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Dr Jose Munoz

Assistant Professor

Department: Applied Sciences

Jose Munoz

Campus Address

Northumbeland Building
4th Floor, NB430a


Understanding the mechanism and structural biology of carbohydrate active enzymes in the metabolism of dietary glycans.

Use of enzymes in laundry and food industry.

Mining gut microbiota and enviromental samples to discover new enzymes with industrial applications, includingC AZYmes and copper oxidases.

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • A review of the principles and biotechnological applications of glycoside hydrolases from extreme environments, Ashcroft, E., Munoz-Munoz, J. 1 Feb 2024, In: International Journal of Biological Macromolecules
  • Considerations about the inhibition of monophenolase and diphenolase activities of tyrosinase. Characterization of the inhibitor concentration which generates 50 % of inhibition, type and inhibition constants. A review, García Molina, P., Saura-Sanmartin, A., Berna, J., Teruel, J., Muñoz Muñoz, J., Rodríguez López, J., García Cánovas, F., García Molina, F. 1 May 2024, In: International Journal of Biological Macromolecules
  • Two extracellular α-arabinofuranosidases are required for cereal-derived arabinoxylan metabolism by Bifidobacterium longum subsp. longum, Friess, L., Bottacini, F., McAuliffe, F., O’Neill, I., Cotter, P., Lee, C., Munoz-Munoz, J., Van Sinderen, D. 16 May 2024, In: Gut Microbes
  • A computational approach to optimising laccase-mediated polyethylene oxidation through carbohydrate-binding module fusion, Gollan, M., Black, G., Muñoz-Muñoz, J. 6 Jul 2023, In: BMC Biotechnology
  • Considerations on the action of polyphenoloxidase on 4-hydroxy-cinnamic acid. Molecular docking simulation, García‐Molina, P., Antonio Teruel Puche, J., Luis Muñoz Muñoz, J., Neptuno Rodriguez Lopez, J., García-Cánovas, F., García-Molina, F. 15 Dec 2023, In: Food Chemistry
  • Evaluation of inhibitory effects of some novel phenolic derivatives on the mushroom tyrosinase activity, Molina, P., Muñoz, J., Puche, J., Lopez, J., Canovas, F., Molina, F. 1 Jan 2023, In: Food Chemistry
  • Fungal β-glucan-facilitated cross-feeding activities between Bacteroides and Bifidobacterium species, Fernández Juliá, P., Black, G., Cheung, W., Van Sinderen, D., Munoz-Munoz, J. 30 May 2023, In: Communications Biology
  • Identification of d -arabinan-degrading enzymes in mycobacteria, Al-Jourani, O., Benedict, S., Ross, J., Layton, A., van der Peet, P., Marando, V., Bailey, N., Heunis, T., Manion, J., Mensitieri, F., Franklin, A., Abellon-Ruiz, J., Oram, S., Parsons, L., Cartmell, A., Wright, G., Baslé, A., Trost, M., Henrissat, B., Munoz-Munoz, J., Hirt, R., Kiessling, L., Lovering, A., Williams, S., Lowe, E., Moynihan, P. 19 Apr 2023, In: Nature Communications
  • In Search of Complementary Extraction Methods for Comprehensive Coverage of the Escherichia coli Metabolome, Gould, H., Cheung, W., Finnigan, J., Muñoz-Muñoz, J., Charnock, S., Black, G. 14 Sep 2023, In: Metabolites
  • Substituting meat for mycoprotein reduces genotoxicity and increases the abundance of beneficial microbes in the gut: Mycomeat, a randomised crossover control trial, Farsi, D., Gallegos, J., Koutsidis, G., Finnigan, T., Cheung, W., Muñoz-Muñoz, J., Commane, D. 1 Apr 2023, In: European Journal of Nutrition

  • Alice Stephen Identification and mechanistic understanding of enzymes optimised for high pH detergent environments Start Date: 01/10/2023
  • Jonathon Woods Filamentous Fungi as an environmental alternative to traditional food. Start Date: 01/10/2021
  • Ellie Ashcroft Enzyme innovation in fabric care to drive superior cleaning performance under challenging conditions Start Date: 01/10/2022
  • Fara Mehnaz Akhtar Structural and Kinetic Characterization of Novel Multimodular Glycoside Hydrolases to generate alternative Bioenergy Molecules Start Date: 01/10/2023


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