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  • A balance index for phylogenetic trees based on rooted quartets 

    Martínez Coronado, Tomás; Mir Torres, Arnau; Rosselló Llompart, Francesc A.; Valiente Feruglio, Gabriel Alejandro (2019-06-17)
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    We define a new balance index for rooted phylogenetic trees based on the symmetry of the evolutive history of every set of 4 leaves. This index makes sense for multifurcating trees and it can be computed in time linear in ...
  • A lower olfactory capacity Is related to higher circulating concentrations of endocannabinoid 2-arachidonoylglycerol and higher body mass index in women 

    Pastor, Antoni; Fernández-Aranda, Fernando; Fitó, Montserrat; Jiménez-Murcia, Susana; Botella, Cristina; Fernández-Real, Jose M.; Frühbeck, Gema; Tinahones, Francisco; Fagundo, Ana; Rodriguez, Joan; Agüera, Zaida; Langohr, Klaus; Casanueva, Felipe F.; de la Torre, Rafael (2016)
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    The endocannabinoid (eCB) system can promote food intake by increasing odor detection in mice. The eCB system is over-active in human obesity. Our aim is to measure circulating eCB concentrations and olfactory capacity in ...
  • Anàlisi i desenvolupament de models matemàtics per a ritmes del son 

    Díaz Sánchez, Álvaro (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-05)
    Bachelor thesis
    Open Access
    El camp de la neurociència estudia el comportament i l'activitat del sistema nerviós, en particular les regions del cervell implicades en la regulació del son. En aquest projecte es considera un model matemàtic per al cicle ...
  • Analysis of miRNA-mRNA interactions in alcoholic hepatitis 

    Vila Casadesús, Maria (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-01)
    Master thesis
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    This project is dedicated to the search of miRNA factors that possibly modify the expression of genes related to alcoholic hepatitis. Expression has been measured for a large number of genes and miRNAs in a database of 12 ...
  • Anisotropic microsphere-based approach to damage in soft fibered tissue 

    Sáez Viñas, Pablo; Alastrué, V.; Pena, Estefania; Doblaré, Manuel; Martínez, Miguel Ángel (2012-05)
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    An anisotropic damage model for soft fibered tissue is presented in this paper, using a multi-scale scheme and focusing on the directionally dependent behavior of these materials. For this purpose, a micro-structural or, ...
  • Any internacional de la biologia matemàtica: guia de lectura 

    Biblioteca del Campus de Terrassa; Biblioteca de la Facultat de Matemàtiques i Estadística (2018-10-29)
    Subject guide
    Open Access
  • Application of algebraic techniques to phylogenetic reconstruction 

    Cifuentes Fontanals, Laura (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-05)
    Bachelor thesis
    Open Access
    Phylogenetics is the study of the evolutionary relationships among different species through the analysis of sequences of biological data such as DNA. These relationships are usually represented using phylogenetic trees, ...
  • Avaluació de procediments d’estimació en models de mescla per a isòtops estables 

    Puig Martínez, Josep (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2013-02)
    Master thesis
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    En l’àmbit de l'ecologia, els isòtops estables constitueixen un eina molt valuosa per a reconstruir la dieta, ja que a partir de les signatures isotòpiques d’una mostra de consumidors i de les signatures isotòpiques de les ...
  • Biological convergence of cancer signatures 

    Pujana, Miguel Angel; Moreno Fernández, Mario Victor; Capellá Frau, Gabriel José; Comellas Padró, Francesc de Paula; Sanjosé, Silvia de; Urruticoechea, Ander; Solé, Xavier; Bonifaci, Núria; López Bigas, Núria; Berenguer, Antoni; Hernández, Pilar; Reina, Oscar; Maxwell, Christopher A.; Aguilar, Helena (2009-09-18)
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    Gene expression profiling has identified cancer prognostic and predictive signatures with superior performance to conventional histopathological or clinical parameters. Consequently, signatures are being incorporated into ...
  • Biomedical applications of bacterial inclusion bodies 

    Ratera, Imma; Peternel, Espela; Seras Franzoso, Joaquín; Cano Garrido, Olivia; García Fruitós, Elena; Cubarsí Morera, Rafael; Vazquez, Esther; Corchero Nieto, Jose Luis; Rodriguez-Carmona, Escar; Veciana Miró, Jaume; Villaverde, A. (John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2014-08)
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  • Boosting the chances to imporve stroke treatment 

    Cobo Valeri, Erik; Secades, Julio; Miras, Francesc; González, José Antonio; Saver, Jeffrey L.; Corchero García, Cristina; Rius, Roser; Dávalos, Antoni (2009-12-24)
    Article
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    Background and Purpose— There is a lack of agreement regarding measuring the effects of stroke treatment in clinical trials, which often relies on the dichotomized value of 1 outcome scale. Alternative analyses consist ...
  • Bulging brains 

    Weickenmeie, J.; Sáez Viñas, Pablo; Butler, C. A.; Young, P.G.; Gorily, A.; Kuhl, Ellen (2016-10)
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    Brain swelling is a serious condition associated with an accumulation of fluid inside the brain caused by trauma, stroke, infection, or tumors. It increases the pressure inside the skull and reduces blood and oxygen supply. ...
  • Clinical Pharmacology of 3,4-Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA, "Ecstasy''): the influence of gender and genetics (CYP2D6, COMT, 5-HTT) 

    Pardo-Lozano, Ricardo; Farré, Magí; Yubero-Lahoz, Samanta; O’Mathúna, Brian; Torrens, M.; Mustata, Cristina; Pérez-Mañá, Clara; Langohr, Klaus; Cuyàs, Elisabet; Carbó, Marcel·lí; de la Torre, Rafael (2012-10-24)
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    The synthetic psychostimulant MDMA (63,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine, ecstasy) acts as an indirect serotonin, dopamine, and norepinephrine agonist and as a mechanism-based inhibitor of the cytochrome P-450 2D6 (CYP2D6). ...
  • Coherence resonance in a network of FitzHugh-Nagumo systems: Interplay of noise, time-delay, and topology 

    Masoliver Vila, Maria; Malik, Nishant; Schöll, Eckehard; Zakharova, Anna (Institute of Physics (IOP), 2017-10-01)
    Article
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    We systematically investigate the phenomena of coherence resonance in time-delay coupled networks of FitzHugh-Nagumo elements in the excitable regime. Using numerical simulations, we examine the interplay of noise, ...
  • Computational modeling of hypertensive growth in the human carotid artery 

    Sáez Viñas, Pablo; Peña, Estefanía; Martínez, Miguel Ángel; Kuhl, Ellen (2014-06)
    Article
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    Arterial hypertension is a chronic medical condition associated with an elevated blood pressure. Chronic arterial hypertension initiates a series of events, which are known to collectively initiate arterial wall thickening. ...
  • CONSORT 2010 statement: extension to randomised pilot and feasibility trials 

    Eldridge, Sandra; Chan, Claire L; Campbell, Michael J.; Bond, Christine M.; Hopewell, Sally; Thabane, Lethana; Lancaster, Gilian A.; Cobo Valeri, Erik (Springer, 2016-10-21)
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    The Consolidated Standards of Reporting Trials (CONSORT) statement is a guideline designed to improve the transparency and quality of the reporting of randomised controlled trials (RCTs). In this article we present an ...
  • CONSORT 2010 statement: extension to randomised pilot and feasibility trials 

    Eldridge, Sandra; Chan, Claire L; Campbell, Michael J.; Bond, Christine M.; Hopewell, Sally; Thabane, Lethana; Lancaster, Gilian A.; Cobo Valeri, Erik (2016-10-24)
    Article
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    on behalf of the PAFS consensus group authors (listed alphabetically): Doug Altman (address 1), Frank Bretz (2), Marion Campbell (3), Erik Cobo (4), Peter Craig (5), Peter Davidson (6), Trish Groves (7), Freedom Gumedze ...
  • Dinàmica de la replicació viral residual i l’activació immune en pacients recentment infectats amb VIH-1 que inicien tractament antiretroviral amb un inhibidor de l’entrada 

    Ouchi Vernet, Dan (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2013-07)
    Master thesis
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    Les cèl·lules latents infectades pel VIH-1 a l'inici de la infecci ó són responsables de la persist ència del virus. La nostra hipòtesis és que la intensi ficació d'una ter àpia triple amb maraviroc en pacients recent ...
  • Dynamics and bifurcations in a simple quasispecies model of tumorigenesis 

    Castillo, Vanessa; Lázaro Ochoa, José Tomás; Sardañés, Josep (2015-05-18)
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    Cancer is a complex disease and thus is complicated to model. However, simple models that describe the main processes involved in tumoral dynamics, e.g., competition and mutation, can give us clues about cancer behavior, ...
  • Dynamics and bifurcations in a simple quasispecies model of unstable tumorigenesis 

    Castillo Blanco, Vanessa (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-10)
    Bachelor thesis
    Open Access
    Cancer is a complex disease and thus is complicated to model. However, simple models that describe the main processes involved in tumoral dynamics, e.g., competition and mutation, can give us clues about cancer behaviour, ...