Proyectos y publicaciones


  • FONDEF D08-I-1051: 2009- 2013: “Vectores adenovirales para la terapia génica en el tratamiento del alcoholismo”
  • CONICYT-AKA 2013-2016: “Optimization of production of biofuels from macro-algae”
  • CONICYT-MINCYT 2012-2014 “Development of enzyme purification methods that combine affinity precipitation flexible chain polymers loaded with hydrophobic interaction chromatography (HIC)”.
  • CONICYT-CONACYT 2012-2014 “Study of Molecular docking of pegylated protein for analysis of their behavior in ion exchange chromatography (IEX), and hydrophobic interaction”.
    Fondecyt 1121088 2012-2015, Improvement of the lignocellulose hydrolysis by use of auxiliary enzymes
  • FONDECYT INICIACION 1190268 2009-2012: Optimization of antibody production in CHO cells through metabolic engineering and media design”
  • Proyecto FONDECYT Nº 1141311. 2014 – 2017 “Integrative bioinformatic tools to accurately predict the effects of mutations in cancer-related proteins and to guide the design of rational protein engineering strategies”.
  • Proyecto FONDECYT Nº 1130317 2013 – 2016. “A systems biology approach for studying and understanding cellular processes involved in the regulation of intestinal iron absorption.
  • Proyecto CORFO 11IDL2-10682. 2011 – 2013 “Producción de ingrediente funcional estandarizado y clínicamente probado para control de glicemia en diabéticos”.


  • FONDECYT 1110168: “Electrochemical and hydrothermal growth of zirconia nanostructures on solid surfaces”: 2011-2014
  • PROYECTO CIL-UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE: “Desarrollo de ánodos micro/nano estructurados de litio metálico”: 2012-2013
  • PROYECTO VALE-BRASIL: “Recovery of phosphorous from Vale phosphate ore tailings applying bioleaching with autotrophic microorganisms”: 2012-1014.
  • FONDECYT 1090733: “Corrosion rate and pitting pattern formation in extended carbon steel surfaces immersed in aerated NaCl solutions under controlled fluid flow conditions”, 2009-2011


  • FONDECYT 1110184: “Study of the Activity in WGS and PROX of a High Surface area CU-CE/ZRO2 Catalyst obtained by a NON Conventional Preparation Reflux Method”. 2011-2014. P. Araya. Investigador Responsable.
  • FONDECYT 1120363: “Production of synthetic natural gas as an alternative for CO2 utilization”. 2012-2015. F. Gracia. Investigador Responsable
  • FONDECYT 1090232: “Hydrogen Production from Biomass-derived Sources2. 2009-2012. F. Gracia Investigador Responsable


  • Proyecto Fondef CA12I10047 2013-2014.: “Desarrollo de una malla de cultivo antifouling para la industria acuícola basada en polímero co partículas de cobre”.
  • Proyecto Fondecyt Nº 1130446 2013-2015: “Synthesis, Characterization and Fundamental Properties of Polypropylene/Nanocomposites by in situ Polymerization”
  • Proyect Innova Corfo Línea 2 I+D APLICADA 12IDL2-13411 2012-2013. Desarrollo de nuevos materiales antimicrobianos basados en polímero con cobre para disminuir las infecciones intrahospitalarias”
  • Proyecto CORFO-INNOVA CHILE 2011-2013.: “Reforzamiento de Caucho Natural y otros Elastómeros con nanopartículas para elaborar nuevos compuestos de goma”. Línea de financiamiento empaquetamiento tecnológico para nuevos negocios.
  • Project Fundación Copec-UC 9C006 2012-2013. Producción de Energía a partir de Desechos Plásticos utilizando Catalizadores Naturales.
  • FONDECYT 1110078 2011-2014: “Development of polymer/copper nanoparticle composites with novel technological applications”.
  • Project CYTED Red Temática 311RT0417. 2011-2012 Desarrollo sostenible de la industria del polipropileno: propiedades controladas a medida y optimización del consumo energético y de la degradación.
  • Programa de Cooperación Científica Internacional, Proyectos de Intercambio CONICYT/CSIC: 2010-2012. “Preparación y Caracterización de Nuevos Nanocompositos basados en Copolímeros Metalocénicos de Propileno con Olefinas Cíclicas”.
  • Fondecyt 1100058 2010-2012: “Polymer Nanocomposites Based on Sol-gel Synthesized Nanoparticles for Enhanced Barrier Properties.
  • Modelación de Sistemas Químicos y Biológicos
  • FONDECYT 1130317: “A systems biology approach for studying and understanding cellular processes involved in the regulation of intestinal iron absorption”, 2013.
  • FONDECYT Research grant 1120280: “Searching for possible deprotonation sites for substrates and inhibitors of human MAO-A.”, 2012-2015, co investigador con Dr. Gerald Zapata y Dra. Angélica Fierro.

Publicaciones 2011 – 2013


  1. B. Escobar, D. Bravo, I. Jaque, A.Collari, T. Vargas, Bioleaching of Sulphide Minerals with Sulfobacillus acidophilus at 45°C, Advanced Materials Research, 825: 284 – 287 (2013).
  2. B.Escobar, T. Vargas, Anaerobic Growth of Acidithiobacillus ferrooxidans on Pyrite, Advanced Materials Research, 825: 96 – 99 (2013).
  3. Acevedo, JP; Rodriguez, V; Saavedra, M; Munoz, M; Salazar, O; Asenjo, JA; Andrews, BA Cloning, expression and decoding of the cold adaptation of a new widely represented thermolabile subtilisin-like protease.. JOURNAL OF APPLIED MICROBIOLOGY 114, 352-363 (2013).
  4. Olivera-Nappa, A ; Reyes, F ; Andrews, BA, Asenjo, JA.Cold Adaptation, Ca2+ Dependency and Autolytic Stability Are Related Features in a Highly Active Cold-Adapted Trypsin Resistant to Autoproteolysis Engineered for Biotechnological Applications. PLOS ONE 8, 8:UNSP e72355 (2013).
  5. H. Palza, B. Escobar, J. Bejarano, D. Bravo, M. Diaz-Dosque, J. Perez. Designing antimicrobial bioactive glass materials with embedded metal ions synthesized by the sol-gel method. Materials Science and Engineering C. 33: 3795–3801, 2013.
  6. J. Bejarano, R. Benavente, E. Pérez, M. Wilhelm, R. Quijada, H. Palza. Effect of polymer structure and nanoparticles incorporation on the behavior of syndiotactic polypropylenes. Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics. 214, 2567−2578 (2013).
  7. H. Palza, R. Quijada, M. Wilhelm. Effect of Short-Chain Branching on the Melt Behavior of Polypropylene Under Small-Amplitude Oscillatory Shear Conditions, Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics. 214:107-116 (2013).
  8. Aguila, G; Guerrero, S; Araya, P Effect of the preparation method and calcination temperature on the oxidation activity of CO at low temperature on CuO-CeO2/SiO2 catalysts.; APPLIED CATALYSIS A-GENERAL 462, 56-63 (2013).
  9. Castro, JF; Razmilic, V; Gerdtzen, ZP. Genome based metabolic flux analysis of Ethanoligenens harbinense for enhanced hydrogen production. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HYDROGEN ENERGY 38, 1297-1306 (2013).
  10. Ceron, ML; Herrera, B; Araya, P; Gracia, F; Toro-Labbe, A Influence of the monoclinic and tetragonal zirconia phases on the water gas shift reaction. A theoretical study.. JOURNAL OF MOLECULAR MODELING 19, 2885-2891 (2013).
  11. L. Xia, Z. Shen, T. Vargas, W.J. Sun, R.M. Ruan, Z.D. Xia, Z.D. Qiu, Attachment of Acidithiobacillus ferrooxidans onto different solid substrates and fitting through Langmuir and Freundlich equations, Biotechnol. Letters, 35: 2129 – 2136 (2013).
  12. Bull, AT; Asenjo, JA Microbiology of hyper-arid environments: recent insights from the Atacama Desert, Chile.. ANTONIE VAN LEEUWENHOEK INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF GENERAL AND MOLECULAR MICROBIOLOGY. 103, 1173-1179 (2013).
  13. Cortes, J; Valencia, E; Araya, P. Monte Carlo Simulations and Theoretical Mean Field Analysis of Two Sites in the Oxidation of CO Over Cu0.1Ce0.9O2-y with Oxygen Supplied as the Gas and from the Catalyst’s Bulk. CATALYSIS LETTERS 143, 176-183 (2013).
  14. P. Zapata, H. Palza, L.S Cruz, I. Lieberwirth, F. Catalina, T. Corrales, F. Rabagliati Polyethylene and poly(ethylene-co-1-octadecene) composites with TiO2 based nanoparticles by metallocenic “in-situ” polymerization.. Polymer. 54:2690-2698, (2013).
  15. Santhanam, R; Rong, XY; Huang, Y; Andrews, BA; Asenjo, JA; Goodfellow, Streptomyces bullii sp nov., isolated from a hyper-arid Atacama Desert soil. M. ANTONIE VAN LEEUWENHOEK INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF GENERAL AND MOLECULAR MICROBIOLOGY. 103; 367-373 (2013).
  16. T. Vargas, C. Davis-Belmar (2013), Biological, Chemical and Transport Phenomena which Control the Rate of Copper Leaching in Heap and Dump Operations, Advanced Materials Research, 825: 288 – 291
  17. Cortes, J; Valencia, E; Pineda, M; Araya, P.Temporal decay of the catalytic oxidation of methane over palladium supported on silica. SCIENCE CHINA-CHEMISTRY 56, 1601-1607, (2013).
  18. Aguila, G; Valenzuela, A; Guerrero, S; Araya, P. WGS activity of a novel Cu-ZrO2 catalyst prepared by a reflux method. Comparison with a conventional impregnation method. CATALYSIS COMMUNICATIONS 39, 82-85 (2013).
  19. Cangul, H., Aycan, Z., Olivera-Nappa, A., Saglam, H., Schoenmakers, N. A., Boelaert, K., Cetinkaya, S., Tarim, O., Bober, E., Darendeliler, E., Bas, V., Demir, K., Aydin, B. K., Kendall, M., Cole, T., Högler, W., Chatterjee, V. K. K., Barrett, T. G. y Maher, E. R. “Thyroid dyshormonogenesis is mainly caused by TPO mutations in consanguineous community”. Clinical Endocrinology. doi: 10.1111/cen.12127 (2013).
  20. Peoples, B.C., Galland, G.B. and Quijada, R., ”Preparation of poly(ethylene-co-dicyclopentadiene) copolymers and a study on their post polymerization epoxidation”. Polymer Bulletin 70(1). pp.117-129, 2013.
  21. Zapata, P.A., Belver, C., Quijada, R., Aranda, P., Ruiz-Hitzky, E., “Silica/clay organo-heterostructures to promote polyethylene-clay nanocomposites by in situ polymerization” Applied Catalysis A: General 453, pp. 142-150 (2013).
  22. Rabagliati, F.M., Yañez, D., Canales, D., Quijada, R. , Zapata, P.A., “Styrene copolymerization using a metallocene-MAO initiator system.Homo-and copolymerization of styrene with some cycloalkenes”. Polymer Bulletin, Vol. 70, (7), pp.2111-2123, (2013)
  23. C., Toro, P., Quijada, R., et al., ”Mechanical and thermal properties of multiwalled carbon nanotube/polypropylene composites using itaconic acid as copatibilizer and coupling agent. Yazdani-Pedram, M. Menzel Macromolecular Research. Vol. 21, (2) pp.153-160 DOI: 10.1007/s 13233-013-1006-9 (2013)
  24. Milani, M., Gonzalez, D., Quijada, R., Basso, N, Cerrada, M. L., Azambuja, D., Galland, G., “Polypropylene/grapheme nanosheets nanocomposites by in situ polymerization: synthesis, characterization and fundamental properties” Composites Science and Technology, 84 : 1–7 (2013).


  1. Asenjo, JA; Andrews, BA.  Aqueous two-phase systems for protein separation: Phase separation and applications.  JOURNAL OF CHROMATOGRAPHY A  1238, 1-10 (2012).
  2. Mayolo-Deloisa, K; Lienqueo, ME; Andrews, B; Rito-Palomares, M; Asenjo, JA. Hydrophobic interaction chromatography for purification of monoPEGylated RNase AJOURNAL OF CHROMATOGRAPHY A  1242, 11-16 (2012).
  3. Santhanam, R; Okoro, CK; Rong, XY; Huang, Y; Bull, AT; Andrews, BA; Asenjo, JA; Weon, HY; Goodfellow, M Streptomyces deserti sp nov., isolated from hyper-arid Atacama Desert soil.. ANTONIE VAN LEEUWENHOEK INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF GENERAL AND MOLECULAR MICROBIOLOGY  101, 575-581 (2012).
  4. Baeza, P; Aguila, G; Vargas, G; Ojeda, J; Araya, P.Adsorption of thiophene and dibenzothiophene on highly dispersed Cu/ZrO2 adsorbents. APPLIED CATALYSIS B-ENVIRONMENTAL 111, 133-140 (2012).
  5. Moisset, P; Vaisman, D; Cintolesi, A; Urrutia, J; Rapaport, I; Andrews, BA; Asenjo, JA. Continuous modeling of metabolic networks with gene regulation in yeast and in vivo determination of rate parameters.  BIOTECHNOLOGY AND BIOENGINEERING 109, 2325-2339 (2012)
  6. Zurita, H. Palza. Effect of Polymer Microstructure on the Behaviour of Syndiotactic Polypropylene / Organophilic Layered Silicate Composites. Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 124:2601–2609, 2012.
  7. Flores, KA; Salgado, JC; Zapata-Torres, G; Gerdtzen, ZP; Gonzalez, MJ; Hermoso, MA Effect of the electrostatic potential on the internalization mechanism of cell penetrating peptides derived from TIRAP.. BIOTECHNOLOGY AND BIOPROCESS ENGINEERING 17, 485-499 (2012).
  8. H. Palza, B. Reznick, M. Wilhelm, O. Arias, A. Vargas Electrical, Thermal and Mechanical Characterization of Polypropylene/Carbon Nanotube/Clay Hybrid Composite Materials.. Macromolecular Materials and Engineering. 297:474-480, 2012.
  9. Sandoval, G; Andrews, BA; Asenjo, JA Elution relationships to model affinity chromatography using a general rate model.. JOURNAL OF MOLECULAR RECOGNITION  25, 571-579 (2012)
  10. Cortes, J; Valencia, E; Gonzalez, C; Araya, P. Experimental Studies and Redox-Type Monte Carlo Simulations for the Reduction Reaction of NO by CO over Supported Copper. BULLETIN OF THE CHEMICAL SOCIETY OF JAPAN  85, 884-891 (2012).
  11. Gerdtzen, Z. P., , Modeling Metabolic Networks for Mammalian Cell Systems: General Considerations, Modeling Strategies, and Available Tools, Advances in Biochemical Engineering/Biotechnology,127:71-108 (2012)
  12. Zapata-Torres G, A. Fierro-Huerta, S. Miranda-Rojas, C. Guajardo, P. Saez-Briones, J.C. Salgado, C. Celis-Barros,Influence of Protonation on Substrate and Inhibitor Interactions at the Active Site of Human Monoamine Oxidase-A.  , Journal of Chemical Information and Modeling, 521213-1221  (2012)
  13. Guerrero, S; Aguila, G; Araya, P. Lean NO adsorption on copper catalysts supported on ceria and promoted with sodium. CATALYSIS COMMUNICATIONS 28, 183-190 (2012).
  14. Lienqueo, ME; Mahn, A; Salgado, JC; Shene Mathematical Modeling of Protein Chromatograms., C. CHEMICAL ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY  35, 46-57 (2012).
  15. Palza H, C. Garzón, O. Arias. Modifying the electrical behaviour of polypropylene/carbon nanotube composites by adding a second nanoparticle and by annealing processes. eXPRESS Polymer Letters. 6:639–646, 2012.
  16. Palza H, A. Maturana, F. Gracia, A. Neira, V. M. Fuenzalida, J. Avila, N. M. Sanchez-Ballester, M. R. J. Elsegood, S. J. Teat, K. Ariga, J. P. Hill. Nanostructured Manganese Oxide Particles from Coordination Complex Decomposition and their Catalytic Properties for Ethanol OxidationJournal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. 12:8087-8093, 2012.
  17. Zapata P, H. Palza, K. Delgado, F. Rabagliati. Novel antimicrobial polyethylene composites prepared by metallocenic “in-situ” polymerization with TiO2 based nanoparticles. Journal of Polymer Science Part A: Polymer Chemistry. 50:4055-4062, 2012.
  18. Díaz Alvarado, F ; Gracia, F. Oxidative steam reforming of glycerol for hydrogen production: Thermodynamic analysis including different carbon deposits representation and CO2 adsorption. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HYDROGEN ENERGY  37, 14820-14830 (2012).
  19. Mahn, A; Lienqueo, ME; Quilodran, C; Olivera-Nappa A., Purification of transthyretin as nutritional biomarker of selenium status. JOURNAL OF SEPARATION SCIENCE 35, 3184-3189 (2012).
  20. Santhanam, R; Okoro, CK; Rong, XY; Huang, Y; Bull, AT; Weon, HY; Andrews, BA; Asenjo, JA; Goodfellow, M. Streptomyces atacamensis sp nov., isolated from an extreme hyper-arid soil of the Atacama Desert, Chile INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SYSTEMATIC AND EVOLUTIONARY MICROBIOLOGY  62, 2680-2684 (2012).
  21. Wu, YJ; Diaz Alvarado, FA; Santos, JC; Gracia|, F; Cunha, AF; Rodrigues, AE. Sorption-Enhanced Steam Reforming of Ethanol: Thermodynamic Comparison of CO2 Sorbents. CHEMICAL ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY 35, 847-858 (2012).
  22. Cunha, A., Wu, Y.,Díaz Alvarado, F., Santos, J., Vaidya, P., Rodrigues, A.,
    Steam reforming of ethanol on a Ni/Al2O3 catalyst coupled with a hydrotalcite-like sorbent in a multilayer pattern for CO2 uptake, The Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 90(6): 1514-1526, 2012.
  23. Santhanam, R; Okoro, CK; Rong, XY; Huang, Y; Bull, AT; Andrews, BA; Asenjo, JA; Weon, HY; Goodfellow, Streptomyces deserti sp nov., isolated from hyper-arid Atacama Desert soil. M. ANTONIE VAN LEEUWENHOEK INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF GENERAL AND MOLECULAR MICROBIOLOGY  101, 575-581 (2012).
  24. Guerrero, S; Guzman, I; Aguila, G; Chornik, B; Araya, P. Study of Na/Cu/TiO2 catalysts for the storage and reduction of NO. APPLIED CATALYSIS B-ENVIRONMENTAL 123, 282-295 (2012).
  25. Salinas, D; Araya, P; Guerrero, S. Study of potassium-supported TiO2 catalysts for the production of biodiesel. APPLIED CATALYSIS B-ENVIRONMENTAL 117, 260-267 (2012).
  26. Moncada, E., Quijada R. and Zapata, P., ”Modification of clays by sol gel reaction and their use in the Ethylene In-Situ polymerization for obtaining nanocomposites”. Journal of Nanomaterials. DOI 10.1155/2012/348156 (2012)
  27. Peoples Brian C., de la Vega, G., Valdebenito, C., Quijada R et al., ”Nickel pre-catalysts bearing [(N)-imidoylamidine] ligans; influence of the presence of pyridine and pentafluorophenyl groups in ligand backbone on the reactivity in ethylene polymerizations”. Journal of Organometallic Chemistry, Vol. 700, pag. 147-153 (2012)
  28. Ortega-Jiménez, F., López-Cortés, J.G., Ortega-Alfaro, M.C., Penieres-Carrillo, J.G., Quijada, R., Alvarez-Toledano, C., ”Evaluation of Catalytic activity in ethylene polymerization and ethylene/10-undecen-1-o copolymerization of new orthopalladated complexes derived from tridentade lingands [C.N.S]”.  Applied Catalysis A: General. Vol. 417-418, Issue, pp.1-5. (2012).
  29. Zapata, P., and  Quijada. R., ”Polypropylene nanocomposites obtained by In Situ Polymerization using Metallocene catalyst. Influence of the nanoparticles on the final Polymer morphology. Journal of Nanoparticles. DOI: 10.1155/2012/ 194543, Volume 2012.
  30. Martínez-Araya, JI., Quijada, R., Toro L. A., ”The mechanism of ethylene polymerization reaction catalysed by group IVB metallocenes. A rational analysis through  the use of reaction force”. Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 116(40) pp. 21318-21325, 2012.
  31. Bracho, B., Dougnac, V., Palza, H., Quijada, R., ”Functionalization of Silica Nanoparticles for Polypropylene Nanocomposite Applications”. Journal of Nanomaterials.DOI:10.1155/2012/ 263915 2012.
  32. Milani, M.A., Quijada, R., Basso, N.R. and Galland G.B., ”Influence of the graphite type on the Synthesis of polypropylene/graphene nanocomposites”. Journal of Polymer Science Part A: Polym. Chem. 2012, 50, 3598-3605.
  33. B.C. Peoples, V.N. Dougnac, F.M. Rabagliati, G.B. Galland ad R. Quijada, ”Study on the copolymerization of propylene with norbornene using metallocene catalysts”. Polymer Bulletin. 69(8) p. 925-935, 2012.
  34. A.J. Satti, N.A. Andreucetti, R. Quijada, E.M. Vallés.  “Crosslinking of Metallocenic alfa-olefin propylene copolymers by vacuum gamma irradiation”. Radiation Physics and Chemistry, 81(12) pp.1874-1880, 2012.


  1. Asenjo, JA; Andrews, BA; Aqueous two-phase systems for protein separation: A perspective. JOURNAL OF CHROMATOGRAPHY A 1218, 8826-8835 (2011).
  2. Nachtigall, J;; Kulik, A; Helaly, S; Bull, AT; Goodfellow, M; Asenjo, JA; Maier, A; Wiese, J; Imhoff, JF; Sussmuth, RD; Fiedler, HP. Atacamycins A-C, 22-membered antitumor macrolactones produced by Streptomyces sp C38.. JOURNAL OF ANTIBIOTICS 64, 775-780 (2011).
  3. Rateb, ME; Houssen, WE; Arnold, M; Abdelrahman, MH; Deng, H; Harrison, WTA; Okoro, CK; Asenjo, JA; Andrews, BA; Ferguson, G; Bull, AT; Goodfellow, M; Ebel, R; Jaspars, M Chaxamycins A-D, Bioactive Ansamycins from a Hyper-arid Desert Streptomyces sp.. JOURNAL OF NATURAL PRODUCTS 74, 1491-1499 (2011).
  4. Salinas, A; Vega, M; Lienqueo, ME; Garcia, A; Carmona, R; Salazar, O. Cloning of novel cellulases from cellulolytic fungi: Heterologous expression of a family 5 glycoside hydrolase from Trametes versicolor in Pichia pastoris. ENZYME AND MICROBIAL TECHNOLOGY 49: 485-491 (2011)
  5. Wilkens, CA; Camila A; Altamirano, C; Gerdtzen, ZP. Comparative Metabolic Analysis of Lactate for CHO Cells in Glucose and GalactoseBIOTECHNOLOGY AND BIOPROCESS ENGINEERING 16, 714-724. (2011).
  6. H. Palza, R. Vergara, P. Zapata. Composites of Polypropylene Melt Blended with Synthesized Silica Nanoparticles. Composites Science and Technology. 71:535-540, 2011.
  7. Rateb, ME; Houssen, WE; Harrison, WTA; Deng, H; Okoro, CK; Asenjo, JA; Andrews, BA; Bull, AT; Goodfellow, M; Ebel, R; Jaspars, Diverse Metabolic Profiles of a Streptomyces Strain Isolated from
  8. Contador, CA; Andrews, BA; Liao, JC; Asenjo, JA Identification of Transcription Factors Perturbed by the Synthesis of High Levels of a Foreign Protein in Yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae.. BIOTECHNOLOGY PROGRESS 27, 925-936 (2011).
  9. H. Palza, M. Kappes, F. Hennrich, M. Wilhelm. Morphological changes of carbon nanotubes in polyethylene matrices under oscillatory tests as determined by dielectrical measurements. Composites Science and Technology. 71:1361-1366, 2011.
  10. Olivera-Nappa, A; Andrews, BA.; Asenjo, JA Mutagenesis Objective Search and Selection Tool (MOSST): an algorithm to predict structure-function related mutations in proteins.. BMC BIOINFORMATICS 12 AN122 (2011).
  11. K. Delgado, R. Quijada, R. Palma, H. Palza. Polypropylene with Embedded Copper Metal or Copper Oxide Nanoparticles as a Novel Plastic Antimicrobial Agent. Letters in Applied Microbiology.53;50-54, 2011.
  12. Tan, Y; Rivera, JGL; Contador, CA; Asenjo, JA; Liao,Reducing the allowable kinetic space by constructing ensemble of dynamic models with the same steady-state flux. JC. METABOLIC ENGINEERING 13, 60-75 (2011).
  13. H. Palza, J. Vera, M. Spherulite Growth Rate in Polypropylene/Silica Nanoparticle Composites: effect of particle Morphology and Compatibilizer. Wilhelm, P. Zapata. Macromolecular Materials and Engineering. 296:744-751, 2011.
  14. P. Zapata, R. Quijada, I. Lieberwirth,H. Palza. Synthetic layered and tube-like silica nanoparticles as novel supports for metallocene catalysts in ethylene polymerization”. Applied Catalysis A: General. 407:181-187, 2011
  15. Garcia, AE; Carmona, RJ; Lienqueo, ME; Salazar, O. The current status of liquid biofuels in Chile. ENERGY 36, 2077-2084 (2011).
  16. Ceron, ML; Herrera, B; Araya, P; Gracia, F; Toro-Labbe, A The mechanism of methanol decomposition by CuO. A theoretical study based on the reaction force and reaction electronic flux analysis. JOURNAL OF MOLECULAR MODELING 17, 1625-1633 (2011).
  17. Zapata, P., Quijada R., Benavente, ”In Situ formation of Nanocomposites based on Polyethylene and Silica nanospheres”. R. Journal of Applied Polymer Science. Vol. 119, 3, pág. 1771-1780 (2011).
  18. Peoples B.C., Rodriguez, F.J., Galland G.B., Quijada, R., ”A Study of the Effect of Styrene Concentration on the Molecular Weight of Polypropylene produced using Metallocene Catalysts”. Polymer International. Vol. 60, 5, pág. 839-844 (2011)
  19. Zapata, P., Quijada, R., Benavente R., ”Polyethylene nanocomposites obtained by in situ polymerization with silica nanospheres supported on metallocene catalyst”. Macromolecular Reaction Engineering,Vol.5,7-8, pág.294-302 (2011)
  20. Zapata, p., Quijada, R., Lieberwirth, I.; Palza, H., ”Synthetic Layered And Tube-Like Silica Nanoparticles As Novel Supports For Metallocene Catalysts In Ethylene Polymerization”. Applied Catalysis A: General. Vol. 407,1-2, pag.181-187,(2011).
  21. Dougnac, V., Peoples, C.P. and Quijada, R., ”The effect of nanospheres on the permeability of PA6/SiO2 nanocomposites”. Polymer International. Vol. 60, 11, pág. 1600-1606 (2011).
  22. Delgado, K., Quijada, R., Palma, R., et al., ”Polypropylene with embedded copper metal or copper oxide nanoparticles as a novel plastic antimicrobial agent”, Letters in Applied Microbiology, Vol. 53, 1, pág. 50-54 (2011)
  23. Rabagliati, F.M., Muñoz, L.A., Quijada, R., “Styrene copolymerization using a metallocenic initiation. Homo-and copolymerization of styrene with isoprene through zirconocene-MAO initiating systems”. Polymer Bulletin. Vol. 67 (8) pag. 1425-1434 (2011).
  24. Moreno, M., Quijada, R., Santa A.M., et al., ”Electrical and mechanical properties of poly(ethylene oxide)/intercalated clay polymer electrolyte”. Electrochimica Acta, Vol. 58, pág. 112-118 (2011).