Manuel Rodríguez-Gallego

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Increasing environmental pollution in urban areas has been endangering the survival of carbonate stones in monuments and statuary for many decades. Numerous conservation treatments have been applied for the protection and consolidation of these works of art. Most of them, however, either release dangerous gases during curing or show very little efficacy.(More)
Uric acid (UA), a product of purine metabolism, may be an antioxidant, perhaps acting as a scavenger of peroxynitrite. Patients with gout have a reduced incidence of multiple sclerosis (MS). A number of studies found that patients with MS have low serum levels of UA, although it has not been established whether this represents a primary deficit or a(More)
Bacterial precipitation of barite (BaSO(4)) under laboratory conditions is reported for the first time. The bacterium Myxococcus xanthus was cultivated in a solid medium with a diluted solution of barium chloride. Crystallization occurred as a result of the presence of live bacteria and the bacterial metabolic activity. A phosphorous-rich amorphous phase(More)
  • C. Durán-de Bazúa, P. Jiménez-Gómez, +9 authors K. A. McGee
  • 2007
Quorum-sensing in Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Salmonella: Active natural compounds as antagonists. Activity of ribosomes and tmRNA of Streptomyces aureofaciens during development and stress conditions induced by changes in temperature and the presence of antibiotics K. Glycoproteins of sugarcane plants facilitate the infectivity of Ustilago scitaminea and(More)
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