Catarina Prista

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Affiliation: Instituto Superior de Agronomia
Country: Portugal

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Mechanisms underlying the halotolerant way of Debaryomyces hansenii
    Catarina Prista
    Departamento de Botanica e Engenharia Biologica, Instituto Superior de Agronomia, 1349 017 Lisboa, Portugal
    FEMS Yeast Res 5:693-701. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Cloning and characterization of two K+ transporters of Debaryomyces hansenii
    Catarina Prista
    Centro de Botânica Aplicada à Agricultura, Instituto Superior de Agronomia, TU Lisbon, 1349 017 Lisboa, Portugal
    Microbiology 153:3034-43. 2007
  3. pmc ZrFsy1, a high-affinity fructose/H+ symporter from fructophilic yeast Zygosaccharomyces rouxii
    Maria José Leandro
    CBAA, Instituto Superior de Agronomia, Universidade Tecnica de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal
    PLoS ONE 8:e68165. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Ffz1, a new transporter specific for fructose from Zygosaccharomyces bailii
    Carlos Pina
    Dep Botânica e Engenharia Biológica, Instituto Superior de Agronomia, 1349 017 Lisbon, Portugal
    Microbiology 150:2429-33. 2004
  5. doi request reprint The osmotolerant fructophilic yeast Zygosaccharomyces rouxii employs two plasma-membrane fructose uptake systems belonging to a new family of yeast sugar transporters
    Maria José Leandro
    CBAA, Instituto Superior de Agromonia, TUL, 1349 017 Lisboa, Portugal
    Microbiology 157:601-8. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Genes from Debaryomyces hansenii increase salt tolerance in Saccharomyces cerevisiae W303
    Catarina Prista
    Departamento de Botanica e Engenharia Biologica, Instituto Superior de Agronomia, 1349 017 Lisbon, Portugal
    FEMS Yeast Res 2:151-7. 2002
  7. pmc Grapevine aquaporins: gating of a tonoplast intrinsic protein (TIP2;1) by cytosolic pH
    Luís Leitão
    CBAA, Instituto Superior de Agronomia, Universidade Tecnica de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal
    PLoS ONE 7:e33219. 2012
  8. pmc Peculiar H⁺ homeostasis of Saccharomyces cerevisiae during the late stages of wine fermentation
    Tiago Viana
    Centro de Botânica Aplicada à Agricultura, Instituto Superior de Agronomia, Universidade Tecnica de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal
    Appl Environ Microbiol 78:6302-8. 2012
  9. pmc Characterization of new polyol/H+ symporters in Debaryomyces hansenii
    Iliana Pereira
    Centre for Botany Applied to Agriculture CBAA, Instituto Superior de Agronomia, University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
    PLoS ONE 9:e88180. 2014
  10. ncbi request reprint Effect of ethanol on fluxes of water and protons across the plasma membrane of Saccharomyces cerevisiae
    Ana Madeira
    CBAA, Instituto Superior de Agronomia, Universidade Tecnica de Lisboa, Lisboa, Portugal
    FEMS Yeast Res 10:252-8. 2010

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Publications11

  1. ncbi request reprint Mechanisms underlying the halotolerant way of Debaryomyces hansenii
    Catarina Prista
    Departamento de Botanica e Engenharia Biologica, Instituto Superior de Agronomia, 1349 017 Lisboa, Portugal
    FEMS Yeast Res 5:693-701. 2005
    ..The whole genome of D. hansenii has been sequenced and is now available at http://cbi.labri.fr/Genolevures/ and, so far, no genes specifically responsible for the halotolerant behaviour of D. hansenii have been found...
  2. ncbi request reprint Cloning and characterization of two K+ transporters of Debaryomyces hansenii
    Catarina Prista
    Centro de Botânica Aplicada à Agricultura, Instituto Superior de Agronomia, TU Lisbon, 1349 017 Lisboa, Portugal
    Microbiology 153:3034-43. 2007
    ..Rb(+) uptake by the DhTRK1p transporter was stimulated by millimolar concentrations of Na(+) at pH 4.5. The good performance of DhTRK1p in the presence of NaCl may be a key feature in the halotolerance of D. hansenii...
  3. pmc ZrFsy1, a high-affinity fructose/H+ symporter from fructophilic yeast Zygosaccharomyces rouxii
    Maria José Leandro
    CBAA, Instituto Superior de Agronomia, Universidade Tecnica de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal
    PLoS ONE 8:e68165. 2013
    ..The effect of the deletion of ZrFSY1 in Z. rouxii cells is only evident when the cells are cultivated at very low fructose concentrations, when the ZrFsy1 fructose symporter is the main active fructose transporter system...
  4. ncbi request reprint Ffz1, a new transporter specific for fructose from Zygosaccharomyces bailii
    Carlos Pina
    Dep Botânica e Engenharia Biológica, Instituto Superior de Agronomia, 1349 017 Lisbon, Portugal
    Microbiology 150:2429-33. 2004
    ..cerevisiae transformant expressing a truncated Ffz1 protein lacking 67 amino acids at the C-terminus suggests an important role for this terminal part in the proper structure of the transporter...
  5. doi request reprint The osmotolerant fructophilic yeast Zygosaccharomyces rouxii employs two plasma-membrane fructose uptake systems belonging to a new family of yeast sugar transporters
    Maria José Leandro
    CBAA, Instituto Superior de Agromonia, TUL, 1349 017 Lisboa, Portugal
    Microbiology 157:601-8. 2011
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  6. ncbi request reprint Genes from Debaryomyces hansenii increase salt tolerance in Saccharomyces cerevisiae W303
    Catarina Prista
    Departamento de Botanica e Engenharia Biologica, Instituto Superior de Agronomia, 1349 017 Lisbon, Portugal
    FEMS Yeast Res 2:151-7. 2002
    ..6 like in D. hansenii but not in S. cerevisiae. One of the plasmids restored growth at 50 microM KCl and K(+) uptake in a mutant of S. cerevisiae lacking genes that encode K(+) transporters...
  7. pmc Grapevine aquaporins: gating of a tonoplast intrinsic protein (TIP2;1) by cytosolic pH
    Luís Leitão
    CBAA, Instituto Superior de Agronomia, Universidade Tecnica de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal
    PLoS ONE 7:e33219. 2012
    ..In addition to characterization of VvTn aquaporins, these results shed light on the gating of a specific tonoplast aquaporin by cytosolic pH...
  8. pmc Peculiar H⁺ homeostasis of Saccharomyces cerevisiae during the late stages of wine fermentation
    Tiago Viana
    Centro de Botânica Aplicada à Agricultura, Instituto Superior de Agronomia, Universidade Tecnica de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal
    Appl Environ Microbiol 78:6302-8. 2012
    ..Understanding the molecular and physiological events underlying yeast H(+) homeostasis at late stages of fermentations may contribute to the development of more robust strains suitable to efficiently produce a high-quality wine...
  9. pmc Characterization of new polyol/H+ symporters in Debaryomyces hansenii
    Iliana Pereira
    Centre for Botany Applied to Agriculture CBAA, Instituto Superior de Agronomia, University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
    PLoS ONE 9:e88180. 2014
    ..This work contributed to the annotation of new yeast polyol transporters, including two specific for uncommon substrates as galactitol and D-(+)-chiro-inositol. ..
  10. ncbi request reprint Effect of ethanol on fluxes of water and protons across the plasma membrane of Saccharomyces cerevisiae
    Ana Madeira
    CBAA, Instituto Superior de Agronomia, Universidade Tecnica de Lisboa, Lisboa, Portugal
    FEMS Yeast Res 10:252-8. 2010
    ..Our results support the view that above a threshold of ethanol concentration, the membrane structure is disrupted, becoming very leaky to H(+)...
  11. pmc Heterologous expression implicates a GATA factor in regulation of nitrogen metabolic genes and ion homeostasis in the halotolerant yeast Debaryomyces hansenii
    Raúl García-Salcedo
    Departamento de Microbiologia, Edificio Severo Ochoa, Campus de Rabanales, Universidad de Cordoba, Spain
    Eukaryot Cell 5:1388-98. 2006
    ..cerevisiae and that it most probably represents the only member of this family in D. hansenii. These findings also point to the GATA transcription factors as relevant elements for alkaline-pH tolerance...