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    • A computational model for the cooperative binding and self-organization of Myosin-VI in membrane reshaping 

      Blanco Dorca, Pau (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-06)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
      The dynamic membrane reshaping processes are vital for the cells to preform its activity normally. They are involved in a myriad of cellular pathways and can be preformed by different agents. One of those is the myosin-VI, ...
    • Biochemical model for the amoeboid motion of Dictyostelium discoideum cells 

      Gutu, Nica Nicoleta (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-09-07)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Chemotaxis can be understood as the directed cell migration towards a nonisotropic chemoattractant gradient present in the surrounding environment. This response to external chemical stimuli is employed by eukaryotic cells ...
    • Computer modeling of the polarity and amoeboid motion of living cells 

      Moreno Ramos, Eduardo (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2022-05-30)
      Doctoral thesis
      Open Access
      Cell motility is important in many biological processes. Some examples relay in epidermal cells moving towards lesions during wound healing, neutrophils cells migrating towards sites of bacterial infection as part of the ...
    • Mathematical modelling to study infectious diseases: from understanding to prediction 

      Català Sabaté, Martí (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-10-14)
      Doctoral thesis
      Open Access
      Each year 10 million people die from communicable diseases. They are infectious diseases caused by agents transmitted between individuals. Nowadays, the two infectious diseases that have the greatest impact are tuberculosis ...
    • Mecanismos eléctricos y solución domótica para discapacitados visuales 

      Toro Martínez, Naiara Irene (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-03-05)
      Bachelor thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
      Visual disability is a worldwide problem. According to WHO, there are approximately 285 million people in the world with visual disabilities, 39 million blind people including [3]. Mainly they have been in developing ...
    • Mutagenesis of the Huntingtin N-terminal region to understand its role in amyloid nucleation 

      Vallejo Vallés, Marina (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-07-08)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Institut de Bioenginyeria de Catalunya
      Several neurodegenerative disorders are due to the fact that the intrinsically disordered proteins (IDPs) can undergo an aggregation process, where they eventually adopt an amyloid fibrillar conformation and accumulate, ...
    • Study of the evolution of new variants during an epidemic 

      Rifà Rovira, Eva (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-07-09)
      Master thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
      The coronavirus global pandemic, first identified in December 2019 caused by SARS-CoV-2 is one of the deadliest pandemics in history. Throughout the pandemic the virus has evolvedin the form of new variants. During the ...
    • The Role of Temperature and Humidity in the Early Evolution of SARS CoV-2 

      Bravo, Andrea; Fernández, Lucas; Nicolau, Sebastià (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-06)
      Coursework
      Open Access
      The new coronavirus SARS CoV-2 which causes the COVID-19 was declared as a global pandemic at 11 of March 2020. Since then, many studies have been conducted in order to determine the importance of environmental factors,mainly ...