• A life cycle assessment on the dehairing of rawhides: Chemical treatment versus enzymatic recovery through solid state fermentation. Catalán, E., Komilis, D., Sánchez, A. Journal of Industrial Ecology. Accepted for publication..
  • Production and characterization of sophorolipids from stearic acid by solid-state fermentation, a cleaner alternative to chemical surfactants. Jiménez-Peñalver, P., Castillejos, M., Koh, A., Gross, R., Sánchez, A., Font, X., Gea, T. Journal of Cleaner Production. 172, 2735-2747 (2018).


  • A novel strategy for producing compost with enhanced biopesticide properties through solid-state fermentation of biowaste and inoculation with Bacillus thuringiensis. Ballardo, C., Barrena, R., Artola, A., Sánchez, A. Waste Management. 70, 53–58 (2017).
  • Cellulase and xylanase production at pilot scale by solid-state fermentation from coffee husk using specialized consortia: The consistency of the process and the microbial communities involved. Cerda, A., Mejías, L., Gea, T., Sánchez, A. Bioresource technology. 243, 1059–1068 (2017).
  • Valorization of sugarcane bagasse and sugar beet molasses using Kluyveromyces marxianus for producing value-added aroma compounds via solid-state fermentation. Martínez, O., Sánchez, A., Font, X., Barrena, R. Journal of Cleaner Production. 158 (1) 8-17 (2017).
  • Solid state fermentation and composting as alternatives to treat hair waste: A LCA comparative approach. Catalán, E., Komilis, D., Sánchez, A. Waste Management & Research. 35(7) 786-790 (2017).
  • Towards a competitive solid state fermentation: cellulases production from coffee husk by sequential batch operation and role of microbial diversity. Cerda, A., Gea, T., Vargas-García, M.C., Sánchez, A. Science of the Total Environment. 589, 56-65 (2017).
  • Solid-state fermentation as a novel paradigm for organic waste valorisation: A review. Abu Yazid, N., Barrena, B., Komilis, D., Sánchez, A. Sustainability. 9(2), 224 (2017).


  • The immobilisation of proteases produced by SSF onto functionalized magnetic nanoparticles: Application in the hydrolysis of different protein sources. Abu Yazid, N., Barrena, B., Sánchez, A. Journal of Molecular Catalysis B: Enzymatic. Acceptat per a publicació.
  • Reproducibility of solid-state fermentation at bench-scale: the case of protease production. Abraham, J., Gea, T., Komilis, D., Sánchez, A. Global Nest. Acceptat per a publicació.
  • Production of sophorolipids from winterization oil cake by solid-state fermentation: optimization, monitoring and mixing effect. Jiménez-Peñalver, P., Gea, T., Sánchez, A., Font, X. Biochemical Engineering Journal. 115, 93-100 (2016).
  • Performance, yield and characteristics of bioflocculants (UPMBF13) produced by Bacillus subtilis UPMB13 during submerged and solid-state fermentation. Zulkeflee, Z., Shamsuddin, Z.H., Aris, A.Z., Yusoff, M.K., Komilis, D., Sánchez, A. Global Nest. 18, 3, 611-620 (2016).
  • Assessment of protease activity in hydrolysed extracts from SSF of hair waste by and indigenous consortium of microorganisms. Abu Yazid, N., Barrena, B., Sánchez, A. Waste Management. 49, 420-426 (2016).
  • Inoculation effect of thermophilic microorganisms on protease production through solid-state fermentation under non-sterile conditions at lab and bench scale (SSF). El-Bakry, M., Gea, T., Sánchez, A. Bioprocess and Biosystems Engineering. 39, 585-592 (2016).
  • Valorization of soy waste through SSF for the production of compost enriched with B thuringiensis with biopesticide properties. Ballardo, C., Abraham, J., Barrena, R., Artola, A., Gea, T., Sánchez, A. Journal of Environmental Management. 169, 126-131 (2016).


  • Gaseous emissions during the solid state fermentation of different wastes for enzyme production at pilot scaleMaulini-Duran, C., Abraham, J., Rodríguez-Pérez, S., Cerda, A., Jiménez-Peñalver, P., Gea, T., Barrena, R., Artola, A., Font, X., Sánchez, A. Bioresource Technology. Accepted for publication.
  • From Wastes to High Value Added Products: Novel Aspects of SSF in the Production of Enzymes. El-Bakry, M., Abraham, J., Cerda, A., Barrena, R., Ponsá, S., Gea, T., Sánchez, A. Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology. Accepted for publication.


  • Solid-state fermentation of soybean residues for bioflocculant production in a pilot-scale bioreactor system. Zulkefleea, Z. Sánchez, A. Water Science & Technology. 70, 6, 1032-1039 (2014).
  • Substitution of chemical dehairing by proteases from solid-state fermentation of hair wastes. Abraham, J., Gea, T. Sánchez, A. Journal of Cleaner Production. Journal of Cleaner Production. 7, 1, 191-198 (2014) [+].


  • Potential of the solid-state fermentation of soy fibre residues by native microbial populations for bench-scale alkaline protease production. Abraham, J., Gea, T., Sánchez, A. Biochemical Engineering Journal74, 15-19 (2013). [+]


  • Production of lipases by solid state fermentation using vegetable oil-refining wastes. Santis-Navarro, A., Gea, T., Barrena, R., Sánchez, A. Bioresource Technology. 102, 21, 10080-10084 (2011).