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Visualitzant Articles (Departament de Ciències Experimentals i de la Salut) per data de publicació

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  • Kalaydjieva, Luba; Gresham, David; Calafell i Majó, Francesc (BioMed Central, 2001)
    Background: Data provided by the social sciences as well as genetic research suggest that the 8-10 million Roma (Gypsies) who live in Europe today are best described as a conglomerate of genetically isolated founder ...
  • Wiehe, Thomas; Gebauer-Jung, Steffi; Mitchell-Olds, Thomas; Guigó Serra, Roderic (Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press-CSHL Press, 2001)
    Conventional methods of gene prediction rely on the recognition of DNA-sequence signals, the coding potential or the comparison of a genomic sequence with a cDNA, EST, or protein database. Reasons for limited accuracy in ...
  • Maldonado, Rafael, 1961-; Rodríguez de Fonseca, Fernando (Society for Neuroscience, 2002)
    The use of cannabis sativa preparations as recreational drugs can be traced back to the earliest civilizations. However, animal models of cannabinoid addiction allowing the exploration of neural correlates of cannabinoid ...
  • Berrendero Díaz, Fernando, 1971-; Kieffer, Brigitte L.; Maldonado, Rafael, 1961- (Society for Neuroscience, 2002)
    The involvement of μ-opioid receptors in different behavioral responses elicited by nicotine was explored by using μ-opioid receptor knock-out mice. The acute antinociceptive responses induced by nicotine in the tail-immersion ...
  • Muñoz López, Francisco José, 1964-; Opazo, Carlos; Gil Gómez, Gabriel; Tapia, Gladys; Fernández, Virginia; Valverde, M. A. (Miguel Ángel), 1963-; Inestrosa, Nibaldo C. (Society for Neuroscience, 2002)
    Amyloid β-peptide (Aβ) fibril deposition on cerebral vessels produces cerebral amyloid angiopathy that appears in the majority of Alzheimer's disease patients. An early onset of a cerebral amyloid angiopathy variant called ...
  • Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Herrero, Carmen; Ozalla, Dolores; Sala, Maria; Ribas Fitó, Núria; Grimalt Obrador, Joan; Basagaña Flores, Xavier (BioMed Central, 2002)
    Background: Porphyria cutanea tarda (PCT) is caused by hexachlorobenzene (HCB) in several species of laboratory mammals, but the human evidence is contradictory. In a study among adults of a population highly exposed to ...
  • Ghozland, Sandy; Matthes, Hans W. D.; Simonin, Frederic; Filliol, Dominique; Kieffer, Brigitte L.; Maldonado, Rafael, 1961- (Society for Neuroscience, 2002)
    Repeated THC administration produces motivational and somatic/nadaptive changes leading to dependence in rodents. To/ninvestigate the molecular basis for cannabinoid dependence/nand its possible relationship with the ...
  • Guigó Serra, Roderic (Centre de Supercomputació de Catalunya, 2003)
  • Parra Farré, Genís; Agarwal, Pankaj; Abril Ferrando, Josep Francesc; Wiehe, Thomas; Fickett, James W.; Guigó Serra, Roderic (Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press-CSHL Press, 2003)
    The completion of the sequencing of the mouse genome promises to help predict human genes with greater accuracy. While current ab initio gene prediction programs are remarkably sensitive (i.e., they predict at least a ...
  • Cheung, Joseph; Estivill, Xavier, 1955-; Khaja, Razi; MacDonald, Jeffrey R; Lau, Ken; Tsui, Lap-Chee; Scherer, Stephen W (BioMed Central, 2003)
    Background: Previous studies have suggested that recent segmental duplications, which are often involved in chromosome rearrangements underlying genomic disease, account for some 5% of the human genome. We have developed ...
  • Coma Camprodón, Mireia; Vicente García, Rubén, 1978-; Busquets, Silvia; Carbó, Neus; Tamkun, Michael M.; López Soriano, Francisco J.; Argilés, Josep M.; Felipe, Antonio (Elsevier, 2003)
    Cancer-induced cachexia affects most advanced cancer patients. It is characterized by anorexia, profound metabolic dysfunctions, and severe neurological disorders. Here we show that voltage-gated potassium channel (Kv) ...
  • Guerra, Carmen; Mijimolle, Nieves; Dhawahir, Alma; Dubus, Pierre; Barradas, Marta; Serrano, Manuel; Campuzano Uceda, María Victoria; Barbacid, Mariano (Elsevier, 2003)
    We have targeted a K-ras allele in mouse embryonic stem (ES) cells to express a K-Ras(V12) oncoprotein along with a marker protein (beta-geo) from a single bicistronic transcript. Expression of this oncogenic allele requires ...
  • García Martínez, Montse; Schiaffino, Anna; Fernández, Esteve; Martí, Mercè; Saltó i Cerezuela, Esteve; Pérez Albarracín, Glòria; Peris, Mercè; Borrell i Thió, Carme; Nieto, F. Javier; Borràs, Josep M. (BioMed Central, 2003)
    Background: The aim of this report is to describe the main characteristics of the design, including response rates, of the Cornella Health Interview Survey Follow-up Study. Methods: The original cohort consisted of 2,500 ...
  • Wahl, Matthias B.; Caldwell, Randolph B.; Kierzek, Andrzej M.; Arakawa, Hirosi; Eyras Jiménez, Eduardo; Hubner, Nina; Jung, Christian; Soeldenwagner, Manuel; Cervelli, Manuela; Wang, Yan-Dong; Liebscher, Volkmar; Buerstedde, Jean-Marie (BioMed Central, 2004)
    Background: The understanding of whole genome sequences in higher eukaryotes depends to a large degree on the reliable definition of transcription units including exon/intron structures, translated open reading frames ...
  • Ozaita Mintegui, Andrés, 1969-; Petit-Jacques, Jerome; Völgyi, Béla; Ho, Chi Sun; Joho, Rolf H.; Bloomfield, Stewart A.; Rudy, Bernardo (Society for Neuroscience, 2004)
    Direction-selective retinal ganglion cells show an increased activity evoked by light stimuli moving in the preferred direction. This selectivity is governed by direction-selective inhibition from starburst amacrine cells ...
  • Albà Soler, Mar; Guigó Serra, Roderic (Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press-CSHL Press, 2004)
    Amino acid tandem repeats, also called homopolymeric tracts, are extremely abundant in eukaryotic proteins. To gain insight into the genome-wide evolution of these regions in mammals, we analyzed the repeat content in a ...
  • Fiz, José Antonio; Jané, Raimon; Torres, Abel; Morera, Josep; Galdiz, Batxi; Gea Guiral, Joaquim; Grassino, Alejandro (BioMed Central, 2004)
    Background: Non-invasive monitoring of respiratory muscle function is an area of increasing research interest, resulting in the appearance of new monitoring devices, one of these being piezoelectric contact sensors. The ...
  • Huang, Hui; Winter, Eitan E; Wang, Huajun; Weinstock, Keith G; Xing, Heming; Goodstadt, Leo; Stenson, Peter D; Cooper, David N; Smith, Douglas; Albà Soler, Mar; Ponting, Chris P; Fechtel, Kim (BioMed Central, 2004)
    Background: Model organisms have contributed substantially to our understanding of the etiology of human disease as well as having assisted with the development of new treatment modalities. The availability of the human, ...
  • González Neira, Anna; Calafell i Majó, Francesc; Navarro i Cuartiellas, Arcadi, 1969-; Lao Grueso, Oscar, 1976-; Cann, Howard M.; Comas, David, 1969-; Bertranpetit, Jaume, 1952- (BioMed Central, 2004)
    Recent studies of haplotype diversity in a number of genomic regions have suggested that long stretches of DNA are preserved in the same chromosome, with little evidence of recombination events. The knowledge of the extent ...
  • Aso Pérez, Ester; Maldonado, Rafael, 1961-; Murtra, Patricia; Balerio, Graciela N.; Berrendero Díaz, Fernando, 1971- (Wiley-Blackwell, 2004)
    The possible interactions between Delta9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and nicotine remain unclear in spite of the current association of cannabis and tobacco in humans. The aim of the present study was to explore the ...