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    • Regulatory approval and a first-in-human phase I clinical trial of a monoclonal antibody produced in transgenic tobacco plants 

      Ma, Julian K-C.; Drossard, Jürgen; Lewis, David; Altmann, Friedrich; Boyle, Julia; Christou, Paul; Cole, Tom; Dale, Philip; van Dolleweerd, Craig J.; Isitt, Valerie; Katinger, Dietmar; Lobedan, Martin; Mertens, Hubert; Paul, Mathew; Rademacher, Thomas; Sack, Markus; Hundleby, Penelope A. C.; Stiegler, Gabriela; Stöger, Eva; Twyman, Richard M.; Vcelar, Brigitta; Fischer, Rainer (Wiley, 2015)
      Although plant biotechnology has been widely investigated for the production of clinical-grade monoclonal antibodies, no antibody products derived from transgenic plants have yet been approved by pharmaceutical regulators ...
    • Relationship of Weather Types on the Seasonal and Spatial Variability of Rainfall, Runoff, and Sediment Yield in the Western Mediterranean Basin 

      Peña-Angulo, Dhais; Nadal-Romero, E.; González-Hidalgo, José Carlos; Albaladejo, J.; Andreu, V.; Bahri, H.; Bernal, S.; Biddoccu, M.; Bienes, Ramón; Campo, J.; Campo-Bescós, M.A.; Canatário-Duarte, A.; Cantón, Y.; Casalí Sarasibar, Javier; Castillo, Víctor; Cavallo, Eugenio; Cerdà, Artemio; Cid, Patricio; Cortesi, N.; Desir, Gloria; Díaz-Pereira, E.; Espigares, Tiscar; Estrany, Joan; Farguell Pérez, Joaquim; Fernández-Raga, M.; Ferreira, C.S.S.; Ferro, Vito; Gallart, Francesc; Giménez, R.; Gimeno, E.; Gómez, J. A.; Gómez-Gutiérrez, A.; Gómez Macpherson, Helena; González-Pelayo, O.; Kairis, O.; Karatzas, G.P.; Keesstra, Saskia; Klotz, S.; Kosmas, C.; Lana-Renault, N.; Lasanta, Teodoro; Latron, J.; Lázaro, R.; Le Bissonnais, Yves; Le Bouteiller, C.; Licciardello, F.; López Tarazón, José Andrés; Lucía, A.; Marín-Moreno, V.M.; Marín, C.; Marqués, M.J.; Martínez Fernández, José; Martínez-Mena, M.; Mateos, Luciano; Mathys, Nicole; Merino-Martín, L.; Moreno-de-las-Heras, Mariano; Moustakas, N.; Nicolau, J.M.; Pampalone, V.; Raclot, D.; Rodríguez-Blanco, M.L.; Rodrigo Comino, Jesús; Romero Díaz, María Asunción; Ruiz Sinoga, José Damián; Rubio, J.L.; Schnabel, Susanne; Senciales González, José María; Solé-Benet, A.; Taguas, E.V.; Taboada Castro, Ma. Teresa; Taboada-Castro, M.M.; Todisco, F.; Úbeda, Xavier; Varouchakis, E.A.; Wittenberg, L.; Zabaleta, A.; Zorn, Matija (MDPI, 2020-06-09)
      Rainfall is the key factor to understand soil erosion processes, mechanisms, and rates. Most research was conducted to determine rainfall characteristics and their relationship with soil erosion (erosivity) but there is ...
    • Renewable energy research and technologies through responsible research and innovation looking glass: reflexions, theoretical approaches and contemporary discourses 

      Carbajo Garcia, Ruth; Cabeza, Luisa F. (Elsevier, 2018)
      The increasing challenges that energy research faces as a priority in most of the global research agendas, are revealed both in terms of social and technical issues. Energy research highlights are set on the development ...
    • Reversible nilpotent centers with cubic homogeneous nonlinearities 

      Dukaric, Masa; Giné, Jaume; Llibre, Jaume (Elsevier, 2016)
      We provide 13 non--topological equivalent classes of global phase portraits in the Poincaré disk of reversible cubic homogeneous systems with a nilpotent center at origin, which complete the classification of the phase ...
    • Review of technology: Thermochemical energy storage for concentrated solar power plants 

      Prieto, Cristina; Cooper, Patrick; Fernández Renna, Ana Inés; Cabeza, Luisa F. (Elsevier, 2016)
      To be able to extend the operation of a solar power plant (CSP) up to 15 h, thermal energy storage (TES) is necessary. But TES also provides more versatility to the plant and makes its reliance during operation hours more ...
    • Review on phase change materials (PCMs) for cold thermal energy storage applications 

      Oró Prim, Eduard; Gracia Cuesta, Alvaro de; Castell, Albert; Farid, Mohammed M.; Cabeza, Luisa F. (Elsevier, 2012)
      Thermal energy storage (TES) is a technology with a high potential for different thermal applications. It is well known that TES could be the most appropriate way and method to correct the gap between the demand and ...
    • Review on system and materials requirements for high temperature thermal energy storage. Part 1: General requirements 

      Gasia, Jaume; Miró, Laia; Cabeza, Luisa F. (Elsevier, 2016)
      High temperature thermal energy storage offers a huge energy saving potential in industrial applications such as solar energy, automotive, heating and cooling, and industrial waste heat recovery. However, certain requirements ...
    • Review on the methodology used in thermal stability characterization of phase change materials 

      Ferrer, Gerard; Solé, Aran; Barreneche Güerisoli, Camila; Martorell, Ingrid; Cabeza, Luisa F. (Elsevier, 2015)
      In general, PCM are classified in organic and inorganic groups or families. First group mainly encloses paraffin, fatty acids, and sugar alcohols. Inorganic are mostly represented by salt hydrates, salt solutions, and ...
    • Revisiting Trade-offs between Rubisco Kinetic Parameter 

      Flamholz, Avi I.; Prywes, Noam; Moran, Uri; Davidi, Dan; Bar-On, Yinon M.; Oltrogge, Luke M.; Alves, Rui; Savage, David; Milo, Ron (American Chemical Society, 2019)
      Rubisco is the primary carboxylase of the Calvin cycle, the most abundant enzyme in the biosphere, and one of the best-characterized enzymes. On the basis of correlations between Rubisco kinetic parameters, it is widely ...
    • Risk management towards food safety objective achievement regarding to mycotoxins in pistachio: the sampling and measurement uncertainty issue 

      García Cela, Esther; Ramos Girona, Antonio J.; Sanchís Almenar, Vicente; Marín Sillué, Sònia (Elsevier, 2013)
      The emerging risk management metrics, FSO, PO and PC, were applied to the aflatoxins (AFs) and ochratoxin A (OTA) determination in 8 commercial lots of pistachio. In order to determine the sampling uncertainty, two sampling ...
    • Roadmap for the next-generation of hybrid photovoltaic-thermal solarenergy collectors 

      Mellor, A.; Alonso Alvarez, D.; Guarracino, I.; Ramos, Alba; Riverola Lacasta, Alberto; Ferre Llin, L.; Murrell, A. J.; Paul, D. J.; Chemisana Villegas, Daniel; Markides, C. N.; Ekins-Daukes, N. (Elsevier, 2018)
      For hybrid photovoltaic-thermal collectors to become competitive with other types of solar energy converters, they must offer high performance at fluid outlet temperatures above 60°C, as is required for space heating and ...
    • Role of charge regulation and fluctuations in the conformational and mechanical properties of weak flexible polyelectrolytes 

      Blanco, Pablo M.; Madurga, Sergio; Narambuena, Claudio F.; Mas i Pujadas, Francesc; Garcés, Josep Lluís (MDPI, 2019-11-29)
      This work addresses the role of charge regulation (CR) and the associated fluctuations in the conformational and mechanical properties of weak polyelectrolytes. Due to CR, changes in the pH-value modifies the average ...
    • Ruminal microbiota is associated with feed-efficiency phenotype of fattening bulls fed high-concentrate diets 

      Costa-Roura, Sandra; Villalba Mata, Daniel; Blanco Alibés, Mireia; Casasús Pueyo, Isabel; Balcells Terés, Joaquim; Seradj, Ahmad Reza (CSIRO Publishing, 2021-01-28)
      Context. Improving feed efficiency in livestock production is of great importance to reduce feeding costs. Aims. To examine the relationship between ruminal microbiota and variation in feed efficiency in beef cattle fed ...
    • Safeguarding freshwater life beyond 2020: Recommendations for the new global biodiversity framework from the European experience 

      van Rees, Charles B.; Waylen, Kerry A.; Schmidt-Kloiber, Astrid; Thackeray, Stephen J.; Kalinkat, Gregor; Martens, Koen; Domisch, Sami; Lillebø, Ana I.; Hermoso, Virgilio; Grossart, Hans-Peter; Schinegger, Rafaela; Decleer, Kris; Adriaens, Tim; Denys, Luc; Jarić, Ivan; Janse, Jan H.; Monaghan, Michael T.; De Wever, Aaike; Geijzendorffer, Ilse R.; Adamescu, Mihai C.; Jähnig, Sonja C. (Society for Conservation BiologyWiley Periodicals LLC, 2020-10-12)
      Plans are currently being drafted for the next decade of action on biodiversity—both the post‐2020 Global Biodiversity Framework of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) and Biodiversity Strategy of the European ...
    • Sampling forest soils to describe fungal diversity and composition. Which is the optimal sampling size in Mediterranean pure and mixed pine oak forests? 

      Adamo, Irene; Piñuela, Yasmine; Bonet Lledos, José Antonio; Castaño Soler, Carles; Martínez de Aragón, Juan; Parladé Izquierdo, Xavier; Pera i Álvarez, Joan; Alday, Josu G. (British Mycological SocietyElsevier, 2021-02-08)
      Soil sampling is a critical step affecting perceived fungal diversity, however sampling optimization for high-throughput-DNA sequencing studies have never been tested in Mediterranean forest ecosystems. We identified the ...
    • Sediment Level Prediction of a Combined Sewer System Using Spatial Features 

      Ribalta, Marc; Mateu Piñol, Carles; Béjar Torres, Ramón; Rubión Soler, Edgar; Echeverria, Lluís; Varela Alegre, Francisco Javier; Corominas, Lluís (MDPI, 2021)
      The prediction of sediment levels in combined sewer system (CSS) would result in enormous savings in resources for their maintenance as a reduced number of inspections would be needed. In this paper, we benchmark different ...
    • Seeds as a production system for molecular pharming applications: status and prospects 

      Sabalza Gallués, Maite; Vamvaka, Evangelia; Christou, Paul; Capell Capell, Teresa (Bentham Science Publishers, 2013)
      The production of recombinant proteins in seeds is achieved by driving transgene expression using promoters and protein targeting sequences derived from genes encoding abundant seed storage proteins. This approach is ...
    • Selection of the appropriate phase change material for two innovative compact energy storage systems in residential buildings 

      Zsembinszki, Gabriel; Fernández, Ángel G.; Cabeza, Luisa F. (MDPI, 2020)
      The implementation of thermal energy storage systems using phase change materials to support the integration of renewable energies is a key element that allows reducing the energy consumption in buildings by increasing ...
    • Sequence variation in the cathepsin B (CTSB), L (CTSL), S (CTSS) and K (CTSK) genes in Ukrainian pig breeds 

      Balatsky, Viktor; Pochernyaev, Konstantin F.; Buslyk, Tetyana; Dykan, Olena S.; Korinnyi, Sergii; Pena i Subirà, Ramona Natacha; Doran, Olena (Global Science Research Journals, 2015-02-11)
      Cathepsins are a family of peptidase enzymes which are involved in the regulation of economically important traits in pigs. The aims of this study were (i) to identify the breed-specific frequency of polymorphisms in the ...
    • Setting temporal baselines for biodiversity: the limits of available monitoring data for capturing the full impact of anthropogenic pressures 

      Mihoub, Jean-Baptiste; Henle, Klaus; Titeux, Nicolas; Brotons, Lluís; Brummitt, Neil A.; Schmeller, Dirk S. (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2017-01-30)
      Temporal baselines are needed for biodiversity, in order for the change in biodiversity to be measured over time, the targets for biodiversity conservation to be defined and conservation progress to be evaluated. Limited ...