Peer-reviewed journals

H. Lechner, G. Oberdorfer Derivatives of Natural Organocatalytic Cofactors and Artificial Organocatalytic Cofactors as Catalysts in Enzymes ChemBioChem, 23 (2022) DOI

SFerrara, Juan P. Fernandéz-Blázquez, J. P. Fuenzalida Werner, R. D. Costa Homopolymeric Protein Phosphors: Overpassing the Stability Frontier of Deep-Red Bio-Hybrid Light-Emitting Diodes Advanced Functional Materials, 33 (2023) DOI

Hasler, M. Patrian, J. A. Banda-Vázquez, S. Ferrara, A. C. Stiel, JP Fuenzalida-Werner, R. D. Costa Fully Biogenic Near-Infrared Phosphors: Phycobiliproteins and Cellulose at Force Toward Highly Efficient and Stable Bio-Hybrid Light-Emitting Diodes Advanced Functional Materials, 33 (2023)DOI

A. Espasa, M. Lang, C. F. Aguiño, D. Sanchez de Alcazar, J. P. Fernández-Blázquez, U. Sonnewald, A. L. Cortajarena, P. B. Coto, R. D. Costa. Long-living and highly efficient bio-hybrid light-emitting diodes with zero-thermal-quenching biophosphors. Nature Communications 879 (2020) DOI:

V. Fernández-Luna, J. P. Fernández-Blázquez, M. A. Monclús, F. J. Rojo, R. Daza, D. Sánxhez-deAlcazar, A. L. Cortajarena, R. D. Costa. Biogenic fluorescent protein-silk fibroin phosphors for high performing light-emitting diodes. Materials Horizons 7 (2020) DOI:

A. Aires, V. Fernández-Luna, J. Fernández-Cestau, R. D. Costa, A. L. Cortajarena. White-emitting Protein-Metal Nanocluster Phosphors for Highly Performing Biohybrid Light-Emitting Diodes. Nano Letters 20 (2020) DOI:

L. M. Cavinato, E. Fresta, S. Ferrara, R. D. Costa. Merging Biology and Photovoltaics: How Nature Helps Sun-Catching. Advanced Energy Materials 11/43 (2021) DOI:

P Cinà, M. Salamone, S. Rigogliuso, R. Paternostro, M. Liutkus, A. L. Cortajarena, G. Ghersi. Fed-batch Pre-industrial Production and Purification of a Consensus Tetratricopeptide Repeat (CTPR) Scaffold as Container for Fluorescent Proteins (FPs). AIDIC-Italian Association of Chemical Engineering 32/17 (2022) DOI:

S. Ferrara, S. H. Mejias, L. Mantas, G. Renno, F. Stella, I. Kociolek, J. P. Fuenzalida‐Werner, C. Barolo, P. B. Coto, A. L. Cortajarena, R. D. Costa. Designing artificial fluorescent proteins: Squaraine-LmrR biophosphors for high performance deep-red biohybrid light-emitting diodes. Advanced Functional Materials 93 (2022) DOI:


Other publications

C. Barolo, A. L. Cortajrena, R. D. Costa, P. B. Coto, G. Ghersi, G. Oberdorfer. LEDs aus bakterieller Produktion. GIT Labor-Fachzeitschrift / Wiley Analytical Science (2020)

C. Barolo, A. L. Cortajrena, R. D. Costa, P. B. Coto, G. Ghersi, G. Oberdorfer. Quo Vadis Biogenic Phosphors? LED professional (2020)



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