Gabriela Alfaro-Espinoza

Name: Dr. Gabriela

Surname: Alfaro-Espinoza


Position: Postdoc

Institution: Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing (BAM)

Division 4.1 Biodeterioration and Reference Organisms

Address: Fabeckstr. 6214195, Berlin, Germany


 Research Projects:

CRISPR interference for optimized ectoine production in Halomonas elongata

Vandrich J, Alfaro-Espinoza G, and Kunte HJ

Publications in the last ten years:

Pfeiffer F, Bagyan I, Alfaro-Espinoza G, Zamora-Lagos MA, Habermann B, Marin-Sanguino A, Oesterhelt D, and Kunte HJ. (2017). Revision and reannotation of the Halomonas elongata DSM 2581T genome. MicrobiologyOpen. doi: 10.1002/mbo3.465

Yang P, Lin Z, Bassil BS, Alfaro-Espinoza G, Ullrich MS, Li MX, Silvestru C, and Kortz U. (2016). Tetra-Antimony(III)-Bridged 18-Tungsto-2-Arsenates(V), [(LSb III ) 4 ( A -α-As V W 9 O 34 ) 2 ] 10– (L = Ph, OH): Turning Bioactivity On and Off by Ligand Substitution. Inorg. Chem. 55:8, 3718-3720. doi: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.6b00107

Yang P, Lin Z, Alfaro-Espinoza G, Ullrich MS, Rat CI, Silvestru C, and Kortz U. 19-Tungstodiarsenate(III) Functionalized by Organoantimony(III) Groups: Tuning the Structure-Bioactivity Relationship. (2016). Inorg. Chem. 55:1, 251-258. doi: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.5b02189

Alfaro-Espinoza G, and Ullrich M. (2015). Bacterial N2-fixation in mangrove ecosystems: insights from a diazotroph-mangrove interaction. Front. Microbiol. 6:445. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2015.00445

Mehmood A, Abdallah K, Khandekar S, Zhurina D, Srivastava A, Al-Karablieh N, Alfaro-Espinoza G, Pletzer D, and Ullrich M. (2015). Expression of extra-cellular levansucrase in Pseudomonas syringae is controlled by the in planta fitness-promoting metabolic repressor HexR. BMC Microbiol. 15:48. doi: 10.1186/s12866-015-0349-0

Yang P, Bassil BS, Lin Z, Haider A, Alfaro-Espinoza G, Ullrich MS, Silvestru C, and Kortz U. (2015). Organoantimony(III)-Containing Tungstoarsenates(III): From Controlled Assembly to Biological Activity. Chem. Eur. J. 21:44, 15600-15606. doi: 10.1002/chem.201502398

Bartok M, Tandon R, Alfaro-Espinoza G, Ullrich M, and Gabel D. (2015). Reduction of cytotoxicity of benzalkonium chloride and octenidine by Brilliant Blue G. EXCLI Journal. 14, 123-132. doi:10.17179/excli2014-556

Alfaro-Espinoza G, and Ullrich M. (2014). Marinobacterium mangrovicola sp. nov., a marine nitrogen-fixing bacterium isolated from mangrove roots of Rhizophora mangle. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 64, 3988-3993. doi:10.1099/ijs.0.067462-0

Barsukova-Stuckart M, Piedra LF, Gautam B, Alfaro-Espinoza G, Izarova NV, Banerjee A, Bassil BS, Ullrich MS, Breunig HJ, Silvestru C, and Kortz U. (2012). Synthesis and biological activity of organoantimony(III)-containing heteropolytungstates. Inorg. Chem. 51:21, 1215-22