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Stable isotope (δ18O, δ13C, and δD) signatures of recent terrestrial communities from a low-latitude, oceanic setting: Endemic land snails, plants, rain, and carbonate sediments from the eastern
Abstract Stable isotopes of oxygen and carbon extracted from fossil land snail shells have been used increasingly to interpret past environments. To evaluate the utility of this approach forExpand
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Climatic cycles inferred from the aminostratigraphy and aminochronology of Quaternary dunes and palaeosols from the eastern islands of the Canary Archipelago
Aminochronological and aminostratigraphical methods have been used to study the Quaternary a e o l i a n deposits f r om the islands located east of the Canary Archipelago (Fuerteventura andExpand
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Native and introduced gastropods in laurel forests on Tenerife, Canary Islands
Abstract The introduction of non-native gastropods on islands has repetitively been related to a decline of the endemic fauna. So far, no quantitative information is available even for the nativeExpand
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Plutonia (Canarivitrina), new subgenus, from the Canary Islands, and the phylogenetic relationships of the subfamily Plutoniinae (Gastropoda: Limacoidea: Vitrinidae)
Plutonia (Canarivitrina), n. subgen., and four new species of this subgenus are described from three islands of the mid-Atlantic Canarian archipelago. The genus Plutonia Morelet, in Stabile, 1864 (ofExpand
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In Vitro Evaluation of Antiprotozoal and Antiviral Activities of Extracts from Argentinean Mikania Species
The aim of this study was to investigate the antiprotozoal and antiviral activities of four Argentinean Mikania species. The organic and aqueous extracts of Mikania micrantha, M. parodii, M.Expand
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Development of pH-responsive biopolymer-silica composites loaded with Larrea divaricata Cav. extract with antioxidant activity.
A detailed study of biomaterials is mandatory to comprehend their feasible biomedical applications in terms of drug delivery and tissue regeneration. Particularly, mucoadhesive biopolymers such asExpand
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Assessment of sesquiterpene lactones isolated from Mikania plants species for their potential efficacy against Trypanosoma cruzi and Leishmania sp.
Four sesquiterpene lactones, mikanolide, deoxymikanolide, dihydromikanolide and scandenolide, were isolated by a bioassay-guided fractionation of Mikania variifolia and Mikania micranthaExpand
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A new Discidae subgenus and two new species (Gastropoda: Pulmonata) from the Canary Islands
The family Discidae has undergone extensive speciation in the Macaronesian region (eastern Atlantic Ocean), with 11 endemic species recognised from Madeira and the Canary Islands in recent checklistsExpand
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Anatomy and function of the penial twin papillae system of the Helicinae (Gastropoda: Helicoidea: Helicidae) and description of two new, small Hemicycla species from the laurel forest of the Canary
Hemicycla laurijona sp. nov. and H. fulgida sp. nov. are described from the laurel forests of La Gomera and Tenerife islands, respectively (Canary Islands). Both species belong to the Helicinae groupExpand
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Antioxidant and Antimicrobial Activities of Larrea Divaricata Cav. Aqueous Extract on Vitamin C from Natural Orange Juice
Larrea divaricata Cav. is a South American plant widely distributed in Argentina with reported antioxidant and antim- icrobial activities. Vitamin C (Vit C) the most important water-solubleExpand
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