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    • U.Mayor crea el Centro de Investigación en Artes y Humanidades, a cargo de Christian Spencer 

      Diario Mayor (Chile. Universidad Mayor, 2018-04-06)
      "Cultura popular", "historia cultural de la arquitectura", "cultura sonora" y "teatro" son algunas de las temáticas en las que ya trabaja la nueva unidad de nuestra institución. Con el propósito de ofrecer un espacio para ...
    • UK Biobank, big data, and the consequences of non-representativeness 

      Keyes, Katherine M. [Univ Mayor, Ctr Res Soc & Hlth, Santiago, Chile]; Westreich, Daniel (ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC, 2019)
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    • Ultra-high optical nonreciprocity with a coupled triple-resonator structure 

      Cao, Zhen; Xie, Yi Fei; He, Bing [Ctr Opt & Informac Cuant, Univ Mayor, Chile]; Lin, Qing (IOP Publishing Ltd., 2021)
      Optical transmission nonreciprocity as a widely investigated phenomenon is essential to various applications. Many sophisticated mechanisms have been proposed and tested for achieving the optical nonreciprocity on integrated ...
    • Uncovering the Mechanisms of Halotolerance in the Extremely Acidophilic Members of the Acidihalobacter Genus Through Comparative Genome Analysis 

      Holmes, David S. [Univ Mayor, Sci Life Fdn, Ctr Bioinformat & Genome Biol, Santiago, Chile]; González, Carolina [Univ Mayor, Sci Life Fdn, Ctr Bioinformat & Genome Biol, Santiago, Chile]; Khaleque, Himel N.; Shafique, Raihan; Kaksonen, Anna H.; Watkin, Elizabeth L. J. (FRONTIERS MEDIA SA, 2019)
      There are few naturally occurring environments where both acid and salinity stress exist together, consequently, there has been little evolutionary pressure for microorganisms to develop systems that enable them to deal ...
    • Understanding Chemical Reactivity in Extended Systems: Exploring Models of Chemical Softness in Carbon Nanotubes 

      Múñoz, Macarena [Univ Mayor, Nucleo Matemat Fis & Estadist, Fac Ciencias, Manuel Montt 367, Santiago, Chile]; Cárdenas, Carlos; Contreras, Julia; Ayers, Paul W.; Gomez, Tatiana; Fuentealba, Patricio (PEKING UNIV PRESS, 2018)
      Chemical reactivity towards electron transfer is captured by the Fukui function. However, this is not well defined when the system or its ions have degenerate or pseudo-degenerate ground states. In such a case, the first-order ...
    • Understanding policy change through bricolage: The case of Chile's renewable energy policy 

      Allain, Mathilde; Madariaga, Aldo [Centro de Economía y Políticas Sociales, Universidad Mayoe, Chile] (WILEY, 2019-10-06)
      Chile is a country where path dependency made energy policy change extremely difficult by international standards. However, the country has recently become a renewable energy poster child thanks to a gradual process of ...
    • Understanding time use via data mining: A clustering-based framework 

      Rosales-Salas, Jorge [Univ Mayor, Fac Humanidades, Ctr Invest Sociedad Tecnol & Futuro Humano, Av Portugal 351, Santiago, Chile]; Maldonado, Sebastián; Seret, Alex (IOS PRESS, 2018)
      In this work, a data mining framework is proposed to improve the understanding of how people allocate their time. Using a multivariate approach, we performed a clustering procedure, and subsequently a regression analysis ...
    • Universidad Mayor inauguró nuevo Centro de Investigación en Artes y Humanidades 

      La Tercera, Sección Sociales (Chile. Universidad Mayor, 2018-11-27)
      Con la presencia del Dr. Alejandro De la Fuente, académico proveniente de la Universidad de Harvard, quien impartió la conferencia “Arte y movilización afrodescendiente en América Latina”, este viernes 23 de noviembre la ...
    • Unlocking Survival Mechanisms for Metal and Oxidative Stress in the Extremely Acidophilic, Halotolerant Acidihalobacter Genus 

      Khaleque, Himel Nahreen; Fathollazadeh, Homayoun; González, Carolina [Centro de Genómica y Bioinformática, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Mayor, Chile]; Shafique, Raihan; Kaksonen, Anna H.; Holmes, David S. [Centro de Genómica y Bioinformática, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Mayor, Chile]; Watkin, Elizabeth L.J. (MDPI Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute, 2020-11-24)
      Microorganisms used for the biohydrometallurgical extraction of metals from minerals must be able to survive high levels of metal and oxidative stress found in bioleaching environments. The Acidihalobacter genus consists ...
    • Unraveling the role of motoneuron autophagy in ALS 

      Nassif, Melissa [Univ Mayor, Fac Sci, CIB, Santiago, Chile]; Valenzuela, Vicente; Hetz, Claudio (TAYLOR & FRANCIS INC, 2018)
      In recent years, the role of autophagy in the pathogenesis of most neurodegenerative diseases has transitioned into a limbo of protective or detrimental effects. Genetic evidence indicates that mutations in autophagy-regulatory ...
    • Uptake and persistence of bacterial magnetite magnetosomes in a mammalian cell line: Implications for medical and biotechnological applications 

      dos Santos, Adriana Lopes [Univ Mayor, GEMA Ctr Genom Ecol & Environm, Huechuraba, Chile]; Cypriano, Jefferson; Werckmann, Jacques; Vargas, Gabriele; Silva, Karen T.; Leao, Pedro; Almeida, Fernando P.; Bazylinski, Dennis A.; Farina, Marcos; Lins, Ulysses; Abreu, Fernanda (PUBLIC LIBRARY SCIENCE, 2019)
      Magnetotactic bacteria biomineralize intracellular magnetic nanocrystals surrounded by a lipid bilayer called magnetosomes. Due to their unique characteristics, magnetite magnetosomes are promising tools in Biomedicine. ...
    • Urban ecosystem Services in Latin America: mismatch between global concepts and regional realities? 

      Dobbs, Cynnamon [Univ Mayor, Ctr Modeling & Monitoring Ecosyst]; Escobedo, Francisco J.; Clerici, Nicola; de la Barrera, Francisco; Eleuterio, Ana Alice; MacGregor-Fors, Ian; Reyes-Paecke, Sonia; Vásquez, Alexis; Zea Camano, Jorge Danilo; Jaime Hernández, H. (SPRINGER, 2019)
      Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) is one of the most urbanized and biologically diverse regions in the world but is often characterized by weak environmental governance and socioeconomic inequalities. Given large ...
    • Urban metagenomics uncover antibiotic resistance reservoirs in coastal beach and sewage waters 

      Iraola, Gregorio [Univ Mayor, Ctr Biol Integrat, Santiago, Chile]; Fresia, Pablo; Antelo, Veronica; Salazar, Cecilia; Gimenez, Matias; D'Alessandro, Bruno; Afshinnekoo, Ebrahim; Mason, Christopher; Gonnet, Gaston H. (BMC, 2019)
      BackgroundMicrobial communities present in environmental waters constitute a reservoir for antibiotic-resistant pathogens that impact human health. For this reason, a diverse variety of water environments are being analyzed ...
    • Use of Bone Grafts or Modified Bilateral Sagittal Split Osteotomy Technique in Large Mandibular Advancements Reduces the Risk of Persisting Mandibular Inferior Border Defects 

      Jerez, Daniel [Univ Mayor, Sch Dent, Oral Surg, Santiago, Chile]; Cifuentes, Julio; Yanine, Nicolás; Barrera, Ariel; Agbaje, Jimoh Olubanwo; Politis, Constantinus (W B SAUNDERS CO-ELSEVIER INC, 2018)
      Purpose: Healing of the inferior border of the mandible can be compromised in large advancements, leaving an unesthetic defect at the inferior border. The objective of this study was to compare different bilateral sagittal ...
    • Use of Fura 2 Fluorescent Dyes as Indicator for Studying Calcium Distribution in Several Plant Tissues 

      Bravo, Katherine [Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile]; Vega, Alexis [Chile. Universidad Mayor]; Ruíz, Rafael [Chile. INIA La Platina]; Montenegro, Gloria [Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile] (CIENCIAS, 2010)
      Calcium (Ca) is an essential plant nutrient and is important in determining quality of fruits in storage. The analytical method presently known to determine Ca concentration in vegetables measures total Ca, and there is a ...
    • Using Femtosecond Laser Irradiation To Grow the Belly of Gold Nanorods 

      Prada, Alejandro [Univ Mayor, Fac Ciencias, Ctr Nanotecnol, Santiago, Chile]; Díaz-Nuñez, Pablo; González-Rubio, Guillermo; González Izquierdo, Jesus; Rivera, Antonio; Banares, Luis; Guerrero-Martínez, Andrés; Pena-Rodríguez, Ovidio (AMER CHEMICAL SOC, 2018)
      Irradiation of gold nanorods can lead to the formation of several new nanostructures. One of the most interesting among them are phi-shaped rods, a stable intermediate shape in the rod-to-sphere conversion process, but not ...
    • Uso de Herramientas de Teledetección Para el Análisis de la Severidad y Estimación de Gases de Efecto Invernadero (GEI) en Incendios Forestales de Gran Magnitud. Estudio de Caso Incendio La Rufina, VI Región del L.G.B. O'Higgins, Chile. 

      Vidal, P. [Chile. Universidad Mayor. Facultad de Ciencias. HEMERA, Centro de Observación de la Tierra]; De Santis, A. [España. Centro Regional Fundación CEQUA]; Pérez, W. [Chile. Universidad Mayor. Facultad de Ciencias. HEMERA, Centro de Observación de la Tierra]; Honeyman, P. [Chile. Universidad Mayor. Facultad de Ciencias. OTERRA, Centro de Estudios de Recursos Naturales] (Facultad de Ciencias, 2017)
      En Chile, los incendios forestales afectan miles de hectáreas de vegetación cada año, fenómeno que se ha incrementado sostenidamente en el tiempo, tanto en cantidad de incendios como en superficie afectada. Entre los años ...
    • UV-VIS spectroelectrochemical in situ study during the electrosynthesis of copolymers 

      Ramírez, A. M. R. [Univ Mayor, Nucleo Ouim & Bioquim, Fac Estudios Interdisciplinarios, Lab Electroquim, Temuco, Chile]; del Valle, M. A.; Motheo, A. (SOC CHILENA QUIMICA, 2019)
      In this work, the synthesis of poly(aniline-co-o-methoxyaniline) is performed using purely electrochemical techniques, coupled to UV-vis spectroscopy in situ, in 3D. The electrocopolymerization is carried out on ITO ...
    • Úlceras de pie: percepción de pacientes con diabetes mellitus tipo 2 

      Godoy-Coronao, Alejandra [Chile. Centro de Salud Familiar Belarmina Paredes, Futrono]; Illesca-Pretty, Mónica [Chile. Universidad de La Frontera. Facultad de Medicina]; Cabezas-González, Mirtha [Chile. Universidad de La Frontera. Facultad de Medicina]; Hernández-Díaz, Alejandro [Chile. Universidad Mayor. Facultad de Ciencias] (Facultad de Ciencias, 2018)
      Introducción. En la última década, la diabetes miellitus ha presentado un aumento exorbitante en el mundo y la úlcera del pie se constituye como la complicación más seria y costosa, con posible amputación e inclusive la ...
    • Vacuum phenomenon in the temporomandibular joint: a clinical, computed tomography and magnetic resonance case report 

      Oyarzo, J. F [Chile. Universidad Andrés Bello]; Moncada, M. [Chile. Universidad Mayor]; Marholz, C. [Chile. Universidad Andrés Bello]; Millas, R. [Chile. Centro Médico San Vicente de Paul] (CIENCIAS, 2008)
      A 28-year-old woman presented with a history of clicking and mandibular clenching. She was studied clinically and with axial and coronal CT. The patient was going through a tense emotional period and reported tightening ...