• Palacios O. A., Adame-Gallegos, J.R., Rivera-Chavira, B.E., Nevarez-Moorillon, G.V. 2021. Antibiotics, multidrug-resistant bacteria, and antibiotic resistance genes: Indicators of contamination in mangroves?. Antibiotics. 10: 1103. (IF 4.6).
  • Palacios O. A., López, B.R., Palacios-Espinosa, A., Hernández-Sandoval, F.E., de-Bashan, L.E. 2021. The inmediate effect of riboflavin and lumichrome on the mitigation of saline stress in the microalge Chlorella sorokiniana by the planyt-growth promoting bacterium Azospirillum brasilense. Algal Research. 58:102424 (IF 4.4).
  • Gonzalez-Gonzalez, L.M., L.E. de-Bashan. 2021. Toward the enhancement of microalgal metabolite production through microalgae-bacteria consortia. Biology, 10 (4): p.282
  • Gonzalez-Gonzalez, L.M., Astals, S., Pratt, S., Jensen, P. D., Schenk, P.M. 2021. Osmotic shock pre-treatment of Chaetoceros muelleri wet biomass enhanced solvent-free lipid extraction and biogas production. Algal Research, 54: p.102177.


  • Lopez, B.R., Bacilio, M. 2020. Weathering and soil formation in hot, dry environments: weathering mediated by plant-microbe interactions in the Sonoran Desert. Biology and Fertility of Soils.


  • Lopez, B.R., Palacios O. A., Bashan, Y., Hernández-Sandoval, F.E., de-Bashan, L.E. 2019. Riboflavin and lumichrome exuded by the bacterium Azospirillum brasilense promote growth and changes in metabolites in Chlorella sorokiniana under autotrophic conditions. Algal Research. 44:101696. (IF 3.7).
  • Lopez, B.R., Palacios, O.A., Bashan, Y., Hernandez-Sandoval, F.E., de-Bashan, L.E. 2019. Riboflavin and lumichrome exuded by the bacterium Azospirillum brasilense promote growth and changes in metabolites in Chlorella sorokiniana under autotrophic conditions. Algal Research 44:101396.
  • Gonzalez-Gonzalez, L.M, Eltanahy, E., Schenk, P.M. 2019. Assessing the fertilizing potential of microalgal digestates using the marine diatom Chaetoceros muelleri. Algal Research, 41, 101534.
  • Gonzalez-Gonzalez, L.M., Astals, S., Pratt, S., Jensen, P. D., Schenk, P.M. 2019. Impact of osmotic shock pretreatment on microalgae lipid extraction and subsequent methane production. Bioresource Technology Reports 7, 100214.


  • Palacios O. A., López B.R., Bashan Y., de-Bashan, L.E. 2018. Early changes in nutritional conditions affect formation of synthetic mutualism between Chlorella sorokiniana and the bacterium Azospirillum brasilense. Microbial Ecology. Doi: 10.1007/s00248-018-1282-1 (IF 3.61).
  • Palacios O.A., Lopez B.R., Bashan Y., de-Bashan L.E. 2018. Early Changes in Nutritional Conditions Affect Formation of Synthetic Mutualism Between Chlorella sorokiniana and the Bacterium Azospirillum brasilense. Microbial Ecology.
  • Gonzalez-Gonzalez, L.M., Zhou, L., Astals, S., Thomas-Hall, S. R., Eltanahy, E., Pratt, S., Jensen, P. D., Schenk, P.M. 2018. Biogas production coupled to repeat microalgae cultivation using a closed nutrient loop. Bioresource Technology, 263, 625-630.
  • Gonzalez-Gonzalez, L.M., Correa, D.F., Ryan, S., Jensen, P., Pratt, S., Schenk, P.M. Integrated biodiesel and biogas production from microalgae: Towards a sustainable closed loop through nutrient recycling. 2018. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 82, 1137-1148.


  • Palacios O. A., Zavala-Díaz de la Serna FJ, Ballinas-Casarrubias ML, Espino-Valdés MS, Nevárez-Moorillón GV. 2017. Microbiological impact of the use of reclaimed wastewater in recreational parks. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health, 14: 1009. Doi: 10.3390/ijerph14091009. (IF 2.1).
  • Palacios O. A., Contreras CA, Muñoz-Castellanos LN, González-Rangel MO, Rubio-Arias H, Nevárez-Moorillón GV. 2017. Monitoring of indicator and multidrug resistant bacteria in agricultural soils under different irrigation patterns. En Prensa. Agr. Water Manage. 184: 19-27. (IF 2.6).
  • Garcia, E., Lopez B. R., de-Bashan, L.E., Hirsch, A.M., Maymon, M., Bashan, Y. 2017. Functional metabolic diversity of the bacterial community in undisturbed resource island soils in the southern Sonoran Desert. Land Degradation & Development.
  • Galaviz C., Lopez B. R., de-Bashan LE., Hirsch AM., Maymon M., Bashan Y. 2017. Root growth improvement of mesquite seedlings, bacterial rhizosphere, and soil community changes are induced by inoculation with plant growth-promoting bacteria and promote restoration of eroded desert soil. Land Degradation & Development.
  • Moreno, M., de-Bashan, L. E., Hernandez, J. P., Lopez, B. R., Bashan, Y. 2017. Success of long-term restoration of degraded arid land using native trees planted 11 years earlier. Plant and Soil, 421(1-2), 83-92.
  • Lopez, B.R., Hernandez, J.P., Bashan, Y., and de-Bashan, L.E. 2017. Immobilization of microalgae cells in alginate facilitates isolation of DNA and RNA. Journal of Microbiological Methods. 135: 96-104.


  • Palacios O. A., Gomez-Anduro G, Bashan Y, de-Bashan LE. 2016. Tryptophan, thiamine, and indole-3-acetic acid axchange between Chlorella sorokiniana and the plant growth-promoting bacterium Azospirillum brasilense. FEMS Microbiology Ecology. 92(6). Doi: 10.1093/femsec/fiw077. (IF 3.568).
  • Palacios O. A., Choix FJ, Bashan Y, de-Bashan LE. 2016. Influence of tryptophan ans indole-3-acetic acid on starch accumulation in the synthetic mutualistic Chlorella sorokinianaAzospirillum brasilense system under heterotrophic conditions. Res Microbiol. 167(5): 367-379. (IF 2.7).
  • Franklin, K. A., Sommers, P. N., Aslan, C. E., Lopez, B. R., Bronstein, J. L., Bustamante, E., … Marazzi, B. 2016. Plant Biotic Interactions in the Sonoran Desert: Current Knowledge and Future Research Perspectives. International Journal of Plant Sciences, 177: 217-234.
  • Bashan, Y., Lopez B.R, Huss, V. A. R., Amavizca, E., de-Bashan, L.E. 2016. Chlorella sorokiniana (formerly C. vulgaris) UTEX 2714, a non-thermotolerant microalga useful for biotechnological applications and as a reference strain. Journal of Applied Phycology 28:113-121.
  • Gonzalez G., Labastida A., Jímenez-Jacinto V., Vega-Alvarado L., Olvera, M., Morett E., & Juárez K. 2016. Global transcriptional start site mapping in Geobacter sulfurreducens during growth with two different electron acceptors. FEMS microbiology letters, 363(17).


  • Palacios O. A., Bashan Y., Schmid M., Hartmann A., de-Bashan LE. 2015. Enhancement of thiamine release during synthetic mutualism between Chlorella sorokiniana and Azospirillum brasilense growing under stress conditions. J Appl Phycol. 28(3): 1521-1531. (IF 2.55).
  • Bedolla-Torres MH, Palacios-Espinosa A, Palacios O. A., Choix FJ, Asencio-Valle FJ, López-Aguilar DR, Espinoza-Villavicencio JL, de Luna de la Peña R, Guillen-Trujillo A, Avila-Serrano NY, Ortega-Pérez R. 2015. La irrigación con levaduras incrementa el contenido nutricional del forraje verde hidropónico de maíz. Rev Arg Microb. 47(3): 236-244. (IF 0.8).
  • Marazzi B., Franklin K., Sommers P.N., Aslan C., Lopez B.R., Bronstein J L., Bustamante O. E., Montijo-Burquez A. Medellín R. A. 2015. Plant biotic interactions in the Sonoran Desert: Current research, conservation, and future directions. Journal of the Southwest.
  • Gonzalez G., Labastida A., Jimenez V., Vega L., Olvera M., Morett E., Juarez K. 2015. Genes involved in electron transfer mechanism in G. sulfurreducens en: Poggi-Varaldo,H.M. Environmental Biotechnology and Engineering-2014 vol 3. México, D.F. Cinvestav. pags. 1269-1276.


  • Palacios O. A., Bashan Y and de-Bashan LE. 2014. Proven and potential involvement of vitamins in interactions of plants with plant growth-promoting bacteria–an overview. Biol Fert Soils. 50. 415-432. (IF 3.39).


  • Lopez, B.R., Bashan, Y., Trejo, A., de-Bashan, L.E. 2013. Amendment of degraded desert soil with wastewater debris containing immobilized Chlorella sorokiniana and Azospirillum brasilense significantly modifies soil bacterial community structure, diversity, and richness. Biology and Fertility of Soils 49: 1053-1063.


  • Lopez, B.R., Tinoco-Ojanguren, C., Bacilio, M., Mendoza, A., Bashan, Y., 2012. Endophytic bacteria of the rock-dwelling cactus Mammillaria fraileana affect plant growth and mobilization of elements from rocks. Environmental and Experimental Botany 81: 26-36.
  • Bashan, Y., Salazar, B. G., Moreno M., Lopez, B. R. Linderman, R. G. 2012. Restoration of eroded soil in the Sonoran Desert with native leguminous trees using plant growth-promoting microorganisms and limited amounts of compost and water. Journal of Environmental Management 102: 26-36.


  • Rubio-Arias H., Rey NI., Quintana RM., Nevarez GV. and Palacios O. A. 2011. Coliform and metal contamination in lago de Colina, a recreational water body in Chihuahua state, Mexico. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 8. 2386–2400. (IF 1.9).
  • Lopez, B.R., Bashan, Y., Bacilio, M., 2011. Endophytic bacteria of Mammillaria fraileana, an endemic rock-colonizing cactus of the Southern Sonoran Desert. Archives of Microbiology 193: 527-541.


  • Lopez. B.R, Bashan Y., Bacilio M. De la Cruz-Aguero G. 2009. Rock-colonizing plants: abundance of the endemic cactus Mammillaria fraileana related to rock type in the southern Sonoran Desert. Plant Ecology 201:575-588.


  • Ghasemi Naghdi F., González-González L.M., Chan W., Schenk P.M. 2016. Progress on lipid extraction from wet algal biomass for biodiesel production. Microbial Biotechnology, 9(6), 718-726.
  • Gonzalez-Gonzalez, L.M., Nunez-Avellaneda, M. 2008. Oedogoniophyceae. p.p 103-108. In: Nunez-Avellaneda, M. (ed) 2008. Microalgas acuáticas: la otra escala de la biodiversidad en la Amazonia Colombiana. Bogotá, Colombia. Instituto Amazónico de Investigaciones Científicas – Sinchi. 222 p.p.ISBN 978- 958-8317-43-4.
  • Gonzalez-Gonzalez, L.M., Galindo, T., Reyes, C., Pérez, J. 2006. Evaluación de dos cuerpos de agua lénticos mediante indicadores fitoplanctónicos y contenido de nutrientes (Puerto López, Meta, Colombia). Libro de memorias del VII Seminario Nacional de Limnología y I Reunión Internacional de Ríos y Humedales Neotropicales. p.p 73-83. ISBN 958-33-9792-X.