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  • Identification of the agr Peptide of Listeria monocytogenes 

    Zetzmann, Marion; Sánchez-Kopper, Andrés; Waidmann, Mark; Blombach, Bastian; Riede, Christian (Frontiers in Microbiology, 2016)
    Listeria monocytogenes (Lm) is an important food-borne human pathogen that is able to strive under a wide range of environmental conditions. Its accessory gene regulator (agr) system was shown to impact on biofilm formation ...
  • Towards autotrophic tissue engineering: Photosynthetic gene therapy for regeneration 

    Chávez, Myra Noemi; Ludwig-Schenck, Thilo; Hopfner, Ursula; Centeno-Cerdas, Carolina; Somlai-Schweiger, Ian; Schwarz, Christian; Machens, Hans-Günther; Heikenwalder, Mathias; Bono, María Rosa; Allende, Miguel; Nickelsen, Jörg; Egaña, José Tomás (Biomaterials, 2016)
    The use of artificial tissues in regenerative medicine is limited due to hypoxia. As a strategy to overcome this drawback, we have shown that photosynthetic biomaterials can produce and provide oxygen independently of blood ...
  • Scientometric analysis of Colombian research on bio-inoculants for agricultural production 

    Zambrano-Moreno, Diana; Avellaneda-Franco, Laura; Zambrano, Gregorio; Bonilla-Buitrago, Ruth (Universitas Scientiarum, 2016)
    The excessive use of synthetic chemical inputs in agricultural production has led to the disruption of biogeochemical cycles. One of the alternatives that arose within the systems of sustainable agriculture was the partial ...
  • Molecular identification of Trichoderma spp. in garlic and onion fields and In Vitro antagonism trials on Sclerotium cepivorum 

    Alvarado-Marchena, Luis; Rivera-Méndez, William (Revista Brasileira de Ciencia do Solo, 2016)
    Trichoderma species are non-pathogenic microorganisms that protect against fungal diseases and contribute to increased crop yields. However, not all Trichoderma species have the same effects on crop or a pathogen, whereby ...
  • Polyphenolic composition and antioxidant activity of aqueous and ethanolic extracts from Uncaria tomentosa bark and leaves 

    Navarro-Hoyos, Mirtha; Alvarado-Corella, Diego; Moreira-Gonzalez, Ileana; Arnaez-Serrano, Elizabeth; Monagas-Juan, Maria (Instituto Tecnológico de Costa Rica, 2018)
    Uncaria tomentosa constitutes an important source of secondary metabolites with diverse biological activities mainly attributed until recently to alkaloids and triterpenes. We have previously reported for the first-time ...
  • Evaluación de tres clases de trigo para la cría de Sitotroga cerealella (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) como hospedante utilizado en la cría de enemigos naturales 

    Méndez, Lucía; Botto, Eduardo; Cagnotti, Cynthia; López, Silvia; Viscarret, Mariana; Flores-Mora, Dora María (Revista de la Sociedad Entomológica Argentina, 2016)
    The development of standard protocols for artificial rearing is essential for a suitable production of insects. The eggs of the wheat moth Sitotroga cerealella Olivier are used to rear the oophagous parasitoids of the genus ...
  • Ganancia genética esperada en melina (Gmelina arborea Roxb.) en Córdoba (Colombia) 

    Espitia, Miguel; Castillo, Carlos; Murillo-Gamboa, Olman (Espitia, M., Murillo, O., & Castillo, C. (2016). Ganancia genética esperada en melina (Gmelina arborea Roxb.) en Córdoba (Colombia). Revista Árvore, 40(1), 71-80., 2016)
    El Departamento de Córdoba (Colombia) planea plantar 200000 ha para el 2025 y Gmelina arborea es una de las opciones dada su alta producción de biomasa en turnos cortos. El objetivo del estudio fue estimar el potencial ...
  • Callogenesis and cell suspension establishment of tropical highland blackberry (Rubus adenotrichos Schltdl.) and its microscopic analysis 

    Schmidt-Durán, Alexander; Alvarado-Ulloa, Carlos; Chacón-Cerdas, Randall; Alvarado-Marchena, Luis; Flores-Mora, Dora María (Springer, 2016)
    Blackberries are fruits produced worldwide, with 25 % of their production centered in Mexico, Central and South America. Tropical highland blackberry is a fruit that can potentially enhance human health, due to their high ...
  • Industria de bioinsumos de uso agrícola en Colombia 

    Zambrano-Moreno, Diana Corina; Ramón-Rodríguez, Luisa Fernanda; Van Strahlen-Pérez, Mario; Bonilla-Buitrago, Ruth Rebeca (2015)
    Bio-products are primarily produced by using plant growthpromoting bacteria. This group of microorganisms is composed of different genera with the capability to stimulate plant growth increasing their productivity and ...
  • Análisis prospectivo de los bioinsumos agrícolas en Colombia: una consulta a expertos 

    Avellaneda, Laura; Zambrano, Gregorio; Corina-Zambrano, Diana; Rebeca-Bonilla, Ruth (Revista Colombiana de Biotecnología, 2015)
    Productivity and sustainability of agriculture in Colombia can be influenced positively through the use of biodiversity for the production of bioinoculants. They were analyzed in the medium and long term, the future scenarios ...
  • Enraizamiento de vitroplantas de membrillo (Cydonia oblonga) por medio de inmersión temporal automatizada y su aclimatación 

    Flores-Mora, Dora María; Chacón-Cerdas, Randall; Alvarado-Marchena, Luis; Schmidt-Durán, Alexander; Alvarado-Ulloa, Carlos (Revista Brasileira de Fruticultura, 2015)
    Quince (Cydonia oblonga) is a non-traditional fruit tree found in Costa Rica that has therapeutic and nutritional properties; however its slow growth and root formation prevents the production of a homogeneous population ...
  • Micropropagación masiva de Stevia Rebaudiana Bertoni en sistemas de inmersión temporal 

    Alvarenga-Venutolo, Silvana; Salazar-Aguilar, Tatiana (Revista Cultivos Tropicales, 2015)
    Stevia rebaudiana Bertoni, Asteraceae, is a natural sweetener called “Stevia”. Its properties came from the diterpenoid glycosides presented in the leaves: a stevioside and rebaudisioside. The percentage of seed ...
  • Molecular characterization of two accessions of Cydonia oblonga 

    Alvarado-Marchena, Luis; Flores-Mora, Dora María; Chacón-Cerdas, Randall; Schmidt-Durán, Alexander; Alvarado-Ulloa, Carlos (Revista Agronomía Mesoamericana, 2015)
    The purpose of this research was to evaluate the plastid trnH-psbA spacer and the matK coding sequence as possible markers for the molecular characterization in two accessions of quince (C. oblonga), one from Argentina and ...
  • Cultivo de meristemas, termo y quimioterapia en chayote (Sechium edule Jacq. Sw.) para la erradicación del virus del mosaico del chayote (ChMV) 

    Abdelnour-Esquivel, Ana; Bermudez, L.C.; Rivera, C; Alvarenga-Venutolo, Silvana (2006)
    Recientemente se identificó en Costa Rica una nueva enfermedad viral en chayote, denominada "virus del mosaico del chayote" (ChMV, Chayote mosaic virus). Además de disminuir los rendimientos, esta enfermedad causa reducciones ...
  • Estudios preliminares para la crioconservación de especies forestales arbóreas 

    Abdelnour-Esquivel, Ana; Rojas, G; Alfaro, U (2007)
    La crioconservación presenta numerosas ventajas con respecto a otras técnicas que se utilizan rutinariamente para la conservación y almacenamiento de germoplasma. Algunas de estas ventajas son los bajos costos de labor ...
  • Conservación in vitro de chayote (Sechium edule) 

    Alvarenga-Venutolo, Silvana; Abdelnour-Esquivel, Ana; Villalobos-Aránbula, Víctor (2007)
    In vitro conservation of chayote (Sechium edule). The in vitro medium-term conservation technique was assayed on chayote. Survival was assayed after the addition of high concentration of sucrose (0, 30, 50, 60, 70 y 80 ...
  • Genetic Characterization of chayote, Sechium edule (Jacq) Swartz, in Costa Rica by using isozyme markers 

    Abdelnour-Esquivel, Ana; Rocha, Oscar (2007)
    We established protocols for the analysis of genetic diversity in chayote (Sechium edule) by using isozyme markers, thereby determining the level of genetic diversity present in 42 accessions of chayote from Costa Rica. ...
  • Environmental gradients and the evolution of successional habitat specialization: A test case with 14 Neotropical forest sites 

    Quesada-Monge, Ruperto; Letcher, Susan; Lasky, Jesse; Chazdon, Robin; Norden, Natalia; Wright, Joseph; Meave, Jorge; Muñoz, Rodrigo; Romero-Pérez, Eunice; Andrade, Ana; Andrade, José Luis; Balvanera, Patricia; Becknell, Justin; Bentos, Tony; Radika, Bhaskar; Bongers, Frans; Boukili, Vanessa; Brancalion, Pedro; César, Ricardo; Clark, Deborah; Clark, David; Craven, Dylan; DeFrancesco, Alexander; Dupuy, Juan; Finegan, Bryan; Pérez-García, Eduardo; González-Jiménez, Eugenio; Hall, Jefferson; Harms, Kyle; Hernández-Stefanoni, José Luis; Hietz, Peter; Kennard, Deborah; Killeen, Timothy; Susan, Laurance; Lebrija-Trejos, Edwin; Lohbeck, Madelon; Martínez-Ramos, Miguel; Massoca, Paulo; Mesquita, Rita; Mora, Francisco; Muscarella, Robert; Paz, Horacio; Pineda-García, Fernando; Powers, Jennifer; Rodríguez, Ricardo; Sandor, Manette; Sanaphre-Villanueva, Lucía; Schüller, Elisabeth; Swenson, Nathan; Tauro, Alejandra; Uriarte, María; Van-Breugel, Michiel; Vargas-Ramírez, Orlando; Viani, Ricardo; Wendt, Amanda; Williamson, Bruce (Blackwell Publishing Ltd, 2015-09)
    Successional gradients are ubiquitous in nature, yet few studies have systematically examined the evolutionary origins of taxa that specialize at different successional stages. Here we quantify successional habitat ...
  • Cultivo in vitro de Geophila macropoda (Ruiz & Pav.DC) a partir de embriones cigóticos 

    Vargas-Castillo, Pilar; Abdelnour-Esquivel, Ana (2010)
    In vitro culture of Geophila macropoda (Ruiz & Pav. DC) from zygotic embryos. The goal of this research was to develop a protocol for the in vitro culture of Geophila macropoda. The work was conducted in Guácimo, Limón, ...
  • Establecimiento de un protocolo para la conservación in vitro a mediano plazo de uña de gato (Uncaria Tomentosa (Willd). D.C.) 

    Cruz-Mora, Nathalie; Brenes-Huertas, Mauricio; Abdelnour-Esquivel, Ana; Alvarenga-Venutolo, Silvana (2011)
    Aproximadamente el 25% de los medicamentos de patente posee algún componente o es derivado de plantas. La importancia farmacológica de la uña de gato (U. tomentosa) radica en la producción de alcaloides empleados en medicina ...

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