier, 2017)
      During the last decade, vertical greenery systems are increasing their presence in building designs, providing several urban ecosystem services. One of them is the potential to provide energy savings in buildings, which ...
    • Violent aggression predicted by multiple pre-adult environmental hits 

      Mitjans, Marina; Seidel, Jan; Begemann, Martin; Bockhop, Fabian; Moya Higueras, Jorge; Bansal, Vikas; Wesolowski, Janina; Seelbach, Anna; Ibáñez, Manuel; Kovacevic, Fatka; Duvar, Oguzhan; Fañanás, Lourdes; Wolf, Hannah-Ulrike; Ortet i Fabregat, Generós; Zwanzger, Peter; Klein, Verena; Lange, Ina; Tänzer, Andreas; Dudeck, Manuela; Penke, Lars; Tebartz van Elst, Ludger; Bittner, Robert A.; Schmidmeier, Richard; Freese, Roland; Müller-Isberner, Rüdiger; Wiltfang, Jens; Bliesener, Thomas; Bonn, Stefan; Poustka, Luise; Müller, Jürgen L.; Arias, Bárbara; Ehrenreich, Hannelore (Springer Nature, 2018-05-24)
      Early exposure to negative environmental impact shapes individual behavior and potentially contributes to any mental disease. We reported previously that accumulated environmental risk markedly decreases age at schizophrenia ...
    • Water research in the Mediterranean: challenges and perspectives. The Catalan Institute for Water Research (ICRA) 

      Sabater, Sergi; Acuña, Vicenç; Batalla, Ramon J.; Balcázar, José Luis; Borrego, Carles; Insa, Sara; Marcé, Rafael; Mas Pla, Josep; Petrovic, Mira; Pijuan, Maite; Rodriguez Mozaz, Sara; Rodríguez Roda, Ignasi; Villagrasa, Marta; Barceló, Damià (Institut d'Estudis Catalans, 2014)
      The mission of the Catalan Institute for Water Research (ICRA) is to implement a holistic, multidisciplinary approach to water research, taking into account all components related to freshwaters and human-used waters. The ...
    • Weed suppression greatly increased by plant diversity in intensively managed grasslands: A continental-scale experiment 

      Connolly, John; Sebastià, Ma. T.; Kirwan, Laura; Finn, John A.; Llurba, Rosa; Suter, Matthias; Collins, Rosemary P.; Porqueddu, Claudio; Helgadóttir, Áslaug; Baadshaug, Ole H.; Bélanger, Gilles; Black, Alistair; Brophy, Caroline; Čop, Jure; Dalmannsdóttir, S.; Delgado, Ignacio; Elgersma, Anjo; Fothergill, Michael; Frankow-Lindberg, Bodil E.; Ghesquiere, An; Golinski, Piotr; Grieu, Philippe; Gustavsson, Anne-Maj; Höglind, Mats; Huguenin-Elie, Olivier; Jørgensen, Marit; Kadziuliene, Zydre; Lunnan, Tor; Nykanen-Kurki, P.; Ribas Artola, Àngela; Taube, Friedhelm; Thumm, Ulrich; De Vliegher, A.; Lüscher, Andreas (John Wiley & Sons, 2017-09-27)
      1. Grassland diversity can support sustainable intensification of grassland production through increased yields, reduced inputs and limited weed invasion. We report the effects of diversity on weed suppression from 3 years ...
    • Wheat pre-anthesis development as affected by photoperiod sensitivity genes (Ppd-1) under contrasting photoperiods 

      Pérez-Gianmarco, Thomas I.; Slafer, Gustavo A.; González, Fernanda G. (CSIRO Publishing, 2018)
      Fine tuning wheat phenology is of paramount importance for adaptation. A better understanding of how genetic constitution modulates the developmental responses during pre-anthesis phases would help to maintain or even ...
    • When more is better: multigene engineering in plants 

      Naqvi, Shaista; Farré Martinez, Gemma; Sanahuja Solsona, Georgina; Capell Capell, Teresa; Zhu, Changfu; Christou, Paul (Elsevier, 2010)
      The genomics revolution has taught us that a great deal of information can be derived from studying many genes or proteins at the same time. We are beginning to see this approach blossoming in applied research. Instead ...