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    • Guil Guerrero, José Luis; González Fernández, María José; Lyashenko, Svetlana; Fabrikov, Dmitri; Rincón Cervera, Miguel Ángel; Urrestarazu, Miguel; Gómez Mercado, Francisco (Wiley, 2020)
      Thirty Boraginaceae species from different tribes were evaluated in a search of gamma-linolenic (GLA, 18:3n-6) and stearidonic acid (SDA, 18:4n-3)-rich oils. The high GLA percentages were found in the seed oils of Symphytum ...
    • Guil Guerrero, José; González Fernández, María; Lyashenko, Svetlana; Fabrikov, Dmitri; Rincón Cervera, Miguel Ángel; Urrestarazu, Miguel; Gómez-Mercado, Francisco (Wiley, 2020)
      Thirty Boraginaceae species from different tribes were evaluated in a search of gamma-linolenic (GLA, 18:3n-6) and stearidonic acid (SDA, 18:4n-3)-rich oils. The high GLA percentages were found in the seed oils of Symphytum ...
    • Viana Campos, Ana Cristina; Albala Brevis, Cecilia; Lera Marques, Lydia; Sánchez Reyes, Hugo; Duarte Vargas, Andrea María; Ferreira e Ferreira, Efigenia (Biomed Central, 2015)
      Background: The determinants of self-rated health (SRH) have been widely investigated to explain social differences and gender differences in health. This study aimed to investigate the gender differences in predictors ...
    • Moreno, Ximena; Albala Brevis, Cecilia; Lera Marques, Lydia; Leyton Dinamarca, Bárbara; Angel Badillo, Bárbara Karen; Sánchez, Hugo (Public Library Science, 2018)
      Background This study was aimed to estimate life expectancy (LE), disability-free life expectancy (DFLE) and disabled life expectancy (DLE) among older adults from Santiago, Chile, and to determine the existence of ...
    • Rojas Baechler, Cecilia; Martínez, Jessica I.; Flores, Ingrid; Hoffman, Dennis R.; Uauy Dagach-Imbarack, Ricardo (ASSOC RESEARCH VISION OPHTHALMOLOGY INC, 2003-07)
      PURPOSE. To explore the effect of docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) on gene expression during human fetal retinal maturation. METHODS. Human fetal retinal explants were cultured in serum-free Waymouth's medium supplemented ...
    • Pozo, Talía del; Cambiazo Ayala, Liliana; González Canales, Mauricio (ELSEVIER, 2010)
      As a result of copper essentiality for life, plants and most other organisms have developed a conserved and complex network of proteins to handling Cu in order to prevent its deficit and to avoid its potentially toxic ...
    • Armendáriz, Angela D.; Olivares, Felipe; Pulgar Tejo, Rodrigo; Loguinov, Alex; Cambiazo Ayala, Liliana; Vulpe, Christopher D.; González Canales, Mauricio (2006)
      The role of metallothioneins (MT) in copper homeostasis is of great interest, as it appears to be partially responsible for the regulation of intracellular copper levels during adaptation to extracellular excess of ...
    • Ángel Badillo, Bárbara (Springer, 2017)
      The human DNA is exposed to a number of changes, these changes are frequently carried out in one or few nucleotides called mutations, which can be caused by errors in the mechanisms of DNA replication and repair as well ...
    • Busch, Alexander S.; Hagen, Casper P.; Main, Katharina M.; Pereira Scalabrino, Ana; Corvalán Aguilar, Camila; Almstrup, Kristian; Mericq, Verónica; Juul, Anders (Oxford University Press, 2017-05-01)
      Context: Although genetic factors play a pivotal role in male pubertal timing, genome-wide association studies have identified only a few loci. Genetic variation of follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) action affects adult ...
    • Busch, Alexander S.; Hagen, Casper P.; Main, Katharina M.; Pereira Scalabrino, Ana; Corvalán Aguilar, Camila; Almstrup, Kristian; Mericq, Verónica; Juul, Anders (Oxford Academic, 2017)
      Context: Although genetic factors play a pivotal role in male pubertal timing, genome-wide association studies have identified only a few loci. Genetic variation of follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) action affects adult ...
    • Argüello, Graciela; Balboa, Elisa; Tapia, Pablo J.; Castro, Juan; Yáñez, María José; Mattar, Pamela; Pulgar Tejo, Rodrigo Enrique; Zanlungo, Silvana (MDPI, 2021)
      Niemann-Pick type C disease (NPCD) is a lysosomal storage disease (LSD) characterized by abnormal cholesterol accumulation in lysosomes, impaired autophagy flux, and lysosomal dysfunction. The activation of transcription ...
    • Loyola, David E.; Navarro, Cristell; Uribe, Paulina; García, Katherine; Mella, Claudia; Díaz, Diego; Valdes, Natalia; Martínez Urtaza, Jaime; Espejo Torres, Romilio (BioMed Central, 2015)
      Background: New strains of Vibrio parahaemolyticus that cause diarrhea in humans by seafood ingestion periodically emerge through continuous evolution in the ocean. Influx and expansion in the Southern Chilean ocean of ...
    • Hödar Quiroga, Christian; Moreno, Pablo; Genova, Alex di; Latorre, Mauricio; Reyes Jara, Angélica; Maass Sepúlveda, Alejandro; González Canales, Mauricio; Cambiazo Ayala, Liliana (Springer, 2012)
      Acidithiobacillus ferrooxidans is a chemolithoautotrophic acidophilic bacterium that obtains its energy from the oxidation of ferrous iron, elemental sulfur, or reduced sulfur minerals. This capability makes it of great ...
    • Mandakovic, Dinka; Cintolesi, Ángela; Maldonado, Jonathan; Mendoza, Sebastián; Aite, Meziane; Gaete, Alexis; Saitua, Francisco; Allende, Miguel; Cambiazo Ayala, Liliana; Siegel, Anne; Maass Sepúlveda, Alejandro; González Canales, Mauricio; Latorre Mora, Mauricio (Nature, 2020)
      The Atacama Desert is the most arid desert on Earth, focus of important research activities related to microbial biodiversity studies. In this context, metabolic characterization of arid soil bacteria is crucial to understand ...
    • Buchanan, Victoria L.; Wang, Yujie; Blanco, Estela; Graff, Mariaelisa; Albala Brevis, Cecilia; Burrows Argote, Raquel; Santos, José L.; Ángel, Barbara; Lozoff, Betsy; Voruganti, Venkata Saroja; Guo, Xiuqing; Taylor, Kent D.; Chen, Yii-Der Ida; Yao, Jie; Tan, Jingyi; Downie, Carolina; Highland, Heather M.; Justice, Anne E.; Gahagan, Sheila; North, Kari E. (Wiley, 2020)
      Background The genetic underpinnings of glycemic traits have been understudied in adolescent and Hispanic/Latino (H/L) populations in comparison to adults and populations of European ancestry. Objective To identify genetic ...
    • Galloway Peña, Jessica; Roh, Jung Hyeob; Latorre, Mauricio; Qin, Xiang; Murray, Barbara E. (PUBLIC LIBRARY SCIENCE, 2012-01-26)
      Recent studies have pointed to the existence of two subpopulations of Enterococcus faecium, one containing primarily commensal/community-associated (CA) strains and one that contains most clinical or hospital-associated ...
    • Castillo, Daniel; Espejo Torres, Romilio; Middelboe, Mathias (John Wiley & Sons, 2014)
      Flavobacterium psychrophilum is currently one of the most devastating fish pathogens worldwide causing considerable economic losses in salmonid aquaculture. Recently, attention has been drawn to the use of phages for ...
    • Mandakovic, Dinka; Glasner, Benjamín; Maldonado, Jonathan; Aravena, Pamela; González, Mauricio; Cambiazo Ayala, Verónica; Pulgar Tejo, Rodrigo (Frontiers Media, 2016)
      The gram negative facultative bacterium P. salmonis is the etiological agent of Salmonid Rickettsial Septicaemia (SRS), a severe disease that causes important economic losses in the global salmon farmer industry. Despite ...
    • Garmendia Miguel, María Luisa; Matus, O.; Mondschein, S.; Kusanovic, J. P. (Elsevier, 2018)
      Objectives: We examined if the guidelines for gestational weight gain (GWG) proposed by the Institute of Medicine (IOM) are the most suitable for Chilean women. Study design: Secondary analysis of records of single ...
    • Kuhn, Nathalie; Ponce, Claudio; Arellano, Macarena; Time, Alson; Sagredo, Boris; Donoso, José Manuel; Meisel, Lee A. (MDPI, 2020)
      Several phytohormones modulate ripening in non-climacteric fruits, which is triggered by abscisic acid (ABA). Gibberellins (GAs) are present during the onset of ripening in sweet cherry fruits, and exogenous gibberellic ...