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  1. M. Ramos, A. Beltran, E. Fortunati, M.A. Peltzer, F. Cristofaro, L. Visai, A.J. Valente, A. Jiménez, J.M. Kenny, M.C. Garrigós. Controlled Release of Thymol from Poly(Lactic Acid)-Based Silver Nanocomposite Films with Antibacterial and Antioxidant Activity. Antioxidants 2020, 9, 395. DOI: 10.3390/antiox9050395
  2. C. Mellinas, M. Ramos, A. Jiménez, M.C. Garrigós, Recent Trends in the Use of Pectin from Agro-Waste Residues as a Natural-Based Biopolymer for Food Packaging Applications. Materials 2020, 13, 673. DOI: 10.3390/ma13030673
  3. M. Ramos, F. Dominici, F. Luzi, A. Jiménez, M.C. Garrigós, L. Torre, D. Puglia. Effect of Almond Shell Waste on Physicochemical Properties of Polyester-Based Biocomposites. Polymers 2020, 12, 835. DOI: 10.3390/polym12040835
  4. C.J. Pelegrín, Y. Flores, A. Jiménez, M.C. Garrigós. Recent Trends in the Analysis of Chemical Contaminants in Beverages. Beverages 2020, 6, 32.DOI: 10.3390/beverages6020032
  5. C. Mellinas, M. Ramos, A. Grau-Atienza, A. Jordà, N. Burgos, A. Jiménez, E. Serrano, M.C. Garrigós. Biodegradable Poly(ε-Caprolactone) Active Films Loaded with MSU-X Mesoporous Silica for the Release of α-Tocopherol. Polymers 2020, 12, 137. DOI: 10.3390/polym12010137
  1. M. Ramos, A. Jiménez, M.C. Garrigós. Il-based advanced techniques for the extraction of value-added compounds from natural sources and food by-products. TrAC Trends in Analytical Chemistry 2019, 119. DOI: 10.1016/j.trac.2019.07.027.

  2. N. Dairi, H. Ferfera-Harrar, M. Ramos, M.C. Garrigós. Cellulose acetate/AgNPs-organoclay and/or thymol nano-biocomposite films with combined antimicrobial/antioxidant properties for active food packaging use. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules (2018). DOI: 10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2018.10.042.
  3. M. Ramos, N. Burgos, A. Barnard, G. Evans, J. Preece, M. Graz, A.C. Ruthes, A. Jiménez-Quero, A. Martínez-Abad, F. Vilaplana, L. Pham Ngoc, A. Brouwer, B. van der Burg, M.C. Garrigós, A. Jiménez. Agaricus bisporus and its by-products as a source of valuable extracts and bioactive compounds. Food Chemistry 2019, 292, 176-187. DOI: 10.1016/j.foodchem.2019.04.035.

  1. A. Valdes, M. Ramos, A. Beltran, M.C. Garrigos. Recent Trends in Microencapsulation for Smart and Active Innovative Textile Products. Current Organic Chemistry 2018, 22, 1237. DOI:10.2174/1385272822666180430130528


  1. N. Burgos, I. Armentano, E. Fortunati, F. Dominici, F. Luzi, S. Fiori, F. Cristofaro, L. Visai, A. Jiménez, J. M. Kenny. Functional Properties of Plasticized Bio-Based Poly(Lactic Acid)-Poly(Hydroxybutyrate)(PLA-PHB) Films for Active Food Packaging. Food Bioprocess Technology (2017). DOI: 10.1007/s11947-016-1846-3.
  2. A. Valdés, M. Ramos, A. Beltrán, A. Jiménez, M.C. Garrigós. State of the Art of Antimicrobial Edible Coatings for Food Packaging Applications. Coatings 2017, 7, 56. DOI: 10.3390/coatings7040056
  1. C. Mellinas, A. Valdés, M. Ramos, N. Burgos, M. Del Carmen Garrigós, A. Jiménez. Active edible films: Current state and future trends. Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 133 (2016), 1-15. DOI: 10.1002/app.42631.
  2. M. Ramos, A. Valdés, M.C. Garrigós. Packaging for Drinks. Reference Module in Food Sciences. Elsevier, pp. 1–12. (2016), DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-08-100596-5.03224-8.
  3. M. Ramos, E. Fortunati, M. Peltzer, A. Jimenez, J.M. Kenny, M.C. Garrigós. Characterization and disintegrability under composting conditions of PLA-based nanocomposite films with thymol and silver nanoparticles. Polymer Degradation and Stability. (2016) DOI:10.1016/j.polymdegradstab.2016.05.015)
  4. A. Valdés, O. Fenollar, A. Beltrán, R. Balart, E. Fortunati, J. M. Kenny,M. C. Garrigós. Characterization and enzymatic degradation study of poly(ε-caprolactone)-based biocomposites from almond agricultural by-products. Polymer Degradation and Stability, (2016). DOI: 10.1016/j.polymdegradstab.2016.02.023.
  5. N. Burgos, A. Valdés, A. Jiménez. Valorization of Agricultural Wastes for the Production of Protein-Based Biopolymers. Journal of Renewable Materials (2016). DOI: 10.7569/JRM.2016.634108.
  6. Valdés,M. C. Garrigós. Carbohydrate-based advanced biomaterials for food sustainability: A review. Materials Science Forum, 842 (2016), 182-195. DOI: 10.4028/
  7. K. Cruz-Aldaco, E. Flores-Loyola, C. N. Aguilar-González, N. Burgos, A. Jiménez. Synthesis and Thermal Characterization of Polyurethanes Obtained from Cottonseed and Corn Oil-Based Polyols. Journal of Renewable Materials (2016). DOI: 10.7569/JRM.2016.634107
  1. M. Ramos, A. Valdés, C. Mellinas, M. C. Garrigós. New Trends in Beverage Packaging Systems: A Review. Beverages, 1 (2015), 248-272. DOI: 10.3390/beverages1040248.
  2. Valdés, A. C. Mellinas, M. Ramos, N. Burgos, A. Jiménez,M. C. Garrigós. Use of herbs, spices and their bioactive compounds in active food packaging. RSC Advances, 5 (2015), 40324-40335. DOI: 10.1039/c4ra17286h.
  3. Valdés, L. Vidal, A. Beltrán, A. Canals,M. C. Garrigós. Microwave-Assisted Extraction of Phenolic Compounds from Almond Skin Byproducts (Prunus amygdalus): A Multivariate Analysis Approach. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 63 (2015), 5395-5402. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jafc.5b01011.
  4. Valdés, A. Beltrán, I. Karabagias, A. Badeka, M. G. Kontominas,M. C. Garrigós. Monitoring the oxidative stability and volatiles in blanched, roasted and fried almonds under normal and accelerated storage conditions by DSC, thermogravimetric analysis and ATR-FTIR. European Journal of Lipid Science and Technology, 117 (2015), 1199-1213. DOI: 10.1002/ejlt.201400384.
  5. Valdés, N. Burgos, A. Jiménez, M.C. Garrigós. Natural Pectin Polysaccharides as Edible Coatings. Coatings (2015), 5: 865 - 886. DOI: 10.3390/coatings5040865.
  6. A.C. Mellinas, A. Valdés, M. Ramos, N. Burgos, M.C. Garrigós, A. Jiménez. Active edible films: Current state and future trends. Journal of Applied Polymer Science (2015), 132, 42631-42645. DOI: 10.1002/APP.42631.
  7. Armentano, E. Fortunati, N. Burgos, F. Dominici, F. Luzi, S. Fiori, A. Jiménez, K. Yoon, J. Ahn, S. Kang, J. M. Kenny. Bio-based PLA_PHB plasticized blend films: Processing and structural characterization. Food Science and Technology (2015), 64: 980 - 988. DOI: 10.1016/j.lwt.2015.06.032
  8. Armentano, E. Fortunati, N. Burgos, F. Dominici, F. Luzi, S. Fiori, A. Jiménez, K. Yoon, J. Ahn, S. Kang, J. M. Kenny. Processing and characterization of plasticized PLA/PHB blends for biodegradable multiphase systems. eXPRESS Polymer Letters (2015), 9: 583-596. DOI: 10.3144/expresspolymlett.2015.55.
  1. M. Ramos, E. Fortunati, M. Peltzer, F. Dominici, A. Jiménez, M.d.C. Garrigós, J.M. Kenny. Influence of thymol and silver nanoparticles on the degradation of poly(lactic acid) based nanocomposites: Thermal and morphological properties. Polymer Degradation and Stability, 108, (2014), 158-165. DOI: 10.1016/j.polymdegradstab.2014.02.011
  2. M.P. Arrieta, J. López, E. Rayón, A. Jiménez; Disintegrability under composting conditions of plasticized PLA-PHB blends. Polymer Degradation & Stability, (2014), 108, 307-318. DOI 10.1016/j.polymdegradstab.2014.01.034.
  3. Beltrán, A.J.M. Valente, A. Jiménez, M.C. Garrigós; Characterization of Poly(ε-caprolactone)-Based Nanocomposites Containing Hydroxytyrosol for Active Food Packaging. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, (2014), 62, 2244-2252. DOI: 10.1021/jf405111a.
  4. Valdés, M. Ramos, A. Beltrán, M. C. Garrigós. Characterization and degradation characteristics of poly(ε-caprolactone)-based composites reinforced with almond skin residues. Polymer Degradation and Stability, (2014), 108, 269-279. DOI: 10.1016/j.polymdegradstab.2014.03.011.
  5. M. Ramos, A. Jiménez, M. Peltzer, M.C. Garrigós. Development of novel nano-biocomposite antioxidant films based on poly (lactic acid) and thymol for active packaging. Food Chemistry, 162(2), (2014), 149-155. DOI: 10.1016/j.foodchem.2014.04.026.
  6. Valdés, C. Mellinas, M. Ramos, M. C. Garrigós, A. Jiménez. Natural additives and agricultural wastes in biopolymer formulations for food packaging. Frontiers in Chemistry, 2 (2014), 1-10. DOI: 10.3389/fchem.2014.00006.
  7. M. Ramos, A. Beltrán, M. Peltzer, A.J.M. Valente, M.C. Garrigós. Release and antioxidant activity of carvacrol and thymol from polypropylene active packaging films. LWT - Food Science and Technology, 58(2), (2014), 470-477. DOI: 10.1016/j.lwt.2014.04.019.
  8. N. Burgos, D. Tolaguera, S. Fiori, A. Jiménez. Synthesis and Characterization of Lactic Acid Oligomers: Evaluation of Performance as Poly(Lactic Acid) Plasticizers. Journal of Polymers and the Environment (2014), 22: 227-235. DOI: 10.1007/s10924-013-0628-5.
  1. M. Ramos, A. Beltran, A. Valdes, M. A. Peltzer, A. Jimenez, M. C. Garrigos,G. E. Zaikov. Carvacrol and thymol for fresh food packaging. Journal of Bioequivalence and Bioavailability, 5 (2013), 154-160. DOI: 10.4172/jbb.1000151. 
  2. M. Ramos, A. Beltran, A. Valdes, M. Peltzer, A. Jimenez, M. Garrigos,G. Zaikov. Active packaging for fresh food based on the release of carvacrol and thymol. Chemistry and Chemical Technology, 7 (2013), 295-303. DOI: 10.1201/b16302-2.
  3. Valdés, A. Beltrán, M. C. Garrigós. Characterization and Classification of Almond Cultivars by Using Spectroscopic and Thermal Techniques. Journal of Food Science, 78 (2013), C138-C144. DOI: 10.1111/1750-3841.12031.
  4. N. Burgos, V. P. Martino, A. Jiménez. Characterization and ageing study of poly(lactic acid) films plasticized with oligomeric lactic acid. Polymer Degradation and Stability (2013), Vol. 98: 651-658. DOI: 10.1016/j.polymdegradstab.2012.11.009.
  1. A.J.M. Valente, H.D. Burrows, J.N.P.L. Gomes, R.F.P. Pereira, D. Cerqueira, A. Jiménez, N. Burgos, C. Morán, R. Mallavia, G.R. Filho. Cellulose acetate-poly([9,9-bis(6-N, N, N-trimethylammonium) hexyl]luorene-phenylene) bromide blends: Preparation, characterization and transport properties. Reactive and Functional Polymers (2012) Vol. 72: 420-426. DOI: 10.1016/j.reactfunctpolym.2012.03.014.
  2. M. Ramos, A. Jiménez, M. Peltzer, M.C. Garrigós. Characterization and antimicrobial activity studies of polypropylene films with carvacrol and thymol for active packaging. Journal of Food Engineering, 109(3), (2012), 513-519. DOI: 10.1016/j.jfoodeng.2011.10.031
  1. Beltrán, M. Ramos, N. Grané, M.L. Martín, M.C. Garrigós. Monitoring the oxidation of almond oils by HS-SPME-GC-MS and ATR-FTIR: Application of volatile compounds determination to cultivar authenticity. Food Chemistry, 126(2), (2011), 603-609. DOI: 10.1016/j.foodchem.2010.11.058.
  2. Beltrán, M. Ramos, N. Grané, M.L. Martín, M.C. Garrigós. Classification of Almond Cultivars Using Oil Volatile Compound Determination by HS-SPME-GC-MS. Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society, (2010), 1-8. DOI: 10.1007/s11746-010-1685-8.
  3. N. Burgos, A. Jiménez. Degradation of poly(vinyl chloride) plasticized with non-phthalate plasticizers under sterilization conditions. Polymer Degradation and Stability (2009), Vol. 94; 9: 1473-1478. DOI: 10.1016/j.polymdegradstab.2009.05.004.

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