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  • Soybean dihydrolipoamide dehydrogenase (ferric leghemoglobin reductase 2) interacts with and reduces ferric rice non-symbiotic hemoglobin 1 

    Gopalasubramaniama, Sabarinathan K.; Kondapallib, Kalyan C.; Millán-Pacheco, César; Pastor, Nina; Stemmler, Timothy L.; Morán Juez, José Fernando Upna; Arredondo-Peter, Raúl (Simplex Academic Publishers, 2013)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
    Ferrous oxygenated hemoglobins (Hb2+O2) autoxidize to ferric Hb3+, but Hb3+ is reduced to Hb2+ by enzymatic and non-enzymatic mechanisms. We characterized the interaction between the soybean ferric leghemoglobin reductase ...
  • El ecólogo en su laberinto 

    García-Fayos, P.; Bonet, F.J.; Valladares, Fernando; Traveset Vilagines, Anna; Pausas, J.G.; Imbert Rodríguez, Bosco Upna; Lloret, F (Asociación Española de Ecología Terrestre, 2008)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
    El presente artículo pretende ser una contribución al debate sobre el papel de los ecólogos en la sociedad. El mismo es producto de la reflexión a partir de discusiones mantenidas a finales de junio de 2007 en Farrera y ...
  • Effect of dietary quercetin and sphingomyelin on intestinal nutrient absorption and animal growth 

    Barrenetxe, Jaione; Aranguren Garacochea, Patricia Upna; Grijalba, A.; Martínez-Peñuela, J. M.; Marzo Pérez, Florencio Upna; Urdaneta, Elena (Cambridge University Press, 2006)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
    Research on cancer and other conditions has shown flavonoids and sphingolipids to be food components capable of exerting chemoprotective action. Nevertheless, little is known about their effects on healthy individuals and ...
  • Effect of insulin-like growth factor-I on nitrogen balance and intestinal galactose transport in rats with moderate liver cirrhosis 

    Núñez, Marina; Urdaneta, Elena; Santidrián, Santiago (Cambridge University Press, 2003)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
    The malnutrition caused by liver cirrhosis (LC) often worsens the course of the disease. Patients affected by LC often have a low bioavailability of the anabolic liver peptide insulin-like growth factor (IGF)-I. The present ...
  • Local (gut) and systemic metabolism of rats is altered by consumption of raw bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L. var. athropurpurea) 

    Cavallé de Moya, Carmen; Grant, George; Frühbeck, Gema; Urdaneta, Elena; García, María; Marzo Pérez, Florencio Upna; Santidrián, Santiago (Cambridge University Press, 2003)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
    The composition of the raw legume Phaseolus vulgaris L. var. athropurpurea (PhVa) and its effects on the metabolism of young growing rats have been evaluated. The levels of protein, unsaturated fatty acids, carbohydrate, ...
  • Casting activity of scherotheca gigas in no-till Mediterranean soils: role in organic matter incorporation and influence of aridity 

    Bescansa Miquel, Paloma Upna; Virto Quecedo, Íñigo Upna; Fernández Ugalde, Oihane Upna; Imaz Gurruchaga, María José Upna; Enrique Martín, Alberto Upna (Hindawi / Wiley, 2010)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
    The behaviour of earthworms, their role in organic matter incorporation into the soil, and the influence of aridity in such processes in arid and semiarid regions have scarcely been studied. In this study, physico-chemical ...
  • Isotopic composition of maize as related to N-fertilization and irrigation in the Mediterranean region 

    Lasa Larrea, Berta; Irañeta, Iosu; Muro Erreguerena, Julio Upna; Irigoyen Iriarte, Ignacio Upna; Aparicio Tejo, Pedro María Upna (Escola Superior de Agricultura "Luiz de Queiroz", Universidade de São Paulo, 2011)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
    Nitrate leaching as a result of excessive application of N-fertilizers and water use is a major problem of vulnerable regions. The farming of maize requires high N fertilization and water inputs in Spain. Isotopic ...
  • Yield and quality of sugar snap pea in the Ebro Valley: sowing date and seed density 

    Azpilicueta Unanua, Miren; Irigoyen Iriarte, Ignacio Upna; Lasa Larrea, Berta; Muro Erreguerena, Julio Upna; Aparicio Tejo, Pedro María Upna (Escola Superior de Agricultura "Luiz de Queiroz", Universidade de São Paulo, 2012)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
    Sugar snap pea (Pisum sativum L. var. macrocarpon Ser.) is an edible-podded sweet pea that is being considered as a new totally mechanized crop to supply raw material to the agri-food industry of the Ebro Valley (Northern ...
  • Overexpression of a pine Dof transcription factor in hybrid poplars: A comparative study in trees growing under controlled and natural conditions 

    Rueda López, Marina; Pascual, María Belén; Pallero, Mercedes; Henao, Luisa María; Lasa Larrea, Berta; Jáuregui Mosquera, Iván Upna; Aparicio Tejo, Pedro María Upna; Cánovas, Francisco M.; Ávila, Concepción (Public Library of Science, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
    In this work, the role of the pine transcriptional regulator Dof 5 in carbon and nitrogen metabolism has been examined in poplar trees. The overexpression of the gene and potential effects on growth and biomass production ...
  • Drought stress causes a reduction in the biosynthesis of ascorbic acid in soybean plants 

    Seminario Huárriz, Amaia Upna; Song, Li; Zulet González, Amaia Upna; Nguyen, Henry T.; González García, Esther Upna; Larrainzar Rodríguez, Estíbaliz Upna (Frontiers Media, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
    Drought provokes a number of physiological changes in plants including oxidative damage. Ascorbic acid (AsA), also known as vitamin C, is one of the most abundant water-soluble antioxidant compound present in plant tissues. ...
  • A proteomic view on the role of legume symbiotic interactions 

    Larrainzar Rodríguez, Estíbaliz Upna; Wienkoop, Stefanie (Frontiers Media, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
    Legume plants are key elements in sustainable agriculture and represent a significant source of plant-based protein for humans and animal feed worldwide. One specific feature of the family is the ability to establish ...
  • Leaf δ15N as a physiological indicator of the responsiveness of N2-fixing alfalfa plants to elevated CO2, temperature and low water availability 

    Ariz, Idoia Upna; Cruz, Cristina; Neves, Tomé; Irigoyen, Juan J.; García Olaverri, Carmen Upna; Nogués, Salvador; Aparicio Tejo, Pedro María Upna; Aranjuelo Michelena, Iker (Frontiers Media, 2015)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
    The natural 15N/14N isotope composition (δ15N) of a tissue is a consequence of its N source and N physiological mechanisms in response to the environment. It could potentially be used as a tracer of N metabolism in plants ...
  • Influence of thinning intensity and canopy type on Scots pine stand and growth dynamics in a mixed managed forest 

    Primicia Alvarez, Irantzu Upna; Artázcoz, Rubén; Imbert Rodríguez, Bosco Upna; Puertas, Fernando; Traver, Carmen; Castillo Martínez, Federico Upna (Instituto Nacional de Investigacion y Tecnologia Agraria y Alimentaria (INIA), 2016)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
    Aim of the study: We analysed the effects of thinning intensity and canopy type on Scots pine growth and stand dynamics in a mixed Scots pine-beech forest. Area of the study: Western Pyrenees. Material and methods: Three ...
  • Seed origin and protection are important factors affecting post-fire initial recruitment in pine forest areas 

    Lucas Borja, Manuel E.; Candel Pérez, David Upna; Onkelinx, Thierry; Fule, Peter Z.; Moya, Daniel; Heras, Jorge de las; Tíscar, Pedro A. (MDPI, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
    Initial seedling recruitment is one of the most critical stages for plants in the Mediterranean basin. Moreover, wildfires and post-fire environmental conditions might deteriorate regeneration success, which can lead to ...
  • Shelf life of ground beef enriched with omega-3 and/or conjugated linoleic acid and use of grape seed extract to inhibit lipid oxidation 

    Gómez Bastida, Inmaculada Upna; Beriain Apesteguía, María José Upna; Mendizábal Aizpuru, José Antonio Upna; Realini, Carolina; Purroy Unanua, Antonio Upna (Wiley, 2016)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
    The shelf life and oxidative stability of refrigerated raw ground beef enriched with omega-3 and/or conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) were studied. Grape seed extract (GSE) was used to inhibit lipid oxidation in the ground ...
  • Leaves play a central role in the adaptation of nitrogen and sulfur metabolism to ammonium nutrition in oilseed rape (Brassica napus) 

    Coleto, Inmaculada; Peña, Marlon de la; Rodríguez Escalante, Jon; Bejarano, Iraide; Glauser, Gaëtan; Aparicio Tejo, Pedro María Upna; González Moro, María B.; Marino Bilbao, Daniel Upna (BioMed Central, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
    Background: The coordination between nitrogen (N) and sulfur (S) assimilation is required to suitably provide plants with organic compounds essential for their development and growth. The N source induces the adaptation of ...
  • Instrumental colour measurement as a tool for light veal carcasses online evaluation 

    Horcada, Alberto; Juarez, Manuel; Molina, Antonio; Valera, Mercedes; Beriain Apesteguía, María José Upna (Copernicus Publications, 2013)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
    Eight-hundred and forty-five veal carcasses (535 males and 310 females) from Pirenaica breed and its crosses with Charolais and Limousin were used to compare carcass colour visual assessments 60min post-mortem with the ...
  • Ecophysiological roles of abaxial anthocyanins in a perennial understorey herb from temperate deciduous forests 

    Fernández Marín, Beatriz; Esteban Terradillos, Raquel; Míguez, Fátima; Artetxe, Unai; Castañeda Presa, Verónica; Pintó Marijuan, Marta; Becerril, José María; García Plazaola, José Ignacio (Oxford University Press, 2015)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
    Accumulation of abaxial anthocyanins is an intriguing leaf trait particularly common among deeply shaded understorey plants of tropical and temperate forests whose ecological significance is still not properly understood. To ...
  • Modelling the management of forest ecosystems: importance of wood decomposition 

    Blanco Vaca, Juan Antonio Upna; Page-Dumroese, Deborah S.; Jurgensen, Martin F.; Curran, Michale P.; Tirocke, Joanne M.; Walitalo, Joanna (Wiley, 2018)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
    Scarce and uncertain data on woody debris decomposition rates are available for calibrating forest ecosystem models, owing to the difficulty of their empirical estimations. Using field data from three experimental sites which ...
  • Los precedentes y las respuestas de los árboles a sequías extremas revelan los procesos involucrados en el decaimiento de bosques mediterráneos de coníferas 

    Camarero, Jesús Julio; Sangüesa Barreda, G.; Alla, A.Q.; González de Andrés, Ester Upna; Maestro Martínez, M.; Vicente Serrano, S.M. (Asociación Española de Econología Terrestre, 2012)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
    ¿Qué determina la vulnerabilidad de las especies de árboles frente a eventos climáticos extremos en el contexto actual de calentamiento global? Sabemos que las sequías severas contribuyen al decaimiento del bosque pero ...

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