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    • Metagenome sequencing of the microbial community of a solar saltern crystallizer pond at C�huil Lagoon, Chile 

      Plominsky A.M., Delherbe N., Allen E.E., Blanchet M., Ikeda P., Santiba�ez F., Hanselmann K., Ulloa O., De la Iglesia R., von Dassow P., Astorga M., G�lvez M.J., Gonz�lez M.L., Henr�quez-Castillo C., Vaulot D., do Santos A.L., van den Engh G., Gimpel C., Bertoglio F., Delgado Y., Docmac F., Elizondo-Patrone C., Narv�ez S., Sorroche F.; Ugalde, Juan A. [Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Mayor, Chile]; Rojas-Herrera, Marcelo [Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Mayor, Chile]; Trefault, Nicole [Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Mayor, Chile] (American Society for Microbiology, 2014)
      Cáhuil Lagoon in central Chile harbors distinct microbial communities in various solar salterns that are arranged as interconnected ponds with increasing salt concentrations. Here, we report the metagenome of the 3.0- to ...
    • Genome sequence of Vibrio VPAP30, isolated from an episode of massive mortality of reared larvae of scallop Argopecten purpuratus 

      Rojas R., Miranda C.D., Asenjo F.; Romero, Jaime [Centro de Genómica y Bioinformatica, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Mayor, Chile]; Valderrama, Katherinne [Microbial Pathogenesis & Vaccinol Res Grp, ‎Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Mayor, Chile]; Segovia, Cristopher [Microbial Pathogenesis & Vaccinol Res Grp, ‎Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Mayor, Chile]; Ugalde, Juan A. [Centro de Genómica y Bioinformatica, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Mayor, Chile]; Santander, Javier [Microbial Pathogenesis & Vaccinol Res Grp, ‎Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Mayor, Chile] (American Society for Microbiology, 2015)
      We report here the 5.167-Mbp draft genome sequence of Vibrio VPAP30, isolated from an Argopecten purpuratus larval culture. Vibrio VPAP30 is the etiological agent of a vibriosis outbreak causing a complete collapse of a ...
    • Complete genome sequence of Salmonella enterica serovar Enteritidis bacteriophage f18SE, isolated in Chile 

      Robeson J.; Segovia, Cristopher [Microbial Pathogenesis & Vaccinol Lab, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Mayor, Chile]; Vásquez, Ignacio [Microbial Pathogenesis & Vaccinol Lab, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Mayor, Chile]; Maracaja-Coutinho, Vinicius [Centro de Genómica y Bioinformatica, Lab Integrat Bioinformat, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Mayor, Chile]; Santander, Javier [Microbial Pathogenesis & Vaccinol Lab, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Mayor, Chile] (American Society for Microbiology, 2015)
      Bacteriophage f18SE was isolated from poultry sewage in Olmue, Chile, and lytic activity was demonstrated against Salmonella enterica serovar Enteritidis and serovar Pullorum strains. This bacteriophage has a 41,868-bp ...
    • Efectividad de la simulación en la educación médica desde la perspectiva de seguridad de pacientes 

      Moya R. P., Ruz A. M., Froes M. P.; Parraguez López, Elisa [Escuela de Odontología, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Mayor, Chile]; Carreño E., Verónica [Escuela de Odontología, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Mayor, Chile]; Rodríguez C., Ana María [Escuela de Odontología, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Mayor, Chile] (Sociedad Médica de Santiago, 2017)
      We herein review the association between patients’ safety and simulation methods for medical education. This evidence should help to change the present paradigm in medical education, where there is still reticence towards ...
    • Guías basadas en la evidencia para el uso de traqueostomía en el paciente crítico 

      Raimondi N., Vial M.R., Calleja J., Quintero A., Celis E., Pacheco C., Ugarte S., Añón J.M., Hernández G., Vidal E., Chiappero G., Ríos F., Castilleja F., Matos A., Rodriguez E., Antoniazzi P., Teles J.M., Dueñas C., Sinclair J., Martínez L., Von der Osten I., Vergara J., Jiménez E., Arroyo M., Rodriguez C., Torres J., Fernandez-Bussy S., Nates J.L.; Cortés, Alban A. [Clínica Mayor de Temuco, Hospital de Nueva Imperial, Universidad Mayor, Chile] (Ediciones Doyma, S.L., 2017)
      Objetivos: Proporcionar guías de traqueostomía para el paciente crítico, basadas en la evidencia científica disponible, y facilitar la identificación de áreas en las cuales se requieren mayores estudios. Métodos: Un grupo ...
    • Association between FTO (ns9939609) genotype and adiposity markers in Chilean adults [Asociación entre el polimorfismo rs9939609 del gen FTO y marcadores de adiposidad en población adulta chilena] 

      Petermann F., Villagrán M., Troncoso C., Mardones L., Leiva A.M., Martínez M.A., Garrido-Méndez A., Poblete-Valderrama F., Salas-Bravo C., Ramírez-Vélez R., Ulloa N., Pérez-Bravo F.; Celis-Morales, Carlos [CIFE, Universidad Mayor, Chile] (Sociedad Médica de Santiago, 2018)
      Background: Numerous studies have identified the role of Fat-mass-associated-gene (FTO) in the development of obesity. Aim: To investigate the association of FTO gene with adiposity markers in Chilean adults. Material and ...
    • Herpes simplex virus type 1 neuronal infection perturbs golgi apparatus integrity through activation of src tyrosine kinase and Dyn-2 GTPase 

      Martin C., Leyton L., Hott M., Arancibia Y., Spichiger C., McNiven M.A., Concha M.I., Burgos P.V., Otth C.; Court, Felipe A. [Centro de Biología Integrativa, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Mayor, Chile] (Frontiers Media S.A., 2017)
      Herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1) is a ubiquitous pathogen that establishes a latent persistent neuronal infection in humans. The pathogenic effects of repeated viral reactivation in infected neurons are still unknown. ...
    • Molecular interaction between type 2 diabetes and Alzheimer's disease through cross-seeding of protein misfolding 

      Moreno-Gonzalez I., Edwards G., III, Shahnawaz M., Diaz-Espinoza R., Soto C.; Salvadores, N. [Centro de Biología Integrativa, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Mayor, Chile] (Nature Publishing Group, 2017)
      Numerous epidemiological studies have shown a significantly higher risk for development of Alzheimer's disease (AD) in patients affected by type 2 diabetes (T2D), but the molecular mechanism responsible for this association ...
    • Induction of IAPP amyloid deposition and associated diabetic abnormalities by a prion-like mechanism 

      Mukherjee A., Morales-Scheihing D., Moreno-Gonzalez I., Gonzalez C., Taylor-Presse K., Mendez N., Shahnawaz M., Gaber A.O., Sabek O.M., Fraga D.W., Soto C.; Salvadores, Natalia [Centro de Biología Integrativa, Universidad Mayor, Chile] (Rockefeller University Press, 2017)
      Although a large proportion of patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D) accumulate misfolded aggregates composed of the islet amyloid polypeptide (IAPP), its role in the disease is unknown. Here, we show that pancreatic IAPP ...
    • Factores de riesgo asociados al desarrollo de hypertensión arterial en Chile 

      Petermann F., Durán E., Labraña A.M., Martínez M.A., Leiva A.M., Garrido-Méndez A., Poblete-Valderrama F., Díaz-Martínez X., Salas C.; Celis-Morales, Carlos [Centro de Fisiología y Biomecánica, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Mayor, Chile] (Sociedad Médica de Santiago, 2017)
      Background: High blood pressure is one of the major risk factors for the development of cardiovascular disease, affecting 27% of the Chilean population in 2010. Aim: To determine the risk factors associated with the ...
    • Impact of distance on mode of active commuting in Chilean children and adolescents 

      Rodríguez-Rodríguez F., Cristi-Montero C., Escobar-Gómez D., Chillón P.; Celis-Morales, Carlos [Centro de Fisiología y Biomecánica, Universidad Mayor, Chile] (MDPI Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute, 2017)
      Active commuting could contribute to increasing physical activity. The objective of this study was to characterise patterns of active commuting to and from schools in children and adolescents in Chile. A total of 453 Chilean ...
    • On the proportional abundance of species: Integrating population genetics and community ecology 

      Marquet P.A., Espinoza G., Ganz A., Rebolledo R.; Abades, Sebastián R. [Centro de Genómica, Ecología y Medio Ambiente, GEMA, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Mayor, Chile] (Nature Publishing Group, 2017)
      The frequency of genes in interconnected populations and of species in interconnected communities are affected by similar processes, such as birth, death and immigration. The equilibrium distribution of gene frequencies ...
    • Endoplasmic reticulum proteostasis impairment in aging 

      Duran-Aniotz C., Cabral-Miranda F., Vivar J.P., Hetz C.; Martínez, Gabriela [Centro de Biología Integrativa, Universidad Mayor, Chile] (Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd, 2017)
      Perturbed neuronal proteostasis is a salient feature shared by both aging and protein misfolding disorders. The proteostasis network controls the health of the proteome by integrating pathways involved in protein synthesis, ...
    • Fungal planet description sheets: 716–784 

      Crous P.W., Wingfield M.J., Burgess T.I., Hardy G.E.S.J., Gené J., Guarro J., Baseia I.G., García D., Gusmão L.F.P., Souza-Motta C.M., Thangavel R., Adamčík S., Barili A., Barnes C.W., Bezerra J.D.P., Bordallo J.J., Cano-Lira J.F., de Oliveira R.J.V., Ercole E., Hubka V., Iturrieta-González I., Kubátová A., Martín M.P., Moreau P.-A., Morte A., Ordoñez M.E., Rodríguez A., Stchigel A.M., Vizzini A., Abdollahzadeh J., Abreu V.P., Adamčíková K., Albuquerque G.M.R., Alexandrova A.V., Duarte E.Á., Armstrong-Cho C., Banniza S., Barbosa R.N., Bellanger J.-M., Bezerra J.L., Cabral T.S., Caboň M., Caicedo E., Cantillo T., Carnegie A.J., Carmo L.T., Castañeda-Ruiz R.F., Clement C.R., Čmoková A., Conceição L.B., Cruz R.H.S.F., Damm U., da Silva B.D.B., da Silva G.A., da Silva R.M.F., Santiago A.L.C.M.A., de Oliveira L.F., de Souza C.A.F., Déniel F., Dima B., Dong G., Edwards J., Félix C.R., Fournier J., Gibertoni T.B., Hosaka K., Iturriaga T., Jadan M., Jany J.-L., Jurjević Ž., Kolařík M., Kušan I., Landell M.F., Cordeiro T.R.L., Lima D.X., Loizides M., Luo S., Machado A.R., Magalhães O.M.C., Marinho P., Matočec N., Mešić A., Miller A.N., Morozova O.V., Neves R.P., Nonaka K., Nováková A., Oberlies N.H., Oliveira-Filho J.R.C., Oliveira T.G.L., Papp V., Pereira O.L., Perrone G., Peterson S.W., Pham T.H.G., Raja H.A., Raudabaugh D.B., Řehulka J., Rodríguez-Andrade E., Saba M., Schauflerová A., Shivas R.G., Simonini G., Siqueira J.P.Z., Sousa J.O., Stajsic V., Svetasheva T., Tan Y.P., Tkalčec Z., Ullah S., Valente P., Valenzuela-Lopez N., Abrinbana M., Marques D.A.V., Wong P.T.W., Xavier de Lima V., Groenewald J.Z.; Madrid, H. [Centro de Genómica y Bioinformatica, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Mayor, Chile] (National Herbarium Nederland, 2018)
      Novel species of fungi described in this study include those from various countries as follows: Australia, Chaetopsina eucalypti on Eucalyptus leaf litter, Colletotrichum cobbittiense from Cordyline stricta x C. australis ...
    • Fungal systematics and evolution: FUSE 3 

      Krisai-Greilhuber I., Chen Y., Jabeen S., Madrid H., Marincowitz S., Kazaq A., Ševčiková H., Voglmayr H., Yazici K., Aptroot A., Asian A., Boekhout T., Borovička J., Crous P.W., Ilyas S., Jami F., Jiang Y.-L., Khalid A.N., Kolecka A., Konvalinková T., Norphanphoun C., Shaheen S., Wang Y., Wingfield M.J., Wu S.-P., Wu Y.-M., Yu J.-Y.; Madrid, Hugo [Centro de Genómica y Bioinformatica, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Mayor, Chile] (Verlag Ferdinand Berger und Sohne GmbH, 2017)
      The present study introduces seven new species, one new combination, one new variety and several interesting taxonomical notes and/or geographical records. Most of the new taxa are Ascomycetes, but the study also includes ...
    • Efectos de la actividad física sobre la asociación entre obesidad y diabetes mellitus tipo 2: resultados de la encuesta nacional de salud 2009-2010 

      Díaz-Martínez X., Petermann F., Salas Bravo C., Garrido-Méndez A., Adela Martínez M., Leiva A.M., Alvarez C., Valdivia-Moral P., Zagalaz M.L., Durán E., Labraña A.M., Poblete-Valderrama F., Grupo ELHOC Research Group-Epidemiology of Lifestyle Health Outcomes in Chile; Celis-Morales, Carlos [Centro de Investigación en Fisiología Integrada y Salud, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Mayor, Chile] (Sociedad Médica de Santiago, 2017)
      Background: Physical inactivity and obesity are major risk factors for type 2 diabetes (T2D). Aim: To investigate whether if the association between obesity and diabetes is modified by levels of physical activity in the ...
    • Multi-locus phylogeny and taxonomy of exserohilum 

      Hernández-Restrepo M., Tan Y.P., da Cunha K.C., Gené J., Guarro J., Crous P.W.; Madrid, H. [Centro de Genómica y Bioinformatica, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Mayor, Chile] (Naturalis Biodiversity Center, 2018)
      Exserohilum includes a number of plant pathogenic, saprobic and clinically relevant fungi. Some of these species are of great importance in human activities, but the genus has never been revised in a phylogenetic framework. ...
    • Mujeres chilenas en edad fértil: Su estado nutricional y la asociación con actividad física y hábitos alimentarios 

      Guerra m X., Bedregal P., Weisstaub G.; Caro, Patricia M. [Escuela de Salud Pública, Universidad Mayor, Chile] (American Chemical Society, 2017)
      Background: Women in Chile are mainly responsible in the formation of eating habits in the population, particularly at their homes. Aim: To explore the association of physical activity and alimentary habits with overweight ...
    • ERM proteins play distinct roles in cell invasion by extracellular amastigotes of Trypanosoma cruzi 

      Ferreira É.R., Bonfim-Melo A., Mortara R.A.; Cordero, Esteban M. [Centro de Genómica y Bioinformatica, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Mayor, Chile] (Frontiers Media S.A., 2017)
      The protozoan parasite Trypanosoma cruzi is the causative agent of Chagas' disease. In mammalian hosts, T. cruzi alternates between trypomastigote and amastigote forms. Additionally, trypomastigotes can differentiate into ...
    • Collective memories and present-day intergroup relations: Introduction to the special thematic section 

      Martinovic B., Rees J., Licata L.; Figueiredo, Ana [Centro de Investigación en Políticas Públicas, Universidad Mayor, Chile] (PsychOpen, 2017)
      This special thematic section aims to bring together current research on the connections between collective memories - or representations of history - and present-day intergroup relations. Drawing from a multitude of ...