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Characterization of a novel yeast species Metschnikowia persimmonesis KCTC 12991BP (KIOM G15050 type strain) isolated from a medicinal plant, Korean persimmon calyx (Diospyros kaki Thumb)

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Title
Characterization of a novel yeast species Metschnikowia persimmonesis KCTC 12991BP (KIOM G15050 type strain) isolated from a medicinal plant, Korean persimmon calyx (Diospyros kaki Thumb)
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AMB Express, November 2017
DOI 10.1186/s13568-017-0503-1
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Young Min Kang, Ji Eun Choi, Richard Komakech, Jeong Hwan Park, Dae Wook Kim, Kye Man Cho, Seung Mi Kang, Sang Haeng Choi, Kun Chul Song, Chung Min Ryu, Keun Chul Lee, Jung-Sook Lee

Abstract

The yeast strain Metschnikowia persimmonesis Kang and Choi et al., sp. nov. [type strain KIOM_G15050 = Korean Collection for Type Cultures (KCTC) 12991BP] was isolated from the stalk of native persimmon cultivars (Diospyros kaki Thumb) obtained from different regions of South Korea and was characterized phenotypically, genetically, and physiologically. The isolate grew between 4 and 40 °C (optimum temperature: 24-28 °C), pH 3-8 (pH optimum = 6.0), and in 0-4% NaCl solution (with optimal growth in absence of NaCl). It also exhibited strong antibiotic and antimicrobial activities. Morphologically, cells were characterized by the presence of long, needle-shaped ascospores. Based on 18S ribosomal DNA gene sequence analysis, the new species was found to belong to the genus Metschnikowia as a sister clade of Metschnikowia fructicola. We therefore conclude that this yeast isolate from D. kaki is a new member of the genus Metschnikowia and propose the name M. persimmonesis sp. nov. This strain has been deposited in the KCTC for future reference. This discovery provides a basis for future research on M. persimmonesis sp. nov., including its possible contribution to the medicinal properties of the host persimmon plant.

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Unknown 23 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 4 17%
Researcher 4 17%
Student > Ph. D. Student 3 13%
Professor 2 9%
Student > Bachelor 1 4%
Other 3 13%
Unknown 6 26%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 6 26%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 3 13%
Unspecified 2 9%
Medicine and Dentistry 2 9%
Immunology and Microbiology 1 4%
Other 3 13%
Unknown 6 26%

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#7,437,442
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