Oskar Palacios

microbiology, azospirillum, chlorella

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  • D.Sc. CIBNOR, La Paz, B.C.S. Mexico.

  • M.Sc. in Biotecnology. Autonomus University of Chihuahua, Mexico.

  • B.Sc. Chemist with speciality in Bacteriology. Autonomus University of Chihuahua, Mexico


    • Soil stabilitation.
    • Desert reforestation.
    • Microalgae-Bacteria interactions.
    • Bioencapsulates with PGPBs.
    • Soil microbiology.
    • Microbiology arid zones.
    • Microbial indicators of contamination.
    • Biologycal systems for wastewater treatment.


  1. Palacios, O.A., Zavala-Diaz de la Serna, F.J., Ballinas-Casarrubias, M. de L., Espino-Valdes, M.S., and Nevarez-Moorillon, G.V. 2017. Microbiological Impact of the Use of Reclaimed Wastewater in Recreational Parks. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 14, 1009. doi: 0.3390/ijerph14091009.

  2. Palacios, O.A., Contreras, C.A., Munoz-Castellanos, L.N., Gonzalez-Rangel, M.O., Rubio-Arias, H., Palacios-Espinosa, A., Nevarez-Moorillon, G.V. 2017. Monitoring of indicator and multidrug resistant bacteria in agricultural soils under different irrigation patterns. Agricultural Water Management. 184: 19-27.


  3. Palacios, O.A., Gomez-Anduro, G., Bashan, Y., and de-Bashan, L.E. 2016. Tryptophan, thiamine and indole-3-acetic acid exchange between Chlorella sorokiniana and the plant growth-promoting bacterium Azospirillum brasilense. FEMS Microbiology Ecology. 92: fiw077. doi: 10.1093/femsec/fiw077.

  4. Palacios, O.A., Choix, F.J., Bashan, Y, de-Bashan, L.E. 2016. Influence of tryptophan ans indole-3-acetic acid on starch accumulation in the synthetic mutualistic Chlorella sorokinianaAzospirillum brasilense system under heterotrophic conditions. Research in Microbiology. 167:367-379.

  5. Palacios, O. A., Bashan, Y., Schmid, M., Hartmann, A., de-Bashan, L. E. 2016. Enhancement of thiamine release during synthetic mutualism between Chlorella sorokiniana and Azospirillum brasilense growing under stress conditions. Journal of Applied Phycology. 28:1521–1531.


  6. Bedolla-Torres, M.H., Palacios-Espinosa, A., Palacios, O.A., Choix, F.J., Asencio-Valle, F.J., López-Aguilar, D.R., Espinoza-Villavicencio, J.L., de Luna de la Peña, R., Guillen-Trujillo, A., Avila-Serrano, N.Y., Ortega-Pérez, R. 2015. La irrigación con levaduras incrementa el contenido nutricional del forraje verde hidropónico de maíz. Revista Argentina de Microbiología. Doi: 10.1016/j.ram.2015.04.002.


  7. Palacios, O.A., Bashan, Y. and de-Bashan L.E. 2014. Proven and potential involvement of vitamins in interactions of plants with plant growth-promoting bacteria–an overview. Biology and Fertility of Soils. 50: 415–432.


  8. Rubio-Arias, H., Rey, N.I., Quintana, R.M., Nevarez, G.V. and Palacios, O. 2011. Coliform and metal contamination in lago de Colina, a recreational water body in Chihuahua state, Mexico. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 8: 2386–2400.

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