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      A novel form of human disease with a protease-sensitive prion protein and heterozygosity methionine/valine at codon 129: Case report 

      Rodríguez Martínez, Ana B.; Garrido, Joseba M.; Zarranz Imirizaldu, Juan José; Arteagoitia, Jose M.;; Martínez de Pancorbo Gómez, María de los Angeles; Atares, Begona;; Bilbao, Miren J.;; Ferrer, Isidro;; Juste, Ramon A.; (BioMed Central, 2010-10)
      Background: Sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (sCJD) is a rare neurodegenerative disorder in humans included in the group of Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies or prion diseases. The vast majority of sCJD cases are ...
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      Assembly of viral genomes from metagenomes 

      Smits, Saskia L.; Bodewes, Rogier; RuizGonzalez, Aritz; Baumgärtner, Wolfgang; Koopmans, Marion P.; Osterhaus, Albert D. M. E.; Schürch1, Anita C. (Frontiers Research Foundation, 2014-12-18)
      Viral infections remain a serious global health issue. Metagenomic approaches are increasingly used in the detection of novel viral pathogens but also to generate complete genomes of uncultivated viruses. In silico ...
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      Comparison of the Transcriptional Profiles of Melanocytes from Dark and Light Skinned Individuals under Basal Conditions and Following Ultraviolet-B Irradiation 

      López López, Saioa; Smith Zubiaga, Isabel; García de Galdeano Zaldivar, María Alicia; Boyano López, María Dolores; García, Oscar; Gardeazábal, Jesús; Martinez-Cadenas, Conrado; Izagirre Arribalzaga, Neskuts; De la Rúa Vaca, Concepción; Alonso Alegre, Santos (Public Library Science, 2015-08-05)
      We analysed the whole-genome transcriptional profile of 6 cell lines of dark melanocytes (DM) and 6 of light melanocytes (LM) at basal conditions and after ultraviolet-B (UVB) radiation at different time points to investigate ...
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      Determining diet from faeces: Selection of metabarcoding primers for the insectivore Pyrenean desman ( Galemys pyrenaicus ) 

      Esnaola Illarreta, Amaiur; Arrizabalaga Escudero, Aitor; González Esteban, Jorge; Elosegi Irurtia, Arturo; Aiartza Azurtza, José Ramón (Public Library Science, 2018-12-14)
      Molecular techniques allow non-invasive dietary studies from faeces, providing an invaluable tool to unveil ecological requirements of endangered or elusive species. They contribute to progress on important issues such as ...
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      Diet and prey selection by snow leopards in the Nepalese Himalayas 

      Shrestha, Bikram; Aiartza Azurtza, José Ramón; Kindlmann, Pavel (Public Library Science, 2018-12-05)
      Visual attractiveness and rarity often results in large carnivores being adopted as flagship species for stimulating conservation awareness. Their hunting behaviour and prey selection can affect the population dynamics of ...
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      Different Evolutionary History for Basque Diaspora Populations in USA and Argentina Unveiled by Mitochondrial DNA Analysis 

      Baeta Bafalluy, Miriam; Núñez Domingo, Carolina; Cardoso Martín, Sergio; Palencia Madrid, Leire; Piñeiro Hermida, Sergio; Arriba Barredo, Miren; Villanueva Millán, María Jesús; Martínez de Pancorbo Gómez, María de los Angeles (Public Library Science, 2015-12-14)
      The Basque Diaspora in Western USA and Argentina represents two populations which have maintained strong Basque cultural and social roots in a completely different geographic context. Hence, they provide an exceptional ...
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      Distinct Correlations Between Lipogenic Gene Expression and Fatty Acid Composition of Subcutaneous Fat Among Cattle Breeds 

      Gamarra, David; Aldai Elkoro-Iribe, Noelia; Arakawa, Aisaku; Rodríguez Barrón, Luis Javier; López Oceja, Andrés; Martínez de Pancorbo Gómez, María de los Angeles; Taniguchi, Masaaki (Biomed Central, 2018-05-23)
      Background: The fatty acid (FA) composition of adipose tissue influences the nutritional quality of meat products. The unsaturation level of FAs is determined by fatty acid desaturases such as stearoyl- CoA desaturases ...
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      DNA Damage and Transcriptional Changes in the Gills of Mytilus galloprovincialis Exposed to Nanomolar Doses of Combined Metal Salts (Cd, Cu, Hg) 

      Rosani, Umberto; Manfrin, Chiara; Cajaraville Bereciartua, Miren Pilare; Raccanelli, Stefano; Pallavicini, Alberto; Venier, Paola (PloS ONE, 2013)
      [ENG]Aiming at an integrated and mechanistic view of the early biological effects of selected metals in the marine sentinel organism Mytilus galloprovincialis, we exposed mussels for 48 hours to 50, 100 and 200 nM solutions ...
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      DNA methylation epigenotypes in breast cancer molecular subtypes 

      García Bediaga, Naiara; Acha Sagredo, Amelia; Guerra, Isabel; Viguri, Amparo; Albaina, Carmen; Ruiz Díaz, Irune; Rezola, Ricardo; Alberdi, María Jesús; Dopazo, Joaquín; Montaner, David; Renobales Scheifler, María Mercedes de; Fernández Fernández, Agustín; Field, John K.; Fraga, Mario F.; Liloglou, Liloglou; Martínez de Pancorbo Gómez, María de los Angeles (BioMed Central, 2010-09-29)
      Introduction: Identification of gene expression-based breast cancer subtypes is considered a critical means of prognostication. Genetic mutations along with epigenetic alterations contribute to gene-expression changes ...
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      Effects of Spring Temperatures on the Strength of Selection on Timing of Reproduction in a Long-Distance Migratory Bird 

      Visser, Marcel E.; Gienapp, Phillip; Husby, Arild; Morrisey, Michael; De la Hera Fernández, Iván; Pulido, Francisco; Both, Christiaan (Public Library Science, 2015-04)
      Climate change has differentially affected the timing of seasonal events for interacting trophic levels, and this has often led to increased selection on seasonal timing. Yet, the environmental variables driving this ...
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      Fishing Long-Fingered Bats (Myotis capaccinii) Prey Regularly upon Exotic Fish 

      Aizpurua Arrieta, Ostaizka; Garín Atorrasagasti, Ignacio; Alberdi Estibaritz, Antton; Salsamendi Pagola, Egoitz; Baagoe, Hans; Aiartza Azurtza, José Ramón (Public Library of Science, 2013-11-27)
      The long-fingered bat Myotis capaccinii is a European trawling bat reported to feed on fish in several Mediterranean locations, but the ecological circumstances of this behavior have not yet been studied. To elucidate the ...
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      Fishing Technique of Long-Fingered Bats Was Developed from a Primary Reaction to Disappearing Target Stimuli 

      Aizpurua Arrieta, Ostaizka; Alberdi Estibaritz, Antton; Aiartza Azurtza, José Ramón; Garin Atorrasagasti, Ignacio (Public Library Science, 2016-12-14)
      Behavioral plasticity is a key feature allowing animals to broaden their dietary niche when novel food resources become available, and long-fingered bats provide an appropriate model system to study the underpinnings of ...
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      Identification of Novel Betaherpesviruses in Iberian Bats Reveals Parallel Evolution 

      Pozo, Francisco; Juste, Javier; Vázquez Morón, Sonia; Aznar López, Carolina; Ibáñez, Carlos; Garin Atorrasagasti, Ignacio; Aiartza Azurtza, José Ramón; Casas, Inmaculada; Tenorio, Antonio; Echevarría, Juan Emilio (Public Library Science, 2016-12-30)
      A thorough search for bat herpesviruses was carried out in oropharyngeal samples taken from most of the bat species present in the Iberian Peninsula from the Vespertilionidae, Miniopteridae, Molossidae and Rhinolophidae ...
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      Identification of Sex and Female’s Reproductive Stage in Commercial Fish Species through the Quantification of Ribosomal Transcripts in Gonads 

      Rojo Bartolomé, Iratxe; Diaz de Cerio Arruabarrena, Oihane; Diez, Guzman; Cancio Uriarte, Ibon (Public Library Science, 2016-02-26)
      The estimation of maturity and sex of fish stocks in European waters is a requirement of the EU Data Collection Framework as part of the policy to improve fisheries management. On the other hand, research on fish biology ...
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      Inferring Population Genetic Structure in Widely and Continuously Distributed Carnivores: The Stone Marten (Martes foina) as a Case Study 

      Vergara Rosa, María; Basto, Mafalda P.; Madeira García, María José; Gómez Moliner, Benjamín Juan; Santos-Reis, Margarida; Fernandes, Carlos; Ruiz González, Aritz (Public Library Science, 2015-07-29)
      The stone marten is a widely distributed mustelid in the Palaearctic region that exhibits variable habitat preferences in different parts of its range. The species is a Holocene immigrant from southwest Asia which, according ...
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      Insight on how fishing bats discern prey and adjust their mechanic and sensorial features during the attack sequence 

      Aizpurua Arrieta, Ostaizka; Alberdi Estibaritz, Antton; Aiartza Azurtza, José Ramón; Garin Atorrasagasti, Ignacio (Nature Publishing Group, 2015-07-21)
      Several insectivorous bats have included fish in their diet, yet little is known about the processes underlying this trophic shift. We performed three field experiments with wild fishing bats to address how they manage to ...
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      Landscape Genetics for the Empirical Assessment of Resistance Surfaces: The European Pine Marten (Martes martes) as a Target-Species of a Regional Ecological Network 

      Ruiz González, Aritz; Gurrutxaga San Vicente, Mikel; Cushman, Samuel A.; Madeira García, María José; Randi, Ettore; Gómez Moliner, Benjamín Juan (Public Library Science, 2014-10-16)
      Coherent ecological networks (EN) composed of core areas linked by ecological corridors are being developed worldwide with the goal of promoting landscape connectivity and biodiversity conservation. However, empirical ...
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      Mechanisms of Toxicity of Ag Nanoparticles in Comparison to Bulk and Ionic Ag on Mussel Hemocytes and Gill Cells 

      Katsumiti Kodo Filho, Alberto; Gilliland, Douglas; Arostegui Madariaga, Inmaculada; Cajaraville Bereciartua, Miren Pilare (Public Library Science, 2015-06-10)
      Silver nanoparticles (Ag NPs) are increasingly used in many products and are expected to end up in the aquatic environment. Mussels have been proposed as marine model species to evaluate NP toxicity in vitro. The objective ...
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      Micrornas Expression Profile in Solid and Unicystic Ameloblastomas 

      Setién Olarra, Amaia; Marichalar Mendia, Xabier; García Bediaga, Naiara; Aguirre Echebarria, Pablo; Aguirre Urizar, José Manuel; Mosqueda Taylor, Adalberto (Public Library Science, 2017-10-20)
      Objectives Odontogenic tumors (OT) represent a specific pathological category that includes some lesions with unpredictable biological behavior. Although most of these lesions are benign, some, such as the ameloblastoma, ...
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      Microtechnologies for Cell Microenvironment Control and Monitoring 

      Azuaje Hualde, Enrique; García Hernando, Maite; Etxebarria Elezgarai, Jaione; Martínez de Pancorbo Gómez, María de los Angeles; Benito López, Fernando; Basabe Desmonts, Lourdes (MDPI, 2017-06)
      A great breadth of questions remains in cellular biology. Some questions cannot be answered using traditional analytical techniques and so demand the development of new tools for research. In the near future, the development ...