Food Research Department . Autonomous University of Coahuila

BioEnergy Research - Springer .


Dr. Cristóbal N. Aguilar

Dr. Cristóbal Noé Aguilar González


Phone: (+52) 844 416 12 38

Laboratory of Microbial Bioprocesses

Dr. Cristóbal Noé Aguilar González is a Professor in the School of Chemistry at the Autonomous University of Coahuila since 1996. He is the leader of the bioprocess group in the Food Research Department and is an important and intensive collaborator in the Biorefinery Group.


 Pharmacobiological Chemist, Autonomous University of Coahuila. Mexico, 1992.

 M.Sc. in Food Science and Technology at Autonomous University of Chihuahua, Mexico,1995.

 PhD in Biotechnology, Metropolitan Autonomous University, Mexico, 2000.

 Editor of AQM Acta Química Mexicana (

 Member of the National System of Researchers (SNI- Conacyt), level III.

 President of the Mexican Society of Biotechnology and Bioengineering in the period 2014-2016 (

 Director of the School of Chemistry at the Autonomous University of Coahuila since 2015.

Fields of interest

 Bioprocess and natural products.

 Production, recovery and revaluation of bioactive compounds and metabolites of industrial interest.

 Solid-state fermentation.

Recent publications

 2015. Jorge E. Wong Paz, Diana B. Muñiz Márquez, Guillermo C.G. Martínez Ávila, Ruth E. Belmares Cerda, Cristóbal NAguilarUltrasound-assisted extraction of polyphenols from native plants in the Mexican desertUltrasonics Sonochemistry. 22, 474-481. 

 2014. Juan Buenrostro-Figueroa, Sergio Huerta-Ochoa, Arely Prado-Barragán, Juan Ascacio-Valdés, Leonardo Sepúlveda, Raúl Rodríguez, Antonio Aguilera-Carbó, Cristóbal N. AguilarContinuous production of ellagic acid in a packed-bed reactorProcess Biochemistry. 49, 1595-1600.

 2014. Rosa M. Rodríguez-Jasso, S.I. Mussatto, Lorenzo Pastrana, Cristóbal N. Aguilar, Jose A. Teixeira. Chemical composition and antioxidant activity of sulphated polysaccharides extracted from Fucus vesiculosus using different hydrothermal processes. Chemical Papers. 68, 203-209.

 2014. Mónica L. Chávez-González, Sylvain Guyot, Raúl Rodríguez-Herrera, Arely Prado-Barragán, Cristóbal N. AguilarProduction profiles of phenolics from fungal tannic acid biodegradation in submerged and solid-state fermentationProcess Biochemistry. 49, 541-546.

 2013. Rosa M. Rodríguez Jasso, Solange Mussatto, Leonardo Sepúlveda, Ana Torrado Agrasar, Lorenzo Pastrana, Cristóbal N. Aguilar, José Teixeira. Fungal fucoidanase production by solid-state fermentation in a rotating drum bioreactor using algal biomass as substrate. Food and Bioproducts Processing. 91,

 2013. Silvia Martins, Elba L. C. Amorim, Tadeu J. S. Peixoto Sobrinho, Antonio M. Saraiva, Maria N. C. Pisciottano, Cristóbal N. Aguilar, José A. Teixeira, Solange I. Mussatto. Antibacterial activity of crude methanolic extract and fractions obtained from Larrea tridentata leaves. Industrial Crops and Products. 41, 306– 311.

 2013. Rosa M. Rodríguez-Jasso, S.I. Mussatto, Lorenzo Pastrana, Cristóbal N. Aguilar, Jose A. Teixeira. Extraction of sulfated polysaccharides by autohydrolysis of brown seaweed Fucus vesiculosus. Journal of Applied Phycology. 25, 31-39.

 2013. Janeth Ventura, Francisco Alarcón Aguilar, Román Ramos, Alfonso E. Campos Sepúlveda, Maria De la Luz Reyes Vega, David Boone Villa, Edgar I. Jasso Villagómez, Cristóbal N. González. Quality and antioxidant properties of a reduced-sugar pomegranate juice jelly with an aqueous extract of pomegranate pelesFood Chemistry. 136, 109–115.

 2013. Luis V. Rodríguez Durán, Darío Spelzini, Valeria Boeris, Cristóbal N. Aguilar and Guillermo A. Picó. Partition in aqueous two-phase system: Its application in downstream processing of tannase from Aspergillus niger. Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces. 1, 392-397.

 2012. Juan Ascacio Valdés, Edgar Burboa, Antonio Aguilera Carbó, M Aparicio, Ramón Pérez Schmidt, Raúl Rodríguez, Cristóbal N. Aguilar. Antifungal ellagitannin isolated from Euphorbia antisyphilitica Zucc. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine. 2, 951-956.

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