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Isolation and Biochemical Characterization of Six Anaerobic Fungal Strains from Zoo Animal Feces

Stabel, Marcus ORCID iD icon 1; Schweitzer, Tabea 1; Haack, Karoline 1; Gorenflo, Pascal 1; Aliyu, Habibu 1; Ochsenreither, Katrin ORCID iD icon 1
1 Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT)

Abstract (englisch):

Anaerobic fungi are prime candidates for the conversion of agricultural waste products to biofuels. Despite the increasing interest in these organisms, their growth requirements and metabolism remain largely unknown. The isolation of five strains of anaerobic fungi and their identification as Neocallimastix cameroonii, Caecomyces spec., Orpinomyces joyonii, Pecoramyces ruminantium, and Khoyollomyces ramosus, is described. The phylogeny supports the reassignment of Neocallimastix californiae and Neocallimastix lanati to Neocallimastix cameroonii and points towards the redesignation of Cyllamyces as a species of Caecomyces. All isolated strains including strain A252, which was described previously as Aestipascuomyces dubliciliberans, were further grown on different carbon sources and the produced metabolites were analyzed; hydrogen, acetate, formate, lactate, and succinate were the main products. Orpinomyces joyonii was lacking succinate production and Khoyollomyces ramosus was not able to produce lactate under the studied conditions. The results further suggested a sequential production of metabolites with a preference for hydrogen, acetate, and formate. ... mehr


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DOI: 10.5445/IR/1000136365
Veröffentlicht am 13.08.2021
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DOI: 10.3390/microorganisms9081655
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Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Institut für Bio- und Lebensmitteltechnik (BLT)
Publikationstyp Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Publikationsmonat/-jahr 08.2021
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator ISSN: 2076-2607
KITopen-ID: 1000136365
Erschienen in Microorganisms
Verlag MDPI
Band 9
Heft 8
Seiten Article: 1655
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Vorab online veröffentlicht am 03.08.2021
Schlagwörter Neocallimastigomycota; lignocellulose; metabolites
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