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    • Phenology and plant functional type dominance drive CO2 exchange in seminatural grasslands in the Pyrenees 

      Ibañez, Mercedes; Altimir, Núria; Ribas Artola, Àngela; Eugster, Werner; Sebastià, Ma. T. (Cambridge University Press, 2020)
      Understanding the mechanisms underlying net ecosystem CO2 exchange (NEE) in mountain grasslands is important to quantify their relevance in the global carbon budget. However, complex interactions between environmental ...
    • Phenomenological modelling of phase transitions with hysteresis in solid/liquid PCM 

      Barz, Tilman; Emhofer, Johann; Marx, Klemens; Zsembinszki, Gabriel; Cabeza, Luisa F. (Taylor & Francis, 2019)
      Technical-grade and mixed solid/liquid phase change materials (PCM) typically melt and solidify over a temperature range, sometimes exhibiting thermal hysteresis. Three phenomenological phase transition models are presented ...
    • Phenomenological modelling of solid/liquid phase transitions in non-ideal PCM 

      Barz, Tilman; Emhofer, Johann; Marx, Klemens; Zsembinszki, Gabriel; Cabeza, Luisa F. (Edicions de la Universitat de Lleida, 2019)
      Thermal energy storage technologies through solid/liquid phase change materials (PCMs) use the thermodynamic principles of melting and solidification to absorb and release thermal energy. In the ideal case, this technology ...
    • Photoperiod-sensitivity genes shape floret development in wheat 

      Pérez-Gianmarco, Thomas I.; Slafer, Gustavo A.; González, Fernanda G. (Oxford University Press, 2018-12-21)
      Lengthening the pre-anthesis period of stem elongation (or late-reproductive phase, LRP) through altering photoperiod sensitivity has been suggested as a potential means to increase the number of fertile florets at anthesis ...
    • Phytosiderophores determine thresholds for iron and zinc accumulation in biofortified rice endosperm while inhibiting the accumulation of cadmium 

      Banakar, Raviraj; Alvarez Fernández, Ána; Díaz-Benito, Pablo; Abadía Bayona, Javier; Capell Capell, Teresa; Christou, Paul (Oxford University Press, 2017)
      Nicotianamine (NA) and 2′-deoxymugenic acid (DMA) are metal-chelating ligands that promote the accumulation of metals in rice endosperm, but it is unclear how these phytosiderophores regulate the levels of different metals ...
    • Pioglitazone halts axonal degeneration in a mouse model of X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy 

      Morató, Laia; Galino, Jorge; Ruiz, Montserrat; Calingasan, Noel Ylagan; Starkov, Anatoly A.; Dumont, Magali; Naudí i Farré, Alba; Martínez, Juan José; Aubourg, Patrick; Portero Otín, Manuel; Pamplona Gras, Reinald; Galea, Elena; Flint Beal, M.; Ferrer, Isidre; Fourcade, Stéphane; Pujol, Aurora (Oxford Journals, 2013)
      X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy is a neurometabolic disorder caused by inactivation of the peroxisomal ABCD1 transporter of very long-chain fatty acids. In mice, ABCD1 loss causes late onset axonal degeneration in the spinal ...
    • Plant Cells as Pharmaceutical Factories 

      Rischer, Heiko; Häkkinen, Suvi T.; Ritala, Anneli; Seppänen-Laakso, Tuulikki; Miralpeix i Anglada, Bruna; Capell Capell, Teresa; Christou, Paul; Oksman-Caldentey, Kirsi-Marja (Bentham Science Publishers, 2013)
      Molecules derived from plants make up a sizeable proportion of the drugs currently available on the market. These include a number of secondary metabolite compounds the monetary value of which is very high. New pharmaceuticals ...
    • Plant foods, stone tools and food preparation in prehistoric Europe: An integrative approach in the context of ERC funded project PLANTCULT 

      Valamoti, Soultana Maria; Chondrou, Danai; Bekiaris, Tasos; Ninou, Ismini; Alonso, Natàlia; Bofill, Maria; Ivanova, Maria; Laparidou, Sofia; McNamee, Calla; Palomo, Antoni; Papadopoulou, Lambrini; Prats, Georgina; Procopiou, Hara; Tsartsidou, Georgia (University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom, 2020)
      The transformation of food ingredients into meals corresponds to complex choices resulting from the interplay of environmental and cultural factors: available ingredients, technologies of transformation, ...
    • Plurality of opinion, scientific discourse and pseudoscience: an in depth analysis of the Séralini et al. study claiming that Roundup™ Ready corn or the herbicide Roundup™ cause cancer in rats 

      Arjó Pont, Gemma; Portero Otín, Manuel; Piñol Felis, Carme; Viñas Salas, Joan; Matias-Guiu, Xavier; Capell Capell, Teresa; Bartholomaeus, Andrew; Parrot, Wayne; Christou, Paul (Springer Verlag, 2013)
      A recent paper published in the journal Food and Chemical Toxicology presents the results of a long-term toxicity study related to a widely-used commercial herbicide (RoundupTM) and a Rounduptolerant genetically modified ...
    • Point processes statistics of stable isotopes: analysing water uptake patterns in a mixed stand of Aleppo pine and Holm oak 

      Comas Rodríguez, Carles; Castillo Díaz, Jorge del; Voltas Velasco, Jordi; Ferrio Díaz, Juan Pedro (Instituto Nacional de Investigación y Tecnología Agraria y Alimentaria (INIA), 2015)
      Aim of study: Understanding inter- and intra-specific competition for water is crucial in drought-prone environments. However, little is known about the spatial interdependencies for water uptake among individuals in ...
    • Polymorphisms of the porcine cathepsins, growth hormone-releasing hormone and leptin receptor genes and their association with meat quality traits in Ukrainian Large White breed 

      Balatsky, Viktor; Bankovska, Irina; Pena i Subirà, Ramona Natacha; Saienko, Artem; Buslyk, Tetyana; Korinnyi, Sergii; Doran, Olena (Springer Netherlands, 2016)
      Cathepsins, growth hormone-releasing hormone (GHRH) and leptin receptor (LEPR) genes have been receiving increasing attention as potential markers for meat quality and pig performance traits. This study investigated the ...
    • Polynomial and rational first integrals for planar quasi-homogeneous polynomial differential systems 

      Giné, Jaume; Grau Montaña, Maite; Llibre, Jaume (American Institute of Mathematical Sciences, 2013-10)
      In this paper we find necessary and sufficient conditions in order that a planar quasi-homogeneous polynomial differential system has a polynomial or a rational first integral. We also prove that any planar quasi-homogeneous ...
    • Positive biodiversity-productivity relationship predominant in global forests 

      Liang, Jingjing; Crowther, Thomas W.; Picard, Nicolas; Wiser, Susan; Zhou, Mo; Alberti, Giorgio; Schulze, Ernst-Detlef; McGuire, A. David; Bozzato, Fabio; Pretzsch, Hans; Miguel Magaña, Sergio de; Paquette, Alain; Hérault, Bruno; Scherer-Lorenzen, Michael; Barrett, Christopher B.; Glick, Henry B.; Hengeveld, Geerten M.; Nabuurs, Gert-Jan; Pfautsch, Sebastian; Viana, Helder; Vibrans, Alexander C.; Ammer, Christian; Schall, Peter; Verbyla, David; Tchebakova, Nadja; Fischer, Markus; Watson, James V.; Chen, Han Y. H.; Lei, Xiangdong; Schelhaas, Mart-Jan; Lu, Huicui; Gianelle, Damiano; Parfenova, Elena I.; Salas, Christian; Lee, Eungul; Lee, Boknam; Kim, Hyun Seok; Bruelheide, Helge; Coomes, David A.; Piotto, Daniel; Sunderland, Terry; Schmid, Bernhard; Gourlet-Fleury, Sylvie; Sonké, Bonaventure; Tavani, Rebecca; Zhu, Jun; Brandl, Susanne; Vayreda, Jordi; Kitahara, Fumiaki; Searle, Eric B.; Neldner, Victor J.; Ngugi, Michael R.; Baraloto, Christopher; Frizzera, Lorenzo; Bałazy, Radomir; Oleksyn, Jacek; Zawiła-Niedźwiecki, Tomasz; Bouriaud, Olivier; Bussotti, Filippo; Finér, Leena; Jaroszewicz, Bogdan; Jucker, Tommaso; Valladares, Fernando; Jagodzinski, Andrzej M.; Peri, Pablo L.; Gonmadje, Christelle; Marthy, William; O’Brien, Timothy; Martin, Emanuel H.; Marshall, Andrew R.; Rovero, Francesco; Bitariho, Robert; Niklaus, Pascal A.; Alvarez-Loayza, Patricia; Chamuya, Nurdin; Valencia, Renato; Mortier, Frédéric; Wortel, Verginia; Engone-Obiang, Nestor L.; Ferreira, Leandro V.; Odeke, David E.; Vasquez, Rodolfo M.; Lewis, Simon L.; Reich, Peter B. (American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2016)
      The biodiversity-productivity relationship (BPR) is foundational to our understanding of the global extinction crisis and its impacts on ecosystem functioning. Understanding BPR is critical for the accurate valuation and ...
    • Postprandial Circulating miRNAs in Response to a Dietary Fat Challenge 

      Mantilla-Escalante, Diana C.; López de las Hazas Mingo, María del Carmen; Gil-Zamorano, Judit; Pozo-Acebo, Lorena del; Crespo, M. Carmen; Martín-Hernández, Roberto; Saz, Andrea del; Tomé-Carneiro, Joao; Cardona, Fernando; Cornejo-Pareja, Isabel; García-Ruiz, Almudena; Briand, Olivier; Lasunción Ripa, Miguel Ángel; Visioli, F. (Francesco); Dávalos, Alberto (MDPI, 2019-06-13)
      Postprandial lipemia has many physiopathological effects, some of which increase the risk of cardiovascular disease. MicroRNAs (miRNAs) can be found in almost all biological fluids, but their postprandial kinetics are ...
    • PPCAS: Implementation of a Probabilistic Pairwise Model for Consistency-Based Multiple Alignment in Apache Spark 

      Lladós Segura, Jordi; Guirado Fernández, Fernando; Cores Prado, Fernando (Springer, 2017)
      Large-scale data processing techniques, currently known as Big-Data, are used to manage the huge amount of data that are generated by sequencers. Although these techniques have significant advantages, few biological ...
    • Pre-planting inoculation for early establishment of Dicyphus bolivari and D. errans on tomatoes 

      Madeira Nogueira, Filipe; Edo-Tena, Eva; Sossai, Samuel; Callizo, Joan; Albajes Garcia, Ramon (SpringerInternational Organization for Biological Control, 2018-10-29)
      Slow establishment and risks of plant damage are major constraints for the use of the predatory mirid bugs that are commercially available for release in greenhouse crops. Therefore, a new interest has turned towards ...
    • Predicting species distributions for conservation decisions 

      Guisan, Antoine; Tingley, Reid; Baumgartner, John B.; Naujokaitis-Lewis, Ilona; Sutcliffe, Patricia R.; Tulloch, Ayesha I. T.; Regan, Tracey J.; Brotons, Lluís; McDonald-Madden, Eve; Mantyka-Pringle, Chrystal; Martin, Tara G.; Rhodes, Jonathan R.; Maggini, Ramona; Setterfield, Samantha A.; Elith, Jane; Schwartz, Mark W.; Wintle, Brendan A.; Broennimann, Olivier; Austin, Mike; Ferrier, Simon; Kearney, Michael R.; Possingham, Hugh P.; Buckley, Y. (Wiley, 2013-10-17)
      Species distribution models (SDMs) are increasingly proposed to support conservation decision making. However, evidence of SDMs supporting solutions for on‐ground conservation problems is still scarce in the scientific ...
    • Preparation and characterization of an inorganic magnesium chloride/nitrate/graphite composite for low temperature energy storage 

      Galazutdinova, Yana; Vega, Mariela; Grágeda, Mario; Cabeza, Luisa F.; Ushak, Svetlana (Elsevier, 2018)
      In this study, an inorganic mixture of 40 wt% MgCl2·6H2O and 60 wt% Mg(NO3)2·6H2O was impregnated into two types of the expanded graphite (EG): EG flakes and EG matrix. Different methods of preparation usually used in the ...
    • Preparation and Characterization of Inorganic PCM Microcapsules by Fluidized Bed Method 

      Ushak, Svetlana; Cruz, M. Judith; Cabeza, Luisa F.; Grágeda, Mario (MDPI, 2016)
      The literature shows that inorganic phase change materials (PCM) have been very seldom microencapsulated, so this study aims to contribute to filling this research gap. Bischofite, a by-product from the non-metallic industry ...
    • Primary health care attributes and responses to intimate partner violence in Spain 

      Goicolea, Isabel; Mosquera, Paola; Briones Vozmediano, Erica Tula; Otero García, Laura; García Quinto, Marta; Vives Cases, Carmen (Elsevier, 2017)
      Objective: This study provides an overview of the perceptions of primary care professionals on how thecurrent primary health care (PHC) attributes in Spain could influence health-related responses to intimatepartner violence ...