Elías-Gustavo-Figueroa-Villalobos

Elías Gustavo Figueroa Villalobos

Departamento de Ciencias Biológicas y Químicas

Título: Profesor de Ciencias Naturales y Biología, Universidad Católica de Temuco, Chile.
Grado: Doctor en Ciencias Mención Biología Celular y Molecular Aplicada, Universidad de la Frontera, Chile. Doctor en Ciencias en Tecnología Bioquímica Farmacéutica. Universidad de São Paulo. Brasil. Magíster en Ciencias Mención Biología de la Reproducción. Universidad de la Frontera, Chile.
Correo electrónico: efigueroa@uct.cl
Teléfono: 45 2205657
Oficina: CT 205, Campus San Juan Pablo II.
Facultad: Recursos Naturales
Líneas de investigación: Biología celular y molecular, Bioquímica y biotecnología aplicada, Biología de la reproducción de peces, Marcadores celulares y moleculares, Criopreservación y biotenologías aplicadas a la reproducción.

Académico e investigador del Departamento de Ciencias Biológicas y Químicas y miembro activo del Núcleo de Producción Alimentaria de la Universidad Católica de Temuco. Sus líneas de investigación se centran en la criopreservación y potenciales biomarcadores de calidad a nivel celular, mitocondrial y expresión génica en gametos y embriones de peces de interés biológico y productivo. Además, participa continuamente en propuesta y proyectos de investigación financiados por instituciones públicas y privadas.

El Dr. Figueroa Villalobos, ha realizado estancia postdoctoral en el Instituto de Nutrición y Tecnología de Alimentos (INTA) de la Universidad de Chile, investigando la calidad del ADN y expresión génica en gametos y embriones de peces. Además, ha realizado estadías de investigación en “CIHEAM and CISC, Institute of Aquaculture of Torres de la Sal, Castellón, España; Faculty of Fisheries and Protection of Waters, University of South Bohemia in Ceske Budejovice, South Bohemian Research Center of Aquaculture and Biodiversity of Hydrocenoses, Vodnany, República Checa; Programa De Pós-Graduacao Em Aquicultura, Universidade Federal De Santa Catarina, Brasil y Laboratório de Biomoléculas Microbianas da Faculdade de Ciências Farmacêuticas da Universidade de São Paulo, Brasil. Actualmente mantiene colaboraciones permanentes con investigadores, Universidades y Centros de Investigación Nacionales e internacionales en el desarrollo de nuevas líneas prioritarias de investigación.

2021. Sandoval-Vargas L, Silva Jiménez M, Risopatron Gonzalez. J, Figueroa Villalobos. E, Cabrita E. Valdebenito Isler. I. Oxidative stress and use of antioxidants in fish semen cryopreservation. Reviews in Aquaculture, 13(1), 365–387 Publicado ISSN: 1753-5131

2021. Sandoval-Vargas L., Dumorne K., Contreras P., Farias J.G, Figueroa E, Risopatron J., Valdebenito I. Cryopreservation of coho salmon sperm (Oncorhynchus kisutch): Effect on sperm function, oxidative stress and fertilizing capacity. Aquaculture 533, 736151. Publicado ISSN: 0044-8486

2020. Figueroa, E., Lee‐Estévez, M., Valdebenito, I., Farías, J. G., & Romero, J. Potential biomarkers of DNA quality in cryopreserved fish sperm: impact on gene expression and embryonic development Reviews in Aquaculture 12, 382-391 doi: 10.1111/raq.12323

2020. Beltrán J., Herrera L., Lee-Estevez M., Figueroa E., Dumorné K., Farias J. The voltage-gated T-type Ca2+ channel is key to the sperm motility of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar)
Fish Physiology Biochemistry. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10695-020-00829-1

2020. Bravo, W., Dumorné, K., Lissabet, J. B., Jara-Seguel, P., Romero, J., Farías, J. G., Figueroa, E. Effects of selection by the Percoll density gradient method on motility, mitochondrial membrane potential and fertility in a subpopulation of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) testicular spermatozoa. Animal Reproduction Science, 106344.

2020. Lissabet, J. F. B., Belén, L. H., Lee-Estevez, M., Risopatrón, J., Valdebenito, I., Figueroa, E. Farías, J. G. he CatSper channel is present and plays a key role in sperm motility of the Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part A: Molecular & Integrative Physiology, 241, 110634. Publicado ISSN: 1095-6433

2019. Figueroa, E., Lee-Estevez, M., Valdebenito, I., Watanabe I., Oliveira R.P.S., J. Romero, J., ; R. L. Castillo, R. L., Farías J.G. Effects of cryopreservation on mitochondrial function and sperm quality in fish. Aquaculture, 511, 634190. Publicado ISSN: 0044-8486

2019. Contreras, P., Dumorné, K., Ulloa-Rodríguez, P., Merino, O., Figueroa, E., Farías, J.G., Valdebenito, I., Risopatrón, J. Effects of short-term storage on sperm function in fish semen: a review. Reviews in Aquaculture, 1-10. Publicado

2019. Isler, I. V., Figueroa, E., Sandoval, L., Mellado, P. C., Caamaño, J. C. S., Avendaño, J. F., Risopatrón, J. Characterization of first blastomeres in Patagonian blenny (Eleginops maclovinus) (Perciformes: Eleginopidae). Zygote 443-448, 1469-8730 Publicado ISSN: 0967-1994

2019. Ulloa-Rodríguez, P., Contreras, P., Dumorné, K, Figueroa, E., Risopatrón, J, Valdebenito, I., Farías, J.G. Sperm morphology and ultrastructure of Patagonian blenny (Eleginops maclovinus).
Tissue and Cell 66-69. Publicado ISSN: 0040-8166

2019. Lee-Estevez, M, Larama, G, Figueroa, E, Ulloa-Rodríguez, P, Díaz, R, Valdebenito, I, Farías, J.G. Complete mitochondrial genome sequence of Patagonian blenny, Eleginops maclovinus (Perciformes: Eleginopidae) with phylogenetic consideration. Genetics Resources 23-26.

2019. De Azevedo, P. O. D. S., de Azevedo, H. F., Figueroa, E., Converti, A., Domínguez, J. M., & de Souza Oliveira, R. P. Effects of pH and sugar supplements on bacteriocin-like inhibitory substance production by Pediococcus pentosaceus. Molecular biology reports, 46(5), 4883-4891

2018. E. Figueroa, J.G. Farias, M. Lee-Estevez, I. Valdebenito, J. Risopatrón, C. Magnotti, J. Romero, I. Watanabe, R. P. S. Oliveira. Sperm cryopreservation with supplementation of α-tocopherol and ascorbic acid in freezing media increase sperm function and fertility rate in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) Aquaculture: 493: 1-8. Publicado ISSN: 0044-8486

2018. Lee-Estevez M., Figueroa E., Cosson J., Short S., Valdebenito I., Farias J. Zebrafish as a useful model for immunologic research with potential applications in aquaculture. Reviews in Aquaculture, 10(1), 213-223 Publicado ISSN: 1753-5131

2018. P. Ulloa-Rodríguez, P. Contreras, Kelly Dumorné, Manuel Lee-Estevez, Rommy Díaz, E. Figueroa, I. Valdebenito, J. Risopatrón, J. G. Farías. Patagonian blenny (Eleginops maclovinus) spermatozoa quality after storage at 4 ºC in Cortland medium Animal Reproduction Science, 197: 117-125

2018. Magnotti C., Cerqueira V., Lee-Estevez M., Farias J. G., Valdebenito I., Figueroa E. Cryopreservation and vitrification of fish semen: a review with special emphasis on marine species Reviews in Aquaculture, 10(1), 15-25.

2018. Dumorné, K., Valdebenito, I., Contreras, P., Rodríguez, P. U., Risopatron, J., Figueroa, E., & Farías, J. Effect of pH, osmolality and temperature on sperm motility of pink cusk-eel (Genypterus blacodes, Forster, 1801) Aquaculture Reports, 11, 42-46 Publicado ISSN: 2352-5134

2018. Díaz R., Lee‐ Estévez M., Figueroa E., Ulloa‐ Rodríguez P., Sepúlveda N., Farias J. G. Study of the membrane lipid composition of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) spermatozoa and its relation with semen quality Aquaculture Research, 49: 2603–2607. Publicado

2018. Dumorné, K., Valdebenito, I., Risopatron, J., Figueroa, E., Díaz, R., & Farías, J. Morphology and ultrastructure of pink cusk-eel (Genypterus blacodes, Schneider 1801) spermatozoa by scanning and transmission electron microscopy Tissue and Cell, 54, 26-29. Publicado ISSN: 0040-8166

2018. Dumorné K., Figueroa E., Cosson J., Lee-Estevez M., Ulloa P., Valdebenito I., Farias J. G. Protein phosphorylation and ions effects on salmonid sperm motility activation Reviews in Aquaculture, 10(3), 727-737. Publicado

2018. Risopatrón J., Merino O., Cheuquemán C., Figueroa E., Sánchez R., Farías J. G., Valdebenito I. Effect of the age of broodstock males on sperm function during cold storage in the trout Andrologia. 50(2), e12857

2018. Farias J. G., Zepeda A., Castillo R., Figueroa E., Ademoyero O. T., Pulgar V. M. Chronic hypobaric hypoxia diminishes the expression of base excision repair OGG1 enzymes in spermatozoa Andrologia, 50(2), e12876. Publicado ISSN: 1439-0272

2018. Magnotti, C., Figueroa, E., Farias, J. G., Merino, O., Valdebenito, I., Oliveira, R. P. D. S., & Cerqueira, V. Sperm characteristics of wild and captive lebranche mullet Mugil liza (Valenciennes, 1836), subjected to sperm activation in different pH and salinity conditions. Animal reproduction science, 192, 164-170.

2017. Figueroa E., Valdebenito I., Zepeda A. B., Figueroa C. A., Dumorne K., Castillo R. L., Farias J. G. Effects of cryopreservation on mitochondria of fish spermatozoa Reviews in Aquaculture 9, 76–87. Publicado

2017. Contreras, P., Ulloa, P., Merino, O., Valdebenito, I., Figueroa, E., Farías, J., Risopatrón, J. 2017 Effect of short-term storage on sperm function in Patagonian blenny (Eleginops maclovinus) sperm
Aquaculture, 481, 58-63.

2017. Valdebenito I., Cosson J., Contreras P., Sánchez J., Ubilla A., Risopatrón J., Farias J., Figueroa E. Spermatological research of experimentally farmed patagonian blenny (Eleginops maclovinus) (Perciformes: Eleginopsidae) in Chile Aquaculture Research, 48, Publicado.

2017. Ulloa P., Figueroa E., Díaz R., Lee M., Short S., Farias J. G. Mitochondria in Teleost Spermatozoa Mitochondrion 34, 49–55. Publicado ISSN: 1567-7249

2017. Merino O., Figueroa E., Cheuqueman C., Valdebenito I., Farias J., Isachenko V., Isachenko E., Sanchez R., Risopatron J. Short-term storage of salmonids semen in a sodium alginate-based extender Andrologia, 49, e12661

2017. Farías, J. G., Molina, V. M., Carrasco, R. A., Zepeda, A. B., Figueroa, E., Letelier, P. & Castillo, R. L. 2017 Antioxidant therapeutic strategies for cardiovascular conditions associated with oxidative stress Nutrients, 9(9), 966. Publicado

2016. Figueroa E., Valdebenito I., Ubilla A., Merino O., Risopatrón J. & Farias J. Sperm cryopreservation of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar): Effects on sperm physiology Journal of Fish Biology 89, 1537–1550. Publicado

2016. Figueroa E., Valdebenito I. & Farías J. G. Technologies used in the study of sperm function in cryopreserved fish spermatozoa Aquaculture Research, 47, 1691–1705.

2015. Figueroa E., Merino O., Risopatrón J., Isachenko, V., Sánchez, R., Isachenko, E., Effer, B., Farias J. G., Valdebenito, I. Effect of seminal plasma on Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) sperm vitrification Theriogenology, 238–245.e2

2015. Castillo R., Zepeda A., Short S., Figueroa E., Bustos-Obregón E., Farias J. G. Protective effects of polyunsaturated fatty acid supplementation against testicular damage induced by intermittent hypobaric hypoxia in rats Journal of Biomedical Science, 22:8. Publicado

2015. Calaf G., Zepeda A., Castillo R., Figueroa C., Arias C., Figueroa E. and Farías J. Molecular aspects of breast cancer resistance to drugs (Review) International Journal of Oncology, 47(2):437-445.

2015. Andrea Ubilla, Darci Fornari, Elías Figueroa, Brian Effer, Iván Valdebenito. Short-term cold storage of the semen of rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss (Walbaum, 1792) incorporating DMSO in the sperm diluent. Effects on motility and fertilizing capacity Aquaculture Research 46, 37-44

2015. Trigo, P.; Merino, O.; Figueroa, E.; Valdebenito, Ivan; Sánchez, Raul; Risopatron, Jennie. Effect of short-term semen storage in salmon (Oncorhynchus mykiss) on sperm functional parameters evaluated by flow cytometry Andrologia 47, 407-411. Publicado

2014. Effer. B., Sánchez, R., Ubilla, A., Figueroa E., Valdebenito, Isler. I. Morphometric Characterization of First Blastomeres in Salmo salar Zygote 22, 470-475.

2013. Figueroa, E., Risopatrón, J., Sánchez, R., Isachenko. E., Merino, O., Valdebenito, I., Isachenko, V. Sperm vitrification of sex-reversed rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss): Effect of seminal plasma on physiological parameters Aquaculture 372-375, 119-125. Publicado

2013. Effer, B., Figueroa, E., Augsburger A., Valdebenito I. 2013 Sperm Biology of Merluccius australis: Sperm structure, semen characteristics and effects of pH, temperature and osmolality on sperm motility Aquaculture 408-409, 147-151. Publicado ISSN: 0044-8486

2013. Effer. B., Sánchez, R., Ubilla, A., Figueroa E., Valdebenito, Isler, I. Study of the first blastomeres in Coho salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch) Zygote 20, 327-331. Publicado

2012. Merino O., Sánchez R., Risopatrón J., Isachenko E., Katkov I. I., Figueroa E., Valdebenito I., Mallmann P., Isachenko V. Cryoprotectant-free vitrification of fish (Oncorhynchus mykiss) spermatozoa: first report Andrologia 44, 390-395.

2011. Merino, O., Risopatrón, J., Sánchez, R., Isachenko, E., Figueroa, E., Valdebenito, I., Isachenko, V.  Fish (Oncorhynchus mykiss) spermatozoa cryoprotectant-free vitrification: Stability of mitochondrion as criterion of effectiveness Animal Reproduction Science 124, 125-131. Publicado ISSN: 0378-4320

2018-2020. FONDECYT Postdoctorado Nº 3180765 “Estudio de la calidad del ADN y expresión génica en espermatozoides criopreservados de salmón del Atlántico (Salmo salar) y seriola (Seriola lalandi) para establecer un control y trazabilidad del desarrollo embrionaria”. Investigador Principal.

2018-2020. FONDECYT Regular Nº 1180387 “Study of the Flagellar Dynamic in the Spermatozoa of Fish to improve reproductive efficiency in Chilean Aquaculture”. Co-investigador

2015-2017. FONDECYT Regular Nº 1151315 “Study of the Mitochondrial Dynamics in the Spermatozoa of Fish for the Optimization of Reproduction in Chilean Aquaculture”. Co-investigador

2012-2015. FONDEF Nº D10I1064 “Optimización del manejo artificial del la reproducción de salmónidos utilizando la criobiología como herramienta biotecnológica”. Investigador

2012-2014. FONDECYT Nº 1120705 “Study of the aging of gametes in salmonid species”. Co-investigador

2008-2011. FONDEF Nº DO6I1020 “Mejoramiento de la productividad de la salmonicultura chilena a través de la aplicación de biotecnología en el manejo de gametos y la capacitación en manejos reproductivos de profesionales y trabajadores.” Investigador

Figueroa, E., Lee‐Estévez, M., Valdebenito, I., Farías, J. G., & Romero, J. 2018. Potential biomarkers of DNA quality in cryopreserved fish sperm: impact on gene expression and embryonic development. Reviews in Aquaculture, 1–10.  doi: 10.1111/raq.12323. ISNN: 1753-5131

E. Figueroa, J.G. Farias, M. Lee-Estevez, I. Valdebenito, J. Risopatrón, C. Magnotti, J. Romero, I. Watanabe, R. P. S. Oliveira. 2018. Sperm cryopreservation with supplementation of α-tocopherol and ascorbic acid in freezing media increase sperm function and fertility rate in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar). Aquaculture: 493: 1-8. ISSN: 0044-8486.

Lee-Estevez M., Figueroa E., Cosson J., Short S., Valdebenito I., Farias J. 2018. Zebrafish as a useful model for immunologic research with potential applications in aquaculture. Reviews in Aquaculture, 10(1), 213-223. ISSN: 1753-5131

P. Ulloa-Rodríguez, P. Contreras, Kelly Dumorné, Manuel Lee-Estevez, Rommy Díaz, E. Figueroa, I. Valdebenito, J. Risopatrón, J. G. Farías. 2018. Patagonian blenny (Eleginops maclovinus) spermatozoa quality after storage at 4 ºC in Cortland médium Animal Reproduction Science, 197: 117-125. ISSN. 0378-4320

Magnotti C., Cerqueira V., Lee-Estevez M., Farias J. G., Valdebenito I., Figueroa E. 2018. Cryopreservation and vitrification of fish semen: a review with special emphasis on marine species. Reviews in Aquaculture, 10(1), 15-25. 1753-5131

Dumorné, K., Valdebenito, I., Contreras, P., Rodríguez, P. U., Risopatron, J., Figueroa, E., & Farías, J. 2018. Effect of pH, osmolality and temperature on sperm motility of pink cusk-eel (Genypterus blacodes, Forster, 1801) Aquaculture Reports, 11, 42-46. ISSN: 2352-5134.

Dumorné, K., Valdebenito, I., Contreras, P., Rodríguez, P. U., Risopatron, J., Figueroa, E., & Farías, J. 2018. Effect of pH, osmolality and temperature on sperm motility of pink cusk-eel (Genypterus blacodes, Forster, 1801) Aquaculture Reports, 11, 42-46. ISSN: 2352-5134

Díaz R., Lee‐ Estévez M., Figueroa E., Ulloa‐ Rodríguez P., Sepúlveda N., Farias J. G. 2018. Study of the membrane lipid composition of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) spermatozoa and its relation with semen quality. Aquaculture Research, 49: 2603–2607. ISSN: 1365-2109

Díaz R., Lee‐ Estévez M., Figueroa E., Ulloa‐ Rodríguez P., Sepúlveda N., Farias J. G. 2018. Study of the membrane lipid composition of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) spermatozoa and its relation with semen quality.  Aquaculture Research, 49: 2603–2607. ISSN: 1365-2109

Dumorné, K., Valdebenito, I., Risopatron, J., Figueroa, E., Díaz, R., & Farías, J. 2018. Morphology and ultrastructure of pink cusk-eel (Genypterus blacodes, Schneider 1801) spermatozoa by scanning and transmission electron microscopy. Tissue and Cell, 54, 26-29. ISSN: 0040-8166

Dumorné K., Figueroa E., Cosson J., Lee-Estevez M., Ulloa P., Valdebenito I., Farias J. G. 2018. Protein phosphorylation and ions effects on salmonid sperm motility activation. Reviews in Aquaculture, 10(3), 727-737. ISSN: 1753-5131

Risopatrón J., Merino O., Cheuquemán C., Figueroa E., Sánchez R., Farías J. G., Valdebenito I. 2018. Effect of the age of broodstock males on sperm function during cold storage in the trout. Andrologia. 50(2), e12857. ISSN: 1439-0272

Farias J. G., Zepeda A., Castillo R., Figueroa E., Ademoyero O. T., Pulgar V. M. 2018. Chronic hypobaric hypoxia diminishes the expression of base excision repair OGG1 enzymes in spermatozoa. Andrologia, 50(2), e12876. ISSN: 1439-0272

Figueroa E., Valdebenito I., Zepeda A. B., Figueroa C. A., Dumorne K., Castillo R. L., Farias J. G. 2017. Effects of cryopreservation on mitochondria of fish spermatozoa. Reviews in Aquaculture 9, 76–87. ISSN: 1753-5131

Valdebenito I., Cosson J., Contreras P., Sánchez J., Ubilla A., Risopatrón J., Farias J., Figueroa E. 2017. Spermatological research of experimentally farmed patagonian blenny (Eleginops maclovinus) (Perciformes: Eleginopsidae) in Chile. Aquaculture Research, 48, 4197–4204. ISSN: 1365-2109

Ulloa P., Figueroa E., Díaz R., Lee M., Short S., Farias J. G. 2017. Mitochondria in Teleost Spermatozoa . Mitochondrion 34, 49–55. ISSN: 1567-7249

Merino O., Figueroa E., Cheuqueman C., Valdebenito I., Farias J., Isachenko V., Isachenko E.,  Sanchez R., Risopatron J. 2017. Short-term storage of salmonids semen in a sodium alginate-based extender. Andrologia, 49, e12661. ISSN: 1439-0272

Lee-Estevez M., Larama G., Figueroa E., Ulloa-Rodríguez P., Díaz R., Valdebenito I., Farías, J. G. 2017. Complete mitochondrial genome sequence of Patagonian blenny, Eleginops maclovinus (Perciformes: Eleginopidae) with phylogenetic consideration.  Conservation Genetics Resources, 1-4. ISSN: 1877-725

Farías, J. G., Molina, V. M., Carrasco, R. A., Zepeda, A. B., Figueroa, E., Letelier, P. & Castillo, R. L.   2017. Antioxidant therapeutic strategies for cardiovascular conditions associated with oxidative stress. Nutrients, 9(9), 966. ISSN: 2072-6643

Figueroa E., Valdebenito I., Ubilla A., Merino O., Risopatrón J. & Farias J. 2016. Sperm cryopreservation of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar): Effects on sperm physiology. Journal of Fish Biology 89, 1537–1550. ISSN: 1095-8649

Figueroa E., Valdebenito I. & Farías J. G. 2016. Technologies used in the study of sperm function in cryopreserved fish spermatozoa. Aquaculture Research, 47, 1691–1705. ISSN: 1365-2109

Figueroa E., Merino O., Risopatrón J., Isachenko, V., Sánchez, R., Isachenko, E., Effer, B., Farias J. G., Valdebenito, I. 2015. Effect of seminal plasma on Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) sperm vitrification. Theriogenology, 238–245.e2. ISSN: 0093-691X

Castillo R., Zepeda A., Short S., Figueroa E., Bustos-Obregón E., Farias J. G. 2015. Protective effects of polyunsaturated fatty acid supplementation against testicular damage induced by intermittent hypobaric hypoxia in rats. Journal of Biomedical Science, 22:8. ISSN: 1423-0127

Calaf G., Zepeda A., Castillo R., Figueroa C., Arias C., Figueroa E. and Farías J.      2015. Molecular aspects of breast cancer resistance to drugs (Review)   International. Journal of Oncology, 47(2):437-445. ISSN: 1791-2423

Andrea Ubilla, Darci Fornari, Elías Figueroa, Brian Effer, Iván Valdebenito      2015     Short-term cold storage of the semen of rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss (Walbaum, 1792) incorporating DMSO in the sperm diluent. Effects on motility and fertilizing capacity. Aquaculture Research 46, 37-44. ISSN: 1365-2109.

Trigo, P.; Merino, O.; Figueroa, E.; Valdebenito, Ivan; Sánchez, Raul; Risopatron, Jennie. 2015. Effect of short-term semen storage in salmon (Oncorhynchus mykiss) on sperm functional parameters evaluated by flow cytometry         Andrologia 47, 407-411. ISSN: 1439-0272.

Effer. B., Sánchez, R., Ubilla, A., Figueroa E., Valdebenito, Isler. I. 2014. Morphometric Characterization of First Blastomeres in Salmo salar. Zygote 22, 470-475. ISSN: 0967-1994.

Figueroa, E., Risopatrón, J., Sánchez, R., Isachenko. E., Merino, O., Valdebenito, I., Isachenko, V.    2013     Sperm vitrification of sex-reversed rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss): Effect of seminal plasma on physiological parameters. Aquaculture 372-375, 119-125. ISSN: 0044-8486

Effer, B., Figueroa, E., Augsburger A., Valdebenito I. 2013. Sperm Biology of Merluccius australis: Sperm structure, semen characteristics and effects of pH, temperature and osmolality on sperm motility. Aquaculture 408-409, 147-151. ISSN: 0044-8486

Effer. B., Sánchez, R., Ubilla, A., Figueroa E., Valdebenito, Isler, I. 2013. Study of the first blastomeres in Coho salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch). Zygote 20, 327-331. ISSN: 0967-1994

Merino O., Sánchez R., Risopatrón J., Isachenko E., Katkov I. I., Figueroa E., Valdebenito I., Mallmann P., Isachenko V. 2012. Cryoprotectant-free vitrification of fish (Oncorhynchus mykiss) spermatozoa: first report. Andrologia 44, 390-395. ISSN: 1439-0272

Merino, O., Risopatrón, J., Sánchez, R., Isachenko, E., Figueroa, E., Valdebenito, I., Isachenko, V.    2011     Fish (Oncorhynchus mykiss) spermatozoa cryoprotectant-free vitrification: Stability of mitochondrion as criterion of effectiveness. Animal. Reproduction Science 124, 125-131. ISSN: 0378-4320