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    • A Sum of Incidentals or a Structural Problem? The True Nature of Food Waste in the Metropolitan Region of Barcelona 

      Diaz-Ruiz, Raquel; Costa-Font, Montserrat; López-i-Gelats, Feliu; Gil, José M. (Sustainability, 2018-10-17)
      Addressing the generation of food waste is a major challenge nowadays. An increasing interest in studying food waste generation has emerged over the last decade. However, little attention has been devoted to understanding ...
    • A transcriptome analysis: Various reasons of adverse pregnancy outcomes caused by acute Toxoplasma gondii Infection 

      Zhou, Xue; Zhang, Xiu-Xiang; Mahmmod, Yasser S.; Hernandez, Jorge A.; Li, Gui-Feng; Huang, Wan-Yi; Wang, Ya-Pei; Zheng, Yu-Xiang; Li, Xiu-Ming; Yuan, Zi-Guo (Frontiers in Physiology, 2020-02-19)
      Background: Toxoplasma gondii (T. gondii) is an obligate intracellular parasite, which can affect the pregnancy outcomes in infected females by damaging the uterus, and the intrauterine environment as well as and the ...
    • A validated ultra-performance liquid chromatography with diode array detection coupled to electrospray ionization and triple quadrupole mass spectrometry method to simultaneously quantify taurine, homotaurine, hypotaurine and amino acids in macro- and microalgae 

      Terriente-Palacios, Carlos; Diaz, Isabel; Castellari, Massimo (Journal of Chromatography A, 2018-12-26)
      A fast and reliable method for the simultaneous quantification of Taurine, Homotaurine, Hypotaurine and 19 amino acids in algae samples by Ultra-performance liquid chromatography coupled with diode array and tandem mass ...
    • About the existence of common determinants of gene expression in the porcine liver and skeletal muscle 

      González-Prendes, Rayner; Mármol-Sánchez, Emilio; Quintanilla, Raquel; Castelló, Anna; Zidi, Ali; Ramayo-Caldas, Yuliaxis; Figueiredo Cardoso, Tainã; Manunza, Arianna; Cánovas, Ángela; Amills, Marcel (BMC Genomics, 2019-06-24)
      Background: The comparison of expression QTL (eQTL) maps obtained in different tissues is an essential step to understand how gene expression is genetically regulated in a context-dependent manner. In the current work, ...
    • Acceptability of Dry-Cured Belly (Pancetta) from Entire Males, Immunocastrates or Surgical Castrates: Study with Slovenian Consumers 

      Candek-Potokar, Marjeta; Prevolnik-Povse, Maja; Skrlep, Martin; Font-i-Furnols, Maria; Batorek-Lukac, Nina; Kress, Kevin; Stefanski, Volker (Foods, 2019-04-13)
      Abandoning of male piglets castration in the European Union is a challenge for the pork production sector in particular for high-quality dry-cured traditional products. The information on consumer acceptability of dry-cured ...
    • Acclimation strategies in gilts to control Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae infection 

      Garza-Moreno, Laura; Segalés, Joaquim; Pieters, Maria; Romagosa, Anna; Sibila, Marina (Veterinary Microbiology, 2018-04-04)
      This paper discusses what can be expected with regard to efficacy of antibacterial vaccines used in swine, based on the present knowledge of pathogen–host interactions. First, vaccination against bacteria that mainly cause ...
    • Accuracy of qPCR and bacterial culture for the diagnosis of bovine intramammary infections and teat skin colonisation with Streptococcus agalactiae and Staphylococcus aureus using Bayesian analysis 

      Svennesen, Line; Mahmmod, Yasser S.; Skjølstrup, Nanna K.; Mathiasen, Louise R.; Katholm, Jørgen; Pedersen, Karl; Klaas, Ilka C.; Nielsen, Søren S. (Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2018-10-26)
      Streptococcus agalactiae (Strep. agalactiae) and Staphylococcus aureus (Staph. aureus) are originally regarded as contagious mastitis pathogens, however, both pathogens have recently been isolated from extramammary and ...
    • Active packaging applications for food 

      Yildirim, Selçuk; Röcker, Bettina; Pettersen, Marit Kvalvåg; Nilsen‐Nygaard, Julie; Ayhan, Zehra; Rutkaite, Ramune; Radusin, Tanja; Suminska, Patrycja; Marcos, Begonya; Coma, Véronique (Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety, 2017-11-28)
      The traditional role of food packaging is continuing to evolve in response to changing market needs. Current drivers such as consumer's demand for safer, “healthier,” and higher‐quality foods, ideally with a long shelf‐life; ...
    • Addressing the analytical challenges for the detection of ciguatoxins using an electrochemical biosensor 

      Leonardo, Sandra; Gaiani, Greta; Tsumuraya, Takeshi; Hirama, Masahiro; Turquet, Jean; Sagristà, Núria; Rambla-Alegre, Maria; Flores, Cintia; Caixach, Josep; Diogène, Jorge; O'Sullivan, Ciara K.; Alcaraz, Carles; Campàs, Mònica (Analytical Chemistry, 2020-03-05)
      The importance of ciguatoxins (CTXs) in seafood safety and their emerging occurrence in locations far away from tropical areas highlight the need for simple and low-cost methods for the sensitive and rapid detection of ...
    • Adult spawning and early larval development of the endangered bivalve Pinna nobilis 

      Trigos, Sergio; Vicente, Nardo; Prado, Patricia; Espinós, Francisco J. (Aquaculture, 2017-10-16)
      The development of aquaculture activities has posed an alternative solution for the preservation of some overexploited shellfish fisheries worldwide. In the same way, endemic Mediterranean bivalves such as Pinna nobilis, ...
    • Advantages of using economic weights in animal production 

      Cruz, Danny Julio; Ticona Huaroco, Chessyra Ninoska; Pascual Amoros, Mariam (Veterinaria y Zootecnía, 2018-12-26)
      Introduction: The economic evaluation of the production systems can be performed using the gain function technique. Objective:To carry out a review of the literature on the use of the profit function technique in production ...
    • African swine fever in wild boar 

      EFSA Panel on Animal Health and Welfare (AHAW); More, Simon; Miranda, Miguel Angel; Bicout, Dominique; Bøtner, Anette; Butterworth, Andrew; Calistri, Paolo; Edwards, Sandra; Garin-Bastuji, Bruno; Good, Margaret; Michel, Virginie; Raj, Mohan; Nielsen, Søren Saxmose; Sihvonen, Liisa; Spoolder, Hans; Stegeman, Jan Arend; Velarde, Antonio; Willeberg, Preben; Winckler, Christoph; Depner, Klaus; Guberti, Vittorio; Masiulis, Marius; Olsevskis, Edvins; Satran, Petr; Spiridon, Mihaela; Thulke, Hans-Hermann; Vilrop, Arvo; Wozniakowski, Grzegorz; Bau, Andrea; Broglia, Alessandro; Abrahantes, José Cortiñas; Dhollander, Sofie; Gogin, Andrey; Muñoz Gajardo, Irene; Verdonck, Frank; Amato, Laura; Gortázar Schmidt, Christian (EFSA Journal, 2018-07-11)
      The European Commission requested EFSA to compare the reliability of wild boar density estimates across the EU and to provide guidance to improve data collection methods. Currently, the only EU-wide available data are ...
    • African swine fever virus does not express viral microRNAs in experimentally infected pigs 

      Núñez-Hernández, Fernando; Vera, Gonzalo; Sánchez, Armand; Rodríguez, Fernando; Núñez, José I. (Veterinary Research, 2018-09-03)
      Background: African swine fever virus (ASFV) is the etiological agent of African swine fever (ASF), a re-expanding devastating and highly lethal hemorrhagic viral disease. microRNAs (miRNAs) are a new class of small ...
    • Age and growth of the endangered fan mussel Pinna nobilis in the western Mediterranean Sea 

      García-March, J.R.; Hernandis, S.; Vázquez-Luis, M.; Prado, P.; Deudero, S.; Vicente, N.; Tena-Medialdea, J. (Marine Environmental Research, 2019-09-28)
      The present work, which is the first comparative study of the growth of the fan mussel Pinna nobilis in the western Mediterranean, encompasses 12 populations of this species living in different environments in France and ...
    • Age-Related Serum Biochemical Reference Intervals Established for Unweaned Calves and Piglets in the Post-weaning Period 

      Yu, Kuai; Canalias, Francesca; Solà-Oriol, David; Arroyo, Laura; Pato, Raquel; Saco, Yolanda; Terré, Marta; Bassols, Anna (Frontiers in Veterinary Science, 2019-04-24)
      The purpose of the present study is to establish the influence of age on serum biochemistry reference intervals (RIs) for unweaned calves and recently-weaned piglets using large number of animals sampled at different ages ...
    • Aggregation-prone peptides modulate activity of bovine interferon gamma released from naturally occurring protein nanoparticles 

      Carratalá, José Vicente; Cano‐Garrido, Olivia; Sánchez, Julieta; Membrado, Cristina; Pérez, Eudald; Conchillo‐Solé, Oscar; Daura, Xavier; Sánchez‐Chard, Alejandro; Villaverde, Antonio; Arís, Anna; Garcia‐Fruitós, Elena; Ferrer‐Miralles, Neus (New Biotechnology, 2020-02-03)
      Efficient protocols for the production of recombinant proteins are indispensable for the development of the biopharmaceutical sector. Accumulation of recombinant proteins in naturally-occurring protein aggregates is ...
    • Agricultural impacts on streams near Nitrate Vulnerable Zones: A case study in the Ebro basin, Northern Spain 

      Ladrera, Rubén; Belmar, Oscar; Tomás, Rafael; Prat, Narcís; Cañedo-Argüelles, Miguel (PLoS ONE, 2019-11-08)
      Agricultural intensification during the last century has caused river degradation across Europe. From the wide range of stressors derived from agricultural activities that impact rivers, diffuse agricultural pollution has ...
    • Agricultural soil organic carbon stocks in the north-eastern Iberian Peninsula: Drivers and spatial variability 

      Funes, Inmaculada; Savé, Robert; Rovira, Pere; Molowny-Horas, Roberto; Alcañiz, Josep M.; Ascaso, Emilio; Herms, Ignasi; Herrero, Carmen; Boixadera, Jaume; Vayreda, Jordi (Science of the Total Environment, 2019-02-22)
      Estimating soil organic carbon (SOC) stocks under agriculture, assessing the importance of their drivers and understanding the spatial distribution of SOC stocks are crucial to predicting possible future SOC stocks scenarios ...
    • An Attempt to Characterize the Ciguatoxin Profile in Seriola fasciata Causing Ciguatera Fish Poisoning in Macaronesia 

      Estevez, Pablo; Castro, David; Pequeño-Valtierra, Ana; Leao, José M.; Vilariño, Oscar; Diogène, Jorge; Gago-Martínez, Ana (Toxins, 2019-04-13)
      Ciguatera Fish Poisoning is a worldwide concern caused by the consumption of fish contaminated with ciguatoxins not only in endemic regions in the Pacific Ocean or the Caribbean Sea but also in emerging areas of Macaronesia ...
    • An improved assembly and annotation of the melon (Cucumis melo L.) reference genome 

      Ruggieri, Valentino; Alexiou, Konstantinos G.; Morata, Jordi; Argyris, Jason; Pujol, Marta; Yano, Ryoichi; Nonaka, Satoko; Ezura, Hiroshi; Latrasse, David; Boualem, Adnane; Benhamed, Moussa; Bendahmane, Abdelhhafid; Aiese Cigliano, Riccardo; Sanseverino, Walter; Puigdomènech, Pere; Casacuberta, Josep M.; Garcia-Mas, Jordi (Scientific Reports, 2018-05-24)
      We report an improved assembly (v3.6.1) of the melon (Cucumis melo L.) genome and a new genome annotation (v4.0). The optical mapping approach allowed correcting the order and the orientation of 21 previous scaffolds and ...