Arbitrated journals indexed in Scopus database


Azziz, G., Giménez, M., Romero, H., Valdespino-Castillo, P., Falcón, L., Ruberto, L., Mac Cormack, W., Batista, S. (2019). Detection of presumed genes encoding beta-lactamases bysequence based screening of metagenomes derived fromAntarctic microbial mats. Special Issue—Environmental Antibiotics and Antibiotic Resistance. Front. Environ. Sci. Eng. 2019, 13(3): 44. DOI: 10.1007/s11783-019-1128-1

Carrizo, D., Sánchez-García, L., Menes, R. J., García-Rodríguez, F. (2019). Discriminating sources and preservation of organic matter in surface sediments from five Antarctic lakes in the Fildes Peninsula (King George Island) by lipid biomarkers and compound-specific isotopic analysis. Science of the Total Environment 672 (2019) 657–668. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.03.459

García‑Laviña, C., Castro‑Sowinski, S., Ramón, A. (2019). Reference genes for real‑time RT‑PCR expression studies in an Antarctic Pseudomonas exposed to different temperature conditions. Extremophiles. DOI: 10.1007/s00792-019-01109-4

Herrera, L.M., Braña, V., Fraguas, L.F., Castro-Sowinski, S. (2019). Characterization of the cellulase-secretome produced by the Antarctic bacterium Flavobacterium sp. AUG42. Microbiological Research (2019). DOI:

Marizcurrena, J. J., Morales, D., Smircich, P., Castro-Sowinski, S. (2019). Draft Genome Sequence of the UV-Resistant Antarctic Bacterium Sphingomonas sp. Strain UV9. Microbiology Resource Announcements (8):e01651-18. DOI: 10.1128/MRA.01651-18

Vila, E., Hornero-Méndez, D., Azziz, G., Lareo, C., Saravia, V. (2019). Carotenoids from heterotrophic bacteria isolated from Fildes Peninsula, King George Island, Antarctica. Biotechnology Reports (2019). DOI:


Albores, S., Sanguinedo, P., Held, B.H., Cerdeiras, M.P., Blanchette, R.A. (2018). Biodiversity and antimicrobial activity of Antarctic fungi from the Fildes Peninsula, King George Island. Sydowia 70: 185–191. DOI: 10.12905/0380.sydowia70-2018-0185

Batista, M.B. et al. (2018). Kelps’ long-distance dispersal: Role of Ecological/Oceanographic processes and implications to marine forest conservation. Diversity, 10 (1), art. no. 11. DOI: 10.3390/d10010011

Bueno, C., Kandratavicius, N., Venturini, N., Figueira, R. C. L., Pérez, L., Iglesias, K., Brugnoli, E. (2018). An Evaluation of Trace Metal Concentration in Terrestrial and Aquatic Environments near Artigas Antarctic Scientific Base (King George Island, Maritime Antarctica).  Water, Air, and Soil Pollution (2018) 229(12):398. DOI: 10.1007/s11270-018-4045-1

Callejas, C., Azziz, G., Souza, E.M., Gill, P.R., Batista, S. (2018). Prokaryotic diversity in four microbial mats on the Fildes Peninsula, King George Island, maritime Antarctica. Polar Biology, 41 (5), pp. 935-943. DOI: 10.1007/s00300-018-2256-y

Enciso, P., Woerner, M, Cerdá, M.F. (2018). Photovoltaic cells based on the use of natural pigments: Phycoerythrin fromred-antarctic algae as sensitizers for DSSC. MRS Advances 3(61), pp. 3557-3562. DOI: 10.1557/adv.2018.533

Marizcurrena, J., Martínez-López, W., Ma, H., Lamparter, T., Castro‑Sowinski, S. (2018). A highly efficient and cost‑effective recombinant production of a bacterial photolyase from the Antarctic isolate Hymenobacter sp. UV11. Extremophiles (2018). DOI: 10.1007/s00792-018-1059-y

Montagni, T., Enciso, P., Marizcurrena, J., Castro‑Sowinski, S., Fontana, C., Davyt, D., Cerdá, F. (2018). Dye sensitized solar cells based on Antarctic Hymenobacter sp. UV11 dyes. Environmental Sustainability (2018) 1:89–97. DOI: 10.1007/s42398-018-0007-1

Rodri­guez, C., Iglesias, K., Bi­cego, M.C., Taniguchi, S., Sasaki, S.T., Kandratavicius, N., Bueno, C., Brugnoli, E., Venturini, N. (2018). Hydrocarbons in soil and meltwater stream sediments near Artigas Antarctic Research Station: Origin, sources and levels. Antarctic Science, 30 (3), pp. 170-182. DOI: 10.1017/S0954102018000019

Volonterio, O., Ponce de Leon, R. (2018). A new species of Austrorhynchus (Platyhelminthes: Kalyptorhynchia) from King George Island (Maritime Antarctic). Journal of Natural History, 52 (11-12), pp. 739-750. DOI: 10.1080/00222933.2018.1444212


Antelo, V., Guerout, A.M., Mazel, D., Romero, V., Sotelo-Silveira, J., Batista, S. (2017). Bacteria from Fildes Peninsula carry class 1 integrons and antibiotic resistance genes in conjugative plasmids. Antarctic Science, 30 (1), pp. 22-28. DOI: 10.1017/S0954102017000414

Arrarte, E., Garmendia, G., Rossini, C., Wisniewski, M., Vero, S. (2017). Volatile organic compounds produced by Antarctic strains of Candida sake play a role in the control of postharvest pathogens of apples. Biological Control, 109, pp. 14-20. DOI: 10.1016/j.biocontrol.2017.03.002

Caamaño, E., Loperena, L., Hinzpeter, I., Pradel, P., Gordillo, F., Corsini, G., Tello, M., Lavi­n, P., Gonzalez, A.R. (2017). Isolation and molecular characterization of Thraustochytrium strain isolated from Antarctic Peninsula and its biotechnological potential in the production of fatty acids. Brazilian Journal of Microbiology, 48 (4), pp. 671-679. DOI: 10.1016/j.bjm.2017.01.011

Castilla, A., Panizza, P., Rodri­guez, D., Bonino, L., Di­az, P., Irazoqui, G., Rodri­guez Giordano, S. (2017). A novel thermophilic and halophilic esterase from Janibacter sp. R02, the first member of a new lipase family (Family XVII). Enzyme and Microbial Technology, 98, pp. 86-95. DOI: 10.1016/j.enzmictec.2016.12.010

Fullana, N., Braña, V., Marizcurrena, J., Morales, D., Betton, J-M., Marín, M., Castro-Sowinski, S. (2017). Identification, recombinant production and partial biochemical characterization of an extracellular cold-active serine-metalloprotease from an Antarctic Pseudomonas isolate. AIMS Bioengineering, 4(3): 386-401. DOI: 10.3934/bioeng.2017.3.386

Herrera, L.M., Garci­a-Laviña, C.X., Marizcurrena, J.J., Volonterio, O., de Leon, R.P., Castro-Sowinski, S. (2017). Hydrolytic enzyme-producing microbes in the Antarctic oligochaete Grania sp. (Annelida). Polar Biology, 40 (4), pp. 947-953. DOI: 10.1007/s00300-016-2012-0

Marizcurrena, J.J., Morel, M.A., Braña, V., Morales, D., Martinez-Lopez, W., Castro-Sowinski, S. (2017). Searching for novel photolyases in UVC-resistant Antarctic bacteria. Extremophiles, 21 (2), pp. 409-418. DOI: 10.1007/s00792-016-0914-y

Rita, D., Drago, M., Galimberti, F., Cardona, L. (2017). Temporal consistency of individual trophic specialization in southern elephant seals Mirounga leonina. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 585, pp. 229-242. DOI: 10.3354/meps12411

Tort, L.F.L. et al. (2017). Wastewater contamination in Antarctic melt-water streams evidenced by virological and organic molecular markers. Science of the Total Environment, 609, pp. 225-231. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.07.127


Di Noto, G.P., Vazquez, S.C., MacCormack, W.P., Iriarte, A., Quiroga, C. (2016). Draft genome of Shewanella frigidimarina Ag06-30, a marine bacterium isolated from Potter Peninsula, King George Island, Antarctica. Genome Announcements, 4 (3), art. no. e00289-16. DOI: 10.1128/genomeA.00289-16

Enciso, P., Cerda, M.F. (2016). Solar cells based on the use of photosensitizers obtained from Antarctic red algae. Cold Regions Science and Technology, 126, pp. 51-54. DOI: 10.1016/j.coldregions.2016.04.002

Martinez, A., Cavello, I., Garmendia, G., Rufo, C., Cavalitto, S., Vero, S. (2016). Yeasts from sub-Antarctic region: biodiversity, enzymatic activities and their potential as oleaginous microorganisms. Extremophiles, 20 (5), pp. 759-769. DOI: 10.1007/s00792-016-0865-3

Pearce, D.A. et al. (2016). Aerobiology over antarctica – A new initiative for atmospheric ecology. Frontiers in Microbiology, 7 (FEB), art. no. 16. DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2016.00016

Pikuta, E.V. et al. (2016). Raineyella antarctica gen. nov., sp. nov., a psychrotolerant, D-amino-acid-utilizing anaerobe isolated from two geographic locations of the Southern Hemisphere. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 66 (12), pp. 5529-5536. DOI: 10.1099/ijsem.0.001552

Tassino, B., Horta, S., Santana, N., Levandovski, R., Silva, A. (2016). Extreme late chronotypes and social jetlag challenged by antarctic conditions in a population of university students from Uruguay. Sleep Science, 9 (1), pp. 20-28. DOI: 10.1016/j.slsci.2016.01.002


Del Ri­o, C.J., Marti­nez, S.A. (2015). Paleobiography of the Danian molluscan assemblages of Patagonia (Argentina). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 417, pp. 274-292. DOI: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2014.10.006

Ferrés, I., Amarelle, V., Noya, F., Fabiano, E. (2015). Identification of Antarctic culturable bacteria able to produce diverse enzymes of potential biotechnological interest. Advances in Polar Science, 26: 71-79. DOI:10.13679/j.advps.2015.1.00071

Ferrés, I., Amarelle, V., Noya, F., Fabiano, E. (2015). Construction and screening of a functional metagenomic library to identify novel enzymes produced by Antarctic bacteria. Advances in Polar Science, 26: 96-101. DOI: 10.13679/j.advps.2015.1.00096

Martinez-Rosales, C., Marizcurrena, J. J., Iriarte, A., Fullana, N., Musto, H., Castro-Sowinski, S. (2015). Characterizing proteases in an Antarctic Janthinobacterium sp. isolate: Evidence of a protease horizontal gene transfer event. Advances in Polar Science, 26:88-95. DOI: 10.13679/j.advps.2015.1.00088 26(1-English), 88-95

Morel, M. A., Braña, V., Martínez-Rosales, C., Cagide, C., Castro-Sowinski, S. (2015) Five-year bio-monitoring of aquatic ecosystems near Artigas Antarctic Scientific Base, King George Island. Advances in Polar Science, 2015, 26: 102-106, DOI: 10.13679/j.advps.2015.1.00102

Segura, A.M., Calliari, D., Kruk, C., Fort, H., Izaguirre, I., Saad, J.F., Arim, M. (2015). Metabolic dependence of phytoplankton species richness. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 24 (4), pp. 472-482. DOI: 10.1111/geb.12258

Soñora, M. et al. (2015). An evolutionary insight into Newcastle disease viruses isolated in Antarctica. Archives of Virology, 160 (8), pp. 1893-1900. DOI: 10.1007/s00705-015-2434-y


Bianchi, A.C., Olazabal, L., Torre, A., Loperena, L. (2014). Antarctic microorganisms as source of the omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids. World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology, 30 (6), pp. 1869-1878. DOI: 10.1007/s11274-014-1607-2

Fraiman, R., Justel, A., Liu, R., Llop, P. (2014). Detecting trends in time series of functional data: A study of Antarctic climate change. Canadian Journal of Statistics, 42 (4), pp. 597-609. DOI: 10.1002/cjs.11231

Sanchez-Saldi­as, A., Fariña, R.A. (2014). Palaeogeographic reconstruction of Minchin palaeolake system, South America: The influence of astronomical forcing. Geoscience Frontiers, 5 (2), pp. 249-259. DOI: 10.1016/j.gsf.2013.06.004

Volonterio, O., Brewin, P.E. (2014). A new species of Allogenus (Tricladida, Maricola, Uteriporidae) from South Georgia, Sub-Antarctica. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 94 (2), pp. 309-316. DOI: 10.1017/S0025315413001628


Alcantara-Hernandez, R.J. et al. (2013). Characterization and comparison of potential denitrifiers in microbial mats from King George Island, Maritime Antarctica. Polar Biology, 37 (3), pp. 403-416. DOI: 10.1007/s00300-013-1440-3

Vero, S., Garmendia, G., Gonzalez, M.B., Bentancur, O., Wisniewski, M. (2013). Evaluation of yeasts obtained from Antarctic soil samples as biocontrol agents for the management of postharvest diseases of apple (Malus x domestica). FEMS Yeast Research, 13 (2), pp. 189-199. DOI: 10.1111/1567-1364.12021

Volonterio, O., Ponce de Leon, R., Convey, P., Krzemińska, E. (2013). First record of Trichoceridae (Diptera) in the maritime Antarctic. Polar Biology, 36 (8), pp. 1125-1131. DOI: 10.1007/s00300-013-1334-4


Ceballos, S.G., Lessa, E.P., Victorio, M.F., Fernandez, D.A. (2012). Phylogeography of the sub-Antarctic notothenioid fish Eleginops maclovinus: Evidence of population expansion. Marine Biology, 159 (3), pp. 499-505. DOI: 10.1007/s00227-011-1830-4

Loperena, L. et al. (2012). Extracellular enzymes produced by microorganisms isolated from maritime Antarctica. World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology, 28 (5), pp. 2249-2256. DOI: 10.1007/s11274-012-1032-3

Marti­nez-Rosales, C., Fullana, N., Musto, H., Castro-Sowinski, S. (2012). Antarctic DNA moving forward: Genomic plasticity and biotechnological potential. FEMS Microbiology Letters, 331 (1), pp. 1-9. DOI: 10.1111/j.1574-6968.2012.02531.x


Barbraud, C., Rivalan, P., Inchausti, P., Nevoux, M., Rolland, V., Weimerskirch, H. (2011). Contrasted demographic responses facing future climate change in Southern Ocean seabirds. Journal of Animal Ecology, 80 (1), pp. 89-100. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2656.2010.01752.x

Callejas, C., Gill, P.R., Catalan, A.I., Azziz, G., Castro-Sowinski, S., Batista, S. (2011). Phylotype diversity in a benthic cyanobacterial mat community on King George Island, maritime Antarctica. World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology, 27 (6), pp. 1507-1512. DOI: 10.1007/s11274-010-0578-1

Marti­nez-Rosales, C., Castro-Sowinski, S. (2011). Antarctic bacterial isolates that produce cold-active extracellular proteases at low temperature but are active and stable at high temperature. Polar Research, 30 (SUPPL.1), art. no. 7123. DOI: 10.3402/polar.v30i0.7123


Coppes Petricorena, Z.L., Somero, G.N. (2007). Biochemical adaptations of notothenioid fishes: Comparisons between cold temperate South American and New Zealand species and Antarctic species. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology – A Molecular and Integrative Physiology, 147 (3), pp. 799-807. DOI: 10.1016/j.cbpa.2006.09.028

Rivero, S., Chico, B., De La Fuente, D., Morcillo, M. (2007). Atmospheric corrosion of low carbon steel in a polar marine environment. Study of the effect of wind regime. Revista de Metalurgia (Madrid), 43 (5), pp. 370-383. DOI: 10.3989/revmetalm.2007.v43.i5.81


Moll, A., Braun, M., Lluberas, A. (2006). Determination of glacier velocities on King George Island (Antarctica) by dinsar. European Space Agency, (Special Publication) ESA SP, (610), 6 p.


Morcillo, M., Chico, B., de la Fuente, D., Almeida, E., Joseph, G., Rivero, S., Rosales, B. (2004). Atmospheric corrosion of reference metals in Antarctic sites. Cold Regions Science and Technology, 40 (3), pp. 165-178. DOI: 10.1016/j.coldregions.2004.06.009


Ohanian, M., Caraballo, R., Dalchiele, E.A., Quagliata, E. (2003). A Mössbauer and Electrochemical Characterization of the Corrosion Products Formed from Marine and Marine-Antartic Environments. Hyperfine Interactions, 148-149 (1-4), pp. 193-198. DOI: 10.1023/


Chico, B., De la Fuente, D., Morcillo, M., Almeida, E., Joseph, G., Rivero, S., Rosales, B. (2002). Analysis of steel, zinc, copper and aluminium corrosion products in antarctic polar climate. Afinidad, 59 (500), pp. 479-483.


Wilson, R.P., Adelung, D., Latorre, L. (1998). Radiative heat loss in gentoo penguin (Pygoscelis papua) adults and chicks and the importance of warm feet.  Physiological Zoology, 71 (5), pp. 524-533. DOI: 10.1086/515955

Wilson, R.P., Alvarrez, B., Latorre, L., Adelung, D., Culik, B., Bannasch, R. (1998). The movements of gentoo penguins Pygoscelis papua from Ardley Island, Antarctica. Polar Biology, 19 (6), pp. 407-413. DOI: 10.1007/s003000050266


Stark, A.A., Boltto, A.D., Chamberlin, R.A., Lane, A.P., Bania, T.M., Jackson, J.M., Lo, K.-Y. (1997). First detection of 492 GHz [C I] emission from the large magellanic cloud. Astrophysical Journal, 480 (1 PART II), pp. L59-L62.