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Synthesising the trait information of European Chironomidae (Insecta: Diptera): Towards a new database
Abstract Chironomidae are among the most conspicuous and ecological diverse group of freshwater invertebrates. They may dominate unimpacted communities in abundance and biomass, accounting for moreExpand
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Application of Molecular Diagnostic Techniques for Viral Testing
  • F. Cobo
  • Medicine
  • The open virology journal
  • 30 November 2012
Nucleic acid amplification techniques are commonly used currently to diagnose viral diseases and manage patients with this kind of illnesses. These techniques have had a rapid but unconventionalExpand
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Life cycle of the sea lamprey Petromyzon marinus: duration of and growth in the marine life stage
Little is known about the marine life-history phase of the anadromous sea lamprey Petromyzon marinus. The most widely accepted hypothesis suggests a hematophagous feeding phase of 2.5 yr. We capturedExpand
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The development of 'feeder' cells for the preparation of clinical grade hES cell lines: challenges and solutions.
The development of human embryonic stem cell (hESC) lines for research and therapy is hampered by the need to improve the basic methodologies for cell culture expansion. In most current methods hESCExpand
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Identity tests: determination of cell line cross-contamination
Cell line cross-contamination is a phenomenon that arises as a result of the continuous cell line culture. It has been estimated that around 20% of the cell lines are misidentified, therefore it isExpand
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Deformities in larval Prodiamesa olivacea (Meigen, 1818) (Diptera, Chironomidae) and their use as bioindicators of toxic sediment stress
Morphological deformities in Prodiamesa olivacea larvae from an urban contaminated site in Santiago de Compostela (NW Spain) are documented and illustrated. Anomalies in this species were compared toExpand
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Pleural effusion due to Parvimonas micra. A case report and a literature review of 30 cases.
The clinical and microbiological characteristics of infections caused by Parvimonas micra is described, including 30 cases in the literature and a new case handled at the present centre. Out of theExpand
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Antimicrobial susceptibility and typing of Neisseria gonorrhoeae strains from Southern Spain, 2012-2014.
BACKGROUND Gonorrhoea remains an important health problem worldwide. The latest European guidelines have recommended the introduction of dual antimicrobial therapy due to the increase in itsExpand
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Food Web Topology in High Mountain Lakes
Although diversity and limnology of alpine lake systems are well studied, their food web structure and properties have rarely been addressed. Here, the topological food webs of three high mountainExpand
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