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Effect of nitrate concentration on growth and pigment synthesis of Dunaliella salina cultivated under low illumination and preadapted to different salinities
A wild strain of Dunaliella salina was isolated from a solar evaporation salt-pond in Araya (Estado Sucre, Venezuela) and grown in batch culture using relatively low illumination (80 μmol photon m-2Expand
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Growth and survival of the tropical scallop Lyropecten (Nodipecten) nodosus maintained in suspended culture at three depths
Abstract We examined growth and survival of juvenile Lyropecten (Nodipecten) nodosus, measuring 9.4 mm in shell height, which were placed in mid-December 1993 in pearl nets at 8, 21 and 34 m in depthExpand
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Contribution of food availability to the more rapid growth of the scallop, Euvola ziczac (Pteroida, Pectinidae) in bottom than in suspended culture.
We conducted a 5-month experiment at Turpialito in the Golfo de Cariaco, Venezuela, to examine whether the previously reported more rapid growth of scallop Euvola ziczac in bottom compared toExpand
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Potent nor-triterpenoid blockers of the voltage-gated potassium channel Kv1.3 from Spachea correae
Abstract The isolation and structure elucidation of two novel nor-triterpenoid K V 1.3 potassium channel blockers correolide and dehydrocorreolide from the Costa Rican tree Spachea correae areExpand
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Internal validation of an automated system for brachial and femoral flow mediated dilation
BackgroundFlow Mediated Dilation (FMD) has immense potential to become a clinical, non-invasive biomarker of endothelial function and nitric oxide bioavailability, which regulate vasomotor activity.Expand
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Application of micellar effects to the simultaneous kinetic determination of pyridoxal and pyridoxal-5′-phosphate
Abstract A method for the simultaneous kinetic determination of pyridoxal (PAL) and pyridoxal-5′-phosphate (PALP) based on their cyanide-catalyzed aerobic oxidation in the presence ofExpand
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Performance of prototype modules of a novel multislice CT detector based on CMOS photosensors
A novel CT detector based on CMOS photodiodes has been developed. A detector module comprises two identical photosensor arrays mounted to a ceramic substrate. Each sensor has a matrix of 20 by 10Expand
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Nuevas especies de Sapotaceae para Costa Rica
Morales, J. F. 2012. New species of Sapotaceae from Costa Rica. Darwiniana 50(1): 107-113. Two new species of Sapotaceae from Costa Rica are described: Chromolucuma cespedesiiformis and PouteriaExpand
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New World Colonial Franciscan Mystical Practice
This chapter opens the opportunity for further research in a field so important for intercultural dialogue. Mystical practice arrived to the New World earlier than expected. It refers not only to theExpand
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