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    • Computer-assisted initial diagnosis of rare diseases 

      Alves, Rui; Piñol, Marc; Vilaplana Mayoral, Jordi; Teixidó Torrelles, Ivan; Cruz, Joaquim; Comas, Jorge; Vilaprinyo Terré, Ester; Sorribas Tello, Albert; Solsona Tehàs, Francesc (PeerJ, 2016)
      Introduction. Most documented rare diseases have genetic origin. Because of their low individual frequency, an initial diagnosis based on phenotypic symptoms is not always easy, as practitioners might never have been exposed ...
    • Database constraints applied to metabolic pathway reconstruction tools 

      Vilaplana Mayoral, Jordi; Solsona Tehàs, Francesc; Teixidó Torrelles, Ivan; Usié Chimenos, Anabel; Karathia, Hiren; Alves, Rui; Mateo Fornés, Jordi (Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2014)
      Our group developed two biological applications, Biblio-MetReS and Homol-MetReS, accessing the same database of organisms with annotated genes. Biblio-MetReS is a data-mining application that facilitates the reconstruction ...
    • 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 ...
    • S-PC: An e-treatment application for management of smoke-quitting patients 

      Vilaplana Mayoral, Jordi; Solsona Tehàs, Francesc; Abella i Pons, Francesc; Cuadrado, Josep; Alves, Rui; Mateo Fornés, Jordi (Elsevier, 2014)
      The main objective ofthis paper is to present a new program thatfacilitates the management of people who want to quit smoking, implemented through an e-treatment software called S-PC (Smoker Patient Control). S-PC is a ...
    • TControl: A mobile app to follow up tobacco-quitting patients 

      Pifarré Montalà, Marc; Carrera Peruga, Adrián; Vilaplana Mayoral, Jordi; Cuadrado, Josep; Solsona, Sara; Abella i Pons, Francesc; Solsona Tehàs, Francesc; Alves, Rui (Elsevier, 2017-04)
      Background and Objective Tobacco smoking is a major risk factor for a wide range of respiratory and circulatory diseases in active and passive smokers. Well-designed campaigns are raising awareness to the problem and an ...