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    • Valorization of onion waste by obtaining extracts rich in phenolic compounds and feasibility of its therapeutic use on colon cancer 

      Paesa, Mónica; Pires Nogueira, Danielle; Velderrain Rodríguez, Gustavo R.; Esparza, Irene; Jiménez-Moreno, Nerea; Mendoza, Gracia; Osada, Jesús; Martín Belloso, Olga; Rodríguez-Yoldi, María Jesús; Ancín-Azpilicueta, Carmen (MDPI, 2022)
      In this study, the total phenolic content, the antioxidant and antiproliferative activities of onion waste extracts were characterized. Some phenolic compounds present in the extracts were also identified and quantified ...
    • 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 ...
    • Views of health professionals on risk-based breast cancer screening and its implementation in the Spanish National Health System: A qualitative discussion group study 

      Laza-Vásquez, Celmira; Codern-Bové, Núria; Cardona, Àngels; Hernández-Leal, María José; Pérez Lacasta, María José; Carles Lavila, Misericordia; Rué i Monné, Montserrat (Public Library of Science, 2022)
      Background: With the aim of increasing benefits and decreasing harms, risk-based breast cancer screening has been proposed as an alternative to age-based screening. This study explores barriers and facilitators to implementing ...
    • 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 ...
    • Weather as main driver for masting and stem growth variation in stone pine supports compatible timber and nut co-production 

      Shestakova, Tatiana A.; Mutke, Sven; Gordo, Javier; Camarero Martínez, Jesús Julio; Sin Casas, Esther; Pemán García, Jesús; Voltas Velasco, Jordi (Elsevier, 2021-01-01)
      Trade-offs between life-history traits are common in plants, and those involving growth and reproduction may be evident during mast years. The nutlike seeds of the stone pine (Pinus pinea L.) stand out among the most ...
    • 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 ...