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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 Urkullu, 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 Jordán, Ramón 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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      Accounting for food availability reveals contaminant-induced breeding impairment, food-modulated contaminant effects, and endpoint-specificity of exposure indicators in free ranging avian populations 

      Zabala Albizua, Francisco Javier; Rodríguez Jorquera, Ignacio; Trexler, Joel C.; Orzechowski, Sophie; Garner, Lindsey; Frederick, Peter (Elsevier, 2021-10-15)
      It remains unclear how sub-lethal effects of contaminants play out in relation to other stressors encountered by free-ranging populations. Effects may be masked or influenced by interactions with field stressors such as ...
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      Accumulation, Depuration, and Biological Effects of Polystyrene Microplastic Spheres and Adsorbed Cadmium and Benzo(a)pyrene on the Mussel Mytilus galloprovincialis 

      Von Hellfeld, Rebecca; Zarzuelo, María; Zaldibar Aramburu, Beñat; Cajaraville Bereciartua, Miren Pilare; Orbea del Rey, Amaia (MDPI, 2022-01-05)
      Filter feeders are target species for microplastic (MP) pollution, as particles can accumulate in the digestive system, disturbing feeding processes and becoming internalized in tissues. MPs may also carry pathogens or ...
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      Advances in Microtechnology for Improved Cytotoxicity Assessment 

      García Hernando, Maite; Benito López, Fernando; Basabe Desmonts, Lourdes (Frontiers Media, 2020-11-20)
      In vitro cytotoxicity testing is essential in the pharmaceutical and environmental industry to study the effects of potential harmful compounds for human health. Classical assays present several disadvantages: they are ...
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      An electroactive and thermo-responsive material for the capture and release of cells 

      García Hernando, Maite; Saez, Janire; Savva, Achilleas; Basabe Desmonts, Lourdes; Owens, Roisin M.; Benito López, Fernando (Elsevier, 2021-06-05)
      Non-invasive collection of target cells is crucial for research in biology and medicine. In this work, we combine a thermo-responsive material, poly(N-isopropylacrylamide), with an electroactive material, poly(3,4-ethyle ...
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      Ancient DNA and deep population structure in sub-Saharan African foragers 

      Lipson, Mark; Sawchuk, Elizabeth A.; Thompson, Jessica C.; Oppenheimer, Jonas; Tryon, Christian A.; Ranhorn, Kathryn L.; De Luna, Kathryn M.; Sirak, Kendra A.; Olalde Marquínez, Iñigo; Ambrose, Stanley H.; Arthur, John W.; Arthur, Kathryn J. W.; Ayodo, George; Bertacchi, Alex; Cerezo Román, Jessica I.; Culleton, Brendan J.; Curtis, Matthew C.; Davis, Jacob; Gidna, Agness O.; Hanson, Annalys; Kaliba, Potiphar; Katongo, Maggie; Kwekason, Amandus; Laird, Myra F.; Lewis, Jason; Mabulla, Audax Z. P.; Mapemba, Fredrick; Morris, Alan; Mudenda, George; Mwafulirwa, Raphael; Mwangomba, Daudi; Ndiema, Emmanuel; Ogola, Christine; Schilt, Flora; Willoughby, Pamela R.; Wright, David K.; Zipkin, Andrew; Pinhasi, Ron; Kennett, Douglas J.; Manthi, Fredrick Kyalo; Rohland, Nadin; Patterson, Nick; Reich, David; Prendergast, Mary E. (Nature, 2022)
      [EN] Multiple lines of genetic and archaeological evidence suggest that there were major demographic changes in the terminal Late Pleistocene epoch and early Holocene epoch of sub-Saharan Africa(1-4). Inferences about this ...
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      Antioxidant activities and selenogene transcription in the european sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax) liver depend, in a non-linear manner, on the Se/Hg molar tatio of the feeds 

      Espino, Marinelle; Eguiraun Martínez, Harkaitz; Diaz de Cerio Arruabarrena, Oihane; Carrero Hernández, José Antonio; Etxebarria Loizate, Nestor; Martínez Galarza, María Iciar (Springer Nature ; Humana Press, 2021-07-01)
      [EN] Feeding 3.9 and 6.7 mg Hg/kg (Se/Hg molar ratios of 0.8 and 0.4, respectively) for 14 days negatively affected Dicentrarchus labrax growth and total DNTB- and thioredoxin-reductase (TrxR) activities and the transcription ...
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      Application of a Biological Multilevel Response Approach in the Copepod Acartia Tonsa for Toxicity Testing of Three Oil Water Accommodated Fractions 

      Hafez, Tamer; Bilbao Alemany, Dennis; Etxebarria Loizate, Nestor; Duran, Robert; Ortiz Zarragoitia, Maren (Elsevier, 2021-06-01)
      Abstract Copepods play a critical role in the marine food webs, being a food source for marine organisms. In this study, we investigated the toxic effects of Water Accommodated Fractions (WAFs) from three types of oil: ...
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      Assembly of viral genomes from metagenomes 

      Smits, Saskia L.; Bodewes, Rogier; Ruiz Gonzalez, 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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      Assessment of iron oxide nanoparticle ecotoxicity on regeneration and homeostasis in the replacement model system Schmidtea mediterranea 

      Tran, Thao A.; Hesler, Michelle; Moriones, Oscar H.; Jimeno Romero, Alba; Fischer, Benjamin; Bastús, Neus G.; Puntes, Victor; Wagner, Sylvia; Kohl, Yvonne L.; Gentile, Luca (Altex, 2019-04-26)
      Iron oxide nanoparticles (IONs) are used in a number of applications, from food to cosmetics, from medical applications to magnetic storage. In spite of the 550 tons produced each year in Europe alone, no effective dose ...
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      Bats Actively Track and Prey on Grape Pest Populations 

      Baroja Ibañez de Maeztu, Unai; Garín Atorrasagasti, Ignacio; Vallejo López, Nerea; Aiartza Azurtza, José Ramón; Rebelo, Hugo; Goiti Ugarte, Urtzi (Elsevier, 2021-07)
      There is growing evidence about the role of insectivorous bats against agricultural pests in various crops. Nevertheless, little research addressed the aggregational and functional responses of bat assemblages to changes ...
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      Bats from different foraging guilds prey upon the pine processionary moth 

      Garín Atorrasagasti, Ignacio; Aiartza Azurtza, José Ramón; Goiti Ugarte, Urtzi; Arrizabalaga Escudero, Aitor; Nogueras, Jesús; Ibáñez, Carlos (PeerJ, 2019-03-08)
      Outbreaks of the processionary moth Thaumetopoea pityocampa (Denis & Schiffer-mailer, 1775), a forest pest from the Palearctic, are thought to induce a behavioral response of bats, but up to now the moth has been seldom ...
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      Biological Responses and Toxicopathic Effects Elicited in Solea Senegalensis Juveniles by Waterborne Exposure to Benzo[a]pyrene 

      Briaudeau, Tifanie; Alves dos Santos, Luis Alejandro; Zorita Aguirre, Izaskun; Marigómez Allende, Juan Antonio (Elsevier, 2021-05-11)
      Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) are priority contaminants in coastal and estuarine ecosystems under anthropogenic pressure. Although PAHs tend to accumulate in the sediment, toxicity for benthic flat fish such ...
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      BRAF V600E mutational load as a prognosis biomarker in malignant melanoma 

      Sevilla Mambrilla, Arrate; Morales González, María Celia; Ezcurra García Unzueta, Pilar Ariadna; Rasero, Javier; Velasco, Verónica; Cancho Galán, Goikoane; Sánchez Díez, Ana; Mujika, Karmele; Penas, Cristina; Smith Zubiaga, Isabel; Asumendi Mallea, Aintzane; Cortés Díaz, Jesús María; Boyano López, María Dolores; Alonso Alegre, Santos (Public Library Science, 2020-03-13)
      Analyzing the mutational load of driver mutations in melanoma could provide valuable information regarding its progression. We aimed at analyzing the heterogeneity of mutational load of BRAF V600E in biopsies of melanoma ...
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      Cell and tissue level responses in mussels Mytilus galloprovincialis dietarily exposed to PVP/PEI coated Ag nanoparticles at two seasons 

      Duroudier Martínez, Nerea; Katsumiti Kodo Filho, Alberto; Mikolaczyk, Mathilde; Schäfer, Jörg; Bilbao Castellanos, Eider; Cajaraville Bereciartua, Miren Pilare (Elsevier, 2021-01-01)
      Silver nanoparticles (Ag NPs) are present in numerous consumer products due to their antimicrobial and other unique properties, thus concerns about their potential input into aquatic ecosystems are increasing. Toxicity of ...
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      Coastal gradients of small microplastics and associated pollutants influenced by estuarine sources 

      González-Ortegón, Enrique; Sendra Vega, Marta; Sparaventi, Erica; Sánchez Leal, Ricardo F.; De los Ríos, Isaac; Baldó, Francisco; González-Fernández, Daniel; Yeste, María Pilar (Elsevier, 2022)
      Small microplastics (SMPs) in the gulf of Cadiz was sampled at 5 m depth by pumping it through the ship's pipe system and filtered through a 45 mu m mesh size net. Our study reveals that higher densities have been found ...
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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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      Continental data on cave-dwelling spider communities across Europe (Arachnida: Araneae) 

      Mammola, Stefano; Cardoso, Pedro; Angyal, Dorottya; Balazs, Gergely; Blick, Theo; Brustel, Herve; Carter, Julian; Curcic, Srecko; Danflous, Samuel; Danyi, Laszlo; Dejean, Sylvain; Deltshev, Christo; Elverici, Mert; Fernandez, Jon; Gasparo, Fulvio; Kommenov, Marjan; Komposch, Christian; Kovac, L'ubomir; Kunt, Kadir Bogac; Mock, Andrej; Moldovan, Oana; Naumova, Maria; Pavlek, Martina; Prieto Sierra, Carlos Enrique; Ribera, Carles; Rozwalka, Robert; Ruzicka, Vlastimil; Vargovitsh, Robert S.; Zaenker, Stefan; Isaia, Marco (Pensoft Publishers, 2019-10-08)
      Background Spiders (Arachnida: Araneae) are widespread in subterranean ecosystems worldwide and represent an important component of subterranean trophic webs. Yet, global-scale diversity patterns of subterranean spiders ...
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      Cosmopolitan Distribution of Endozoicomonas-Like Organisms and Other Intracellular Microcolonies of Bacteria Causing Infection in Marine Mollusks 

      Cano, Irene; Ryder, David; Webb, Steve C.; Jones, Brian J.; Brosnahan, Cara L.; Carrasco, Noelia; Bodinier, Barbara; Furones, Dolors; Pretto, Tobia; Carella, Francesca; Chollet, Bruno; Arzul, Isabelle; Cheslett, Deborah; Collins, Evelyn; Lohrmann, Karin B.; Valdivia, Ana L.; Ward, Georgia; Carballal, Maria J.; Villalba, Antonio; Marigómez Allende, Juan Antonio; Mortensen, Stein; Christison, Kevin; Kevin, Wakeman C.; Bustos, Eduardo; Christie, Lyndsay; Green, Matthew; Feist, Stephen W. (Frontiers Media, 2020-10-30)
      Intracellular microcolonies of bacteria (IMC), in some cases developing large extracellular cysts (bacterial aggregates), infecting primarily gill and digestive gland, have been historically reported in a wide diversity ...
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      De Novo Genome Assembly of the Raccoon Dog (Nyctereutes Procyonoides) 

      Chueca Simón, Luis Javier; Kochmann, Judith; Schell, Tilman; Greve, Carola; Janke, Axel; Pfenninger, Markus; Klimpel, Sven (Frontiers Media, 2021-04-29)
      The raccoon dog, Nyctereutes procyonoides (NCBI Taxonomy ID: 34880, Figure 1a) belongs to the family Canidae, with foxes (genus Vulpes) being their closest relatives (Lindblad-Toh et al., 2005; Sun et al., 2019). Its ...