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  • Ricci, Maria Aurelia, 1985-; Cosma, Maria Pia, 1970-; Lakadamyali, Melike (Elsevier, 2017)
    Chromatin fiber organization is essential for gene function in all cell types. Moreover it helps to determine cell fate in embryonic/adult stem cells and in somatic cells undergoing reprogramming to pluripotency. Until now ...
  • Aguilera, Lluís G.; Gallart Gallego, Lluís; Álvarez, Juan C.; Vallès, Jordi; Gea Guiral, Joaquim (BioMed Central, 2018)
    Background: Cough pressure, an expression of expiratory muscle strength, is usually measured with esophageal or gastric balloons, but these invasive catheters can be uncomfortable for the patient or their placement ...
  • Hu, Jie; Romero Abujetas, Diego; Tsoutsi, Dionysia; Leggio, Luca; Rivero, Fernando; Martín Rodríguez, Emma; Aguilar Torres, Río; Sánchez-Gil, José A.; Loro Ramírez, Héctor; Gallego, Daniel; Lamela Rivera, Horacio; Rivera Gil, Pilar; Alfonso, Fernando; García Solé, José; Jaque, Daniel (American Institute of Physics, 2018)
    The tremendous impact that cardiovascular diseases have in modern society is motivating the research of novel imaging techniques that would make possible early diagnosis and, therefore, efficient treatments. Cardiovascular ...
  • Coggon, D.; Vargas-Prada Figueroa, Sergio, 1976 -; Harcombe, H. (Wiley, 2019)
    BACKGROUND: Wide international variation in the prevalence of disabling low back pain (LBP) among working populations is not explained by known risk factors. It would be useful to know whether the drivers of this variation ...
  • Abacan, MaryAnn; Serra Juhé, Clara, 1984-; Wicklund, Catherine (Nature Research, 2019)
    The profession of genetic counseling (also called genetic counselling in many countries) began nearly 50 years ago in the United States, and has grown internationally in the past 30 years. While there have been many papers ...
  • Colombo, Martino; Laayouni, Hafid, 1968-; Invergo, Brandon M., 1982-; Bertranpetit, Jaume, 1952-; Montanucci, Ludovica, 1978- (Wiley-VCH Verlag, 2014)
    Relationships between evolutionary rates and gene properties on a genomic, functional, pathway, or system level are being explored to unravel the principles of the evolutionary process. In particular, functional network ...
  • Garcia-Herrera, Adriana; Song, Joo Y.; Chuang, Shih-Sung; Villamor, Neus; Colomo Saperas, Luis Alberto; Pittaluga, Stefania; Alvaro, Tomas; Rozman, Maria; Anda Gonzalez, Jazmin de; Arrunategui, Ana Maria; Fernandez, Eva; Gonzalvo, Elena; Estrach, Teresa; Colomer, Dolors; Raffeld, Mark; Gaulard, Philippe; Campo, Elias; Jaffe, Elaine S.; Martinez, Antonio (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2011)
    γδ T cells represent a minor T-cell subset that is mainly distributed in mucosal surfaces. Two distinct lymphomas derived from these cells have been recognized: hepatosplenic γδ T-cell lymphoma (HSTL) and primary cutaneous ...
  • Sabidó Aguadé, Eduard, 1981-; Tarragó, Teresa; Niessen, Sherry; Cravatt, Benjamin F.; Giralt, Ernest (Wiley-VCH Verlag, 2009)
    Postproline proteases constitute a subset of serine proteases involved in the regulation of many signaling events and are emerging as promising therapeutic targets for prevalent diseases, such as diabetes and cancer. ...
  • Mani, Haresh; Climent, Fina; Colomo Saperas, Luis Alberto; Pittaluga, Stefania; Raffeld, Mark; Jaffe, Elaine S. (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2010)
    Lymphomas of the gall bladder and extrahepatic bile ducts are exceedingly rare. We present the clinicopathological features of 19 cases from our files; 14 patients had primary lymphoma (13 involving gall bladder and 1 ...
  • Valera, Alexandra; Balagué, Olga; Colomo Saperas, Luis Alberto; Martínez García, Antonio; Delabie, Jan; Taddesse-Heath, Lekidelu; Jaffe, Elaine S.; Campo, Elias (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2010)
    Plasmablastic lymphoma (PBL) is an aggressive lymphoma characterized by a terminally differentiated B-cell phenotype that usually occurs in the immunocompromised or elderly patients. Although the clinical and pathologic ...
  • Alemany, Silvia; Vilor Tejedor, Natàlia, 1988-; García Esteban, Raquel; Bustamante Pineda, Mariona; Dadvand, Payam; Esnaola, Mikel; Mortamais, Marion; Forns i Guzman, Joan, 1981-; van Drooge, Barend L.; Álvarez Pedrerol, Mar; Grimalt Obrador, Joan; Rivas, Ioar; Querol, Xavier; Pujol Martí, Jesús, 1981-; Sunyer Deu, Jordi (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), 2018)
    BACKGROUND: Traffic-related air pollution is emerging as a risk factor for Alzheimer's disease (AD) and impaired brain development. Individual differences in vulnerability to air pollution may involve the ε4 allele of ...
  • Martínez Solanas, Èrica, 1982-; López Ruiz, María, 1982-; Wellenius, Gregory A.; Gasparrini, Antoni; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Benavides, Fernando G.(Fernando García); Basagaña Flores, Xavier (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), 2018)
    BACKGROUND: Extreme cold and heat have been linked to an increased risk of occupational injuries. However, the evidence is still limited to a small number of studies of people with relatively few injuries and with a limited ...
  • Garcia-Saenz, Ariadna; Espinosa Díaz, Ana; Valentín, Antònia; Castaño Vinyals, Gemma; Kogevinas, Manolis (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), 2018)
    BACKGROUND: Night shift work, exposure to light at night (ALAN) and circadian disruption may increase the risk of hormone-dependent cancers. OBJECTIVES: We evaluated the association of exposure to ALAN during sleeping time ...
  • Vallée, Monique; Martín García, Elena, 1975-; Maldonado, Rafael, 1961-; Piazza, Pier Vincenzo (American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), 2014)
    Pregnenolone is considered the inactive precursor of all steroid hormones, and its potential functional effects have been largely uninvestigated. The administration of the main active principle of Cannabis sativa (marijuana), ...
  • Puente, Xosé S.; Escaramís, Geòrgia; Bassaganyas Bars, Laia, 1985-; Tubio, José M. C.; Tornador Antolin, Cristian, 1979-; Himmelbauer, Heinz; Castillo Andreo, Esther; Dohm, Juliane C.; Guigó Serra, Roderic; Estivill, Xavier, 1955-; Campo, Elias (Nature Research, 2011)
    Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL), the most frequent leukaemia in adults in Western countries, is a heterogeneous disease with variable clinical presentation and evolution. Two major molecular subtypes can be distinguished, ...
  • Taal, H. Rob; Guxens Junyent, Mònica; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Estivill, Xavier, 1955-; Jaddoe, Vincent W. V. (Nature Research, 2012)
    To identify genetic variants associated with head circumference in infancy, we performed a meta-analysis of seven genome-wide association studies (GWAS) (N = 10,768 individuals of European ancestry enrolled in pregnancy ...
  • Macias, Sara; Plass Pórtulas, Mireya, 1982-; Stajuda, Agata; Michlewski, Gracjan; Eyras Jiménez, Eduardo; Cáceres, Javier F. (Nature Research, 2012)
    The Drosha-DGCR8 complex (Microprocessor) is required for microRNA (miRNA) biogenesis. DGCR8 recognizes the RNA substrate, whereas Drosha functions as the endonuclease. Using high-throughput sequencing and cross-linking ...
  • Martínez-Mármol, Ramón; Villalonga, Núria; Solé, Laura; Vicente García, Rubén, 1978-; Tamkun, Michael M.; Soler, Concepció; Felipe, Antonio (Wiley-VCH Verlag, 2008)
    Surface expression of voltage-dependent K(+) channels (Kv) has a pivotal role in leukocyte physiology. Although little is known about the physiological role of lipid rafts, these microdomains concentrate signaling molecules ...
  • Estirado Vera, Cristina; Ceccato, Adrian; Guerrero, Monica; Huerta, Arturo; Cilloniz, Catia; Vilaró, Olivia; Gabarrús, Albert; Gea Guiral, Joaquim; Crisafulli, Ernesto; Soler, Nestor; Torres, Antoni (BioMed Central, 2018)
    Background: Antimicrobial treatment for acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (AECOPD) remains controversial. In some cases AECOPD are caused by microorganisms that are resistant to treatments ...
  • Peremiquel-Trillas, Paula; Tusquets Trias de Bes, Ignacio; Castaño Vinyals, Gemma; Kogevinas, Manolis; Costas, Laura (Elsevier, 2019)
    BACKGROUND: Alkylphenolic compounds are chemicals with endocrine disrupting properties that have been widely used in industry with important changes in their usage over time. Few epidemiologic studies have evaluated the ...

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