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Dr. Enrique Barrajon Catalan

Unit: Molecular Diagnostic and Therapies
Subunit: Bioactive Molecules
Group: Natural bioactive compounds and biomembranes
Category: Assitant professor
Phone: + 34 966 65 89 52
TWITTER: @ebarrajon
LinkedIn: enrique-barrajón-catalán
ResearchGate: Enrique_Barrajon-Catalan
Email: e.barrajon@umh.es
Degree: Biochemistry (1999) and Pharmacy (2011).
Posdoctoral Positions:
Torres-Quevedo Pheloowship, Químicas del Vinalopó S.L., 2009-present.
Previous positions:
1. Predoctoral fellow researcher in Instituto de Biología Molecular y Celular, Universidad Miguel Hernández, Spain, 1999-2001.
2. Predoctoral fellow from the MInisterio de Ciencia y Tecnología, Spain, 2001-2005. 3. Postdoctoral researcher, NutraCitrus S.L., Spain, 2005-2006.
4. Postdoctoral researcher, CGBEDSON S.L., Spain, 2006-2008.
5. Postdoctoral researcher, Instituto Biología Molecular y Celular, Universidad Miguel Hernández, Spain, 2008-2009.
6. Honorific collaborator of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Department of Universidad Miguel Hernández, Spain, 2009-2010.
7. Torres Quevedo Postdotoral Phelowship, Químicas del Vinalopó S.L., 2009-2013.
Current Position:
1. Assistant professor of Engineering Department, Pharmacy and pharmaceutical technology Area, 2011-present.
2. Posdotoral researcher, R&D Invitrotecnia, 2016-present.
Research Fields:
1. New cancer treatments: development of new treatments for cancer based in natural compounds.
2. Cosmetics and functional foods: screening and bioactivity of new ingredients for cosmetics and food formulations.
Representative Publications:

  • J Pharm Biomed Anal. 2015 Feb;105:156-62. doi: 10.1016/j.jpba.2014.11.048. Epub 2014 Dec 11. Differential metabolomic analysis of the potential antiproliferative mechanism of olive leaf extract on the JIMT-1 breast cancer cell line. Barrajón-Catalán E, Taamalli A, Quirantes-Piné R, Roldan-Segura C, Arráez-Román D, Segura-Carretero A, Micol V, Zarrouk M.
  • Adv Exp Med Biol. 2014;824:141-59. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-07320-0_11. Review. Molecular promiscuity of plant polyphenols in the management of age-related diseases: far beyond their antioxidant properties. Barrajón-Catalán E, Herranz-López M, Joven J, Segura-Carretero A, Alonso-Villaverde C, Menéndez JA, Micol V.
  • Phytochem Anal. 2011 Jul-Aug;22(4):303-12. doi: 10.1002/pca.1281. Epub 2011 Jan 24. A systematic study of the polyphenolic composition of aqueous extracts deriving from several Cistus genus species: evolutionary relationship. Barrajón-Catalán E, Fernández-Arroyo S, Roldán C, Guillén E, Saura D, Segura-Carretero A, Micol V.
  • Food Chem Toxicol. 2010 Aug-Sep;48(8-9):2273-82. doi: 10.1016/j.fct.2010.05.060. Epub 2010 May 25. Cistaceae aqueous extracts containing ellagitannins show antioxidant and antimicrobial capacity, and cytotoxic activity against human cancer cells. Barrajón-Catalán E, Fernández-Arroyo S, Saura D, Guillén E, Fernández-Gutiérrez A, Segura-Carretero A, Micol V.
  • Cancer Lett. 2010 Apr 28;290(2):192-203. doi: 10.1016/j.canlet.2009.09.010. Epub 2009 Nov 5. Selective death of human breast cancer cells by lytic immunoliposomes: Correlation with their HER2 expression level. Barrajón-Catalán E, Menéndez-Gutiérrez MP, Falco A, Carrato A, Saceda M, Micol V.
Patents:

Inventores: Domingo Saura, Nuria Martí, Vicente Micol, Lorena Funes, Salud Vegara, Galina Ignatieva, Enrique Barrajón, Manuel Valero, Pedro Mena, Rafael Martínez, Mª Remedios Berenguer, Miguel Moliner.
Título: Método de producción de pectina modificada de cítricos.
Titular: UMH
Referencia: 201301183

Inventores: Nuria Martí, Domingo Saura, Vicente Micol, Salud Vegara, Enrique Barrajón, Manuel Valero, Rafael Martínez, Mª Remedios Berenguer, Eulalio Bernat.
Título: Equipo de expansión instantánea a vacío y ultrasonidos.
Titular: UMH
Referencia: P201200830