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Margarita Ortiz Martínez

Country of origin: Mexico Currently in: Mexico, San Pedro Garza García, Nuevo León General field of specialization: Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences
Academic Background


2017 Doctorate Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences
2012 Master Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences
2009 Undergraduate Chemical Sciences
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences

My research project focuses on the early detection of chronic degenerative diseases, mainly focused on type II diabetes

Publications resulting from Research: 

“Preventive and therapeutic potential of peptides from cereals against cancer. J. Proteomics”. Ortiz-Martinez,
M., Winkler, R., García-Lara. (2014). Journal of Proteomics.

“Synergistic Antimicrobial Effects of Silver/Transition-metal Combinatorial Treatments”. (2017). Javier A
Garza-Cervantes, Arturo Chávez-Reyes, Elena C Castillo, Gerardo García-Rivas, Oscar Antonio Ortega-Rivera,
Eva Salinas, Margarita Ortiz-Martínez, Sara Leticia Gómez-Flores, Jorge A Peña-Martínez, Alan Pepi-Molina,
Mario T Treviño-González, Xristo Zarate, María Elena Cantú-Cárdenas, Carlos Enrique Escarcega-Gonzalez, J
Rubén Morones-Ramírez.

“Antiproliferative effect of peptide fractions isolated from a quality protein maize, a white hybrid maize, and
their derived peptides on hepatocarcinoma human HepG2 cells”. Ortiz-Martinez, M., Gonzalez de Mejia, E.,
García-Lara, S., Aguilar, O., Lopez-Castillo, L. M., & Otero-Pappatheodorou, J. T. (2017). Journal of Functional

"Antioxidant activity and characterization of protein fractions and hydrolysates from normal and quality protein maize kernels”. Margarita Ortiz-Martinez, José T. Otero-Pappatheodorou, Sergio O. Serna-Saldívar, Silverio García-Lara. (2017). Journal of Cereal Science.

“Antioxidant Activity of Zein Hydrolysates from Zea Species and Their Cytotoxic Effects in a Hepatic Cell Culture”. Jorge L Díaz-Gómez, Margarita Ortíz-Martínez, Oscar Aguilar, Silverio García-Lara, Fabiola Castorena-Torres. (2018). Molecules. 10.3390/molecules23020312

Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
I am currently working as a postdoctoral researcher at Tecnologico de Monterrey in the Bioengineering and Regenerative Medicine Research Group


Sistema Nacional de Investigadores

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