Research Topics

Carlos Pena


Country: Mexico


  1. Jiménez L, Castillo T, Flores C, Segura D, Galindo E, Pena C. Analysis of respiratory activity and carbon usage of a mutant of Azotobacter vinelandii impaired in poly-?-hydroxybutyrate synthesis. J Ind Microbiol Biotechnol. 2016;43:1167-74 pubmed publisher
    ..9 % and to a lesser extent, to biomass production (19.7 %). ..
  2. Garcia A, Ferrer P, Albiol J, Castillo T, Segura D, Pena C. Metabolic flux analysis and the NAD(P)H/NAD(P)+ ratios in chemostat cultures of Azotobacter vinelandii. Microb Cell Fact. 2018;17:10 pubmed publisher
    ..This also has a strong impact on the TCA cycle and PP pathway as well as on alginate and P3HB biosynthetic fluxes. ..
  3. Abarca Vargas R, Peña Malacara C, Petricevich V. Characterization of Chemical Compounds with Antioxidant and Cytotoxic Activities in Bougainvillea x buttiana Holttum and Standl, (var. Rose) Extracts. Antioxidants (Basel). 2016;5: pubmed
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    Pena C, Reyes C, Larralde Corona P, Corkidi G, Galindo E. Characterization of Azotobacter vinelandii aggregation in submerged culture by digital image analysis. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2002;207:173-7 pubmed
    ..In contrast, under strong agitation conditions (baffled flasks) practically no aggregates were formed throughout cultivation. The method described can be used for the characterization of aggregation of other microbial cultures...
  5. Millán M, Salazar M, Segura D, Castillo T, Díaz Barrera A, Pena C. Molecular mass of Poly-3-hydroxybutyrate (P3HB) produced by Azotobacter vinelandii is influenced by the polymer content in the inoculum. J Biotechnol. 2017;259:50-55 pubmed publisher
    ..These results show that manipulating the P3HB content of the inoculum is possible to produce biopolymers with a suitable Mw. ..
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    Pena C, Hernandez L, Galindo E. Manipulation of the acetylation degree of Azotobacter vinelandii alginate by supplementing the culture medium with 3-(N-morpholino)-propane-sulfonic acid. Lett Appl Microbiol. 2006;43:200-4 pubmed