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Alfred Fernandez-Castane

Dr, PhD in Biotechnology

    • School of Engineering and Applied Science, Aston University

      B4 7ET Birmingham

      United Kingdom

    Accepting PhD Students

    PhD projects

    NEW! Applications are invited for a 3-year funded PhD Studentship on "Microbial Bioprocessing and Functional Magnetic Materials". Email Dr Alfred Fernandez-Castane for detailed information at a.fernandez-castane1@aston.ac.uk. I am also willing to supervise PhD students in the following areas: - Microbial Biotechnology - Magnetotactic Bacteria - Biopolymers - Biomass conversion using enzyme and whole-cell biocatalysis - Biotechnology for biorefineries

    20102020

    Research output per year

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    Research Output

    2020

    Production of microbial lipids utilizing volatile fatty acids derived from wastepaper: A biorefinery approach for biodiesel production

    Annamalai, N., Sivakumar, N., Fernandez-Castane, A. & Oleskowicz-Popiel, P., 22 May 2020, In : Fuel. 276, 118087.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2019

    Unveiling magnetosome biomineralization in Magnetotactic Bacteria

    Fernandez-Castane, A. & Clarke-Bland, C., 30 Aug 2019, Biochemist, 41, 4, p. 58-59 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

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    2018
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    2017
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    2016

    Using flow cytometry to monitor cell physiology of magnetotactic bacteria in fermentation processes

    Fernández-castané, A., Li, H., Franzreb, M., Thomas, O. R. T. & Overton, T. W., 25 Jul 2016, In : New Biotechnology. 33, p. S19

    Research output: Contribution to journalConference abstract

    Using promoter libraries to reduce metabolic burden due to plasmid-encoded proteins in recombinant Escherichia coli

    Pasini, M., Fernández-castané, A., Jaramillo, A., De Mas, C., Caminal, G. & Ferrer, P., 25 Jan 2016, In : New Biotechnology. 33, 1, p. 78-90

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    2014

    Computer-aided design for metabolic engineering

    Fernández-castané, A., Fehér, T., Carbonell, P., Pauthenier, C. & Faulon, J., 1 Dec 2014, In : Journal of Biotechnology. 192, Part B, p. 302-313

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Quantitative modeling of inducer transport in fed-batch cultures of Escherichia coli

    Calleja, D., Fernández-castañé, A., Pasini, M., De Mas, C. & López-santín, J., 1 Oct 2014, In : Biochemical Engineering Journal. 91, p. 210-219

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Validation of RetroPath, a computer-aided design tool for metabolic pathway engineering

    Fehér, T., Planson, A., Carbonell, P., Fernández-castané, A., Grigoras, I., Dariy, E., Perret, A. & Faulon, J., 1 Nov 2014, In : Biotechnology Journal. 9, 11, p. 1446-1457

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2013

    From laboratory to pilot plant E. coli fed-batch cultures: optimizing the cellular environment for protein maximization

    Ruiz, J., Fernández-castané, A., De Mas, C., González, G. & López-santín, J., 1 Apr 2013, In : Journal of Industrial Microbiology & Biotechnology. 40, 3-4, p. 335-343

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2012

    Direct measurements of IPTG enable analysis of the induction behavior of E. coli in high cell density cultures

    Fernández-castané, A., Caminal, G. & López-santín, J., 1 Jan 2012, In : Microbial Cell Factories. 11, 1, 58.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Evidencing the role of lactose permease in IPTG uptake by Escherichia coli in fed-batch high cell density cultures

    Fernández-castané, A., Vine, C. E., Caminal, G. & López-santín, J., 10 Feb 2012, In : Journal of Biotechnology. 157, 3, p. 391-398

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Nuevo método para medir un inductor de proteínas recombinantes

    Translated title of the contribution: A new method for the quantification of inducers for recombinant protein productionFernandez-Castane, A., May 2012, UABDivulga, p. 1-2 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

    Open Access
    2010

    Development and Validation of a Liquid Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry Assay for the Quantitation of IPTG in E. Coli Fed-Batch Cultures

    Fernandez-Castane, A., Ruiz, J., Caminal, G. & López-santín, J., 1 Jul 2010, In : Analytical Chemistry. 82, 13, p. 5728-5734

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle