Roberto Fernández Lafuente

Prof. Roberto Fernández-Lafuente

ICP, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, Spain






PhD in Sciences by UAM

Degree in Biology by UCM


Publications (Selected)

  1. Poppe, J.K., Matte, C.R., Do Carmo Ruaro Peralba, M., Fernandez-Lafuente, R., Rodrigues, R.C., Ayub, M.A.Z., Optimization of ethyl ester production from olive and palm oils using mixtures of immobilized lipases, (2015) Applied Catalysis A: General, 490, pp. 50-56. Cited 1 time.
  2. Rueda, N., Dos Santos, J.C.S., Torres, R., Ortiz, C., Barbosa, O., Fernandez-Lafuente, R., Improved performance of lipases immobilized on heterofunctional octyl-glyoxyl agarose beads, (2015) RSC Advances, 5 (15), pp. 11212-11222. Cited 2 times.
  3. Barbosa, O., Ortiz, C., Berenguer-Murcia, Á., Torres, R., Rodrigues, R.C., Fernandez-Lafuente, R.Strategies for the one-step immobilization-purification of enzymes as industrial biocatalysts,(2015) Biotechnology Advances, 33 (5), pp. 435-456.
  4. Dos Santos, J.C.S., Rueda, N., Barbosa, O., Fernández-Sánchez, J.F., Medina-Castillo, A.L., Ramón-Márquez, T., Arias-Martos, M.C., Millán-Linares, M.C., Pedroche, J., Yust, M.D.M., Gonçalves, L.R.B., Fernandez-Lafuente, R., Characterization of supports activated with divinyl sulfone as a tool to immobilize and stabilize enzymes via multipoint covalent attachment. Application to chymotrypsin,(2015) RSC Advances, 5 (27), pp. 20639-20649. Cited 3 times.
  5. Paludo, N., Alves, J.S., Altmann, C., Ayub, M.A.Z., Fernandez-Lafuente, R., Rodrigues, R.C., The combined use of ultrasound and molecular sieves improves the synthesis of ethyl butyrate catalyzed by immobilized Thermomyces lanuginosus lipase, (2015) Ultrasonics Sonochemistry, 22, pp. 89-94. Cited 2 times.
  6. Dos Santos, J.C.S., Rueda, N., Sanchez, A., Villalonga, R., Gonçalves, L.R.B., Fernandez-Lafuente, R., Versatility of divinylsulfone supports permits the tuning of CALB properties during its immobilization, (2015) RSC Advances, 5 (45), pp. 35801-35810. Cited 1 time.
  7. Alves, J.S., Vieira, N.S., Cunha, A.S., Silva, A.M., Záchia Ayub, M.A., Fernandez-Lafuente, R., Rodrigues, R.C., Combi-lipase for heterogeneous substrates: A new approach for hydrolysis of soybean oil using mixtures of biocatalysts, (2014) RSC Advances, 4 (14), pp. 6863-6868. Cited 4 times.
  8. Barbosa, O., Ortiz, C., Berenguer-Murcia, A., Torres, R., Rodrigues, R.C., Fernandez-Lafuente, R., Glutaraldehyde in bio-catalysts design: A useful crosslinker and a versatile tool in enzyme immobilization, (2014) RSC Advances, 4 (4), pp. 1583-1600. Cited 41 times.
  9. Dos Santos, J.C.S., Garcia-Galan, C., Rodrigues, R.C., De Sant'Ana, H.B., Gonçalves, L.R.B., Fernandez-Lafuente, R., Stabilizing hyperactivated lecitase structures through physical treatment with ionic polymers, (2014) Process Biochemistry, 49 (9), pp. 1511-1515. Cited 4 times.
  10. Barbosa, O., Torres, R., Ortiz, C., Berenguer-Murcia, A., Rodrigues, R.C., Fernandez-Lafuente, R., Heterofunctional supports in enzyme immobilization: From traditional immobilization protocols to opportunities in tuning enzyme properties, (2013) Biomacromolecules, 14 (8), pp. 2433-2462. Cited 57 times.
  11. Rodrigues, R.C., Ortiz, C., Berenguer-Murcia, A., Torres, R., Fernández-Lafuente, R., Modifying enzyme activity and selectivity by immobilization, (2013) Chemical Society Reviews, 42 (15), pp. 6290-6307. Cited 209 times.
  12. Barbosa, O., Torres, R., Ortiz, C., Fernandez-Lafuente, R., Versatility of glutaraldehyde to immobilize lipases: Effect of the immobilization protocol on the properties of lipase B from Candida Antarctica, (2012) Process Biochemistry, 47 (8), pp. 1220-1227. Cited 36 times.
  13. Garcia-Galan, C., Berenguer-Murcia, A., Fernandez-Lafuente, R., Rodrigues, R.C., Potential of different enzyme immobilization strategies to improve enzyme performance, (2011) Advanced Synthesis and Catalysis, 353 (16), pp. 2885-2904. Cited 264 times.
  14. Rodrigues, R.C., Berenguer-Murcia, Á., Fernandez-Lafuente, R.,Coupling chemical modification and immobilization to improve the catalytic performance of enzymes, (2011) Advanced Synthesis and Catalysis, 353 (13), pp. 2216-2238. Cited 89 times.
  15. Hernandez, K., Fernandez-Lafuente, R., Control of protein immobilization: Coupling immobilization and site-directed mutagenesis to improve biocatalyst or biosensor performance, (2011) Enzyme and Microbial Technology, 48 (2), pp. 107-122. Cited 175 times.