Catarina Prista

Summary

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. doi request reprint Water Transport in Yeasts
    Farzana Sabir
    LEAF, Instituto Superior de Agronomia, Universidade de Lisboa, Tapada da Ajuda, 1349 017, Lisbon, Portugal
    Adv Exp Med Biol 892:107-24. 2016
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. pmc The high-capacity specific fructose facilitator ZrFfz1 is essential for the fructophilic behavior of Zygosaccharomyces rouxii CBS 732T
    Maria José Leandro
    Department of Membrane Transport, Institute of Physiology AS CR, v v i, Prague, Czech Republic Centre for Botany Applied to Agriculture CBAA, Instituto Superior de Agronomia, University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
    Eukaryot Cell 13:1371-9. 2014
  10. doi request reprint The grapevine tonoplast aquaporin TIP2;1 is a pressure gated water channel
    Luís Leitão
    CBAA, Instituto Superior de Agronomia, Universidade de Lisboa, 1349 017 Lisboa, Portugal Institut d Ecologie et des Sciences de l Environnement iEES Paris, UMR 7618, département SOLéO, Equipe IPE, Université Paris Est Créteil, 61, avenue du General de Gaulle, 94010 Creteil Cedex, France
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 450:289-94. 2014

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Publications16

  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. doi request reprint Water Transport in Yeasts
    Farzana Sabir
    LEAF, Instituto Superior de Agronomia, Universidade de Lisboa, Tapada da Ajuda, 1349 017, Lisbon, Portugal
    Adv Exp Med Biol 892:107-24. 2016
    ..They have been shown to be involved in sporulation, rapid freeze-thaw tolerance, osmo-sensitivity, and modulation of cell surface properties and colony morphology, although the underlying exact mechanisms are still unknown. ..
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. pmc The high-capacity specific fructose facilitator ZrFfz1 is essential for the fructophilic behavior of Zygosaccharomyces rouxii CBS 732T
    Maria José Leandro
    Department of Membrane Transport, Institute of Physiology AS CR, v v i, Prague, Czech Republic Centre for Botany Applied to Agriculture CBAA, Instituto Superior de Agronomia, University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
    Eukaryot Cell 13:1371-9. 2014
    ..rouxii fructophilic character, demonstrating that ZrFfz1 is essential for Z. rouxii fructophilic behavior. The gene is a good candidate to improve the fructose fermentation performance of industrial Saccharomyces cerevisiae strains. ..
  10. doi request reprint The grapevine tonoplast aquaporin TIP2;1 is a pressure gated water channel
    Luís Leitão
    CBAA, Instituto Superior de Agronomia, Universidade de Lisboa, 1349 017 Lisboa, Portugal Institut d Ecologie et des Sciences de l Environnement iEES Paris, UMR 7618, département SOLéO, Equipe IPE, Université Paris Est Créteil, 61, avenue du General de Gaulle, 94010 Creteil Cedex, France
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 450:289-94. 2014
    ..This turgor dependent gating of TIP2;1 might be a mechanism to regulate vacuolar size and shape in plants withstanding hostile drought conditions such as grapevine. ..
  11. pmc Exploring three PIPs and three TIPs of grapevine for transport of water and atypical substrates through heterologous expression in aqy-null yeast
    Farzana Sabir
    Centre for Botany Applied to Agriculture CBAA, Instituto Superior de Agronomia, University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal Instituto de Investigação do Medicamento iMed ULisboa, Faculdade de Farmacia, Universidade de Lisboa, Lisboa, Portugal
    PLoS ONE 9:e102087. 2014
    ....
  12. 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...
  13. doi request reprint Occurrence of FFZ genes in yeasts and correlation with fructophilic behaviour
    Sara Cabral
    LEAF, Instituto Superior de Agronomia, Universidade de Lisboa, 1349 017 Lisboa, Portugal
    Microbiology 161:2008-18. 2015
    ..Furthermore, this study supports the previous idea of the emergence of a new family of hexose transporters (Ffz facilitators) distinct from the Sugar Porter family...
  14. 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. ..
  15. doi 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(+)...
  16. 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...