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    • Functional responses of aquatic macroinvertebrates to flow regulation are shaped by natural flow intermittence in Mediterranean streams 

      Belmar, Oscar; Bruno, Daniel; Guareschi, Simone; Mellado-Díaz, Andrés; Millán, Andrés; Velasco, Josefa (Freshwater Biology, 2019-03-19)
      Running waters in Mediterranean regions are strongly regulated by dams, which produce significant alterations to natural flow regimes. Climate change will reduce discharge and increase flow intermittence in Mediterranean ...
    • Functionality of a next generation biosynthetic bacterial 6-phytase in enhancing phosphorus availability to weaned piglets fed a corn-soybean meal-based diet without added inorganic phosphate 

      Dersjant-Li, Yueming; Villca, Boris; Sewalt, Vincent; de Kreij, Arno; Marchal, Leon; Velayudhan, Deepak E.; Sorg, Robin A.; Christensen, Trine; Mejldal, Rie; Nikolaev, Igor; Pricelius, Sina; Kim, Hye-Sook; Haaning, Svend; Sørensen, Jens F.; Lizardo, Rosil (Animal Nutrition, 2019-12-10)
      The utility of a next generation biosynthetic bacterial 6-phytase (PhyG) in restoring bone ash, bone phosphorus (P) content and performance in piglets depleted in P was evaluated. A total of 9 treatments were tested as ...
    • Gamete quality and management for in vitro fertilisation in meagre (Argyrosomus regius) 

      Ramos-Júdez, Sandra; González, Wendy; Dutto, Gilbert; Mylonas, Constantinos C.; Fauvel, Christian; Duncan, Neil (Aquaculture, 2019-05-14)
      The aquaculture of meagre (Argyrosomus regius) requires methods for the control of reproduction that enable the production of families from specific individuals for selective breeding programs. We experimentally determined ...
    • Gene expression analysis of the innate immune system during early rearing and weaning of meagre (Argyrosomus regius) 

      Campoverde, Cindy; Milne, Douglas J.; Secombes, Christopher J.; Estévez, Alicia; Gisbert, Enric; Andree, Karl B. (Fish and Shellfish Immunology, 2019-10-06)
      The present study is the first report of some representative innate immune genes in meagre (Argyrosomus regius) larvae. This study has specifically focused on the growth period from hatching to the juvenile stage, a critical ...
    • Genetic Dissection of the Seminal Root System Architecture in Mediterranean Durum Wheat Landraces by Genome-Wide Association Study 

      Roselló, Martina; Royo, Conxita; Sanchez-Garcia, Miguel; Soriano, Jose Miguel (Agronomy, 2019-07-09)
      Roots are crucial for adaptation to drought stress. However, phenotyping root systems is a difficult and time-consuming task due to the special feature of the traits in the process of being analyzed. Correlations between ...
    • Genetic diversity and selection signatures of the beef ‘Charolais de Cuba’ breed 

      Rodriguez-Valera, Yoel; Renand, Gilles; Naves, Michel; Fonseca-Jiménez, Yidix; Moreno-Probance, Teresa Inés; Ramos-Onsins, Sebastian; Rocha, Dominique; Ramayo-Caldas, Yuliaxis (Scientific Reports, 2018-07-20)
      In this study, we used BovineSNP50 Genotyping BeadChip data to estimate the structure, putative ancestral origin as well as to identify regions with selective sweeps that may have had an important role in the adaptation ...
    • Genetic parameters of sow feed efficiency during lactation and its underlying traits in a Duroc population 

      Piles, M.; Martí, J.; Reixach, J.; Sánchez, J. P. (animal, 2019-11-25)
      As a result of the genetic selection for prolificacy and the improvements in the environment and farms management, litter size has increased in the last few years so that energy requirements of the lactating sow are greater. ...
    • Genetic profiling of Mycobacterium bovis strains from slaughtered cattle in Eritrea 

      Ghebremariam, Michael Kahsay; Hlokwe, Tiny; Rutten, Victor P. M. G.; Allepuz, Alberto; Cadmus, Simeon; Muwonge, Adrian; Robbe-Austerman, Suelee; Michel, Anita L. (PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 2018-04-17)
      Mycobacterium bovis (M.bovis) is the main causative agent for bovine tuberculosis (BTB) and can also be the cause of zoonotic tuberculosis in humans. In view of its zoonotic nature, slaughterhouse surveillance, potentially ...
    • Genome encode analyses reveal the basis of convergent evolution of fleshy fruit ripening 

      Lü, Peitao; Yu, Sheng; Zhu, Ning; Chen, Yun-Ru; Zhou, Biyan; Pan, Yu; Tzeng, David; Fabi, Joao Paulo; Argyris, Jason; Garcia-Mas, Jordi; Ye, Nenghui; Zhang, Jianhua; Grierson, Donald; Xiang, Jenny; Fei, Zhangjun; Giovannoni, James; Zhong, Silin (Nature Plants, 2018-09-24)
      Fleshy fruits using ethylene to regulate ripening have developed multiple times in the history of angiosperms, presenting a clear case of convergent evolution whose molecular basis remains largely unknown. Analysis of the ...
    • Genome Sequence of the Brown Rot Fungal Pathogen Monilinia laxa 

      Naranjo-Ortíz, Miguel A.; Rodríguez-Píres, Silvia; Torres, Rosario; De Cal, Antonieta; Usall, Josep; Gabaldón, Toni (Genome Announcements, 2018-04-26)
      Monilinia laxa (phylum Ascomycota) is a plant pathogen responsible for the brown rot blossom blight disease in stone fruit trees of the Rosaceae family, such as apricots. We report here the genome sequence of strain 8L ...
    • Genomic diversity, linkage disequilibrium and selection signatures in European local pig breeds assessed with a high density SNP chip 

      Muñoz, M.; Bozzi, R.; García-Casco, J.; Núñez, Y.; Ribani, A.; Franci, O.; García, F.; Škrlep, M.; Schiavo, G.; Bovo, S.; Utzeri, V. J.; Charneca, R.; Martins, J. M.; Quintanilla, R.; Tibau, J.; Margeta, V.; Djurkin-Kušec, I.; Mercat, M. J.; Riquet, J.; Estellé, J.; Zimmer, C.; Razmaite, V.; Araujo, J. P.; Radović, Č.; Savić, R.; Karolyi, D.; Gallo, M.; Čandek-Potokar, M.; Fernández, A.I.; Fontanesi, L.; Óvilo, C. (Scientific Reports, 2019-09-19)
      Genetic characterization of local breeds is essential to preserve their genomic variability, to advance conservation policies and to contribute to their promotion and sustainability. Genomic diversity of twenty European ...
    • Genomic Understanding of an Infectious Brain Disease from the Desert 

      Moreno, Leandro F.; Ahmed, Abdalla A. O.; Brankovics, Balázs; Cuomo, Christina A.; Menken, Steph B. J.; Taj-Aldeen, Saad J.; Faidah, Hani; Stielow, J. Benjamin; Teixeira, Marcus de M.; Prenafeta-Boldú, Francesc X.; Vicente, Vania A.; de Hoog, Sybren (G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics, 2018-01-11)
      Rhinocladiella mackenziei accounts for the majority of fungal brain infections in the Middle East, and is restricted to the arid climate zone between Saudi Arabia and Pakistan. Neurotropic dissemination caused by this fungus ...
    • Genotyping by Sequencing in Almond: SNP Discovery, Linkage Mapping, and Marker Design 

      Goonetilleke, Shashi N.; March, Timothy J.; Wirthensohn, Michelle; Arús, Pere; Walker, Amanda R.; Mather, Diane E. (G3, 2017-11-15)
      In crop plant genetics, linkage maps provide the basis for the mapping of loci that affect important traits and for the selection of markers to be applied in crop improvement. In outcrossing species such as almond (Prunus ...
    • Genotyping Porcine Circovirus 3 (PCV-3) Nowadays: Does It Make Sense? 

      Franzo, Giovanni; Delwart, Eric; Fux, Robert; Hause, Ben; Su, Shuo; Zhou, JiYong; Segalés, Joaquim (Viruses, 2020-02-28)
      The discovery of a globally distributed porcine circovirus (Porcine circovirus 3; PCV-3) has led to intense research activity and the production of a large amount of molecular data. Different research groups have proposed ...
    • Getting value from the waste: recombinant production of a sweet protein by Lactococcus lactis grown on cheese whey 

      Boumaiza, Mohamed; Colarusso, Andrea; Parrilli, Ermenegilda; Garcia-Fruitós, Elena; Casillo, Angela; Arís, Anna; Corsaro, Maria Michela; Picone, Delia; Leone, Serena; Tutino, Maria Luisa (Microbial Cell Factories, 2018-08-15)
      Background Recent biotechnological advancements have allowed for the adoption of Lactococcus lactis, a typical component of starter cultures used in food industry, as the host for the production of food-grade recombinant ...
    • Global guidance on environmental life cycle impact assessment indicators: impacts of climate change, fine particulate matter formation, water consumption and land use 

      Jolliet, Olivier; Antón, Assumpció; Boulay, Anne-Marie; Cherubini, Francesco; Fantke, Peter; Levasseur, Annie; McKone, Thomas E.; Michelsen, Ottar; Milà i Canals, Llorenç; Motoshita, Masaharu; Pfister, Stephan; Verones, Francesca; Vigon, Bruce; Frischknecht, Rolf (International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment, 2018-03-16)
      Purpose Guidance is needed on best-suited indicators to quantify and monitor the man-made impacts on human health, biodiversity and resources. Therefore, the UNEP-SETAC Life Cycle Initiative initiated a global consensus ...
    • Global monitoring of antimicrobial resistance based on metagenomics analyses of urban sewage 

      Hendriksen, Rene S.; Munk, Patrick; Njage, Patrick; van Bunnik, Bram; McNally, Luke; Lukjancenko, Oksana; Röder, Timo; Nieuwenhuijse, David; Pedersen, Susanne Karlsmose; Kjeldgaard, Jette; Kaas, Rolf S.; Clausen, Philip Thomas Lanken Conradsen; Vogt, Josef Korbinian; Leekitcharoenphon, Pimlapas; van de Schans, Milou G.M.; Zuidema, Tina; de Roda Husman, Ana Maria; Rasmussen, Simon; Petersen, Bent; Global Sewage Surveillance project consortium; Cerdà-Cuéllar, Marta (Nature Communications, 2019-03-08)
      Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a serious threat to global public health, but obtaining representative data on AMR for healthy human populations is difficult. Here, we use metagenomic analysis of untreated sewage to ...
    • Global-change effects on early-stage decomposition processes in tidal wetlands – implications from a global survey using standardized litter 

      Mueller, Peter; Schile-Beers, Lisa M.; Mozdzer, Thomas J.; Chmura, Gail L.; Dinter, Thomas; Kuzyakov, Yakov; de Groot, Alma V.; Esselink, Peter; Smit, Christian; D'Alpaos, Andrea; Ibáñez, Carles; Lazarus, Magdalena; Neumeier, Urs; Johnson, Beverly J.; Baldwin, Andrew H.; Yarwood, Stephanie A.; Montemayor, Diana I.; Yang, Zaichao; Wu, Jihua; Jensen, Kai; Nolte, Stefanie (Biogeosciences, 2018-05-30)
      Tidal wetlands, such as tidal marshes and mangroves, are hotspots for carbon sequestration. The preservation of organic matter (OM) is a critical process by which tidal wetlands exert influence over the global carbon cycle ...
    • Grape seed Proanthocyanidins target the Enteroendocrine system in cafeteria‐diet‐fed rats 

      Ginés, Iris; Gil‐Cardoso, Katherine; Terra, Ximena; Blay, M Teresa; Pérez-Vendrell, Anna Maria; Pinent, Montserrat; Ardévol, Anna (Molecular Nutrition and Food Research, 2019-04-12)
      Scope The effects on the enteroendocrine system of three different grape seed proanthocyanidin extract (GSPE) treatments are analyzed in rats on a cafeteria diet for 17 weeks. Methods and results GSPE is administered in a ...
    • Growth of juvenile Pinna nobilis in captivity conditions: Dietary and pathological constraints 

      Prado, Patricia; Cabanes, Pep; Catanese, Gaetano; Carella, Francesca; Carrasco, Noelia; Grau, Amalia; Hernandis, Sebastián; García-March, Jose Rafael; Tena, José; Caiola, Nuno; Andree, Karl B. (Aquaculture, 2020-02-25)
      The fan mussel, Pinna nobilis, is an endemic Mediterranean species, whose populations have been seriously affected by infectious diseases. The effect of diet composition on growth and survival rates, and on nutritional ...