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    • 1-Methylcyclopropene and extreme ULO inhibit superficial scald in a different way highlighting the physiological basis of this disorder in pear 

      Larrigaudière, Christian; Lindo-García, Violeta; Ubach, Dolors; Giné-Bordonaba, Jordi (Scientia Horticulturae, 2019-02-21) Postcollita
      Despite years of research on the biochemical basis of superficial scald in apples, relatively little is known about the specific regulatory processes involved in pears. To gain further knowledge on these ...
    • 2019 meeting of the global virus network 

      Akkina, Ramesh; Garry, Robert; Bréchot, Christian; Ellerbrok, Heinz; Hasegawa, Hideki; Menéndez-Arias, Luis; Mercer, Natalia; Neyts, Johan; Romanowski, Victor; Segalés, Joaquim; Vahlne, Anders (Antiviral Research, 2019-11-04) Sanitat Animal
      The Global Virus Network (GVN) was established in 2011 to strengthen research and responses to emerging viral causes of human disease and to prepare against new viral pandemics. There are now 52 GVN ...
    • A 10-Year Retrospective Study of Inclusion Body Hepatitis in Meat-Type Chickens in Spain (2011–2021) 

      Bertran, Kateri; Blanco, Angela; Antilles, Noelia; Nofrarías, Miquel; Valle, Rosa M.; Cobos, Àlex; Ramis, Antonio; Biarnés, Mar; Majó, Natàlia (Viruses, 2021-10-28) Sanitat Animal
      A surge in fowl adenovirus (FAdV) causing inclusion body hepatitis (IBH) outbreaks has occurred in several countries in the last two decades. In Spain, a sharp increase in case numbers in broilers and ...
    • A Bioactive Extract Rich in Triterpenic Acid and Polyphenols from Olea europaea Promotes Systemic Immunity and Protects Atlantic Salmon Smolts Against Furunculosis 

      Salomón, Ricardo; Furones, M. Dolors; Reyes-López, Felipe E.; Tort, Lluis; Firmino, Joana P.; Esteban, M. Angeles; Espinosa Ruíz, Cristóbal; Quintela, José C.; Pinilla-Rosas, José M.; Vallejos-Vidal, Eva; Gisbert, Enric (Frontiers in Immunology, 2021-11-12) Aqüicultura
      In the present study, the modulation of the transcriptional immune response (microarray analysis) in the head kidney (HK) of the anadromous fish Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) fed a diet supplemented ...
    • A case of uterine inclusion cysts in a sow 

      Ruiz-Riera, Elisa; Nofrarias, Miquel; Martí-Garcia, Bernat; Domingo, Mariano; Segalés, Joaquim; Vidal, Enric (Porcine Health Management, 2021-11-01) Sanitat Animal
      Background: Serosal inclusion cysts are thin walled-structures located on the peritoneal surface of the uterus, frequently observed as multiple cystic structures in aggregates or grape-like clusters ...
    • A catalog of microbial genes from the bovine rumen unveils a specialized and diverse biomass-degrading environment 

      Li, Junhua; Zhong, Huanzi; Ramayo-Caldas, Yuliaxis; Terrapon, Nicolas; Lombard, Vincent; Potocki-Veronese, Gabrielle; Estellé, Jordi; Popova, Milka; Yang, Ziyi; Zhang, Hui; Li, Fang; Tang, Shanmei; Yang, Fangming; Chen, Weineng; Chen, Bing; Li, Jiyang; Guo, Jing; Martin, Cécile; Maguin, Emmanuelle; Xu, Xun; Yang, Huanming; Wang, Jian; Madsen, Lise; Kristiansen, Karsten; Henrissat, Bernard; Ehrlich, Stanislav D.; Morgavi, Diego P. (GigaScience, 2020-05-30) Genètica i Millora Animal
      Background The rumen microbiota provides essential services to its host and, through its role in ruminant production, contributes to human nutrition and food security. A thorough knowledge of the genetic ...
    • A Co-Association Network Analysis Reveals Putative Regulators for Health-Related Traits in Pigs 

      Crespo-Piazuelo, Daniel; Ramayo-Caldas, Yuliaxis; González-Rodríguez, Olga; Pascual, Mariam; Quintanilla, Raquel; Ballester, Maria (Frontiers in Immunology, 2021-11-26) Genètica i Millora Animal
      In recent years, the increase in awareness of antimicrobial resistance together with the societal demand of healthier meat products have driven attention to health-related traits in livestock production. ...
    • A comparison of isolation methods for black fungi degrading aromatic toxins 

      Quan, Yu; van den Ende, Bert Gerrits; Shi, Dongmei; Prenafeta-Boldú, Francesc X.; Liu, Zuoyi; Al-Hatmi, Abdullah M. S.; Ahmed, Sarah A.; Verweij, Paul E.; Kang, Yingqian; de Hoog, Sybren (Mycopathologia, 2019-09-29) Sostenibilitat en Biosistemes
      The prevalence of black fungi in the order Chaetothyriales has often been underestimated due to the difficulty of their isolation. In this study, three methods which are often used to isolate black fungi ...
    • A comparison of recirculation aquaculture systems versus biofloc technology culture system for on-growing of fry of Tinca tinca (Cyprinidae) and fry of grey Mugil cephalus (Mugilidae) 

      Vinatea, Luis; Malpartida, Jesús; Carbó, Ricard; Andree, Karl B.; Gisbert, Enric; Estévez, Alicia (Aquaculture, 2017-09-28) Aqüicultura
      The on-growing of tench Tinca tinca fry (1.81 ± 0.6 g) and grey mullet Mugil cephalus fry (0.65 ± 0.2 g) was carried out using two different culture systems, recirculation aquaculture system (RAS) and ...
    • A comprehensive genome variation map of melon identifies multiple domestication events and loci influencing agronomic traits 

      Zhao, Guangwei; Lian, Qun; Zhang, Zhonghua; Fu, Qiushi; He, Yuhua; Ma, Shuangwu; Ruggieri, Valentino; Monforte, Antonio J.; Wang, Pingyong; Julca, Irene; Wang, Huaisong; Liu, Junpu; Xu, Yong; Wang, Runze; Ji, Jiabing; Xu, Zhihong; Kong, Weihu; Zhong, Yang; Shang, Jianli; Pereira, Lara; Argyris, Jason; Zhang, Jian; Mayobre, Carlos; Pujol, Marta; Oren, Elad; Ou, Diandian; Wang, Jiming; Sun, Dexi; Zhao, Shengjie; Zhu, Yingchun; Li, Na; Katzir, Nurit; Gur, Amit; Dogimont, Catherine; Schaefer, Hanno; Fan, Wei; Bendahmane, Abdelhafid; Fei, Zhangjun; Pitrat, Michel; Gabaldón, Toni; Lin, Tao; Garcia-Mas, Jordi; Xu, Yongyang; Huang, Sanwen (Nature Genetics, 2019-11-01) Genòmica i Biotecnologia
      Melon is an economically important fruit crop that has been cultivated for thousands of years; however, the genetic basis and history of its domestication still remain largely unknown. Here we report ...
    • A comprehensive study on the main physiological and biochemical changes occurring during growth and on-tree ripening of two apple varieties with different postharvest behaviour 

      Giné-Bordonaba, Jordi; Echeverria, Gemma; Duaigües, Elisabet; Bobo, Gloria; Larrigaudière, Christian (Plant Physiology and Biochemistry, 2018-11-01) Postcollita
      Apple quality and the storage potential likely depend on a range of physiological and biochemical events occurring throughout fruit development and ripening. In this study, we investigated the major ...
    • A cross-cultural perspective on impact of health and nutrition claims, country-of-origin and eco-label on consumer choice of new aquaculture products 

      Banovic, Marija; Reinders, Machiel J.; Claret, Anna; Guerrero, Luis; Krystallis, Athanasios (Food Research International, 2019-04-15) Qualitat i Tecnologia Alimentària
      Over the last decade, an increasing number of new value-added aquaculture products made their way onto the European market, as a response to growing demand for healthier diet, and more sustainable and ...
    • A cross-specific multiplicative binomial recursive model for the analysis of perinatal mortality in a diallel cross among three varieties of Iberian pig 

      Varona, Luis; Noguera, José Luis; Casellas, Joaquim; Martín de Hijas, Melani; Rosas, Juan Pablo; Ibáñez-Escriche, Noelia (Scientific Reports, 2020-12-03) Genètica i Millora Animal
      Perinatal piglet mortality is an important factor in pig production from economic and animal welfare perspectives; however, the statistical analysis of mortality is difcult because of its categorical ...
    • A cryptic variation in a member of the Ovate Family Proteins is underlying the melon fruit shape QTL fsqs8.1 

      Martínez-Martínez, Cecilia; Gonzalo, Maria José; Sipowicz, Pablo; Campos, Manuel; Martínez-Fernández, Irene; Leida, Carmen; Zouine, Mohammed; Alexiou, Konstantinos G.; Garcia-Mas, Jordi; Gómez, María Dolores; Tornero, Pablo; Pérez-Amador, Miguel Ángel; Esteras, Cristina; Picó, Belén; Romero, Carlos; Monforte, Antonio J. (TAG Theoretical and Applied Genetics, 2021-11-25) Genòmica i Biotecnologia
      Melon cultivars have a wide range of fruit morphologies. Quantitative trait loci (QTL) have been identifed underlying such diversity. This research focuses on the fruit shape QTL fsqs8.1, previously ...
    • A Decision Support System Based on Degree-Days to Initiate Fungicide Spray Programs for Peach Powdery Mildew in Catalonia, Spain 

      Marimon, Neus; Eduardo, Iban; Martínez-Minaya, Joaquín; Vicent, Antonio; Luque, Jordi (Plant Disease, 2020-07-06) Protecció Vegetal Sostenible
      The incidence of peach powdery mildew (PPM) on fruit was monitored in commercial peach orchards to i) describe the disease progress in relation to several environmental parameters and ii) establish an ...
    • A deletion affecting an LRR-RLK gene co-segregates with the fruit flat shape trait in peach 

      López-Girona, Elena; Zhang, Yu; Eduardo, Iban; Hernández Mora, José Ramón; Alexiou, Konstantinos G.; Arús, Pere; Aranzana, María José (Scientific Reports, 2017-07-27) Genòmica i Biotecnologia
      In peach, the fat phenotype is caused by a partially dominant allele in heterozygosis (Ss), fruits from homozygous trees (SS) abort a few weeks after fruit setting. Previous research has identifed a ...
    • A domestication-associated gene, CsLH, encodes a phytochrome B protein that regulates hypocotyl elongation in cucumber 

      Liu, Bin; Weng, Jinyang; Guan, Dailu; Zhang, Yan; Niu, Qingliang; López-Juez, Enrique; Lai, Yungsong; Garcia-Mas, Jordi; Huang, Danfeng (Molecular Horticulture, 2021-06-16) Genòmica i Biotecnologia
      Plant height is an important agronomic trait; tall plants are prone to collapse (lodging) and are unsuitable for high-density planting (Li et al., 2020). During the Green Revolution, a multitude of genes ...
    • A double‐edged sword: Complement component 3 in toxoplasma gondii infection 

      Huang, Wan‐Yi; Wang, Ya‐Pei; Mahmmod, Yasser S.; Wang, Jun‐Jie; Liu, Tang‐Hui; Zheng, Yu‐Xiang; Zhou, Xue; Zhang, Xiu‐Xiang; Yuan, Zi‐Guo (Proteomics, 2018-12-04) Sanitat Animal
      Sprague Dawley rats and Kunming (KM) mice are artificially infected with type II Toxoplasma gondii strain Prugniaud (Pru) to generate toxoplasmosis, which is a fatal disease mediated by T. gondii invasion ...
    • A fast magnetic bead-based colorimetric immunoassay for the detection of tetrodotoxins in shellfish 

      Campàs, Mònica; Reverté, Jaume; Rambla-Alegre, Maria; Campbell, Katrina; Gerssen, Arjen; Diogène, Jorge (Food and Chemical Toxicology, 2020-04-05) Aigües Marines i Continentals
      Tetrodotoxin (TTX) is a potent neurotoxin responsible for many food poisoning incidents and some fatalities. Although mainly associated with the consumption of pufferfish, in recent years, TTX has been ...
    • A functional regulatory variant of MYH3 influences muscle fiber-type composition and intramuscular fat content in pigs 

      In-Cheol, Cho; Hee-Bok, Park; Jin Seop, Ahn; Sang-Hyun, Han; Jae-Bong, Lee; Hyun-Tae, Lim; Chae-Kyoung, Yoo; Eun-Ji, Jung; Dong-Hwan, Kim; Wu-Sheng, Sun; Ramayo-Caldas, Yuliaxis; Sang-Geum, Kim; Yong-Jun, Kang; Yoo-Kyung, Kim; Hyun-Sook, Shin; Pil-Nam, Seong; In-Sul, Hwang; Beom-Young, Park; Seongsoo, Hwang; Sung-Soo, Lee; Youn-Chul, Ryu; Jun-Heon, Lee; Moon-Suck, Ko; Kichoon, Lee; Andersson, Göran; Pérez-Enciso, Miguel; Jeong-Jeong, Lee (PLoS Genetics, 2019-10-11) Genètica i Millora Animal
      Muscle development and lipid accumulation in muscle critically affect meat quality of livestock. However, the genetic factors underlying myofiber-type specification and intramuscular fat (IMF) accumulation ...