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Dr. Domingo Saura López

Unit: Molecular Diagnostic and Therapies
Subunit: Bioactive Molecules
Group: Natural bioactive compounds and biomembranes
Category: Investigator
Phone: + 34 966 22 2577
Email: dsaura@umh.es
Degree: Biochemistry
Ph.D program: Biochemistry, Murcia University
Previous positions:

  1. Lab Director in "La Molinera" (Hdez Pérez Hnos, S.A.). 1986-1987.
  2. Predoctoral fellow researcher from the Ministerio de Educación y Ciencia in Applied Biology and Edafology Center (CEBAS). Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC). Spain. 1987-1990.
  3. Predoctoral Researcher Contract from Ministerio de Educación y Ciencia in Applied Biology and Edafology Center (CEBAS). Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC). Spain. 1991-1992.
  4. Technical Manager. Nuevas Tecnologías Bioquímicas, SA. BioNat SA. 1992-1993.
  5. Postdoctoral Research Position from Ministerio de Educación y Ciencia in Applied Biology and Edafology Center (CEBAS). Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC). Spain. 1993-1994.
  6. Ph. D. Professor of Food Biotechnology. Food Tech. Program. Anatomy, Pathologic Compative Anatomy and Food Technology Department. University of Murcia. Spain. 1993-1995.
  7. Technical Manager. Nuevas Tecnologías Bioquímicas, SA. BioNat SA. 1992-1993.
  8. Associate Professor of Biochemistry. Biotechnology Department. Biochemistry. Poytechnical University of Valencia. Spain. 1994-1997.
  9. Professor of Biochemistry. Biochemistry Department. University Miguel Hernández of Elche. Spain. 1997-1998.
  10. Professor of Food Enzymology and Food Technology. Molecular Biology and Biochemistry Institute (IBMC). University Miguel Hernández of Elche. 1999-.
Research Fields:
  1. Food Enzymology
  2. Industrial biotechnology
  3. Food Beverages
  4. Fermentation process
Representative Publications:
  1. Food Chem. 2016 Jan 1;190:848-55. doi: 10.1016/j.foodchem.2015.06.027. Epub 2015 Jun 10.PMID: 26213048. Physicochemical characterization of pomegranate wines fermented with three different Saccharomyces cerevisiae yeast strains. Berenguer M, Vegara S, Barrajón E, Saura D, Valero M, Martí N.
  2. Food Chem. 2015 Sep 1;182:282-91. doi: 10.1016/j.foodchem.2015.03.008. Epub 2015 Mar 11.PMID: 25842339. Characterization of polyphenols, sugars, and other polar compounds in persimmon juices produced under different technologies and their assessment in terms of compositional variations. Jiménez-Sánchez C, Lozano-Sánchez J, Marti N, Saura D, Valero M, Segura-Carretero A, Fernández-Gutiérrez A.
  3. J Food Sci. 2015 Mar;80(3):C532-9. doi: 10.1111/1750-3841.12772. Epub 2015 Jan 23. Physicochemical characterization of pure persimmon juice: nutritional quality and food acceptability.González E, Vegara S, Martí N, Valero M, Saura D.
  4. Food Chem. 2014 Mar 15;147:203-8. doi: 10.1016/j.foodchem.2013.09.122. Epub 2013 Oct 1.PMID: 24206706. Chemical guide parameters for Punica granatum cv. 'Mollar' fruit juices processed at industrial scale. Vegara S, Martí N, Lorente J, Coll L, Streitenberger S, Valero M, Saura D.
  5. Food Chem. 2014 Nov 1;162:186-91. doi: 10.1016/j.foodchem.2014.04.042. Epub 2014 Apr 21. Chemical guide parameters for Spanish lemon (Citrus limon (L.) Burm.) juices. Lorente J, Vegara S, Martí N, Ibarz A, Coll L, Hernández J, Valero M, Saura D.
Patents:
  1. Inventors: Domingo Saura. Title: Anti-oxidant enriched edible oil prepn. - by enzyme treatment of deodorised vacuum distillates of animal or vegetable oils. Titular: TyDSA. Reference: WO9700309-A ; WO9700309
  2. Inventors: Nuria Martí, Domingo Saura, Vicente Micol, Salud Vegara, Enrique Barrajón, Manuel Valero, Rafael Martínez, Mª Remedios Berenguer, Eulalio Bernat. Title: Apparatus for Instantaneous Expansion with Vacuum and Ultrasound Waves. Titular: UMH. Reference: US14/616,358/US2015/0258225 (A1)