Species

Pseudozyma tsukubaensis

Summary

Alias: Candida tsukubaensis, Cryptococcus tsukubaensis, Vanrija tsukubaensis, Candida tsukunbaensis, Pseudomyza tsukubaensis

Top Publications

  1. doi High-level recombinant protein production by the basidiomycetous yeast Pseudozyma antarctica under a xylose-inducible xylanase promoter
    Takashi Watanabe
    National Institute for Agro Environmental Sciences NIAES, 3 1 3 Kannondai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305 8604, Japan
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 100:3207-17. 2016
  2. pmc A Gene Cluster for Biosynthesis of Mannosylerythritol Lipids Consisted of 4-O-β-D-Mannopyranosyl-(2R,3S)-Erythritol as the Sugar Moiety in a Basidiomycetous Yeast Pseudozyma tsukubaensis
    Azusa Saika
    Research Institute for Sustainable Chemistry, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology AIST, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    PLoS ONE 11:e0157858. 2016
  3. doi Selective formation of mannosyl-L-arabitol lipid by Pseudozyma tsukubaensis JCM16987
    Tomotake Morita
    Research Institute for Innovation in Sustainable Chemistry, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology AIST, Tsukuba Central 5 2, Higashi 1 1 1, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305 8565, Japan
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 99:5833-41. 2015
  4. ncbi Production of a novel mannosylerythritol lipid containing a hydroxy fatty acid from castor oil by Pseudozyma tsukubaensis
    Shuhei Yamamoto
    Toyobo Co, Ltd Tsuruga Institute of Biotechnology, Tsuruga Fukui, Japan
    J Oleo Sci 62:381-9. 2013
  5. ncbi Mycocin production in Pseudozyma tsukubaensis
    Wladyslav I Golubev
    Russia Collection of Microorganisms VKM, Institute for Biochemistry and Physiology of Microorganisms, Russian Academy of Sciences, Pushchino, 142290, Russia
    Mycopathologia 162:313-6. 2006
  6. ncbi Usefulness of heterologous promoters in the Pseudozyma flocculosa gene expression system
    Tyler J Avis
    Department of Phytology, Horticulture Research Centre, Envirotron, University Laval, Quebec, Canada, G1K 7P4
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 72:456-62. 2008
  7. doi Biotechnological production of erythritol and its applications
    Hee Jung Moon
    Department of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Konkuk University, Seoul, South Korea
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 86:1017-25. 2010
  8. ncbi Expression of 17beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenases in mesophilic and extremophilic yeast
    T L Rizner
    Institute of Biochemistry, Medical Faculty, Vrazov trg 2, 1000, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Steroids 66:49-54. 2001
  9. ncbi A basidiomycetous yeast, Pseudozyma tsukubaensis, efficiently produces a novel glycolipid biosurfactant. The identification of a new diastereomer of mannosylerythritol lipid-B
    Tokuma Fukuoka
    Research Institute for Innovation in Sustainable Chemistry, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology AIST, AIST Tsukuba Central 5 2, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8565, Japan
    Carbohydr Res 343:555-60. 2008
  10. doi Isolation of a novel high erythritol-producing Pseudozyma tsukubaensis and scale-up of erythritol fermentation to industrial level
    Marimuthu Jeya
    Department of Chemical Engineering, Konkuk University, 1 Hwayang dong, Gwangjin gu, Seoul, 143 701, South Korea
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 83:225-31. 2009

Scientific Experts

  • Wladyslav I Golubev
  • Tomotake Morita
  • Tokuma Fukuoka
  • Dai Kitamoto
  • Tomohiro Imura
  • Shuhei Yamamoto
  • Masaaki Konishi
  • Marimuthu Jeya
  • Hideaki Koike
  • Azusa Saika
  • Takashi Watanabe
  • Hee Jung Moon
  • Jung Kul Lee
  • In Won Kim
  • Tyler J Avis
  • Yukiko Shinozaki
  • Hiroko Kitamoto
  • Takahide Kishimoto
  • Yuka Sameshima-Yamashita
  • Motoo Koitabashi
  • Tohru Yarimizu
  • Shigenobu Yoshida
  • Masahiko Abe
  • Ayana Kosaka
  • Hideki Sakai
  • Shusaku Yanagidani
  • Masaru Kitagawa
  • T L Rizner
  • Masako Takashima
  • Paramasamy Gunasekaran
  • Jung Soo Kim
  • Sang Yong Kim
  • Kyoung Mi Lee
  • Manish Kumar Tiwari
  • Richard R Bélanger
  • Yingyi Zhao
  • Yali Cheng
  • Francois Belzile
  • Sébastien Bolduc
  • Raphaël Anguenot
  • Caroline Labbé
  • Bertrand Neveu
  • Koji Kakugawa
  • M Zakelj-Mavric
  • J Adamski

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. doi High-level recombinant protein production by the basidiomycetous yeast Pseudozyma antarctica under a xylose-inducible xylanase promoter
    Takashi Watanabe
    National Institute for Agro Environmental Sciences NIAES, 3 1 3 Kannondai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305 8604, Japan
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 100:3207-17. 2016
    ..by transformants of other Pseudozyma strains including Pseudozyma aphidis, Pseudozyma rugulosa, and Pseudozyma tsukubaensis. To improve the stability of transformed genes in cells, the UARS fragment was removed from linearized ..
  2. pmc A Gene Cluster for Biosynthesis of Mannosylerythritol Lipids Consisted of 4-O-β-D-Mannopyranosyl-(2R,3S)-Erythritol as the Sugar Moiety in a Basidiomycetous Yeast Pseudozyma tsukubaensis
    Azusa Saika
    Research Institute for Sustainable Chemistry, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology AIST, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    PLoS ONE 11:e0157858. 2016
    ..The basidiomycetous yeast Pseudozyma tsukubaensis produces diastereomer type of MEL-B, which contains 4-O-β-D-mannopyranosyl-(2R,3S)-erythritol (R-form) ..
  3. doi Selective formation of mannosyl-L-arabitol lipid by Pseudozyma tsukubaensis JCM16987
    Tomotake Morita
    Research Institute for Innovation in Sustainable Chemistry, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology AIST, Tsukuba Central 5 2, Higashi 1 1 1, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305 8565, Japan
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 99:5833-41. 2015
    To develop a structural homolog of mannosylerythritol lipids (MELs), Pseudozyma tsukubaensis JCM16987 (known to be a specific producer of the diastereomer type of mono-acetylated MEL (MEL-B)) was cultivated in medium containing 4 % (w/v) ..
  4. ncbi Production of a novel mannosylerythritol lipid containing a hydroxy fatty acid from castor oil by Pseudozyma tsukubaensis
    Shuhei Yamamoto
    Toyobo Co, Ltd Tsuruga Institute of Biotechnology, Tsuruga Fukui, Japan
    J Oleo Sci 62:381-9. 2013
    ..The data suggest that the newly identified MEL-B is likely to have a different structure and interfacial properties compared to the conventional MELs, and could facilitate an increase in the application of glycolipid biosurfactants...
  5. ncbi Mycocin production in Pseudozyma tsukubaensis
    Wladyslav I Golubev
    Russia Collection of Microorganisms VKM, Institute for Biochemistry and Physiology of Microorganisms, Russian Academy of Sciences, Pushchino, 142290, Russia
    Mycopathologia 162:313-6. 2006
    ..5 to 6.0 was found in the ustilaginaceous yeast-like species, Pseudozyma tsukubaensis. Its killer phenotype was incurable, and extrachromosomal genetic elements were not detected...
  6. ncbi Usefulness of heterologous promoters in the Pseudozyma flocculosa gene expression system
    Tyler J Avis
    Department of Phytology, Horticulture Research Centre, Envirotron, University Laval, Quebec, Canada, G1K 7P4
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 72:456-62. 2008
    ..heterologous promoter sequences, the Ustilago maydis glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate dehydrogenase (GPD) and Pseudozyma tsukubaensis alpha-glucosidase promoters, were tested for their ability to provide expression in P. flocculosa...
  7. doi Biotechnological production of erythritol and its applications
    Hee Jung Moon
    Department of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Konkuk University, Seoul, South Korea
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 86:1017-25. 2010
    ..and Pseudozyma tsukubaensis. Due to the high yield and productivity in the industrial scale of production, erythritol serves as an ..
  8. ncbi Expression of 17beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenases in mesophilic and extremophilic yeast
    T L Rizner
    Institute of Biochemistry, Medical Faculty, Vrazov trg 2, 1000, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Steroids 66:49-54. 2001
    ..Constitutive 17beta-HSD activity was found in three mesophilic yeast species: Candida tropicalis, Cryptococcus tsukubaensis, and Saccharomyces cerevisiae as well as in three extremophilic black yeast species: Hortaea werneckii, ..
  9. ncbi A basidiomycetous yeast, Pseudozyma tsukubaensis, efficiently produces a novel glycolipid biosurfactant. The identification of a new diastereomer of mannosylerythritol lipid-B
    Tokuma Fukuoka
    Research Institute for Innovation in Sustainable Chemistry, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology AIST, AIST Tsukuba Central 5 2, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8565, Japan
    Carbohydr Res 343:555-60. 2008
    ..In the course of MEL production by Pseudozyma tsukubaensis, we found an unusual MEL that had a different carbohydrate structure from that of conventional MELs...
  10. doi Isolation of a novel high erythritol-producing Pseudozyma tsukubaensis and scale-up of erythritol fermentation to industrial level
    Marimuthu Jeya
    Department of Chemical Engineering, Konkuk University, 1 Hwayang dong, Gwangjin gu, Seoul, 143 701, South Korea
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 83:225-31. 2009
    ..on the 26S rDNA sequence and physiological analysis indicated that the strain belongs to the species Pseudozyma tsukubaensis and has been named P. tsukubaensis KN75. When P...
  11. ncbi Production of different types of mannosylerythritol lipids as biosurfactants by the newly isolated yeast strains belonging to the genus Pseudozyma
    Masaaki Konishi
    Research Institute for Innovation in Sustainable Chemistry, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305 8565, Japan
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 75:521-31. 2007
    ..The second group of one strain, which was related to Pseudozyma tsukubaensis, predominantly produced MEL-B...
  12. doi Isolation of basidiomycetous yeast Pseudozyma tsukubaensis and production of glycolipid biosurfactant, a diastereomer type of mannosylerythritol lipid-B
    Tomotake Morita
    Research Institute for Innovation in Sustainable Chemistry, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology AIST, Tsukuba Central 5 2, Higashi 1 1, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8565, Japan
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 88:679-88. 2010
    ..Four isolates, 1D9, 1D10, 1D11, and 1E5, were identified as basidiomycetous yeast Pseudozyma tsukubaensis by rDNA sequence and biochemical properties...