Acta Universitaria

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Vol 29 (2019)
Published April 8, 2019
Acta Universitaria is an electronic, multidisciplinary, and peer-reviewed scientific journal with open access, publishing articles in html and pdf format. Beginning this year, this journal has moved to a continuous publication model, producing a single annual volume, aiming to update its editorial processes and to achieve greater efficiency and quality in the scientific communication.  

The prime objective of the journal is to publish original research articles in English and Spanish, authored by both national and international researchers.  Contributions of researchers are classified in the following areas:

     a) Biological, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

     b) Exact Sciences and Engineering

     c) Health Sciences     

     d) Social Sciences and Humanities

Acta Universitaria does not accept any other contribution such as review articles, opinion articles, essays, reports, research notes, or letters to the editor.
Andrés Pérez Magaña, Antonio Macías López, Verónica Gutierrez Villalpando
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Manejo del agua y racionalidad campesina en sistemas de pequeño riego en el Estado de Puebla, México
https://doi.org/10.15174/au.2019.2114
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María Marisela Vargas Salgado, Aurora Irma Máynez Guaderrama
1-13
Leadership, psychological contract and empowerment: their relationships in Mexican border organizations
https://doi.org/10.15174/au.2019.2047
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Víctor Hernández Vaca, Felipe Canuto Castillo
1-19
Tradition and meaning of the dance of Tlahualiles in Saint Santiago festivity in Sahuayo, Michoacán
https://doi.org/10.15174/au.2019.2109
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José- Miguel Sardiñas-Fernández
1-12
Lo sobrenatural fantástico en “La celda”, de Amparo Dávila: una lectura en clave vampírica
https://doi.org/10.15174/au.2019.2005
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José Pedro Pérez-Díaz, Héctor Manuel Ortega-Escobar, Carlos Ramírez-Ayala, Héctor Flores-Magdaleno, Edgar Iván Sánchez-Bernal, Álvaro Can-Chulim, Oscar Raúl Mancilla-Villa
1-20
Risk of salinization and sodification of irrigated soils in the Lerma River basin
https://doi.org/10.15174/au.2019.2066
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Eduardo Alfonso Hernandez Muñoz, Jesús Martínez Canseco, Ariadna Beltrán-Rico, Roberto Hernández Tavera, Benjamín González Aguilera, Luis Braulio Pérez González
1-6
Zoonotic parasites in dog feces from Leon, Mexico
https://doi.org/10.15174/au.2019.2113
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Jesús Enrique Peinado Pérez, Juan Cristobal Barrón Luján, José René Blanco Ornelas, Zuliana Paola Benitez Hernández, Humberto Blanco Vega
1-13
Factorial composition of the Personal Self-Concept Questionnaire (APE) in Mexican university students
https://doi.org/10.15174/au.2019.2043
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Theodor Duifhuis Rivera, Miguel Ángel Ayala Valdovinos, Jorge Galindo García, David Román Sánchez Chiprés
1-5
Complejo de malformación vertebral: relación entre animales portadores y la producción de leche en tres hatos de la raza holstein en el occidente de México
https://doi.org/10.15174/au.2019.2110
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Dora Julia Onofre-Rodríguez, Teresa Elizabeth CUEVA-LUNA, Ingris Peláez-Ballestas, María Eugenia Garza-Elizondo, Raquel Alicia Benavides-Torres
1-10
Coping in mexican adolescents with metabolic syndrome: a qualitative study
https://doi.org/10.15174/au.2019.2053
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Hernán Mandujano-Camacho, Yann L. Hénaut, Reginald B. Crocoft, Kent Vliet
1-13
Effect of prehatching calls of Crocodylus moreletii on the duration and number of hatchings
https://doi.org/10.15174/au.2019.2211
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Francisco Guevara-Hernandez, Luis Reyes-Muro, Jesús Ovando-Cruz, René Pinto-Ruiz, Rubén Monroy-Hernández, Manuel A. Hernández-Ramos, Luis A. Rodríguez-Larramendi
1-12
Socio-geographical history of the bovine cattle in the reserve "La Sepultura", Chiapas (Mexico)
https://doi.org/10.15174/au.2019.2080
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Jenaro Reyes-Matamoros, David Martínez-Moreno, Francisco Basurto-Peña, Atziri Alicia Ibarra-Reyes
1-10
Edible species offered for sale in the Emiliano Zapata market in Puebla, Mexico
https://doi.org/10.15174/au.2019.2059
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Efraín Gaytán-Jiménez, Gonzalo García-Vargas, Dario Gaytán-Hernández, Manuel Rosales-González, Humberto Reyes-Hernández, Omar Sanchéz-Armass Capello, Jaqueline Calderón-Hernández
1-11
Depressive symptomatology, stress and family functioning in adult mothers from northern Mexico
https://doi.org/10.15174/au.2019.2063
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Julieta Karina Cruz Vázquez, Laura Itzel Contreras García, Narcizo Ysac Ávila Serrano, Margarita Bernabé Pineda, Francisco Gumaro Ruiz Ruiz
1-14
Evaluation of three phenolic compounds as potential targets in the control of anthracnose
https://doi.org/10.15174/au.2019.2200
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Ana Cecilia Borbón Almada, María Guadalupe Alpuche Cruz, Israel Miranda Pasos, Irene Marincic Lovriha, José Manuel Ochoa de la Torre
1-15
Recycled light-weight construction materials and their effect on electricity consumption in low-cost housings
https://doi.org/10.15174/au.2019.2096
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U. Filobello-Nino, H. Vazquez-Leal, A. L. Herrera-May, V. M. Jimenez-Fernandez, J. Cervantes-Perez, D. Pereyra-Diaz, C. Hoyos-Reyes, M. A. Sandoval-Hernandez, J. Huerta-Chua, R. Ruiz-Gomez
1-14
An easy and computable approximation for Troesch’s problem by using the Laplace Transform-Homotopy Perturbation Method
https://doi.org/10.15174/au.2019.2065
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Oscar Montaño Arango, José Ramón Corona Armenta, Humberto Iván Navarro Gómez, Israel Palma Quiroz, Héctor Rivera Gómez, Marco Antonio Montufar Benítez
1-22
Methodology to analyze the variables that impact the viability of a project to generate power from an SDF. Case Study: Pachuca, Hidalgo
https://doi.org/10.15174/au.2019.2041
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Arturo Díaz Franco, Hipólito Castillo Tovar, Flor Elena Ortiz Chairez, Martin Espinosa Ramírez
1-9
Combined chemical seed treatment and its influence on the growing of seedlings of sorghum, maize, soybean, and cotton
https://doi.org/10.15174/au.2019.2026
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CRISTIAN MAYELA ESTRADA VALENZUELA
1-9
Fluorosis dental en adolescentes de Coahuila, México
https://doi.org/10.15174/au.2019.1992
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Jorge Carro Suárez, Susana Sarmiento Paredes, Genoveva Rosano Ortega
1-16
Certification model for the institutional dimension of sustainable development
https://doi.org/10.15174/au.2019.2030
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Edna Patricia Rodríguez Sánchez, Elizabeth Mora Santiago, Ana Lizbet Quiroz Guevara, Salma Viridiana Cruz Cabrera, Juan Carlos Peña-Becerril, Daniel Alejendro Olvera-Sule
1-17
Approximation to the valuation of the ecosystem services of the forest of Capulalpam de Mendez, Oaxaca, as a tool for its conservation
https://doi.org/10.15174/au.2019.2002
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Juan Manuel Covarrubias-Ramírez, Alejandro Zermeño-González, Víctor Manuel Parga-Torres, Gregorio Briones-Sánchez, Enrique Troyo-Diéguez
1-10
Degree-days in a potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) crop to estimate the soil water depletion
https://doi.org/10.15174/au.2019.2033
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José G Herrera Haro, Gregorio Alvarez, Ricardo Bárcena Gama, Juan Manuel Núñez Aramburu
1-15
Characterization of sheep flocks in the south of the Ciudad de México, México
https://doi.org/10.15174/au.2019.2022
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Arnulfo Ramos-Jiménez, Rosa P Hernández-Torres, Rafael Villalobos-Molina, María Viloria, Marina Trejo
1-10
Somatotype and body image: their sensitivity, specificity and validity to determine obesity
https://doi.org/10.15174/au.2019.2004
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Elia Herminia Valdés Miramontes, Carmen Alejandrina Virgen-Carrillo, Alma Gabriela Martínez Moreno, Jessica Elizabeth Pineda-Lozano, Verónica Fonseca-Bustos
1-9
Effect of pomegranate juice (Punica Granatum) on behavioral patterns of intake in rats with induced diabetes
https://doi.org/10.15174/au.2019.1997
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Maria Guadalupe Gutiérrez Carbajal, Miguel Angel Magaña Magaña, Daniel Zizumbo Villareal, Horacio Ballina Gómez
1-14
Agricultural diversity and nutritional food security in two Maya localities of Yucatan
https://doi.org/10.15174/au.2019.1996
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Esteban Salvador Osuna-Ceja, Francisco Garibaldi Márquez, Raúl Vidal García Hernández
1-14
Performance of a biomimetic integral subsoiler for sustainable tillage of agricultural soils
https://doi.org/10.15174/au.2019.1968
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Dominga Hernández-Canul, Aldenamar Cruz-Hernández, David Hernández-Sánchez, María Magdalena Crosby-Galván, Efraín de la Cruz-Lázaro, Armando Gómez-Vázquez, Alfonso J Chay-Canul
1-10
Physicochemical characteristics during shelf life of meat of Pelibuey lamb maintained on grazing and supplemented with different levels of protein
https://doi.org/10.15174/au.2019.1994
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Cristina Jared Carrillo Martínez, Gregorio Álvarez Fuentes, Gisela Aguilar Benítez, Juan Carlos García López, Carlos Contreras Servín
1-16
Profitability of the production of common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.), corn (Zea mays L.) and chili (Capsicum annuum.) in the municipality of Morelos, Zacatecas
https://doi.org/10.15174/au.2019.1984
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Edgar Roberto Sandoval Garcia, Rosa Laura Patricia Edith Franco González, Juan Manuel Fernández Morales
1-13
Electric vehicles: A solution to reduce greenhouse gases from the transport sector in the Metropolitan Zone of the Valley of Mexico?
https://doi.org/10.15174/au.2019.1964
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hector martin Duran Garcia
1-8
Propiedades Físico mecánicas de tres especies de nopal de alto consumo en México
https://doi.org/10.15174/au.2019.1982
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Nora C. López-Franco, Ricardo D. Valdez-Cepeda, Adriana I. Torres-Romero, Aarón Milburn-Díaz
1-10
Employees’ performance in a Mexican government agency depends on satisfaction with feedback
https://doi.org/10.15174/au.2019.1976
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Mercedes Borja Bravo, José Alberto García Salazar, Xochilt Almeraya Quintero, Venancio Cuevas Reyes
1-13
The gasolinazo (gasoline price hike) and the agricultural sector: a case study of the effects on the competitiveness of the guava (Psidium guajava L.) in Aguascalientes
https://doi.org/10.15174/au.2019.1958
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Sandra Leticia Murillo Sandoval, Isaías Badillo-Piña, Ignacio Enrique Peón-Escalante
1-21
Soft Systems Methodology for the transdisciplinary study of Communication Systems
https://doi.org/10.15174/au.2019.1903
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Jonathan Hernández Ramos, Adrián Hernández-Ramos, Xavier García-Cuevas, J. Jesús García-Magaña, Martín Martínez-Salvador, Manuel Samperio-Jiménez, José Armando Hernández-Vargas
1-13
Height-diameter alometric equations for natural stands of Pinus teocote Schlecht. & Cham. in Hidalgo, Mexico
https://doi.org/10.15174/au.2019.1908
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Cristina López Puga, Eulalia Ramírez Oliva, J. Merceded Martínez Rosalews, Moisés Valtierra, Jorge Armando Cervantes Jáuregui
1-14
The trimethylsilylation route to prepare modified silica with mercapto groups to remove arsenic from water sources
https://doi.org/10.15174/au.2019.1965
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Gabriela Sánchez-Mondragón, Luz María Flores Herrera
1-13
Adaptation and validation of Confusion, Hubbub, and Order Scale in Mexican parents
https://doi.org/10.15174/au.2019.1971
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Leticia López-Teloxa, Abel Cruz-Montalvo, José Tamaríz-Flores, Ricardo Pérez-Avilés, Rosalía Castelan-Vega
1-13
Determination of interrelations within the Ramsar site “Presa Manuel Ávila Camacho” seen as a complex system
https://doi.org/10.15174/au.2019.1772
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Ana Gastelum, Abraham Aquino, Lauro Aldama
1-11
Effect of cadmium chloride during larval development of American bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus (Shaw, 1802)
https://doi.org/10.15174/au.2019.1902
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Mireya Zamora Macorra, Susana Martínez Alcántara, Maribel Balderas López
1-16
Musculoskeletic disorders in workers of tire manufacturing: analysis of the work process and risk of the activity
https://doi.org/10.15174/au.2019.1913
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Carmen Natividad Alvarado-Canche, Francisco Castillo Reyes, Víctor Manuel González-Vázquez, Oswaldo Garcia-Martinez, Luis Alberto Aguirre-Uribe, Miguel Angel Tiscareño-Iracheta, Cristóbal Noé Aguilar-González, Raúl Rodríguez-Herrera
1-12
Population genetics of lepidopteran (noctuidae) collected on transgenic and non-transgenic maize in Mexico
https://doi.org/10.15174/au.2019.1926
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Sepideh Mehraein, Kaveh Khabiri, Mohammad Reza Pouria, Arash Rashidi, Majid Hajifaraji, Aida Mehrad
1-6
Role of Cytomax Beverage among Elite Female Badminton Players in Iran
https://doi.org/10.15174/au.2019.1897
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Raciel Hernández Hernández, Guadalupe Rebeca Granados Ramírez, Gustavo Mora Aguilera, Raúl Aguirre Gómez, Imelda León García
1-13
Productive reconversion as a result of Huanglongbing presence in Colima, México
https://doi.org/10.15174/au.2019.1921
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Maria Teresa Gutiérrez Escajeda, Pedro Medellin Milán, Alfredo Avila Galarza, José Socorro Morales Aguilar, Manuel Armando Chavira Martínez
1-14
Contribution of manufacturing subsectors in the variation of CO2 emissions from the use of fuel in San Luis Potosí, México
https://doi.org/10.15174/au.2019.1920
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Alejandro Pérez Arteaga, Tiberio Monterrubio Rico, Dolores del Carmen Huacuz Elías, Yvonne Herrerías Diego
1-9
Nests and broods of Mexican Duck (Anas diazi) in Penjamo, Guanajuato, Mexico
https://doi.org/10.15174/au.2019.1910
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Yessica Rico
1-23
Landscape genetics of Mexican biodiversity: A review
https://doi.org/10.15174/au.2019.1894
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Tiberio C. Monterrubio-Rico, Daniel Guido Lemus, Laura Alanís-Gudiño, Livia León-Paniagua, Juan Felipe Charre Medellin
1-15
Wild mammals of the Cuitzeo basin, Mexico
https://doi.org/10.15174/au.2019.1892
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Sandra Beatriz Chan Chan, Aurora Maynez Guadarrama, Alejandro Luis Collantes Chávez-Costa, Luis Carlos Santander Botello
1-14
The egocentric values disfavor the pro-environmental behavior of the diving guides in the Arrecifes de Cozumel National Park
https://doi.org/10.15174/au.2019.1872
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Policarpo Catalán Quiroz, Jatziri Yunuén Moreno-Martínez, Arturo Galván, Roberto Arroyo Matus
1-13
Obtention of the mechanical properties of the adobe masonry using (lab based) experimental tests
https://doi.org/10.15174/au.2019.1861
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Juan Mejia Trejo
1-25
How the Big Data is influencing the Open Innovation. First insights into the IT Sector of Mexico
https://doi.org/10.15174/au.2019.1865
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Andrea Contreras Cruz, Primo Sánchez Morales, Omar Romero Arenas, José Antonio Rivera Tapia, Ignacio Ocampo Fletes, José Filomeno Conrado Parraguirre Lezama
1-16
Agroecological practices and their influence on soil fertility in the coffee region of Xolotla, Puebla
https://doi.org/10.15174/au.2019.1864
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Raúl Corrales Lerma, Carlos Hugo Avendaño Arrazate, Carlos Raúl Morales Nieto, Eduardo Santellano Estrada, Federico Villarreal Guerrero, Alicia Melgoza Castillo, Alan Álvarez Holguín, Yaudiel Gómez Simuta
1-10
Gamma radiation to mutagenesis induction in natal grass [Melinis repens (Willd.) Zizka]
https://doi.org/10.15174/au.2019.1847
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Jorge Chávez-Villalba, José Alfredo Arreola-Lizárraga, Ariaana Castillo-Durán
1-11
Condition index in three size classes of the smooth venus clam Chionista fluctifraga from a commercial fishery in Sonora, Mexico
https://doi.org/10.15174/au.2019.1836
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Jaime Esteban Haas Tzuc, Benito Bernardo Dzib Castillo, Wilbert Santiago Poot Pool, Ricardo Antonio Chiquini Médina
1-10
Effect of shade on the emergence of seedlings of native timber species from the Yucatan Peninsula
https://doi.org/10.15174/au.2019.1832
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Victor Montero Tavera, Glenda M. Gutiérrez-Benicio, Ana I. Mireles-Arriaga, Cesar L. Aguirre-Mancilla, Jorge A. Acosta-Gallegos, Jorge Eric Ruiz Nieto
1-7
Physiologycal effects of water stress in cultivars of bean tolerant to drought
https://doi.org/10.15174/au.2019.1816
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Sara Figueroa, luz M Hernandez, Guillermina Garcia
1-6
Variables of the digesta in rumen of bulls and bulls of fight with differences in the origin and season of the year in bullfights of the state of Tlaxcala, Mexico
https://doi.org/10.15174/au.2019.1807
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Verónica Cruz-Licea, María de Lourdes Morales-García
1-9
The content in the messages of prevention of obesity that does not prevent health
https://doi.org/10.15174/au.2019.1805
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Pedro César Santana-Mancilla, Osval Antonio Montesinos-López, Miguel Angel Garcia-Ruiz, Juan José Contreras-Castillo, Laura Sanely Gaytan-Lugo
1-15
Validation of an instrument for measuring the technology acceptance of a virtual learning environment
https://doi.org/10.15174/au.2019.1796
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Brian Eric Carrillo Arteaga, Edel Cadena Vargas
1-21
Tertiarization and spatial configuration in Mexico
https://doi.org/10.15174/au.2019.1793
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Marisol Bacilio Peña, William Gómez Demetrio, Francisco Herrera Tapia, María Cristina Chavéz Mejía
1-18
The transversally effect of maize production in a rururbano municipality of the State of Mexico
https://doi.org/10.15174/au.2019.1779
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Mayra Alejandra Méndez-Encinas, Elizabeth Carvajal-Millan, Agustín Rascón-Chu, Yolanda Leticia López-Franco, Jaime Lizardi-Mendoza
1-19
Arabinoxylans and the remaining protein fraction relationship with the gelling capability of the polysaccharide
https://doi.org/10.15174/au.2019.1755
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Higinio Fernández Sánchez, Claudia B. Enríquez Hernández, Blanca Flor Fernández, Nazaria Martínez Díaz, María del Carmen Santes Bastian
1-7
E-learning through Google Hangouts: a tool in the teaching-learning process of EFL
https://doi.org/10.15174/au.2019.1746
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Ulises Zurita Luna, Juan Zárate Medina, Anayeli Yazmin Gallegos Hernández, Rafael Romero Toledo, José Apolinar Cortés
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Effect of temperature, pressure and power in obtaining TiO2 and TiO2-Fe via microwaves and evaluation of photocatalytic activity with synthesis time
https://doi.org/10.15174/au.2019.1734
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Karina Delgado, Sergio Ledesma, Horacio Rostro
1-24
Electroencephalogram analysis using artificial neural networks
https://doi.org/10.15174/au.2019.1672
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Salvador Francisco Ruiz Medrano
1-18
Implications of the figure of outsourcing in the labor rights and profits of companies in Mexico: A comparative analysis
https://doi.org/10.15174/au.2019.1671
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Jatziri Y. Moreno-Martínez, Arturo Galván, Israel E. Herrera-Díaz, Otoniel Palacios
1-16
Modeling of cracking in concrete structures: smeared and discrete crack approach
https://doi.org/10.15174/au.2019.1641
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Alberto Pérez Fernández, Ignacio Caamal Cauich, Verna Gricel Pat Fernández, David Martínez Luis, Juventino Reza Salgado
1-15
Influence of the adoption of technology and labor in productive efficiency in the agricultural sector of Mexico, 1979-2014
https://doi.org/10.15174/au.2019.1631
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