Cafiero JH, MC Martini, MJ Lozano, C Vacca, A Lagares, PE Tomatis, MF. Del Papa. (2021) BioF is a novel B2 metallo-β-lactamase from Pseudomonas sp. isolated from an on-farm biopurification system. Environ Microbiol. 2021 Nov 1. doi: 10.1111/1462-2920.15822. PMID: 34725905

Martini MC, F Berini, L Ausec, C Casciello, C Vacca, M Pistorio, A Lagares, I Mandic-Mulec, F Marinelli, MF Del Papa. (2021) Identification and characterization of a novel plasmid-encoded laccase-like multicopper oxidase from Ochrobactrum sp. BF15 isolated from an on-farm bio-purification system. Food Technology and Biotechnology. Vol. 59 Issue 4/2021. 20/10/2021.

Ezequiel G. Mogro, Nicolas M. Ambrosis and Mauricio J. Lozano. (2021) Easy identification of insertion sequence mobilization events in related bacterial strains with ISCompare. G3 Genes|Genomes|Genetics, jkab181,

Toniutti MA; FJ Albicoro; LG Castellani; SL López García; LV Fornasero; NE Zuber; LM Vera; C Vacca; JH Cafiero; A Winkler; J Kalinowski; A Lagares; GA Torres Tejerizo; MF Del Papa. (2021) Genome sequence of Bradyrhizobium yuanmingense strain P10 130, a highly efficient nitrogen-fixing bacterium that could be used for Desmodium incanum inoculation. Gene 5;768:145267.

Albicoro FJ, WO Draghi, MC Martini, ME Salas, GA Torres Tejerizo, MJ Lozano, JL López, C Vacca, JH. Cafiero, M Pistorio, HB, D Meier, A Lagares, K Niehaus, A Becker, MF. Del Papa. J. (2021) The two-component system ActJK is involved in acid stress tolerance and symbiosis in Sinorhizobium meliloti. Biotechnology 329: 80-91. doi: 10.1016/j.jbiotec.2021.01.006.

Tabares-da Rosa S., Signorelli S., Del Papa F., Sabattini O., Reyno R., Lattanzi F., Rebuffo M., Sanjuán S., Monza J. (2019) Rhizobium inoculants for alfalfa in acid soils: a proposal for Uruguay. 2019. Agrociencia Uruguay 23(2):1-13. Review.

López J, M Lozano, A Lagares (Jr.), L Fabre, W Draghi, MF Del Papa, M Pistorio, A Becker, D Wibberg, A Schlüter, A Pühler, J Blom, A Goesmann, A Lagares. (2019) Codon usage heterogeneity in the multipartite prokaryote genome: Selection-based coding bias associated to gene location, expression level, and ancestry. mBio (Manuscrito mBio00505-19R1, accepted 22/04/2019) -

Castellani LG, Nilsson JF, Wibberg D, Schlüter A, Pühler A, Brom S, Pistorio M, Torres Tejerizo G. (2019) Insight into the structure, function and conjugative transfer of pLPU83a, an accessory plasmid of Rhizobium favelukesii LPU83. Plasmid. 103:9-16.

Martini MC, Quiroga MP, Pistorio M, Lagares A, Centrón D, Del Papa MF (2018) Novel environmental class 1 integrons and cassette arrays recovered from an on-farm bio-purification plant. FEMS Microbiol Ecol. 94(3).

Salas, ME, Lozano, MJ, López, JL, Draghi, W, Serrania, J, Torres Tejerizo, GA, Albicoro, FJ, Nilsson, JF, Pistorio, M, Del Papa MF, Parisi, G, Becker, A, Lagares, A. (2017) Specificity traits consistent with legume-rhizobia coevolution displayed by Ensifer meliloti rhizosphere colonization. Environ Microbiol. 2017 Sep;19(9):3423-3438.

Toniutti, MA, Fornasero, LV, Albicoro, FJ, Martini, MC, Draghi, W, Alvarez, F, Lagares, A, Pensiero, JF, Del Papa, MF. (2017) Nitrogen-fixing rhizobial strains isolated from Desmodium incanum DC in Argentina: phylogeny, biodiversity and symbiotic ability. Syst Appl Microbiol. 40(5):297-307.

Luis Bañuelos-Vazquez, Gonzalo Torres Tejerizo, Susana Brom. (2017) Regulation of conjugative transfer of plasmids and integrative conjugative elements. Plasmid. 2017 May; Vol. 91 Pag 82-89.

Draghi, WO, Del Papa, MF, Barsch, A, Albicoro, FJ, Lozano, MJ, Pühler, A, Niehaus, K, Lagares, A. (2017) A metabolomic approach to characterize the acid-tolerance response in Sinorhizobium meliloti. Metabolomics 13:71.

Martina, PF, Martínez, M, Frada, G, Álvarez, F, Leguizamón, L, Prieto, C, Barrias, C, Bettiol, M, Lagares, A, Bosch, A, Ferreras, J, Von Specht, M. (2017) First time identification of Pandoraea sputorum from a patient with cystic fibrosis in Argentina: a case report. BMC Pulmonary Medicine 17:33.

Torres Tejerizo GA, Wibberg D, Winkler A, Ormeño-Orrillo E, Martínez-Romero E, Niehaus K, Pühler A, Kalinowski J, Lagares A, Schlüter A, Pistorio M. (2017) Genome sequence of the symbiotic type strain Rhizobium tibeticum CCBAU85039T. Genome Announc. 26;5(4). pii: e01513-16.

Gonzalo Torres Tejerizo, Yong Sung Kim, Irena Maus, Daniel Wibberg, Anika Winkler, Sandra Off, Alfred Pühler, Paul Scherer, Andreas Schlüter. (2016) Genome sequence of Methanobacterium congolense strain Buetzberg, a hydrogenotrophic, methanogenic archaeon, isolated from a mesophilic industrial-scale biogas plant utilizing bio-waste. Journal of Biotechnology. 2017 Apr 10;247:1-5.

Torres Tejerizo GA, Rogel MA, Ormeño-Orrillo E, Althabegoiti MJ, Nilsson JF, Niehaus K, Schlüter A, Pühler A, Del Papa MF, Lagares A, Martínez-Romero E, Pistorio M. (2016) Rhizobium favelukesii sp. nov., isolated from the root nodules of alfalfa (Medicago sativa L). Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 66:4451-4457.

Rogelio Hernandez-Tamayo, Gonzalo Torres Tejerizo, Susana Brom, David Romero. (2016) Site-specific bacterial chromosome engineering mediated by IntA integrase from Rhizobium etli. BMC Microbiology. Jun 2016; 16:133.

Draghi WO, Del Papa MF, Hellweg C, Watt SA, Watt TF, Barsch A, Lozano MJ, Lagares A (Jr), Salas ME, López JL, Albicoro FJ, Nilsson JF, Torres Tejerizo GA, Luna MF, Pistorio M, Boiardi JL, Pühler A, Weidner S, Niehaus K, Lagares A. (2016) A consolidated analysis of the physiologic and molecular responses induced under acid stress in the legume-symbiont model-soil bacterium Sinorhizobium meliloti. Scientific Reports (NPG). 6:29278.

Martini MC, Wibberg D, Lozano M, Torres Tejerizo G, Albicoro FJ, Jaenicke S, van Elsas JD, Petroni A, Garcillán-Barcia MP, de la Cruz F, Schlüter A, Pühler A, Pistorio M, Lagares A, Del Papa MF. (2016) Genomics of highmolecular weight plasmids isolated from an on-farm biopurification system. Scientific Reports (NPG) 6:28284.

Nesme, J et al. (47 autores, Opinión) (2016) Back to the future of soil metagenomics. 2016. Frontiers in Microbiology, Volume 7, Article 73, pag 1-5.

Martini MC, Albicoro FJ, Nour E, Schlüter A, van Elsas JD, Springael D, Smalla K, Pistorio M, Lagares A, Del Papa MF. (2015) Characterization of a collection of plasmid-containing bacteria isolated from an on-farm biopurification system. Plasmid 80:16-23

Gonzalo Torres Tejerizo, Luis Alfredo Bañuelos, Laura Cervantes, Paul Gaytán, Mariano Pistorio, David Romero, Susana Brom. (2015) Development of molecular tools to monitor conjugative transfer in rhizobia. Journal of Microbiological Methods. Oct 2015. Volume 117 (2015) 155–163.

Pamela Bernabeu, Mariano Pistorio, Gonzalo Torres Tejerizo, Paulina Estrada-De los Santos, M. Galar, Jose L. Boiardi y Maria Flavia Luna. (2015) Colonization and Plant Growth-promotion of Tomato by Burkholderia tropica. Scientia Horticulturae. Aug 2015. Volume 191, 2015, Pages 113-120.

Eunice López-Fuentes, Gonzalo Torres Tejerizo, Laura Cervantes y Susana Brom. (2015) Genes encoding conserved hypothetical proteins localized in the conjugative transfer region of plasmid pRet42a from Rhizobium etli CFN42 participate in modulating transfer and affect conjugation from different donors. Frontiers in Microbiology. Jan 2015. Vol. 5, Pag. 1-10.

Lagares A, Sanjuan J, Pistorio M. (2015) The plasmid mobilome of the model plant-symbiont Sinorhizobium meliloti: Coming up with new questions and answers. Microbiology Spectrum (Review)(ASM-American Society for Microbiology). 2(5):PLAS-0005-2013. doi:10.1128/microbiolspec.PLAS-0005-2013. También como capítulo de libro en “Plasmids: Biology and Impact in Biotechnology and Discovery” Tolmasky M, Alonso JC (eds)(ASM)(2015).

Fornasero, LV, Del Papa, MF, López, JL, Albicoro, FJ, Zabala, JM, Toniutti; MA, Pensiero, JF, Lagares, A. (2014) Phenotypic, molecular and symbiotic characterization of the rhizobial symbionts of Desmanthus paspalaceus (Lindm.) Burkart that grow in the Province of Santa Fe, Argentina. PLoS One 9:e104636.

Dealtry S, Ding GC, Weichelt V, Dunon V, Schlüter A, Martini MC, Del Papa MF, Lagares A, Amos GC, Wellington EM, Gaze WH, Spikema D, Sjöling S, Spriengael D, Heuer H, van Elsas JD, Thomas C, Smalla K. (2014) Cultivation-independent screening revealed hot spots of IncP-1, IncP-7 and IncP-9 plasmid occurrence in different environmental habitats. PLoS One 9:e89922.

Wibberg, D, Torres Tejerizo GA, Del Papa MF, Martino C, Pühler A, Lagares A, Schlüter A, Pistorio M. (2014) Genome sequence of the acid-tolerant strain Rhizobium sp. LPU83. J. Biotechnol. 176C:40-41.

Brom S, Pistorio M, Romero D & Torres-Tejerizo G. (2014) Boundaries for Conjugative Transfer of Rhizobial Plasmids: Restraining and Releasing Factors. Plasticity in Plant-Growth-Promoting and Phytopathogenic Bacteria, (Katsy EI, ed.), p. 43-54. Springer New York.

Gonzalo Torres Tejerizo, Mariano Pistorio, M. Julia Althabegoiti, Laura Cervantes, Daniel Wibberg, Andreas Schlüter; Alfred Pühler, Antonio Lagares, David Romero y Susana Brom. (2014) Rhizobial plasmid pLPU83a is able to switch between different transfer machineries depending on its genomic background. FEMS Microbial Ecology. Jun 2014. Vol. 88, Pag. 565-78.

Lozano, MJ, Salas, ME, Giusti, MA, Martini, MC, López, JL, Salto, I, Del Papa, MF, Pistorio, M, Lagares, A. (2013) Novel tnpR-based transposable promoter traps suitable for RIVET studies in different Gram-negative bacteria. J. Microbiol. Methods 93:9-11.

Pistorio M, Torres Tejerizo GA, Del Papa MF, Giusti MA, Lozano M & Lagares A. (2013) rptA, a novel gene from Ensifer (Sinorhizobium) meliloti involved in conjugal transfer. FEMS Microbiol Lett 345: 22-30.

Giusti, MA, Pistorio, M, Lozano, MJ, Torres Tejerizo, GA, Salas ME, Martini, MC, López, JL, Draghi, WO, Del Papa, MF, Pérez Mendoza, D, Sanjuán J, Lagares A. (2012) Genetic and functional characterization of a yet-unclassified rhizobial Dtr (DNA-transfer-and-replication) region from a ubiquitous plasmid conjugal system present in Sinorhizobium meliloti, in S. medicae, and in other nonrhizobial Gram-negative bacteria. Plasmid 67:199-210.

Lozano M; Salas, E, Giusti MA; Draghi WO; Torres Tejerizo, G; Martini, C, Del Papa MF, Pistorio, M y Lagares A. (2011) Development of new positive-selection RIVET tools: detection of induced promoters by the excision-based transcriptional activation of an aacCI (GmR)-gfp fusion. Journal of Biotechnology 155:147-155.

Torres Tejerizo GA, Del Papa MF, Draghi WO, Lozano MJ, Giusti MA, Martini MC, Salas ME, Salto I, Wibberg D, Szczepanowski R, Weidner S, Schlüter A, Pühler A, Lagares A, Pistorio M. (2011) First genomic analysis of the broad-host-range Rhizobium sp. LPU83 strain, a member of the low-genetic diversity Oregon-like Rhizobium sp. group. Journal of Biotechnology 155:3-10.

Torres Tejerizo, GA, Del Papa MF, Soria-Diaz ME, Draghi W, Lozano M, Giusti MA, Manyani H, Megias M, Gil Serrano A, Pühler A, Niehaus K, Lagares A, Pistorio M. (2011) The nodulation of alfalfa by the acid tolerant Rhizobium sp. LPU83 does not require sulfated forms of lipo-chitooligosaccharide nodulation signals. Journal of. Bacteriology 193: 30-39.

Del Papa MF., Perego M. (2011) Enterococcus faecalis virulence regulator FsrA binding to target promoters. J Bacteriol 93:1527-32.

Draghi WO, Del Papa MF, Pistorio M, Lozano MJ, Giusti MA, Torres Tejerizo GA, Jofré E, Boiardi JL, Lagares A. (2010) Cultural conditions required for the induction of an adaptive acid-tolerance response (ATR) in Sinorhizobium meliloti and the question as to whether or not the ATR helps rhizobia improve their symbiosis with alfalfa at low pH. FEMS Microbiology Letters 302:123-130.

Torres Tejerizo G, Del Papa MF, Giusti MA, Draghi W, Lozano M, Lagares A, Pistorio M. (2010) Characterization of extrachromosomal replicons present in the extended host range Rhizobium sp. LPU83. Plasmid 64: 177-185.

Guiñazú LB, Andrés JA, Del Papa MF, Pistorio M, Rosas SB. (2010) Response of alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.) to single and mixed inoculation with phosphate-solubilizing bacteria and Sinorhizobium meliloti. Biology and Fertility of Soils 46:185-190.

Sgroy V, Cassán F; Masciarelli O, Del Papa MF, Lagares A, Luna V. (2009) Isolation and characterization of endophytic plant-growth promoting (PGPB) or stress homeostasis-regulating (PSHB) bacteria associated to the halophyte Prosopis strombulifera. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 85: 371-81. Springer Berlin, Heidelberg. ISSN: 0175-7598.

Pistorio M, Giusti, MA, Del Papa MF, Draghi, WO, Lozano, MJ, Torres Tejerizo, GA, Lagares A. (2008) Conjugal properties of the Sinorhizobium meliloti plasmid mobilome. FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 65:372-382.

Del Papa MF, Hancock L, Thomas V, Perego M. (2007) Full activation of Enterococcus faecalis gelatinase by a C-terminal proteolytic cleavage. J Bacteriol. 189:8835-8843.

Del Papa MF, Pistorio M, Draghi, WO, Lozano, MJ, Giusti, MA, Medina C, van Dillewijn P, Martínez-Abarca F, Moron Flores B, Ruiz-Sainz JE, Megías M, Pühler, A, Niehaus, K, Toro N, Lagares A. (2007) Identification and characterization of a nodH ortholog from the alfalfa-nodulating Or191-like rhizobia. MPMI-Molecular Plant Microbe Interactions 20:138-145.


Gonzalo Torres Tejerizo, María de los Ángeles Giusti, María Florencia Del Papa, Mauricio Lozano, Walter Draghi, Edgardo Jofre, Antonio Antonio Lagares y Mariano Pistorio. Horizontal gene transfer, generalities and lessons from Rhizobia. Chapter in “Bacterial Populations: Basic and Applied Aspects of Their Structure and Evolution”, A. Lodeiro (ed). Editorial: Research Signpost. ISBN 978-81-7895-486-8.