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  • An efcient CRISPR-Cas9 enrichment sequencing strategy for characterizing complex and highly duplicated genomic regions. A case study in the Prunus salicina LG3-MYB10 genes cluster 

    Fiol, Arnau; Jurado-Ruiz, Federico; López-Girona, Elena; Aranzana, Maria Jose (Plant Methods, 2022-08-27) Genòmica i Biotecnologia
    Background: Genome complexity is largely linked to diversifcation and crop innovation. Examples of regions with duplicated genes with relevant roles in agricultural traits are found in many crops. In ...
  • Administration of Alphitobius diaperinus or Tenebrio molitor before meals transiently increases food intake through enterohormone regulation in female rats 

    Miguéns-Gómez, Alba; Sierra-Cruz, Marta; Segú, Helena; Beltrán-Debón, Raúl; Rodríguez-Gallego, Esther; Terra, Ximena; Blay, M. Teresa; Pérez-Vendrell, Anna Maria; Pinent, Montserrat; Ardévol, Anna (Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, 2022-11-02) Nutrició Animal
    Background. It has been previously shown that acutely administered insect A. diaperinus protein increases food intake in rats and modifies the ex vivo enterohormone secretory profile differently than ...
  • Influence of pork liver drying on ferrochelatase activity for zinc protoporphyrin formation 

    Abril, B.; Sanchez-Torres, E.A.; Bou, Ricard; Benedito, J.; Garcia-Perez, Jose V. (LWT - Food Science and Technology, 2022-10-27) Funcionalitat i Seguretat Alimentària
    Pork liver contains an endogenous enzyme, ferrochelatase (FeCH), which catalyses the formation of zinc protoporphyrin (ZnPP), a natural pigment of great interest for the meat industry. The aim of this ...
  • Modeling microRNA-driven post-transcriptional regulation using exon–intron split analysis in pigs 

    Mármol-Sánchez, Emilio; Cirera, Susanna; Zingaretti, Laura M.; Jacobsen, Mette Juul; Ramayo-Caldas, Yuliaxis; Jørgensen, Claus B.; Fredholm, Merete; Figueiredo Cardoso, Tainã; Quintanilla, Raquel; Amills, Marcel (Animal Genetics, 2022-07-10) Genètica i Millora Animal
    The contribution of microRNAs (miRNAs) to mRNA post-transcriptional regulation has often been explored by the post hoc selection of downregulated genes and determining whether they harbor binding sites ...
  • Can sensory boar taint levels be explained by fatty acid composition and emitted volatile organic compounds in addition to androstenone and skatole content? 

    Burgeon, Clément; Font i Furnols, Maria; Garrido, María Dolores; Linares, María Belén; Brostaux, Yves; Sabeña, Gerard; Fauconnier, Marie-Laure; Panella-Riera, Nuria (Meat Science, 2022-09-16) Qualitat i Tecnologia Alimentària
    This study aimed at understanding which molecules were responsible for the differences existing in boar taint sensory evaluation. The latter was therefore linked to the results of skatole and androstenone ...
  • Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection and humoral responses against different variants of concern in domestic pet animals and stray cats from North-Eastern Spain 

    Fernández-Bastit, Leira; Marfil, Silvia; Pradenas, Edwards; Valle, Rosa; Roca, Núria; Rodon Aldrufeu, Jordi; Pailler García, Lola; Trinité, Benjamin; Parera, Mariona; Noguera-Julian, Marc; Martorell, Jaume; Izquierdo-Useros, Nuria; Carrillo, Jorge; Clotet, Bonaventura; Blanco, Julià; Vergara-Alert, Júlia; Segalés, Joaquim (Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 2022-09-27) Sanitat Animal
    Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), the causative agent of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic in humans, is able to infect several domestic, captive and wildlife ...
  • The Effects of the Cultivar and Environment on the Phenolic Contents of Hazelnut Kernels 

    Solar, Anita; Medic, Aljaz; Slatnar, Ana; Mikulic-Petkovsek, Maja; Botta, Roberto; Rovira, Merce; Sarraquigne, Jean-Paul; Silva, Ana Paula; Veberic, Robert; Stampar, Franci; Hudina, Metka; Bacchetta, Loretta (Plants, 2022-11-11) Fructicultura
    Different climatic conditions are known to affect the synthesis of primary and secondary metabolites. Therefore, the phenolic contents in new growing areas could affect the quality and flavor of hazelnuts. ...
  • Aromatic, Sensory, and Fatty Acid Profiles of Arbequina Extra Virgin Olive Oils Produced Using Different Malaxation Conditions 

    Olmo-Cunillera, Alexandra; Casadei, Enrico; Valli, Enrico; Lozano-Castellón, Julián; Miliarakis, Eleftherios; Domínguez-López, Inés; Ninot, Antonia; Romero Aroca, Agusti Jordi; Lamuela-Raventós, Rosa Maria; Pérez, Maria; Vallverdú-Queralt, Anna; Bendini, Alessandra (Foods, 2022-10-30) Fructicultura
    The demand for high-quality extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) is growing due to its unique characteristics. The aroma and flavor of EVOO depend on its content of volatile organic compounds (VOCs), whose ...
  • Transmission of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) during animal transport 

    EFSA Panel on Biological Hazards (BIOHAZ); Koutsoumanis, Konstantinos; Allende, Ana; Álvarez-Ordóñez, Avelino; Bolton, Declan; Bover-Cid, Sara; Chemaly, Marianne; Davies, Robert; De Cesare, Alessandra; Herman, Lieve; Hilbert, Friederike; Lindqvist, Roland; Nauta, Maarten; Ru, Giuseppe; Simmons, Marion; Skandamis, Panagiotis; Suffredini, Elisabetta; Argüello-Rodríguez, Héctor; Dohmen, Wietske; Francesca Magistrali, Chiara; Padalino, Barbara; Tenhagen, Bernd-Alois; Threlfall, John; García-Fierro, Raquel; Guerra, Beatriz; Liébana, Ernesto; Stella, Pietro; Peixe, Luisa (EFSA Journal, 2022-10-25) Funcionalitat i Seguretat Alimentària
    The transmission of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) between food-producing animals (poultry, cattle and pigs) during short journeys (< 8 h) and long journeys (> 8 h) directed to other farms or to the ...
  • Editorial: High added-value nanoparticles: Rethinking and recycling cell protein waste 

    Unzueta, Ugutz; Sanchez, Julieta M.; Garcia-Fruitos, Elena; Seras-Franzoso, Joaquin (Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology, 2022-09-05) Producció de Remugants
  • Agricultural policies against invasive species generate contrasting outcomes for climate change mitigation and biodiversity conservation 

    Pérez-Méndez, Néstor; Alcaraz, Carles; Bertolero, A.; CATALA FORNER, MARIA DEL MAR; Garibaldi, L.A.; González-Varo, J.P.; Rivaes, S.; Martinez-Eixarch, Maite (Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 2022-10-19) Aigües Marines i Continentals; Cultius Extensius Sostenibles
    Direct consequences of biological invasions on biodiversity and the environment have been largely documented. Yet collateral indirect effects mediated by changes in agri-environmental policies aimed at ...
  • Accurate Estimation of Chlorophyll-a Concentration in the Coastal Areas of the Ebro Delta (NW Mediterranean) Using Sentinel-2 and Its Application in the Selection of Areas for Mussel Aquaculture 

    Fernández-Tejedor, Margarita; Velasco, Jorge Enrique; Angelats, Eduard (Remote Sensing, 2022-10-19) Aigües Marines i Continentals
    Multispectral satellite remote sensing imagery, together with appropriate modeling, have been proven to provide chlorophyll-a maps that are useful to evaluate the suitability of coastal areas for carrying ...
  • Welfare of small ruminants during transport 

    EFSA Panel on Animal Health and Welfare (AHAW); Nielsen, Søren Saxmose; Alvarez, Julio; Bicout, Dominique Joseph; Calistri, Paolo; Canali, Elisabetta; Drewe, Julian Ashley; Garin-Bastuji, Bruno; Gonzales Rojas, Jose Luis; Gortázar Schmidt, Christian; Michel, Virginie; Miranda Chueca, Miguel Ángel; Padalino, Barbara; Pasquali, Paolo; Roberts, Helen Clare; Spoolder, Hans; Stahl, Karl; Velarde, Antonio; Viltrop, Arvo; Winckler, Christoph; Earley, Bernadette; Edwards, Sandra; Faucitano, Luigi; Marti, Sonia; Miranda de La Lama, Genaro C; Costa, Leonardo Nanni; Thomsen, Peter T; Ashe, Sean; Mur, Lina; Van der Stede, Yves; Herskin, Mette (EFSA Journal, 2022-09-07) Benestar Animal
    In the framework of its Farm to Fork Strategy, the Commission is undertaking a comprehensive evaluation of animal welfare legislation. The present Opinion deals with the protection of small ruminants ...
  • Welfare of domestic birds and rabbits transported in containers 

    EFSA Panel on Animal Health and Welfare (AHAW); Nielsen, Søren Saxmose; Alvarez, Julio; Bicout, Dominique Joseph; Calistri, Paolo; Canali, Elisabetta; Drewe, Julian Ashley; Garin-Bastuji, Bruno; Gonzales Rojas, Jose Luis; Gortázar Schmidt, Christian; Herskin, Mette; Michel, Virginie; Miranda Chueca, Miguel Ángel; Padalino, Barbara; Roberts, Helen Clare; Spoolder, Hans; Stahl, Karl; Viltrop, Arvo; Winckler, Christoph; Mitchell, Malcolm; Vinco, Leonardo James; Voslarova, Eva; Candiani, Denise; Mosbach-Schulz, Olaf; Van der Stede, Yves; Velarde, Antonio (EFSA Journal, 2022-09-07) Benestar Animal
    This opinion, produced upon a request from the European Commission, focuses on transport of domestic birds and rabbits in containers (e.g. any crate, box, receptacle or other rigid structure used for ...
  • Generalized tuberculosis due to Mycobacterium caprae in a red fox phylogenetically related to livestock breakdowns 

    PÉREZ DE VAL, BERNAT; Perea, Claudia; Estruch, Josep; Solano-Manrique, Carlos; Riera, Carles; Sanz, Albert; Vidal, Enric; Velarde, Roser (BMC Veterinary Research, 2022-09-20) Sanitat Animal
    Background Tuberculosis (TB) due to Mycobacterium caprae is endemic in goat herds and free-ranging wild boars in Spain, causing infections in other livestock or wild animals to a lesser extent. TB ...
  • Blubber and serum cortisol concentrations as indicators of the stress response and overall health status in striped dolphins 

    Agusti, Clara; Carbajal, Annaïs; Olvera-Maneu, Sergi; Domingo, Mariano; Lopez-Bejar, Manel (Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology - Part A: Molecular & Integrative Physiology, 2022-07-08) Sanitat Animal
    The impacts of environmental changes and anthropogenic threats in marine mammals are a growing concern for their conservation. In recent years, efforts have been directed to understand how marine mammals ...
  • Welfare of cattle during transport 

    EFSA Panel on Animal Health and Welfare (AHAW); Nielsen, Søren Saxmose; Alvarez, Julio; Bicout, Dominique Joseph; Calistri, Paolo; Canali, Elisabetta; Drewe, Julian Ashley; Garin-Bastuji, Bruno; Gonzales Rojas, Jose Luis; Gortázar Schmidt, Christian; Michel, Virginie; Miranda Chueca, Miguel Ángel; Padalino, Barbara; Pasquali, Paolo; Roberts, Helen Clare; Spoolder, Hans; Stahl, Karl; Velarde, Antonio; Viltrop, Arvo; Winckler, Christoph; Earley, Bernadette; Edwards, Sandra; Faucitano, Luigi; Marti, Sonia; Miranda de La Lama, Genaro C; Nanni Costa, Leonardo; Thomsen, Peter T; Ashe, Sean; Mur, Lina; Van der Stede, Yves; Herskin, Mette (EFSA Journal, 2022-09-07) Benestar Animal
    In the framework of its Farm to Fork Strategy, the Commission is undertaking a comprehensive evaluation of the animal welfare legislation. The present Opinion deals with protection of cattle (including ...
  • Influence of different feeding strategies on carcass and meat quality of grassfed cull cows 

    Lagomarsino, Ximena; Cazzuli, Fiorella; Font i Furnols, Maria; Luzardo, Santiago; Montossi, Fabio (Archivos Latinoamericanos de Producción Animal, 2022-07-25) Qualitat i Tecnologia Alimentària
    Animal performance, carcass and meat quality characteristics of beef cull cows under different feeding strategies were evaluated. Cows were allotted to one of four direct grazing treatments combining ...
  • Cyclodextrin polymer clean-up method for the detection of ciguatoxins in fish with cell-based assays 

    Campàs, Mònica; Leonardo, Sandra; Rambla Alegre, Maria; SAGRISTA VIDAL, NURIA; Vaya, Raquel; Diogène, Jorge; Torréns, Mabel; Fragoso, Alex (Food Chemistry, 2022-09-13) Aigües Marines i Continentals
    Ciguatoxins (CTXs) are marine toxins produced by microalgae of the genera Gambierdiscus and Fukuyoa, which are transferred through the food webs, reaching humans and causing a poisoning known as ciguatera. ...
  • Zika vector competence data reveals risks of outbreaks: the contribution of the European ZIKAlliance project 

    Obadia, Thomas; Gutierrez-Bugallo, Gladys; Duong, Veasna; Nuñez, Ana I.; Fernandes, Rosilainy S.; Kamgang, Basile; Hery, Liza; Gomard, Yann; Abbo, Sandra R.; Jiolle, Davy; Glavinic, Uros; Dupont-Rouzeyrol, Myrielle; Atyame, Célestine M.; Pocquet, Nicolas; Boyer, Sébastien; Dauga, Catherine; Vazeille, Marie; Yébakima, André; White, Michael T.; Koenraadt, Constantianus J. M.; Mavingui, Patrick; Vega-Rua, Anubis; Veronesi, Eva; Pijlman, Gorben P.; Paupy, Christophe; Busquets, Núria; Lourenço-de-Oliveira, Ricardo; De Lamballerie, Xavier; Failloux, Anna-Bella (Nature Communications, 2022-08-02) Sanitat Animal
    First identified in 1947, Zika virus took roughly 70 years to cause a pandemic unusually associated with virus-induced brain damage in newborns. Zika virus is transmitted by mosquitoes, mainly Aedes ...

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