Acuña, J.J., Campos, M., de la Luz Mora, M., Jaisi, D.P., Jorquera, M.A. 2019. ACCD producing rhizobacteria from an Andean Altiplano native plant (Parastrephia quadrangularis) and their potential to alleviate salt stress in wheat seedlings. Applied Soil Ecology 136:184-190. IF 3.445 Q1

Ballesteros G.B., Torres-Díaz C., Bravo L.A., Caruso C., Bertini L., Proietti S., Molina-Montenegro M.A. 2019. In silico analysis of metatranscriptomic data from the Antarctic vascular plant Colobanthus quitensis: responses to global warming scenario through changes in endophyte and epiphyte gene expression levels. Fungal Ecology. 43, 100873. IF 3.990 Q1

Clemente-Moreno, M.J., Omranian, N., Sáez, P., Figueroa, C.M., Del-Saz, N., Freudenberg, M.E., Poblete, L., Orf, I., Cuadros-Inostroza, A., Cavieres, L., Bravo, L.A., Fernie, A.R., Ribas-Carbó, M., Flexas, J., Nikoloski, Z., Brotman, Y., Gago, J. 2019. High cytochromic respiratory rates and sulphur metabolism sustain stress tolerance to low temperature in the Antarctic species Colobanthus quitensis. New Phytologist IF 7.299 Q1

Cubillos, C.F., Paredes, A., Yáñez, C., Palma, J., Severino, E., Vejar, D., Grágeda, M., Dorador, C. 2019. Insights into the Microbiology of the chaotropic brines of Salar de Atacama, Chile. Frontiers in Microbiology 10:1611:1-15. IF 4.259 Q1

Hernández‑Fuentes, C., Coopman, R.E., Cavieres, L.A., Bravo, L.A. 2019. Photoprotective strategies against drought are depending on the elevation provenance in Phacelia secunda. Alpine Botany 129:123–135 IF 2.719 Q1

Hoyos-Santillan, J., Miranda, A., Lara, A., Rojas, M., Sepulveda-Jauregui, A. 2019. Protecting Patagonian peatlands in Chile. Science. 10.1126/science.aa9244 IF 41.037 Q1

Jorquera, M.A., Graether, S.P., Maruyama, F. 2019. Editorial: Bioprospecting and Biotechnology of Extremophiles. Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology 7:204. IF 5.122 Q1

Matus, F., Stock, S., Eschenbach, W., Dyckmans, J., Merino, C., Nájera, F., Köster, M., Kuzyakov, Y., Dippold, M. 2019. Ferrous Wheel Hypothesis: Abiotic nitrate incorporation into dissolved organic matter. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 245, 514–524. IF 4.258 Q1

Núñez-Montero, K., Lamilla, C., Abanto, M.  Maruyama, F., Jorquera, M.A., Santos, A., Martinez-Urtaza, J., Barrientos, L. 2019. Antarctic Streptomyces fildesensis strain as potential new reservoir for drug discovery. Scientific Reports 16; 9, 7488. IF 4.011 Q1

Ostria-Gallardo, E., Larama, G., Berríos, G., Fallard, A., Gutierrez, A., Ensminger, I., Bravo, L.A. 2019. A comparative gene co-expression networks analysis of two congener filmy ferns identifies specific desiccation tolerance mechanisms associated to their microhabitat preferenceBMC Plant Biology

Romero, F., Palacios, J., Jofré, I., Paz, C., Nwokocha, C.R., Paredes, A., Cifuentes, F. 2019. Aristoteline, an indole-alkaloid, induces relaxation by activating potassium channels and blocking calcium channels in isolated rat aorta. Molecules 24(15): 2748. IF 3.06 Q2

Zhang Q., Acuña J.J., Inostroza N.G., Mora M.L., Radic S., Sadowsky M.J., Jorquera, M.A. 2019. Endophytic Bacterial Communities Associated with Roots and Leaves of plants Growing in Chilean extreme environments. Scientific Reports 9:4950 IF 4.011 Q1

Cifuentes, F., Palacios, J., Kuzmicic, J., Carvajal, L., Muñoz, F., Quispe, C., Nwokocha, C.R., Morales, G., Norambuena-Soto, I., Chiong, M., Paredes, A. 2018. Vasodilator and hypotensive effects of pure compounds and hydroalcoholic extract of Xenophyllum poposum(Phil) V.A Funk (Compositae) on rats. Phytomedicine 50:99–108. IF 4.18 Q1

Cifuentes, F., Palacios, J., Paredes, A., Nwokocha, C.R., Paz, C. 2018. 8-Oxo-9 Dihydromakomakine isolated from Aristotelia chilensis induces vasodilation in rat aorta: role of the extracellular calcium influx. Molecules, 23(11):3050. IF 3.06 Q2

Jorquera, M.A., Gabler, S., Inostroza, N.G., Acuña, J.J., Campos, M.A., Menezes–Blackburn, D., Greiner, R. 2018. Screening and characterization of phytases from bacteria isolated from Chilean hydrothermal environments. Microbial Ecology. 75, 387–399 IF 3.611 Q1

Mansilla, C.A., McCulloch, R.D., Morello, F. 2018. The vulnerability of the Nothofagus forest-steppe ecotone to climate change: Palaeoecological evidence from Tierra del Fuego (~53°S). Palaeogeogr. Palaeoclimatol. Palaeoecol. 508, 59-70. IF 2.616 Q2

Merino-Campos, V., De Pol-Holz, R., Southon, J., Latorre, C., Collado-Fabbri, S. 2018. Marine radiocarbon reservoir age along the Chilean continental margin. Radiocarbon, 1-16. IF 1.531 Q3

Moreno, P.I., Vilanova, I., Villa-Martínez, R., Dunbar, R.B., Mucciarone, D.A., Kaplan, M.R., Garreaud, R., Rojas, M., De Pol-Holz R., Lambert, F. 2018. Onset and Evolution of Southern Annular Mode-Like Changes at Centennial Timescale. Scientific Reports 8, 3458. IF 4,011 Q1

Palacios, J., Fonseca, J.M., Ayavire, F., Salas, F., Ortiz, M., Sandoval, J.M., Benites, J., Nwokocha, C.R., Zavala, E., Paredes, A., Barría, I., Vega, J.L., Cifuentes, F. 2018. Ascorbate attenuates oxidative stress and increased blood pressure induced by 2-(4-Hydroxyphenyl) amino-1,4 naphthoquinone in rats. Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity 2018:1-11. IF 4.868 Q2

Pfeiffer, M., Latorre, C., Santoro, C.M., Gayo, E. M., Rojas, R., Carrevedo, M.L., McRostie, V.B., Finstad, K.M., Heimsath, A., Jungers, M.C., De Pol-Holz, R., Amundson, R. 2018. Chronology, stratigraphy and hydrological modelling of extensive wetlands and paleolakes in the hyperarid core of the Atacama Desert during the late quaternary. Quaternary Science Reviews 197:224-245. IF 4,641 Q1

Piret, L., Bertrand, S., Kissel, C., De Pol-Holz, R., Tamayo Hernando, A., Van Daele, M. 2018. First evidence of a mid-Holocene earthquake-triggered megaturbidite south of the Chile Triple Junction. Sedimentary Geology 375:120-133. IF 3,244 Q1

Sierra-Almeida A., Cavieres L.A., Bravo L.A. 2018 Warmer Temperatures Affect the in situ Freezing Resistance of the Antarctic Vascular Plants. Frontiers Plant Science. 9, 1456. IF 4.106 Q1

Vargas, C.A., Cuevas, L. A., Silva, N., González, H.E., De Pol‐Holz, R., Narváez, D.A. 2018. Influence of glacier melting and river discharges on the nutrient distribution and DIC recycling in the Southern Chilean Patagonia. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences, 123:256-270. https:// IF 3,621 Q1

Ph.D Marcela Calabi Floody
NEXER chief coordinator
University of La Frontera
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