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    • The homeodomain transcription factor Ste12: Connecting fungal MAPK signalling to plant pathogenicity 

      Rispail, Nicolás; Di Pietro, Antonio (Landes Bioscience, 2010)
      A conserved mitogen-activated protein kinase (MAPK) cascade orthologous to the mating/filamentation MAPK pathway in yeast is required for fungal pathogenicity on plants. One of the key targets of this signalling pathway ...
    • Review. The evolution of research regarding the economics of irrigation water 

      Arcas, N.; Gómez-Limón, José A.; De Miguel, M.D.; Alcón, Francisco (Instituto Nacional de Investigación y Tecnología Agraria y Alimentaria, 2010)
      This work analyses the main research trends (subjects, methodology used, countries of the authors and data) in the economics of irrigation water during the last 10 years (2000-2009). For this purpose, a quantitative ...
    • Food Safety Risk Management 

      Carrasco Jiménez, Elena; Valero Díaz, Antonio; Pérez Rodríguez, Fernando; García Gimeno, Rosa María; Zurera Cosano, Gonzalo (INTECH, 2011)
      It is a principal aim of governments to assure the safety of societies in all sectors. In the food field, safety has been dealt with for a long time by making decisions in an empirical manner. Recently, risk management ...
    • Activation of microglia in specific hypothalamic nuclei and the cerebellum of adult rats exposed to neonatal overnutrition 

      Tapia-González, S.; García-Segura, L.M.; Tena-Sempere, Manuel; Frago, L.M.; Castellano, J.M.; Fuente-Martín, E.; García-Cáceres, C.; Argente, J.; Chowen, J.A. (Blackwell Publishing, 2011)
      Much attention has been drawn to the possible involvement of hypothalamic inflammation in the pathogenesis of metabolic disorders, especially in response to a high-fat diet. Microglia, the macrophages of the central nervous ...
    • Comparative insights of the kisspeptin/kisspeptin receptor system: lessons from non-mammalian vertebrates 

      Tena-Sempere, Manuel; Felip, Alicia; Gómez, Ana; Zanuy, Silvia; Carrillo, Manuel (Elsevier, 2012)
      Kisspeptins, the peptide products of the Kiss1 gene, were initially identified in mammals as ligands of the G protein‐coupled receptor 54 (GPR54; also termed Kiss1R) with ability to suppress tumor metastasis. In late 2003, ...
    • Genetic Footprints of Iberian Cattle in America 500 Years after the Arrival of Columbus 

      Martínez Martínez, Amparo; Gama, Luis L.T.; Cañón, Javier; Ginja, Catarina; Dunner, Susana; Landi, Vincenzo; Martín-Burriel, I.; Penedo, M. Cecilia T.; Rodellar, Clementina; Vega-Pla, J.L.; Acosta, Atzel; Álvarez, Luz Ángela; Camacho Vallejo, M.E.; Cortés, Oscar; Marques, J.R.; Martínez, Roberto; Martínez, Ruben D.; Melucci, Lilia; Martínez-Velázquez, Guillermo; Muñoz, Jaime E.; Postiglioni, A.; Quiroz, J.; Sponenberg, Philip; Uffo, Odalys; Villalobos, Axel; Zaragoza, P.; Zambrano, Delsito; Delgado-Bermejo, J.V. (Public Library of Science (PLOS), 2012)
      Background: American Creole cattle presumably descend from animals imported from the Iberian Peninsula during the period of colonization and settlement, through different migration routes, andmay have also suffered the ...
    • In vascular smooth muscle cells paricalcitol prevents phosphate-induced Wnt/β-catenin activation 

      Martínez-Moreno, Julio M.; Muñoz-Castañeda, Juan R.; Herencia, Carmen; Montes de Oca, Addy; Estepa Nieto, José Carlos; Canalejo, Rocío; Rodríguez-Ortiz, Maria E.; Aguilera Tejero, Escolástico; Canalejo, Antonio; Rodríguez, Mariano; Almadén Peña, Yolanda; Pérez-Martínez, Pablo (American Journal of Physiology, 2012)
      The present study investigates the differential effect of two vitamin D receptor agonists, calcitriol and paricalcitol, on human aortic smooth muscle cells calcification in vitro. Human vascular smooth muscle cells were ...
    • Principles and Methodologies for the Determination of Shelf–Life in Foods 

      Valero Díaz, Antonio; Carrasco Jiménez, Elena; García Gimeno, Rosa María (INTECH, 2012)
      The establishment of validated methodologies for the determination of food shelf-life is currently demanded by both food industries and Health Authorities at national and international scale. It is well known that most ...
    • Hypothalamic mTOR Signaling Mediates the Orexigenic Action of Ghrelin 

      Martins, Luis; Fernández-Mayo, Diana; Novelle, Marta G.; Vázquez, María J.; Nogeiras, Rubén; López, Miguel; Diéguez, Carlos; Tena-Sempere, Manuel (Public Library Of Science (PLOS), 2012)
      Current evidence suggests that ghrelin, a stomach derived peptide, exerts its orexigenic action through specific modulation of Sirtuin1 (SIRT1)/p53 and AMP-activated protein kinase (AMPK) pathways, which ultimately increase ...
    • Stakeholder vision on Socio-Ecological System situation in Colombia case study 

      Farah Q., María Adelaida; Garrido, Evelyn; Ortiz G., César; Ramos, Pablo; Maya Vélez, Diana L. (COMET-LA, 2012)
    • A PR-1-like Protein of Fusarium oxysporum Functions in Virulence on Mammalian Hosts 

      Prados Rosales, Rafael; Roldán-Rodríguez, Raquel; Serena, Carolina; Sánchez López-Berges, M.; Guarro, Josep; Martínez-del-Pozo, Álvaro; Di Pietro, Antonio (American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Online, 2012)
      The pathogenesis-related PR-1-like protein family comprises secreted proteins from the animal, plant, and fungal kingdoms whose biological function remains poorly understood. Here we have characterized a PR-1-like protein, ...
    • Stakeholder Vision on Social-Ecological System situation in Argentina Case Study 

      London, Silvia; Recalde, Marina; Rojas, Mara (COMET-LA, 2012)
    • Stakeholders’ Vision on the Socio-Ecological System (SES) situation in Mexico. A Case Study 

      Brugger Jakob, Samuel I.; Lara Padilla, Yolanda; Chapela, Francisco; Hernández López, Israel; Basurto Hernández, Saúl; Escalante Semerena, Roberto I. (COMET-LA, 2012)
    • A PR-1-like Protein of Fusarium oxysporum Functions in Virulence on Mammalian Hosts 

      Prados Rosales, Rafael; Roldán-Rodríguez, Raquel; Serena, Carolina; Sánchez López-Berges, M.; Guarro, Josep; Martínez-del-Pozo, Álvaro; Di Pietro, Antonio (The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 2012)
      The pathogenesis-related PR-1-like protein family comprises secreted proteins from the animal, plant, and fungal kingdoms whose biological function remains poorly understood. Here we have characterized a PR-1-like ...
    • Informe de la primera visita de campo: Sistema Socioambiental de Santiago Comaltepec, Oaxaca 

      Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México; Estudios Rurales y Asesoría A.C. (COMET-LA, 2012)
    • Aridity Modulates N Availability in Arid and Semiarid Mediterranean Grasslands 

      Delgado-Baquerizo, Manuel; Maestre Gil, F.T.; Gallardo, Antonio; Quero, José L.; Ochoa Esteban, V.; García-Gómez, Miguel; Escolar Miguel, C.; García-Palacios, Pablo; Berdugo Vega, M.; Valencia, Enrique; Gozalo, Beatriz; Noumi, Zouhaier; Derak, Mchich; Wallenstein, Matthew D. (Public Library of Science, 2013)
      While much is known about the factors that control each component of the terrestrial nitrogen (N) cycle, it is less clear how these factors affect total N availability, the sum of organic and inorganic forms potentially ...
    • Metarhizium anisopliae Pathogenesis of Mosquito Larvae: A Verdict of Accidental Death 

      Butt, Tariq M.; Greenfield, Bethany P.J.; Greig, Carolyn; Maffeis, Thierry G.G.; Taylor, James W.D.; Piasecka, Justina; Dudley, Ed; Abdulla, Ahmed; Dubovskiy, Ivan M.; Garrido-Jurado, Inmaculada; Quesada-Moraga, Enrique; Penny, Mark W.; Eastwood, Daniel C. (Public Libray of Science (PLOS), 2013)
      Metarhizium anisopliae, a fungal pathogen of terrestrial arthropods, kills the aquatic larvae of Aedes aegypti, the vector of dengue and yellow fever. The fungus kills without adhering to the host cuticle. Ingested conidia ...
    • Proposal of sampling protocols to verify possible performance objectives for Campylobacter species control in Italian broiler batches 

      Cesare, Alessandra De; Valero Díaz, Antonio; Manfreda, Gerardo (Italian Association of Veterinary Food Hygienists (AIVI), 2013)
      Campylobacteriosis represents the most important food-borne illness in the EU. Broilers, as well as poultry meat, spread the majority of strains responsible for human cases. The main aims of this study were to suggest an ...
    • Briefing: “Gender Perspective in Conservation Projects” 

      Maya Vélez, Diana L.; Farah Quijano, Maria Adelaida (Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, 2013)
      The development perspective of local groups and organizations in different countries is strongly related to the use, management, and conservation of natural resources. The possibility of generating new strategies that ...
    • A typology of farming systems, related soil management and soil degradation in eight European countries 

      Hijbeek, Renske; Wolf, Joost; van Ittersum, Martin; Giráldez Cervera, Juan Vicente; Guzmán Díaz, María Gema; Vanwalleghem, Tom (2013)