Recent Submissions

  • Dendrochronological potential of Prumnopitys andina (Podocarpaceae) at the southern limit of its range in the Chilean Andes 

    Alvarez, Claudio; Le Quesne, Carlos; Rojas-Badilla, Moisés; Rozas, Vicente; Gonzalez-Reyes, Alvaro [Chile. Universidad Mayor. Facultad de Ciencias. Centro de Observación de la Tierra] (TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD, 2021-02)
    Prumnopitys andina is a South American podocarp with a restricted distribution in southern Andean temperate forests, and is severely threatened due to habitat loss. Despite much dendrochronological work on other temperate ...
  • Older adults’ accounts of the relationships between retirement timing and health: a descriptive qualitative analysis in Chile 

    Shura, Robin; Opazo, Sebastián [Chile. Universidad Mayor. Facultad de Humanidades. Centro de Investigación en Sociedad y Salud]; Calvo, Esteban [Chile. Universidad Mayor. Facultad de Humanidades. Centro de Investigación en Sociedad y Salud]; Opazo, Sebastián [Chile. Universidad Mayor. Facultad de Humanidades. Laboratorio eb Envejecimiento y Epidemiología Social] (Cambridge University Press, 2020-10-23)
    Retirement timing can have important health implications. Little is known, however, about older adults’ views on this issue and whether they consider it better to retire later, earlier, on time or anytime. This knowledge ...
  • At Least I Didn't Get Raped: A Qualitative Exploration of IPV and Reproductive Coercion among Adolescent Girls Seeking Family Planning in Mexico 

    Uysal, Jasmine; Stockman, Jamila K.; Miller, Elizabeth; Rocha-Jimenez, Teresita [Chile. Universidad Mayor. Facultad de Humanidades. Centro de Investigación en Sociedad y Salud]; Rangel, Gudelia M.; Padilla Mercado, Alejandra; Servin, Argentina E. (SAGE Publications Inc., 2020-11)
    Adolescent girls who report intimate partner violence (IPV) are at an increased risk of experiencing reproductive coercion (RC); both these forms of gender-based violence (GBV) are associated with unintended pregnancy. Yet ...
  • Producción chilena de molibdeno: influencia en el mercado mundial y su comportamiento exportador (2007-2016) 

    Donoso Ovalle, Ricardo; Valenzuela Klagges, Bárbara [Chile. Universidad Mayor. Escuela de Postgrado]; Soto Bubert, Andrés; Muñoz Pavlov, Vlamir; Valenzuela Klagges, Iván (Colombia. Universidad del Rosario, 2020-01-15)
    Chile es líder en la industria mundial de molibdeno, sin embargo, no se observan estudios relacionados con la modelación del comportamiento exportador. Se estudia el compor-tamiento exportador chileno del molibdeno durante ...
  • Histomorphometric Analysis of Osseointegrated Grade V Titanium Mini Transitional Implants in Edentulous Mandible by Backscattered Scanning Electron Microscopy (BS-SEM) 

    Beltrán, Víctor; Weber, Benjamín; Lillo, Ricardo [Chile. Universidad Mayor. Escuela de Odontología]; Manzanares, María-Cristina; Sanzana, Cristina; Fuentes, Nicolás [Chile. Universidad Mayor. Escuela de Odontología]; Acuña-Mardones, Pablo; Valdivia-Gandur, Iván (MDPI, 2021-01)
    The purpose of this study is to assess the use of grade V titanium mini transitional implants (MTIs) immediately loaded by a temporary overdenture. For this, a histomorphometric analysis of the bone area fraction occupancy ...
  • Condiciones y ambiente laboral de trabajadoras y trabajadores del retail de La Araucanía, Chile 

    Riquelme Brevis, Hernán; López Dietz, Sandra; Riquelme Brevis, Matías [Chile. Universidad Mayor. Temuco]; Meza Serra, Natalia (ARIADNA EDICIONES & SAINT PETERSBURG STATE UNIV, 2020-01)
    En el presente trabajo se desarrolla un análisis de las condiciones de trabajo y el ambiente laboral/post laboral de trabajadoras y trabajadores de tiendas comerciales de La Araucanía. El foco de estudio se centró en ...
  • ¿Es la simulación clínica una herramienta de aprendizaje efectiva en la enseñanza de la ética clínica? 

    Calleja, José Luis [Chile. Universidad Mayor. Escuela de Medicina, Temuco]; Soublette Sáncheza, Alix [Chile. Universidad Mayor. Escuela de Medicina, Temuco]; Radedek Soto, Paola [Chile. Universidad Mayor. Centro de Simulación] (Medwave Estudios Limitada, 2020-02-24)
    Introduction: In the teaching of clinical ethics, many traditional methods have been used that aim to develop competencies in the face of ethical challenges. Situations that can be reproduced in a standardized way through ...
  • Nutritional assessment by subjective methods versus computed tomography to predict survival in oncology patients 

    Geldern, Paula Von [Chile. Universidad Mayor. Escuela de Nutrición y Dietética]; Salas, Claudio; Alvayay, Pablo; Silva, Claudio; Maza, Maria Pía de la (Elsevier Inc., 2020-09-02)
    Objectives: The aim of this study was to analyze the association between survival and two validated methods of nutritional assessment: body composition through computed tomography (CT) scans and Patient-Generated Subjective ...
  • Accelerometry-based variables in professional soccer players: comparisons between periods of the season and playing positions 

    Clemente, Filipe Manuel; Silva, Rui; Ramirez-Campillo, Rodrigo [Chile. Universidad Mayor. Facultad de Ciencias. Centro de Investigación en Fisiología de Ejercicio]; Afonso, José; Mendes, Bruno; Chen, Yung-Sheng (TERMEDIA PUBLISHING HOUSE LTD., 2020)
    The aim of this study was to provide reference data of variation in external training loads for weekly periods within the annual season. Specifically, we aimed to compare the weekly acute load, monotony, and training strain ...
  • Social and Individual Subjective Wellbeing and Capabilities in Chile 

    González, Pablo A.; Dussaillant, Francisca; Calvo, Esteban [Chile. Universidad Mayor. Facultad de Humanidades. Centro de Investigación en Sociedad y Salud] (Frontiers Media S.A., 2021-01-18)
    The notion of social belongingness has been applied to different scales, from individual to social processes, and from subjective to objective dimensions. This article seeks to contribute to this multidimensional perspective ...
  • DEF8 and Autophagy-Associated Genes are Altered in Mild Cognitive Impairment, Probable Alzheimer’s Disease Patients and a Transgenic Model of the Disease 

    Leyton, Esteban [Chile. Universidad Mayor. Centro de Biología Integrativa]; Matus, Diego [Chile. Universidad Mayor. Centro de Biología Integrativa]; Espinoza, Sandra [Chile. Universidad Mayor. Centro de Biología Integrativa]; Benítez, José Matías [Chile. Universidad Mayor. Centro de Biología Integrativa]; Cortés, Bastián [Chile. Universidad Mayor. Centro de Biología Integrativa]; Gómez, Wileidy [Chile. Universidad Mayor. Centro de Biología Integrativa]; Arévalo, Nohela B. [Chile. Universidad Mayor. Centro de Biología Integrativa]; Murgas, Paola [Chile. Universidad Mayor. Centro de Biología Integrativa]; Manque Ramírez, Patricio [Chile. Universidad Mayor. Centro de Genómica y Bioinformática]; Woehlbier, Ute [Chile. Universidad Mayor. Centro de Biología Integrativa]; Durán-Aniotz, Claudia; Hetz, Claudio; Behrens, María Isabel; San Martín, Carol D. [Chile. Universidad Mayor. Centro de Biología Integrativa]; Nassif, Melissa [Chile. Universidad Mayor. Centro de Biología Integrativa] (IOS Press, 2021-02-19)
    Background:Disturbances in the autophagy/endolysosomal systems are proposed as early signatures of Alzheimer’s disease (AD). However, few studies are available concerning autophagy gene expression in AD patients. Objective:To ...
  • 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 ...
  • Controlling parameters of the wave-particle duality of a two-level atom in a double-slit scheme with cavity field 

    Miranda, Mario; Orszag, Miguel [Ctr Opt & Informac Cuant, Univ Mayor, Chile] (The Optical Society, 2021-01)
    A double-slit scheme placed immediately before a standing wave allows one to establish two possible paths for the passage of an atom. Each path matches with a node or antinode of the wave. The atom–field interaction is ...
  • Mutual Information and Quantum Discord in Quantum State Discrimination with a Fixed Rate of Inconclusive Outcomes 

    Jiménez, Omar [Centro de Óptica e Información Cuántica, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Mayor, Chile]; Solís-Prosser, Miguel Angel; Neves, Leonardo; Delgado, Aldo (MDPI Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute, 2021-01-6)
    We studied the mutual information and quantum discord that Alice and Bob share when Bob implements a discrimination with a fixed rate of inconclusive outcomes (FRIO) onto two pure non-orthogonal quantum states, generated ...
  • Contingent Coalitions in Environmental Policymaking: How Civil Society Organizations Influenced the Chilean Renewable Energy Boom 

    Madariaga, Aldo [Centro de Economía y Políticas Sociales, Universidad Mayoe, Chile]; Allain, Mathilde (WILEY, 2020-08)
    This article analyzes the role of social movements and environmental organizations in crafting contingent coalitions to advance renewable energies in Chile. Until recently, Chile presented several conditions predicting the ...
  • Towards a Fiscal Sociology of Latin America 

    Atria, Jorge [Centro de Economía y Políticas Sociales, Universidad Mayor, Chile]; Biehl, Andrés; Labarca, José Tomás (Centre for Latin American Research and Documentation, 2019)
    Tax systems in Latin America are characterized by low collection, a higher incidence of regressive taxes and mechanisms, little redistribution, and poor compliance. Policymakers and international organizations have proposed ...
  • El resurgimiento de la economía política en la ciencia política actual 

    Madariaga, Aldo [Centro de Economía y Políticas Sociales, Universidad Mayoe, Chile] (Universidad Externado de Colombia, 2019-05-28)
    Este artículo describe el desarrollo histórico de las interpretaciones de la economía política, critica la pretensión hegemónica de la economía neoclásica y rescata la “nueva economía política”: el estudio de la constitución ...
  • Coherence as a measure for non-Markovianity and its applications to color centers in diamond 

    Norambuena, Ariel [Chile. Universidad Mayor. Centro de Óptica e Información Cuántica]; Maze, Jerónimo R.; Rabl, Peter; Coto, Raúl [Chile. Universidad Mayor. Centro de Óptica e Información Cuántica] (American Physical Society, 2019-04-30)
    The degree of non-Markovianity of a continuous bath can be quantified by means of the coherence. This simple measure is experimentally accessible through Ramsey spectroscopy, but it is limited to incoherent dynamical maps. ...
  • Rule-Based Models and Applications in Biology 

    Bustos, Álvaro; Fuenzalida, Ignacio; Santibáñez, Rodrigo; Pérez-Acle, Tomás; Martin, Alberto J M [Centro de Genómica y Bioinformática, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Mayor, Chile] (Humana Press, 2018-11-13)
    Complex systems are governed by dynamic processes whose underlying causal rules are difficult to unravel. However, chemical reactions, molecular interactions, and many other complex systems can be usually represented as ...
  • 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 ...

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