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  • Pybus, Marc; Dall'Olio, Giovanni Marco, 1983-; Luisi, Pierre, 1985-; Uzkudun, Manu; Carreno Torres, Angel; Pavlidis, Pavlos; Laayouni, Hafid, 1968-; Bertranpetit, Jaume, 1952-; Engelken, Johannes (Oxford University Press, 2014)
    Searching for Darwinian selection in natural populations has been the focus of a multitude of studies over the last decades. Here we present the 1000 Genomes Selection Browser 1.0 (http://hsb.upf.edu) as a resource for ...
  • Mann, Christopher J.; Perdiguero, Eusebio, 1968-; Kharraz, Yacine; Aguilar, Susana; Pessina, Patrizia; Serrano, Antonio L; Muñoz Cánoves, Pura, 1962- (BioMed Central, 2011)
    The repair process of damaged tissue involves the coordinated activities of several cell types in response to local and systemic signals. Following acute tissue injury, infiltrating inflammatory cells and resident stem ...
  • Noguera, José L.; Rodríguez, Carmen; Varona, Luis; Tomàs, Anna; Muñoz, Gloria; Ramírez, Oscar; Barragán, Carmen; Arqué, Meritxell; Bidanel, Jean P.; Amills, Marcel; Ovilo, Cristina; Sánchez, Armand (BioMed Central, 2009)
    Background: Prolificacy is the most important trait influencing the reproductive efficiency of pig production systems. The low heritability and sex-limited expression of prolificacy have hindered to some extent the improvement ...
  • Blanco, Enrique; Farré, Domènec; Albà Soler, Mar; Messeguer, Xavier; Guigó Serra, Roderic (Oxford University Press, 2006)
    Information about the genomic coordinates and the sequence of experimentally identified transcription factor binding sites is found scattered under a variety of diverse formats. The availability of standard collections of ...
  • Zimmer, Andreas; Valjent, Emmanuel; König, Monika; Zimmer, Anne M.; Robledo, M. Patricia; Hahn, Heidi; Valverde, Olga; Maldonado, Rafael, 1961- (Society for Neuroscience, 2001)
    The involvement of dynorphin on Delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and morphine responses has been investigated by using mice with a targeted inactivation of the prodynorphin (Pdyn) gene. Dynorphin-deficient mice show ...
  • Kalinić, Hrvoje; Lončarić, Sven; Bijnens, Bart (SpringerOpen, 2013)
    In this paper, we propose a novel approach for estimating image similarity. This measure is of importance in assessing image correspondence or image alignment and plays an important role in image registration. Currently, ...
  • Marquès i Bonet, Tomàs, 1975-; Kidd, Jeffrey M.; Ventura, Mario; Graves, Tina A.; Cheng, Ze; Hillier, LaDeana W.; Jiang, Zhaoshi; Baker, Carl; Malfavon-Borja, Ray; Fulton, Lucinda; Alkan, Can; Aksay, Gozde; Girirajan, Santhosh; Siswara, Priscillia; Chen, Lin; Cardone, Maria Francesca; Navarro i Cuartiellas, Arcadi, 1969-; Mardis, Elaine R.; Wilson, Richard K.; Eichler, Evan E. (Nature Publishing Group, 2009)
    It is generally accepted that the extent of phenotypic change between human and great apes is dissonant with the rate of molecular change. Between these two groups, proteins are virtually identical, cytogenetically there ...
  • Guigó Serra, Roderic; Manichanh, Chaysavanh; Chapple, Charles E.; Frangeul, Lionel; Gloux, Karine; Dore, Joel (Oxford University Press, 2008)
    The construction of metagenomic libraries has permitted the study of microorganisms resistant to isolation and the analysis of 16S rDNA sequences has been used for over two decades to examine bacterial biodiversity. Here, ...
  • Acosta, Juan Carlos; Banito, Ana; Wuestefeld, Torsten; Georgilis, Athena; Janich, Peggy, 1981-; Morton, Jennifer P.; Athineos, Dimitris; Kang, Tae-Won; Lasitschka, Felix; Andrulis, Mindaugas; Pascual, Gloria; Morris, Kelly J.; Khan, Sadaf; Jin, Hong; Dharmalingam, Gopuraja; Snijders, Ambrosius P.; Carroll, Thomas; Capper, David; Pritchard, Catrin; Inman, Gareth J.; Longerich, Thomas; Sansom, Owen J.; Aznar Benitah, Salvador; Zender, Lars; Gil, Jesús (Nature Publishing Group, 2013)
    Oncogene-induced senescence (OIS) is crucial for tumour suppression. Senescent cells implement a complex pro-inflammatory response termed the senescence-associated secretory phenotype (SASP). The SASP reinforces senescence, ...
  • Ill-Raga, Gerard, 1982-; Palomer, Ernest; Wozniak, Matthew A; Ramos Fernández, Eva; Bosch Morató, Mònica; Tajes, Marta; Guix Ràfols, Francesc Xavier; Galán, José J; Clarimón, Jordi; Antúnez, Carmen; Real, Luis M; Boada, Mercé; Itzhaki, Ruth F; Fandos, César; Muñoz López, Francisco José, 1964- (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2011)
    BACE1 is a key enzyme involved in the production of amyloid ß-peptide (Aß) in Alzheimer's disease (AD) brains. Normally, its expression is constitutively inhibited due to the presence of the 5′untranslated region (5′UTR) ...
  • Fernández Castillo, Noelia; Orejarena Serrano, María-Juliana, 1980-; Ribasés, Marta; Casas, Miguel; Robledo, Patrícia, 1958-; Maldonado, Rafael, 1961-; Cormand, Bru (Wiley-Blackwell, 2012)
    3,4-Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA, 'ecstasy') is a recreational drug widely used by adolescents and young adults. Although its rewarding effects are well established, there is controversy on its addictive potential. ...
  • Matthes, Hans W. D.; Smadja, C.; Valverde, Olga; Vonesch, J. L.; Foutz, A. S.; Boudinot, E.; Denavit-Saubié, M.; Severini, Cintia; Negri, Lucia; Roques, B. P.; Maldonado, Rafael, 1961-; Kieffer, Brigitte L. (Society for Neuroscience, 1998)
    Previous pharmacological studies have indicated the possible existence of functional interactions between μ-, δ- and κ-opioid receptors in the CNS. We have investigated this issue using a genetic approach. Here we describe ...
  • Pozo Mendoza, Óscar J.; Marcos del Águila, Josep, 1971-; Fabregat Rossell, Andreu, 1986-; Ventura Alemany, Rosa; Casals, Gregori; Aguilera, Paula; Segura, Jordi; To Figueras, Jordi (BioMed Central, 2014)
    Background: Acute Intermittent Porphyria (AIP) is a rare disease that results from a deficiency of hydroxymethylbilane synthase, the third enzyme of the heme biosynthetic pathway. AIP carriers are at risk of presenting ...
  • Haber, Marc, 1980-; Platt, Daniel E.; Ashrafian Bonab, Maziar; Youhanna, Sonia; Soria Hernanz, David F; Martínez-Cruz, Begoña; Douaihy, Bouchra; Ghassibe-Sabbaghm, Michella; Rafatpanah, Hoshang; Ghanbari, Mohsen; Whale, John; Balanovsky, Oleg; Wells, R Spencer; Comas, David, 1969-; Tyler-Smith, Chris; Zalloua, Pierre A; The Genographic Consortium (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2012)
    Afghanistan has held a strategic position throughout history. It has been inhabited since the Paleolithic and later became a crossroad for expanding civilizations and empires. Afghanistan's location, history, and diverse ...
  • Moreno Estrada, Andrés; Aparicio Prat, Estel; Sikora, Martin, 1976-; Engelken, Johannes; Ramírez Soriano, Anna; Calafell i Majó, Francesc; Bosch Fusté, Elena (BioMed Central, 2010)
    Background: The human FOXI1 gene codes for a transcription factor involved in the physiology of the inner ear, testis, and kidney. Using three interspecies comparisons, it has been suggested that this may be a gene ...
  • Doles, Jason; Storer, Mekayla, 1981-; Cozzuto, Luca; Roma, Guglielmo; Keyes, William M. (Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press (CSHL Press), 2012)
    Altered stem cell homeostasis is linked to organismal aging. However, the mechanisms involved remain poorly understood. Here we report novel alterations in hair follicle stem cells during skin aging, including increased ...
  • Guigó Serra, Roderic; Sammeth, Michael; Foissac, Sylvain (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2008)
    Understanding the molecular mechanisms responsible for the regulation of the transcriptome present in eukaryotic cells is one of the most challenging tasks in the postgenomic era. In this regard, alternative splicing (AS) ...
  • Sikora, Martin, 1976-; Laayouni, Hafid, 1968-; Calafell i Majó, Francesc; Comas, David, 1969-; Bertranpetit, Jaume, 1952- (Nature Publishing Group, 2011)
    Studies of large sets of SNP data have proven to be a powerful tool in the analysis of the genetic structure of human populations. In this work, we analyze genotyping data for 2,841 SNPs in 12 Sub-Saharan African populations, ...
  • Beuls, Katrien; Steels, Luc (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2013)
    Grammatical agreement means that features associated with one linguistic unit (for example number or gender) become associated with another unit and then possibly overtly expressed, typically with morphological markers. ...
  • MacIntyre, Elaina A; Gascon Merlos, Mireia, 1984-; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Cirach, Marta; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J.; Heinrich, Joachim (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), 2014)
    Background: Few studies have investigated traffic-related air pollution as a risk factor for respiratory infections during early childhood. Objectives: We aimed to investigate the association between air pollution and ...

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