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      A Computational Module Assembled from Different Protease Family Motifs Identifies PI PLC from Bacillus cereus as a Putative Prolyl Peptidase with a Serine Protease Scaffold 

      Rendón Ramírez, Adela; Shukla, Manish; Oda, Masataka; Chakraborty, Sandeep; Minda, Renu; Dandekar, Abhaya M.; Asgeirsson, Bjarni; Goñi Urcelay, Félix María; Rao, Basuthkar J. (Public Library Science, 2013-08)
      Proteolytic enzymes have evolved several mechanisms to cleave peptide bonds. These distinct types have been systematically categorized in the MEROPS database. While a BLAST search on these proteases identifies homologous ...
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      A Consistent Procedure Using Response Surface Methodology to Identify Stiffness Properties of Connections in Machine Tools 

      Hernández Vázquez, Jesús María; Garitaonandia Areitio, Iker; Fernandes Rodrigues, María Helena; Muñoa, Jokin; López de Lacalle Marcaide, Luis Norberto (MDPI, 2018-07)
      Accurate finite element models of mechanical systems are fundamental resources to perform structural analyses at the design stage. However, uncertainties in material properties, boundary conditions, or connections give ...
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      A contact mechanics study of 3D frictional conformal contact 

      Blanco-Lorenzo, Julio; Santamaría Manrique, Javier; García Vadillo, Ernesto; Correa García, Nekane (Elsevier, 2018-03)
      A contact mechanics study of three-dimensional conformal contact with friction is presented, based on numerical calculations with Finite Element models and an extension of Kalker's exact contact theory which takes into ...
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      A continued fraction based approach for the Two-photon Quantum Rabi Model 

      Lupo, Elena; Napoli, Anna; Messina, Antonino; Solano Villanueva, Enrique Leónidas; Egusquiza Egusquiza, Iñigo Luis (Nature Publishing, 2019-03-11)
      We study the Two Photon Quantum Rabi Model by way of its spectral functions and survival probabilities. This approach allows numerical precision with large truncation numbers, and thus exploration of the spectral collapse. ...
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      A Customized Pigmentation SNP Array Identifies a Novel SNP Associated with Melanoma Predisposition in the SLC45A2 Gene 

      Ibarrola Villava, Maider; Fernandez, Lara P.; Alonso Alegre, Santos; Boyano López, María Dolores; Peña Chilet, María; Pita, Guillermo; Avilés, José A.; Mayor, Matias; Gómez Fernández, Cristina; Casado, Beatriz; Martín González, Manuel; Izagirre Arribalzaga, Neskuts; De la Rúa Vaca, Concepción; Asumendi Mallea, Aintzane; Pérez-Yarza Pérez-Irezabal, Gorka; Arroyo Berdugo, Yoana; Boldo, Enrique; Lozoya, Rafael; Torrijos Aguilar, Arantxa; Pitarch, Ana; Pitarch, Gerard; Sánchez Motilla, José M.; Valcuende Cavero, Francisca; Tomás Cabedo, Gloria; Pérez Pastor, Gemma; Díaz Pérez, José Luis; Gardeazabal García, Jesús; Martínez de Lizarduy, Iñigo; Sánchez Diez, Ana; Valdés, Carlos; Pizarro, Angel; Casado, Mariano; Carretero, Gregorio; Botella Estrada, Rafael; Nagore, Eduardo; Lázaro, Pablo; Lluch, Ana; Benítez, Javier; Martínez Cadenas, Conrado; Ribas, Gloria (Public Library of Science, 2011-04-29)
      As the incidence of Malignant Melanoma (MM) reflects an interaction between skin colour and UV exposure, variations in genes implicated in pigmentation and tanning response to UV may be associated with susceptibility to ...
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      A Data Dropout Compensation Algorithm Based on the Iterative Learning Control Methodology for Discrete-Time Systems 

      Alonso Quesada, Santiago; De la Sen Parte, Manuel; Ibeas Hernández, Asier (Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2015)
      This paper deals with the convergence of a remote iterative learning control system subject to data dropouts. The system is composed by a set of discrete-time multiple input-multiple output linear models, each one with its ...
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      A Data-Driven Reaction Network for the Fluid Catalytic Cracking of Waste Feeds 

      Alvira, José Ignacio; Hita del Olmo, Idoia; Rodríguez Álvarez, María Elena; Arandes Esteban, José María; Castaño Sánchez, Pedro (MDPI, 2018-11-27)
      Establishing a reaction network is of uttermost importance in complex catalytic processes such as fluid catalytic cracking (FCC). This step is the seed for a faithful reactor modeling and the subsequent catalyst re-design, ...
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      A Decade of GRB Follow-Up by BOOTES in Spain (2003-2013) 

      Jelínek, Martin; Castro-Tirado, Alberto J.; Cunniffe, Ronan; Gorosabel Urkia, Javier; Vítek, Stanislav; Kubánek, Petr; De Ugarte Postigo, Antonio; Guziy, Sergey; Tello, Juan C.; Páta, Petr; Sánchez-Ramírez, Rubén; Oates, Samantha; Jeong, Soomin; Štrobl, Jan; Castillo-Carrión, Sebastián; Mateo Sanguino, Tomás; Rabaza, Ovidio; Pérez-Ramírez, Dolores; Fernández-Muñoz, Rafael; De la Morena Carretero, Benito A.; Hudec, René; Reglero, Víctor; Sabau-Graziati, Lola (Hindawi, 2016)
      This article covers ten years of GRB follow-ups by the Spanish BOOTES stations: 71 follow-ups providing 23 detections. Follow-ups by BOOTES-1B from 2005 to 2008 were given in a previous article and are here reviewed and ...
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      A Decision Tree to Assess Short-Term Mortality After an Emergency Department Visit for an Exacerbation of COPD: a Cohort Study 

      Esteban, Cristóbal; Arostegui Madariaga, Inmaculada; García Gutiérrez, Susana; González Hernández, Nerea; Lafuente Guerrero, Iratxe; Baré Mañas, Marisa; Fernández de Larrea, Nerea; Rivas Ruiz, Francisco; Quintana López, José María (Biomed Central, 2015-12-22)
      Background: Creating an easy-to-use instrument to identify predictors of short-term (30/60-day) mortality after an exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (eCOPD) could help clinicians choose specific measures ...
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      A Delphi Process to Optimize Quality and Performance of Drug Evaluation in Neonates 

      Legrand, Frederic; Boulkedid, Rym; Elie, Valery; Leroux, Stephanie; Valls, Elizabeth; Valls Soler, Adolfo; Van den Anker, Johannes N.; Jacqz-Aigrain, Evelyne (Public Library Science, 2014-09-11)
      Background: Neonatal trials remain difficult to conduct for several reasons: in particular the need for study sites to have an existing infrastructure in place, with trained investigators and validated quality procedures ...
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      A Delphi study on motivation for ISO 9000 and EFQM 

      Heras-Saizarbitoria, Iñaki; Arana Landín, Germán; Casadesús Fa, Martí (Emerald, 2006)
      [EN] Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to analyse which are the motivations for implementing two of the most important models for Quality Management practice popularized in recent years – ISO 9000 and EFQM ...
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      A Dialogue-Act Taxonomy for a Virtual Coach Designed to Improve the Life of Elderly 

      Montenegro Portillo, César; López Zorrilla, Asier; Olaso Fernández, Javier Mikel; Santana Hermida, Roberto; Justo Blanco, Raquel; Lozano Alonso, José Antonio; Torres Barañano, María Inés (MDPI, 2019-07-11)
      This paper presents a dialogue act taxonomy designed for the development of a conversational agent for elderly. The main goal of this conversational agent is to improve life quality of the user by means of coaching sessions ...
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      A Featureless Approach to 3D Polyhedral Building Modeling from Aerial Images 

      Hammoudi, Karim; Dornaika, Fadi (MDPI, 2011)
      This paper presents a model-based approach for reconstructing 3D polyhedral building models from aerial images. The proposed approach exploits some geometric and photometric properties resulting from the perspective ...
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      A field portable method for the semi-quantitative estimation of dehydration tolerance of photosynthetic tissues across distantly related land plants. 

      López Pozo, Marina; Flexas, Jaume; Gulias, Javier; Nadal, Miquel; Perera-Castro, Alicia; Clemente-Moreno, Maria Jesus; Gago, Jorge; Nuñez-Oliveira, Encarnación; Martinez-Abaigar, Javier; Hernández Hernández, Antonio; Artetxe Aspiunza, Unai; Bentley, Joanne; Farrant, Jill; Verhoeven, Amy; García Plazaola, José Ignacio; Fernández Marín, Beatriz (2018-12-04)
      Desiccation tolerant (DT) plants withstand complete cellular dehydration (reaching relative water contents below 30% in their photosynthetic tissues), while desiccation sensitive (DS) plants exhibit different degrees of ...
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      A formalism based on moments for classical and quantum cosmology 

      Brizuela Cieza, David (IOP Publishing LTD, 2015)
      We compare the classical and quantum description of systems with one degree of freedom with an effective formalism based on statistical moments. Within this formalism the similarities and differences between the classical ...
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      A Framework for Vulnerability Detection in European Train Control Railway Communications 

      Arsuaga Oria, Irene; Toledo Gandarias, Nerea; López, Igor; Aguado Castrillo, Marina (Wiley Hindawi, 2018)
      Railway systems have evolved considerably in the last years with the adoption of new communication technologies. Aiming to achieve a single European railway network, the European Rail Traffic Management System (ERTMS) ...
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      A genealogical map of the concept of habit 

      Barandiaran Fernández, Xabier Eugenio; Di Paolo, Ezequiel (Frontiers Research Foundation, 2014-07-21)
      The notion of information processing has dominated the study of the mind for over six decades. However, before the advent of cognitivism, one of the most prominent theoretical ideas was that of Habit. This is a concept ...
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      A Generic Multi-Layer Architecture Based on ROS-JADE Integration for Autonomous Transport Vehicles 

      Martin Garechana, Jon; Casquero Oyarzabal, Oscar; Fortes, Brais; Marcos Muñoz, Margarita (MDPI, 2018-12-25)
      The design and operation of manufacturing systems is evolving to adapt to different challenges. One of the most important is the reconfiguration of the manufacturing process in response to context changes (e.g., faulty ...
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      A High Degree of LINE-1 Hypomethylation Is a Unique Feature of Early-Onset Colorectal Cancer 

      Antelo, Marina; Balaguer, Francesc; Shia, Jinru; Shen, Yan; Hur, Keun; Moreira, Leticia; Cuatrecasas, Miriam; Bujanda Fernández de Pierola, Luis; Giraldez, María Dolores; Takahashi, Masanobu; Cabanne, Ana; Barugel, Mario Edmund; Arnold, Mildred; Roca, Enrique Luis; Andreu, Montserrat; Castellvi-Bel, Sergi; Llor, Xavier; Jover, Rodrigo; Castells, Antoni; Boland, C. Richard; Goel, Ajay (Public Library of Science, 2012-09-25)
      Objective: Early-onset colorectal cancer (CRC) represents a clinically distinct form of CRC that is often associated with a poor prognosis. Methylation levels of genomic repeats such as LINE-1 elements have been recognized ...
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      A key function for microtubule-associated-protein 6 in activity-dependent stabilisation of actin filaments in dendritic spines 

      Peris, Leticia; Bisbal, Mariano; Martínez Hernández, José; Saoudi, Yasmina; Jonckheere, Julie; Rolland, Marta; Sebastien, Muriel; Brocard, Jacques; Denarier, Eric; Bosc, Christophe; Guerin, Christophe; Gory-Fauré, Sylvie; Deloulme, Jean Christophe; Lanté, Fabien; Arnal, Isabelle; Buisson, Alain; Goldberg, Yves; Blanchoin, Laurent (Nature Publishing, 2018-09-17)
      Emerging evidence indicates that microtubule-associated proteins (MAPs) are implicated in synaptic function; in particular, mice deficient for MAP6 exhibit striking deficits in plasticity and cognition. How MAP6 connects ...