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Davinia Sánchez Macías

Country of origin: Spain Currently in: Ecuador, Riobamba General field of specialization: Agricultural Sciences
Academic Background

Degrees

2012 Doctorate Agricultural Sciences
2007 Undergraduate Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology
2007 Master Agricultural Sciences
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Agricultural Sciences

- Project: Standard procedures, carcass and meat quality of guinea pig (Cavia porcellus). Finantial Institution: Universidad Nacional de Chimborazo Year: 2014-At present - Project: Presence of colostrum and its impact on the quality of milk and cheese, and the impact on hygiene prior to its use in industry. Finantial Institution: Universidad Nacional de Chimborazo Year: 2015-At present - Project: Use of artificial neural networks to predict the guinea pig carcass and meat quality through of low destructive variables. Finantial Institution: Universidad Nacional de Chimborazo Year: 2016-At present - Project: Internationalization of Latin American peripheral Universities through sustainable integration and inclusive implementatios of International Relations Offices. Finantial Institution: European Commission Year: January 2016-June 2019

Research Keywords: 
Dairy products
Meat quality
Animal production
food technology

Publications resulting from Research: 


- Apoptosis regulates Passive Immune Transfer in Newborn Ruminants. A. Castro-Alonso, N. Castro, J. Capote, A. Morales, I. Moreno-Indias, D. Sanchez, P. Herraez and A. Argüello. Journal of Dairy Science, 2008, Vol. 91, No. 5, pp. 2086-2088
- Chitotriosidase Activity in Goat Blood and Colostrum. Argüello, A., Castro, N., Batista, M., Moreno-Indias, I., Morales-delanuez, A., Sánchez-Macías, D., Quesada, E., Capote, J. Journal of Dairy Science, 2008, Vol. 91, No. 5, pp. 2067-2070
- Effects of Various Packaging Systems on the Quality Characteristic of Goat Meat. Morales-delaNuez, A., Moreno-Indias, I., Falcón, A., Argüello, A., Sánchez-Macias, D., Capote, J., Castro, N. Asian-Australasian Journal of Animal Sciences, 2009, Vol. 22, No. 3, pp. 428-432
- Effects of milk replacer supplementation with Conjugated Linoleic Acid and live weight at slaughter on growth and carcass and meat quality of kids. Castro, N. , Sánchez-Macías, D. , Moreno-Indias, I. , Morales-DelaNuez, A. , Argüello, A. , Capote, J. Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances, 2008, Vol. 7, No. 2, pp. 196-202
- Effect of Colostrum Immunoglobulin Concentration on Immunity in Majorera Goat Kids. Rodríguez, C., Castro, N., Capote, J., Morales-delaNuez, A., Moreno-Indias, I., Sánchez-Macías, D., and Argüello, A. Journal of Dairy Science, 2009, Vol. 92, No. 4, pp. 1696-1701
- Origin (Farm vs Factory) Effects on Protein and Fat Composition of Goat Cheese Whey. I. Moreno-Indias, N. Castro, A. Morales-delaNuez, D. Sánchez-Macías, J. Capote and A. Argüello. Journal of Dairy Science. 2009. Vol.92, pp.4792-4796
- Effects of a reputed immunostimulant on the innate immune system of goat kids. Morales-delaNuez, A., Castro, N., Moreno-Indias, I., Juste, M.C., Sánchez-Macías, D., Briggs, H., Capote, J., Argüello, A. Small Ruminant Research, 2009, Vol. 85, pp. 23-26
- The effects of storage temperature on goat milk somatic cell count using the DeLaval counter. Sanchez-Macias D, Castro, N, Moreno-Indias, I, Morales-delaNuez, A, Briggs, H, Capote, J, Argüello, A. Tropical Animal Health and Production. 2010. April 25.
- Physicochemical analysis of full-fat, reduced-fat, and low-fat artisan-style goat cheese. Sánchez-Macías D, M. Fresno, I. Moreno-Indias, N. Castro, A. Morales-delaNuez, S. Álvarez, A. Argüello. Journal of Dairy Science. 2010. 93:3950-3956.
- Sodium dodecyl sulfate reduces bacterial contamination in goat colostrum without negative effects on immune passive transfer in goat kids. A. Morales-delaNuez, I. Moreno-Indias, D. Sánchez-Macías, J. Capote, M.C. Juste, N. Castro, L.E. Hernández-Castellano, A. Argüello. Journal of Dairy Science. 2011. 94:410-415.
- The effect of diet and DHA addition on the sensory quality of goat kid meat. I. Moreno-Indias, D. Sánchez-Macías, J. Martínez-de la Puente, A. Morales-delaNuez, L. Hernández-Castellano, N. Castro, A. Argüello. Meat Science. 2012. 90:393-397. Meat Science. 2011. Doi: 10.1016/j.meatsci.2011.08.004.
- Lipolysis and proteolysis profiles of fresh artisanal goat cheese made with raw milk with three different fat contents. D. Sánchez-Macías, A. Morales-delaNuez, I. Moreno-Indias, L. E. Henández-Castellano, V. Mendoza-Grimón, N. Castro, A. Argüello. Journal of Dairy Science. 2011. doi:10.3168/jds.2011-4423.
- Chemical composition and immune status of dairy goat colostrum fractions during the first 10 h after partum. I. Moreno-Indias, D. Sánchez-Macías, A. N. Castro, Morales-delaNuez, L. E. Henández-Castellano, J. Capote, A. Argüello. Small Ruminant Research. 2011. doi:10.1016/j.smallrumres.2011.09.015.
- Sensory analysis of full-, reduce- and low-fat cheese elaborated with raw goat milk. D. Sánchez-Macías, I. Moreno-Indias, S. Álvarez, M. Clevelan, N. Castro, A. Argüello, M. Fresno. Journal of Animal Applied Research. doi:10.1080/09712119.2011.633880
- Docosahexaenoic acid in the goat kid diet: effects on immune system and meat quality. I Moreno-Indias, A Morales-Delanuez, L E Hernández-Castellano, D Sánchez-Macías, J Capote, N Castro, A Argüello. Journal of Animal Science. 2012. 90:3729–3738.
- Sensory analysis as a tool to compare imported and local meat in outermost regions of Europe. L.E. Hernández-Castellanoa, A. Morales-delaNuez, I. Moreno-Indias, A. Torres, D. Sánchez-Macías, D. Martell-Jaizme, J. Capote, N. Castro and A. Argüello. Journal of Applied Animal Research. In press.
- Carcass and meat quality determination as a tool to promote local meat consumption in outermost regions of Europe. L.E. Hernández-Castellano, A. Morales-delaNuez, I. Moreno-Indias, A. Torres, D. Sánchez-Macías, J. Capote, N. Castro and A. Argüello. Journal of Applied Animal Research. In press.
- Effects of supercritical fluid extraction pressure on chemical composition, microbial population, polar lipids profile and microstructure of goat cheese. D. Sánchez-Macías, A. Laubscher, N. Castro, A. Argüello, R. Jiménez-Flores. Journal of Dairy Science. 2013. 96:1325–1334.
- - Effects of addition of somatic cells to caprine milk on cheese quality. Autores: D. Sánchez-Macías, A. Morales-delaNuez, A. Torres, L. E. Hernández-Castellano, R. Jiménez-Flores, N. Castro and A. Argüello. International Dairy Journal. 2013. 29:61-67.
- Effects of oxytocin treatments on milk ejection in dairy goats traditionally milked once a day. A. Torres J. Capote A. Argüello D. Sánchez-MacíasA. Morales-delaNuez N. Castro. Small Ruminant Research. 2014. 120:231–233.
- Short-term effects of milking frequency on milk yield, milk composition, SCC and milk protein profile in dairy goats. Torres et al., Journal of Dairy Research. 2014. 81:275-279.
- Use of microseaweeds (Chlorella pyrenoidosa) as a probiotic in dairy goats feeding. Moreno-Indias et al. Journal of Applied Animal Research. 2014. 42:310-316.
- Effects of Crypthecodinium cohnii, Chlorela spp. e Isochrysis galbana addition to milk replacer on goat kids and lambs growth. Morales-delaNuez et al. Journal of Applied Animal Research. 42:2013-216.
- From goat colostrum to milk: Physical, chemical, and immune evolution from partum to 90 days postpartum. Sánchez-Macías et al. Journal of Dairy Science. 2014. 97:10-16.
- The effect of milk source on body weight and immune status of lambs. L. E. Hernández Castellano et al. Livestock Science. 2015. 175: 70-76.
- The effect of colostrum source (goat vs.sheep) and timing of the first colostrum feeding (2h vs. 14h after birth) on body weight and immune status of artificially reared newborn lambs. L.E. Hernández-Castellano et al. Journal of Dairy Science. 2015. 98:204-210.
- Proposal for standard methods and procedure for guinea pig carcass evaluation, jointing and tissue separation. Sánchez-Macías et al. Journal of Applied Animal Research. 2016. 1:65-70.
- The potential of non-invasive pre- and post-mortem carcass measurements to predict the contribution of carcass components to slaughter yield of guinea pigs. Barba, Sánchez-Macías et al., 2018. Meat Science. 140: 59-65.
- Guinea pig for meat production: A systematic review of factors affecting the production, carcass and meat quality. Sánchez-Macías et al. Meat Science. 2018.
- A comparison of the growth performance, carcass traits, and behavior of guinea pigs reared in wire cages and floor pens for meat production. Minguez et al. Meat Science. 2019
- Sheep and goats raised in mixed flocks have diverse immune status around parturition. Hernández-Castellano et al. Journal of Dairy Science. 2019
- Use of glycerol and propylene glycol as additives in heat-treated goat colostrum. Hernández-Castellano et al. Journal of Dairy Science. 2019
- Somatic cells: a potential tool to accelerate low-fat goat cheese ripening. Sánchez-Macías et al. International Dairy Journal. 2019
- First report of postmortem pH evolution and rigor mortis in guinea pigs. Sánchez-Macías et al. Livestock Science. 2019
- Chapter: Effect of early nutrition on carcass and meat quality of young goats under milk production systems. A. Argüello, N. Castro, D. Sánchez-Macías, J. Capote. In Goat Meat Production and Quality, pp. 324-226. Eds. Osman Mahgoub, Isam Kadim, Edward Webb. CAB International, 2012. ISBN 978-1-84593-849-9
- Chapter: Supercritical fluid extraction application on dairy products and by-products. D. Sánchez-Macías, A. Argüello, N. Castro, R. Joménez-Flores. In Handbook on Supercritical Fluids: Fundamentals, Properties and Applications. Ed. Jane Osborne. Nova Publishers. Series: Physics Research and Technology. ISBN 978-1-63321-946-5



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Research
Teaching
Higher Education Study

Affiliations

International Goat Association

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