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Currently part of the INMARE consortium involved in the development of innovative screening and expression platforms for the discovery and use of the functional protein diversity from the sea. If you want to know more, check INMARE - H2020

For more info about past activities and projects, visit my profile at UiB's website. Check The Hidden World: a short film about our work at UiB. #SciFund Challenge. 

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List of publications

  • A. García-Moyano, A. Erling Austnes, A. Lanzén, E. González-Toril, A. Aguilera, L. Øvreås. (2015). Novel and unexpected microbial diversity in acid mine drainage in Svalbard (78°N), revealed by culture-independent approaches. Microorganisms 3(4): 667-694.
  • E. González-Toril, E. Santofimia, E. López-Pamo, A. García-Moyano, A. Aguilera, R. Amils (2014). Comparative microbial ecology of the water column of an extreme acidic pit lake, Nuestra Señora del Carmen, and the Río Tinto basin (Iberian Pyrite Belt). International Microbiology 17: 225-233.
  • Y. Blanco, L.A. Rivas, A. García-Moyano, J. Aguirre, P. Cruz-Gil, A. Palacín, E. van Heerden and V. Parro (2014). Deciphering the Prokaryotic Community and Metabolisms in South African Deep-Mine Biofilms through Antibody Microarrays and Graph Theory. PLoS ONE 9(12): e114180.
  • A. García-Moyano, E. González-Toril, A. Aguilera and R. Amils (2012). Comparative microbial ecology study of the sediments and the water column of Río Tinto, an extreme acidic environment. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 81: 303-314.
  • J.F. Stolz, M.M. Berekaa, E. Fisher, G. Polshyna, M. Thangavelu, R. Dheer, A. Garcia-Moyano, S. El-Assar and P. Basu (2011). Methods for the detection of Arsenate-Respiring Bacteria: Advances, Cautions and Caveats. In “Microbial Metal and Metalloid Metabolism, Advances and Applications” J.F. Stolz and R.S. Oremland (eds.). ASM Press. Washington, DC. USA.
  • R. Amils, E. González-Toril, A. Aguilera, N. Rodríguez, D. Fernández- Remolar, F. Gómez, A. García-Moyano, M. Malki, M. Oggerin, I. Sánchez-Andrea and J.L. Sanz (2011). From río Tinto to Mars: the terrestrial and extraterrestrial ecology of acidophiles. Advances in Applied Microbiology 77: 41-70.
  • G. Borgonie, A. García-Moyano, D. Litthauer, W. Bert, A. Bester, E. van Heerden, C. Möller, M. Erasmus and T.C. Onstott (2011). Nematoda from the terrestrial deep subsurface of South Africa. Nature 474: 79–82.
  • A. García-Moyano, E. González-Toril & R. Amils (2009). Characterization of the anoxic sediments of Rio Tinto: Biohydrometallurgical Implications. Advanced Materials Research 71:109-112.
  • A. García-Moyano, E. González-Toril and R. Amils (2008). Evaluation of Leptospirillum spp. in the Río Tinto, a model of interest to biohydrometallurgy. Hydrometallurgy 94: 155-161.
  • P. Garrido, E. González-Toril, A. García-Moyano, M. Moreno-Paz, R. Amils and V. Parro (2008). An oligonucleotide prokaryotic acidophilic microarray: its validation and its use to monitor seasonal variations in extreme acidic environments with total environmental RNA. Environmental Microbiology 4: 836-850.
  • A. García-Moyano, E. González-Toril, A. Aguilera & R. Amils (2007). Prokaryotic community composition and Ecology of floating macroscopic filaments from an extreme acidic environment, Río Tinto (SW, Spain). Systematic and Applied Microbiology 30: 601-614.
  • R. Amils, E. González-Toril, D. Fernández Remolar, F. Gómez, A. Aguilera, N. Rodríguez, M. Malki, A. García-Moyano, A. González- Fairén, V. de la Fuente & J.L. Sanz (2007). Extreme environments as Mars terrestrial analogues: the Río Tinto case. Planetary and Space Science 55: 370-381.
  • E. González-Toril, A. García-Moyano, & R. Amils (2005). Phylogeny of prokaryotic microorganisms from the Tinto River. In “IBS-05” S.T.L. Harrison, D.E. Rawlings and J. Petersen (eds.), IBS2005, Cape Town. 737-749.



  • Martínez-Martínez, Monica; Cascolín, Cristina; Santiago, Gerard; Chow, Jennifer; Stogios, Peter J.; Bargiela, Rafael; Gertler, Christoph; Navarro-Fernandez, Jose; Bollinger, Alexander; Thies, Stephan; Méndez-García, Celia; Popovic, Ana; Brown, Greg; Chernikova, Tatyana N.; Garcia-Moyano, Antonio; Bjerga, Gro Elin Kjæreng; Pérez-García, Pablo; Hai, Tran; Del Pozo, Merceded V.; Stokke, Runar; Steen, Ida Helene; Cui, Hong; Xiaohui, Xui; Nocek, Boguslaw P.; Alcaide, María; Distaso, Marco; Mesa, Victoria; Peláez, Ana I.; Sánchez, Jesùs; Buchholz, Patrick C. F.; Pleiss, Jürgen; Fernándes-Guerra, Antonio; Glöckner, Frank O.; Golyshina, Olga V.; Yakimov, Michail M.; Savchenko, Alexei; Jaeger, Karl-Erich; Yakunin, Alexander F.; Streit, Wolfgang R.; Golyshin, Peter N.; Guallar, Víctor; Ferrer, Manuel Determinants and Prediction of Esterase Substrate Promiscuity Patterns.Journal of the American Chemical Society 2017.

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  • Larsen, Øivind; Arsin, Hasan; Stokke, Runar; Garcia-Moyano, Antonio; Puntervoll, Pål; Leiros, Ingar; Smalås, Arne O.; Steen, Ida Helene; Bjerga, Gro Elin Kjæreng Discovery of proteases for bioconversion of marine biomass. 2017.
  • Garcia-Moyano, Antonio; Bjerga, Gro Elin Kjæreng Discovery of proteases for bioconversion of marine biomass. 2017.
  • Garcia-Moyano, Antonio; Navarro-Fernandez, Jose; Ferrer, Manuel; Bjerga, Gro Elin Kjæreng Optimizing the identification of new thermostable proteases. 2017.
  • Karki, Sudeep; Garcia-Moyano, Antonio; Sayer, Christopher; Isupov, M.; Littlechild, Jennifer; Birkeland, Nils-Kåre Structural studies, substrate identification and activity of sugar aminotransferase enzymes from thermophilic (meta)genomes. 2017.
  • Gonzalez-Grau, Juan; Birkeland, Nils-Kåre; Garcia-Moyano, Antonio; Schönheit, Peter Thermostable Isomerase Processes for Biotechnology. 2017.
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