Libros & Chapters

Ramírez ML, Bulboa C, Contreras-Porcia L & Mora, AM. 2018. Flora Marina Bentónica de Quintay. Santiago, Ril Editores, 164 pp. ISBN:  978-956-01-0536-3

Loretto Contreras-Porcia, Matías Araya, Elizabeth Garrido, Cristian Bulboa, Jean Pierre Remonsellez, Javier Zapata, Camila Espinoza & Jorge Rivas. 2018. “Biochar production from seaweeds”  for Book- Protocols for Macroalgae- edited by Charrier B, Wichard T, Reddy CRK, Eds CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group. ISBN-13 978-1-4987-9642-2

Manoj Kumar, Loretto-Contreras Porcia, Nirali M. Kumar, John Bothwell, Peter J. Ralph. 2018. “Quantification and Localization of Reactive Oxygen Species in Marine Macrophytes” for Book- Protocols for Macroalgae- edited by by Charrier B, Wichard T, Reddy CRK, Eds CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group. ISBN-13 978-1-4987-9642-2

M. Kumar, U. Kuzhiumparambil, P.J. Ralph, L. Contreras-Porcia. 2017. Polyamines: Stress Metabolite in Marine Macrophytes- in ALGAL GREEN CHEMISTRY: RECENT PROGRESS IN BIOTECHNOLOGY. Elsevier. ISBN: 978-0-444-64041-3

Loretto Contreras-Porcia, Camilo López-Cristoffanini, Andrés Meynard & Manoj Kumar. 2017. Tolerance pathways to desiccation stress in seaweeds- in System Biology of Marine Ecosystems. Springer. ISBN: 978-3-319-62092-3

Loretto Contreras-Porcia, Andrés Meynard, Camilo López-Cristoffanini, Nicolas Latorre & Manoj Kumar. 2017. Marine metal pollution and effects on seaweed species – in System Biology of Marine Ecosystems. Springer. ISBN: 978-3-319-62092-3

Loretto Contreras-Porcia and Camilo López-Cristoffanini. 2012. Proteomics in Seaweeds: Ecological Interpretations, Gel Electrophoresis – Advanced Techniques, Dr. Sameh Magdeldin (Ed.), InTech, Available from: ISBN: 978-953-51-0457-5


Claudia Betancourtt, Javier Zapata, Nicolás Latorre, Francisco Castañeda, Andrés Meynard, Camila Fierro, Camila Espinoza, Eduardo Guajardo, Alejandra Núñez, Constanza González, María-Eliana Ramírez, Cristian Bulboa Contador, Loretto Contreras-Porcia2018. Diversity and seasonal variation of seaweeds of the intertidal rocky zone from Maitencillo, Valparaíso, central coast of Chile. Revista de Biología Marina y Oceanografía, 53(1) : 105-117.

Daniella Mella-Flores, Julia Machon, Loretto Contreras-Porcia, Sabina Mesa-Campbell & Peter von Dassow. 2018. Differential strain-specific responses of Emiliania huxleyi (Haptophyta) to copper. Cryptogamie, Algologie, aceptado

Andrés Meynard, Javier Zapata, Nicolás Salas, Claudia Betancourtt, Gabriel Pérez, Francisco Castañeda,  María Eliana Ramírez, Cristian Bulboa Contador, Marie-Laure Guillemin & Loretto Contreras-Porcia2018. Genetic and morphological differentiation of Porphyra and Pyropia species (Bangiales, Rhodophyta) coexisting in a rocky intertidal in Central Chile, Journal of Phycology, aceptado

Gabriel Pérez-Lara, Andrés Meynard, Javier Zapata, Paula Alvear, Cristian Bulboa Contador & Loretto Contreras-Porcia. 2018. Development and characterization of 13 microsatellite primers for the Chilean red alga Pyropia orbicularis. Revista de Biología Marina y Oceanografía, sometido

Camila Fierro, Camilo López-Cristoffanini, Andrés Meynard, Carlos Lovazzano, Francisco Castañeda, Eduardo Guajardo & Loretto Contreras-Porcia. 2017. Expression profile of desiccation tolerance factors in intertidal seaweed species during the tidal cycle. Planta, 245:1149-1164. DOI: 10.1007/s00425-017-2673-0

Manoj Kumar, Matthew P. Padula, Peter A. Davey, Mathieu Pernice, Zhijan Jiang, Gaurav Sablok, Loretto Contreras-Porcia, Peter J Ralph. 2017. Proteome analysis reveals extensive light stress-response reprogramming in the seagrass Zostera muelleri (Alismatales, Zosteraceae) metabolism. Frontiers in Plant Science, 7: 2023. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2016.02023

Diego Espinoza-Gallardo, Loretto Contreras-Porcia & Nicole Ehrenfeld. 2017. B-glucans, production and properties in microalgae with emphasis on Nannochloropsis genus (Ochrophyta, Eustigmatales). Revista de Biología Marina y Oceanografía, 52 (1): 33-49

Manoj Kumar, Loretto Contreras-Porcia, Matthew P. Padula, Peter J. Ralph. 2017. Marine macrophytes proteomics: where are we heading?. International Society for Applied Phycology  NEWSLETTER (ISAP). Isuue 1-2017.

Magdalena Varas Halaby, Loretto Contreras-Porcia, Edmundo Muñoz , Elizabeth Garrido-Ramírez. 2017. Acid and alkali pre-treatment of the brown kelp Macrocystis pyrifera and their use as biosorbent of recalcitrant organic pollutants. Water Research, sometido

Camila Fierro, Camilo López-Cristoffanini, Nicolas Latorre, Jorge Rivas & Loretto Contreras-Porcia. 2016. Methylglyoxal metabolism in seaweeds during desiccation. Revista de Biología Marina y Oceanografía, 51: 187-191

Marie-Laure Guillemin, Loretto Contreras-Porcia, María Eliana Ramírez, Erasmo C. Macaya, Cristian Bulboa Contador, Helen Woods, Christopher Wyatt & Juliet Brodie. 2016The bladed Bangiales (Rhodophyta) of the South Eastern Pacific: molecular species delimitation reveals extensive diversity. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 94:814-826. 

Guajardo E, Correa J.A & Contreras-Porcia L2016. Role of abscisic acid (ABA) in activating antioxidant tolerance responses to desiccation stress in intertidal seaweeds species. Planta, 243: 767-781.

Camilo López-Cristoffanini, Javier Zapata, Fanny Gaillard, Philippe Potin, Juan A. Correa & Loretto Contreras-Porcia2015. Identification of proteins involved in desiccation tolerance in the red seaweed Pyropia orbicularis (Rhodophyta, Bangiales)Proteomics, 15: 3954-3968.

Karen Yangüez, Carlos Lovazzano, Loretto Contreras-Porcia & Nicole Ehrenfeld. 2015. Response to oxidative stress induced by high light and carbon dioxide (CO2) in the biodiesel producer model Nannochloropsis salina (Ochrophyta, Eustigmatales). Revista de Biología Marina y Oceanografía,  50, S1: 163-175.

Sordet C, Contreras-Porcia L, Lovazzano C, Goulitquer S, Andrade S, Potin P, Correa JA. 2014. Physiological plasticity of Dictyota kunthii (Phaeophyceae) to copper excess. Aquatic Toxicology, 150: 220-228.

Maria Eliana Ramírez, Loretto Contreras-Porcia*, Marie-Laure Guillemin, Juliet Brodie, Catalina Valdivia, Maria Rosa Flores-Molina, Alejandra Núñez, Cristian Bulboa Contador, Carlos Lovazzano. 2014. Pyropia orbicularis sp. nov. (Rhodophyta, Bangiaceae) based on a population previously known as Porphyra columbina from the central coast of Chile. Phytotaxa, 158: 133-153.

María R. Flores-Molina, Daniela Thomas, Carlos Lovazzano, Alejandra Núñez, Javier Zapata, Manoj Kumar, Juan A. Correa, Loretto Contreras-Porcia. 2014. Desiccation stress in intertidal seaweeds: effects on morphology, antioxidant responses and photosynthetic performance . Aquatic Botany, 113:90-99

López-Cristoffanini C, Tellier F, Otaíza R, Correa JA & Contreras-Porcia L. 2013. Tolerance to air exposure: a feature driving the latitudinal distribution of two sibling kelp species. Botanica Marina. 56: 431-440

Contreras-Porcia L, López-Cristoffanini C, Lovazzano C, Flores-Molina M.R, Thomas D, Núñez A, Fierro C, Guajardo E, Correa J.A, Kube M & Reinhardt R. 2013.  Differential gene expression in Pyropia columbina (Bangiales, Rhodophyta) under natural hydration and desiccation conditions. Lat. Am. J. Aquat. Res. 41: 933-958.

Lovazzano C, Serrano C, Correa JA & Contreras-Porcia L. 2013. Comparative analysis of the peroxiredoxin activation in the brown macroalgae Scytosiphon gracilis and Lessonia nigrescens (Phaeophyceae) under copper stress. Physiologia Plantarum. 149:378-388.

Contreras-Porcia L, Callejas S, Thomas D, Sordet C, Pohnert G, Contreras A, Lafuente A, Flores-Molina MR, Correa JA. 2012. Seaweeds early development: detrimental effects of desiccation and attenuation by algal extracts. Planta. 235: 337-348.

Contreras-Porcia L*, Thomas D, Flores V & Correa J.A. 2011. Tolerance to oxidative stress induced by desiccation in Porphyra columbina (Bangiales, Rhodophyta). Journal of Experimental Botany. 62: 1815-1829.

Contreras-Porcia L, Dennett G, González A, Vergara E, Medina C, Correa J.A & Moenne A. 2011. Identification of copper-induced genes in the marine alga Ulva compressa (Chlorophyta). Marine Biotechnology. 13: 544-556.

Contreras L, Moenne A, Gaillard F, Photin P & Correa J.A. 2010. Proteomic analysis and identification of copper stress-regulated proteins in the marine alga Scytosiphon gracilis (Phaeophyceae). Aquatic Toxicology. 96: 85-89.

Thomas D, Beltrán J, Flores V, Contreras L, Bollman E, & Correa J.A. 2009. Laminariocolax sp (Phaeophyceae) associated with galls developments in Lessonia nigrescens (Phaeophyceae). Journal of Phycology 45: 1252-1258.

Contreras L, Mella D, Moenne A & Correa J.A. 2009. Differential responses to copper-induced oxidative stress in the marine macroalga Lessonia nigrescens and Scytosiphon lomentaria (Phaeophyceae). Aquatic Toxicology 94: 94-102.

Contreras L, Ritter A, Dennett G, Boehmwald F, Guitton N, Pineau Ch, Moenne A, Potin P & Correa JA. 2008. Two-dimensional gel electrophoresis analysis of brown algal protein extracts . Journal of Phycology 44: 1315-1321.

Contreras L, Dennett G, Moenne A, Palma E & Correa J.A. 2007. Molecular and morphologically distinct Scytosiphon species (Scytosiphonales, Phaeophyceae) display similar antioxidant capacities. Journal of Phycology 43: 1320-1328.

Contreras L, Medina HM, Andrade S, Oppliger V & Correa JA. 2007. Effects of copper on early developmental stages of Lessonia nigrescens Bory (Phaeophyceae). Environmental Pollution 147: 75-83.

Correa JA, Lagos N, Medina HM, Castilla J., Cerda M, Ramírez M, Martínez E, Faugeron S, Andrade S, Pinto R & Contreras L2006. Experimental transplants of the large kelp Lessonia nigrescens (Phaeophyceae) in high-energy wave exposed rocky intertidal habitats of northern Chile: Experimental, restoration and management applications. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 335: 13-18.

Andrade S, Contreras L, Moffett J.W. & Correa J.A. 2006. Kinetics of copper accumulation in Lessonia nigrescens (Phaeophyceae) under conditions of environmental oxidative stress. Aquatic Toxicology 78, 398-401.

Contreras L, Moenne A & Correa J.A. 2005. Antioxidant responses in Scytosiphon lomentaria (Phaeophyceae) inhabiting copper-enriched coastal environments. Journal of Phycology 41, 1184-1195.