J Genomics 2019; 7:11-13. doi:10.7150/jgen.32210

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Draft Genome Sequence of the Oleaginous Yeast Apiotrichum porosum (syn. Trichosporon porosum) DSM 27194

Olga Gorte*, Habibu Aliyu*✉, Anke Neumann, Katrin Ochsenreither

Institute of Process engineering in Life Science 2: Technical Biology, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
* Olga Gorte and Habibu Aliyu are co-first authors.

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Gorte O, Aliyu H, Neumann A, Ochsenreither K. Draft Genome Sequence of the Oleaginous Yeast Apiotrichum porosum (syn. Trichosporon porosum) DSM 27194. J Genomics 2019; 7:11-13. doi:10.7150/jgen.32210. Available from http://www.jgenomics.com/v07p0011.htm

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Abstract

Here, we present the draft genome sequence of Apiotrichum porosum DSM 27194 generated on PacBio platform. Characterization of this oleaginous yeast originally collected from the grassland in Karlsruhe Germany, revealed potential for its utilization as a source of single cell oil (SCO) and gluconic acid (GA). The availability of the genome sequence provides a valuable resource for the elucidation of the genetic processes determining SCO and GA biosynthesis.

Keywords: Apiotrichum porosum DSM 27194, draft genome, gluconic acid, oleaginous yeast and single cell oil.