Near-Complete Genome Sequence of Zygosaccharomyces rouxii NRRL Y-64007, a Yeast Capable of Growing on Lignocellulosic Hydrolysates

Themes: Conversion

Keywords: Genomics


Jagtap, S.S.Liu, J.J.Walukiewicz, H.E., Pangilinan, J., Lipzen, A., Ahrendt, S., Koriabine, M., Cobaugh, K., Salamov, A., Yoshinaga, Y., Ng, V., Daum, C., Grigoriev, I.V., Slininger, P.J.Dien, B.S.Jin, Y.S.Rao, C.V. April 20, 2022. “Near-Complete Genome Sequence of Zygosaccharomyces rouxii NRRL Y-64007, a Yeast Capable of Growing on Lignocellulosic Hydrolysates.” Microbiology Resource Announcements. DOI: 10.1128/mra.00050-22.


Morphology of Zygosaccharomyces rouxii NRRL Y-64007 after four days on YPD agar at 25°C. The colonies are white or light cream colored and smooth. Photo credit: Sujit Jagtap

The halotolerant and osmotolerant yeast Zygosaccharomyces rouxii can produce multiple volatile compounds and has the ability to grow on lignocellulosic hydrolysates. We report the annotated genome sequence of Z. rouxii NRRL Y-64007 to support its development as a platform organism for biofuel and bioproduct production.


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