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Scientific publications

We share some articles published by the investigators of the CTNS and for scientists teams that work with us and/or investigate on nutrition and health.

Research Structural insights for the design of new PPARgamma partial agonists with high binding affinity and low transactivation activity.

Laura Guasch, Esther Sala, Cristina Valls, Mayte Blay, Miquel Mulero, Lluís Arola, Gerard Pujadas and Santiago Garcia-Vallvé

Abstract Peroxisome Proliferator-Activated Receptor ? (PPAR?) full agonists are molecules with powerful insulin-sensitizing action that are used... More information

Obesity Diet-induced obesity affects expression of adiponutrin/PNPLA3 and adipose triglyceride lipase, two members of the same family

P Oliver, A Caimari, R Díaz-Rúa and A Palou

Background: Adiponutrin/PNPLA3 and adipose triglyceride lipase (ATGL) are proteins highly expressed in adipose tissue which have apparently... More information

Childhood A primary-school-based study to reduce prevalence of childhood obesity in Catalunya (Spain) - EDAL-Educació en alimentació: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial. Trials 2011

Montse Giralt, Rosa Albaladejo, Lucia Tarro, David Moriña, Victoria Arija, Rosa Solà

ABSTRACT Background: The EdAL (Educació en Alimentació) study is a long-term, nutrition educational, primary-school-based program designed to... More information

Research Identification of Human IKK-2 Inhibitors of Natural Origin (Part I): Modeling of the IKK-2 Kinase Domain, Virtual Screening and Activity Assays.

Esther Sala, Laura Guasch, Justyna Iwaszkiewicz, Miquel Mulero, Maria-Josepa Salvadó, Montserrat Pinent, Vincent Zoete, Aurélien Grosdidier, Santiago Garcia-Vallvé, Olivier Michielin, Gerard Pujadas

Abstract Background: Their large scaffold diversity and properties, such as structural complexity and drug similarity, form the basis of claims... More information

biomarkers Functional food design: the role of in-vitro biomarkers

AROLA, Lluís. Director of the CTNS (Technological Centre of Nutrition and Health).

When technologists, scientists or entrepreneurs consider the possibility of designing a functional food from the products they work with, they have... More information

Biocomputer science Quimioinformàtica i disseny d'aliments funcionals

TERAFLOP (Redacció: Teresa Via i Sílvia Reyes)

(Only available in Spanish): Desde hace unos años, la industria alimentaria incorpora a los alimentos extractos de origen natural ricos en... More information

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