Opazo Salas Rafael José Daniel

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(56) 229781534
Grado Académico: 
Doctor en Acuicultura
Áreas de Interés: 
Biotecnología asociada al desarrollo de la producción de alimentos

My research interests are in development new biotechnological process for boosting the human food production, in special in the aquaculture area.

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2016 Opazo R, Gajardo F, Ruiz M, Romero J. Genome sequence of Lactococcus lactis strain isolated from Salmonid intestinal microbiota. Genome Announc. 2016; 4(4):e00881-16
2016 Opazo R, Fuenzalida K, Plaza F, Romero J. Performance of Debaryomyces hansenii as a diet for rotifers for feeding zebrafish larvae. Zebrafish 2016 (In Press)
2015 Rojas R, Miranda C, Opazo R, Romero J. Characterization and pathogenicity of Vibrio splendidus strains associated with massive mortalities of commercial hatchery-reared larvae of scallop Argopecten purpuratus (Lamarck, 1819). J Invertebrate Pathol 2015; 124:61-69
2014 Raggi P, Lopez P, Diaz A, Carrasco D, Silva A, Velez A, Opazo R, Magne F, Navarrete P. Debaryomyces hansenii and Rhodotorula mucilaginosa comprised the yeast core gut microbiota of wild and reared carnivorous salmonids, croaker and yellowtail. Environ Microbiol 2014; 16(9):2791-2803
2014 Fuentes-Appelgren P, Opazo R, Barros L, Feijoó CG, Urzúa V, Romero J. Effect of the dietary inclusion of soybean components on the innate immune system in Zebrafish. Zebrafish 2014; 11(1):41-49
2013 Navarrete P, Fuentes P, de la Fuente L, Barros L, Magne F, Opazo R, Ibacache C, Espejo RT, Romero J. Short-term effects of dietary soybean meal and lactic acid bacteria on the intestinal morphology and microbiota of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar). Aquacult Nutr 2013; 19:827-836
2012 Navarrete P, Magne F, Araneda C, Fuentes P, Barros L, Opazo R, Espejo R, Romero J. PCR-TTGE analysis of 16S rRNA from rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) gut microbiota reveals host-specific communities of active bacteria. PLoS One 2012;7(2):e31335
2012 Opazo R, Ortúzar F,Navarrete P, Espejo R, Romero J. Reduction of oybean meal non-starch polysaccharides and α-galactosides by solid-state fermentation using cellulolytic bacteria obtained from different environments. Plos One 2012; 7(9):e44783
2010 Navarrete P, Magne F, Mardones P, Riveros M, Opazo R, Suau A, Pochart P, Romero J. Molecular analysis of intestinal microbiota of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss). FEMS Microbiol Ecol 2010; 71(1):148-156
2010 Navarrete P, Toledo I, Mardones P, Opazo R, Espejo RT, Romero J. Effect of Thymus vulgaris essential oil on intestinal bacterial microbiota of rainbow trout, Oncorhynchus mykiss (Walbaum) and bacterial isolates. Aquacult Res 2010; 41:e667-e678
2008 Navarrete P, Mardones P, Opazo R, Espejo R, Romero J. Oxytetracycline treatment reduces bacterial diversity of intestinal microbiota of Atlantic salmon. J Aquat Anim Health 2008; 20(3):177-183
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