rhodococcus

Summary

Summary: A bacterial genus of the order ACTINOMYCETALES.

Top Publications

  1. pmc Two angular dioxygenases contribute to the metabolic versatility of dibenzofuran-degrading Rhodococcus sp. strain HA01
    Hamdy A H Aly
    Department of Environmental Microbiology, HZI Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research, Inhoffenstrasse 7, D 38124 Braunschweig, Germany
    Appl Environ Microbiol 74:3812-22. 2008
  2. pmc Comparative and functional genomics of Rhodococcus opacus PD630 for biofuels development
    Jason W Holder
    Department of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS Genet 7:e1002219. 2011
  3. pmc Extracellular polysaccharides of Rhodococcus rhodochrous S-2 stimulate the degradation of aromatic components in crude oil by indigenous marine bacteria
    Noriyuki Iwabuchi
    Laboratory of Molecular Microbiology, Department of Applied Biological Science, College of Bioresource Sciences, Nihon University, Fujisawa, Kanagawa 252 8510, Japan
    Appl Environ Microbiol 68:2337-43. 2002
  4. pmc A Rhodococcus qsdA-encoded enzyme defines a novel class of large-spectrum quorum-quenching lactonases
    Stephane Uroz
    Interactions Plantes et Microorganismes de Rhizosphère, Institut des Sciences du Vegetal, CNRS, Avenue de Terrasse, 91198 Gif sur Yvette Cedex, France
    Appl Environ Microbiol 74:1357-66. 2008
  5. pmc A novel p-nitrophenol degradation gene cluster from a gram-positive bacterium, Rhodococcus opacus SAO101
    Wataru Kitagawa
    Institute for Biological Resources and Functions, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8566, Japan
    J Bacteriol 186:4894-902. 2004
  6. ncbi Gamma-caprolactone stimulates growth of quorum-quenching Rhodococcus populations in a large-scale hydroponic system for culturing Solanum tuberosum
    Amélie Cirou
    Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Institut des Sciences du Vegetal, Gif sur Yvette, France
    Res Microbiol 162:945-50. 2011
  7. ncbi Functional expression system for cytochrome P450 genes using the reductase domain of self-sufficient P450RhF from Rhodococcus sp. NCIMB 9784
    Miho Nodate
    Marine Biotechnology Institute, 3 75 1 Heita, Kamaishi, Iwate, 026 0001, Japan
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 71:455-62. 2006
  8. pmc Biosynthesis of auxin by the gram-positive phytopathogen Rhodococcus fascians is controlled by compounds specific to infected plant tissues
    Olivier Vandeputte
    Laboratory of Plant Biotechnology, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, 1850 chaussée de Wavre, B 1160 Brussels, Belgium
    Appl Environ Microbiol 71:1169-77. 2005
  9. ncbi Identification of DypB from Rhodococcus jostii RHA1 as a lignin peroxidase
    Mark Ahmad
    Department of Chemistry, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK
    Biochemistry 50:5096-107. 2011
  10. pmc Mechanism of 4-nitrophenol oxidation in Rhodococcus sp. Strain PN1: characterization of the two-component 4-nitrophenol hydroxylase and regulation of its expression
    Masahiro Takeo
    Department of Materials Science and Chemistry, Graduate School of Engineering, University of Hyogo, 2167 Shosha, Himeji, Hyogo 671 2201, Japan
    J Bacteriol 190:7367-74. 2008

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  1. pmc Two angular dioxygenases contribute to the metabolic versatility of dibenzofuran-degrading Rhodococcus sp. strain HA01
    Hamdy A H Aly
    Department of Environmental Microbiology, HZI Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research, Inhoffenstrasse 7, D 38124 Braunschweig, Germany
    Appl Environ Microbiol 74:3812-22. 2008
    b>Rhodococcus sp. strain HA01, isolated through its ability to utilize dibenzofuran (DBF) as the sole carbon and energy source, was also capable, albeit with low activity, of transforming dibenzo-p-dioxin (DD)...
  2. pmc Comparative and functional genomics of Rhodococcus opacus PD630 for biofuels development
    Jason W Holder
    Department of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS Genet 7:e1002219. 2011
    The Actinomycetales bacteria Rhodococcus opacus PD630 and Rhodococcus jostii RHA1 bioconvert a diverse range of organic substrates through lipid biosynthesis into large quantities of energy-rich triacylglycerols (TAGs)...
  3. pmc Extracellular polysaccharides of Rhodococcus rhodochrous S-2 stimulate the degradation of aromatic components in crude oil by indigenous marine bacteria
    Noriyuki Iwabuchi
    Laboratory of Molecular Microbiology, Department of Applied Biological Science, College of Bioresource Sciences, Nihon University, Fujisawa, Kanagawa 252 8510, Japan
    Appl Environ Microbiol 68:2337-43. 2002
    b>Rhodococcus rhodochrous S-2 produces extracellular polysaccharides (S-2 EPS) containing D-glucose, D-galactose, D-mannose, D-glucuronic acid, and lipids, which is important to the tolerance of this strain to an aromatic fraction of (AF) ..
  4. pmc A Rhodococcus qsdA-encoded enzyme defines a novel class of large-spectrum quorum-quenching lactonases
    Stephane Uroz
    Interactions Plantes et Microorganismes de Rhizosphère, Institut des Sciences du Vegetal, CNRS, Avenue de Terrasse, 91198 Gif sur Yvette Cedex, France
    Appl Environ Microbiol 74:1357-66. 2008
    ..involved in N-acyl homoserine lactone (N-AHSL) degradation was identified by screening a genomic library of Rhodococcus erythropolis strain W2...
  5. pmc A novel p-nitrophenol degradation gene cluster from a gram-positive bacterium, Rhodococcus opacus SAO101
    Wataru Kitagawa
    Institute for Biological Resources and Functions, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8566, Japan
    J Bacteriol 186:4894-902. 2004
    ..In this study, a novel 4-NP degradation gene cluster from a gram-positive bacterium, Rhodococcus opacus SAO101, was identified and characterized...
  6. ncbi Gamma-caprolactone stimulates growth of quorum-quenching Rhodococcus populations in a large-scale hydroponic system for culturing Solanum tuberosum
    Amélie Cirou
    Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Institut des Sciences du Vegetal, Gif sur Yvette, France
    Res Microbiol 162:945-50. 2011
    ..Post-GCL treatment, QS-degrading bacteria were mainly identified as Rhodococcus isolates, while Agrobacterium isolates dominated under similar untreated conditions...
  7. ncbi Functional expression system for cytochrome P450 genes using the reductase domain of self-sufficient P450RhF from Rhodococcus sp. NCIMB 9784
    Miho Nodate
    Marine Biotechnology Institute, 3 75 1 Heita, Kamaishi, Iwate, 026 0001, Japan
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 71:455-62. 2006
    Cytochrome P450RhF from Rhodococcus sp. NCIMB 9784 is a self-sufficient P450 monooxygenase...
  8. pmc Biosynthesis of auxin by the gram-positive phytopathogen Rhodococcus fascians is controlled by compounds specific to infected plant tissues
    Olivier Vandeputte
    Laboratory of Plant Biotechnology, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, 1850 chaussée de Wavre, B 1160 Brussels, Belgium
    Appl Environ Microbiol 71:1169-77. 2005
    ..The phytopathogen Rhodococcus fascians, a gram-positive organism, incites diverse developmental alterations, such as leafy galls, on a wide ..
  9. ncbi Identification of DypB from Rhodococcus jostii RHA1 as a lignin peroxidase
    Mark Ahmad
    Department of Chemistry, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK
    Biochemistry 50:5096-107. 2011
    b>Rhodococcus jostii RHA1, a polychlorinated biphenyl-degrading soil bacterium whose genome has been sequenced, shows lignin degrading activity in two recently developed spectrophotometric assays...
  10. pmc Mechanism of 4-nitrophenol oxidation in Rhodococcus sp. Strain PN1: characterization of the two-component 4-nitrophenol hydroxylase and regulation of its expression
    Masahiro Takeo
    Department of Materials Science and Chemistry, Graduate School of Engineering, University of Hyogo, 2167 Shosha, Himeji, Hyogo 671 2201, Japan
    J Bacteriol 190:7367-74. 2008
    ..b>Rhodococcus sp. strain PN1 degrades 4-NP via 4-nitrocatechol (4-NC) for use as the sole carbon, nitrogen, and energy source...
  11. ncbi N-acylhomoserine lactonase producing Rhodococcus spp. with different AHL-degrading activities
    Sun Yang Park
    Systems Microbiology Research Center, Korea Research Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology KRIBB, Yuseung, Daejon, Korea
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 261:102-8. 2006
    ..Previously, Rhodococcus erythropolis W2 was reported to degrade AHLs by both oxido-reductase and AHL-acylase...
  12. ncbi Cloning and characterization of a gene involved in triacylglycerol biosynthesis and identification of additional homologous genes in the oleaginous bacterium Rhodococcus opacus PD630
    Adrian F Alvarez
    Centro Regional de Investigación y Desarrollo Científico Tecnológico CRIDECIT, Facultad de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de la Patagonia San Juan Bosco, Comodoro Rivadavia, Argentina
    Microbiology 154:2327-35. 2008
    ..To identify additional Atfs in strain PD630, PCR employing non-degenerate primers deduced from Rhodococcus jostii RHA1 sequence data was used...
  13. ncbi Characterization of dye-decolorizing peroxidases from Rhodococcus jostii RHA1
    Joseph N Roberts
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z3, Canada
    Biochemistry 50:5108-19. 2011
    The soil bacterium Rhodococcus jostii RHA1 contains two dye-decolorizing peroxidases (DyPs) named according to the subfamily they represent: DypA, predicted to be periplasmic, and DypB, implicated in lignin degradation...
  14. ncbi Differences of heterotrophic 13CO2 assimilation by Pseudomonas knackmussii strain B13 and Rhodococcus opacus 1CP and potential impact on biomarker stable isotope probing
    Stefan Feisthauer
    Department of Isotope Biogeochemistry, UFZ Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research Leipzig, Permoserstrasse 15, D 04318 Leipzig, Germany
    Environ Microbiol 10:1641-51. 2008
    Motivated by the finding that Pseudomonas knackmussii B13 but not Rhodococcus opacus 1CP grows in the absence of externally provided CO(2), we investigated the assimilation of (13)CO(2) into active cells cultivated with non-labelled ..
  15. pmc Gene cloning and characterization of multiple alkane hydroxylase systems in Rhodococcus strains Q15 and NRRL B-16531
    L G Whyte
    Biotechnology Research Institute, National Research Council of Canada, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H4P 2R2
    Appl Environ Microbiol 68:5933-42. 2002
    The alkane hydroxylase systems of two Rhodococcus strains (NRRL B-16531 and Q15, isolated from different geographical locations) were characterized...
  16. pmc Structure of Rhodococcus erythropolis limonene-1,2-epoxide hydrolase reveals a novel active site
    Michael Arand
    Department of Toxicology, University of Wurzburg, Versbacher Strasse 9, D 97078 Wurzburg, Germany
    EMBO J 22:2583-92. 2003
    ..We report here the structure of the limonene-1,2-epoxide hydrolase from Rhodococcus erythropolis, solved using single-wavelength anomalous dispersion from a selenomethionine-substituted protein ..
  17. pmc Rhodococcus erythropolis DCL14 contains a novel degradation pathway for limonene
    M J van der Werf
    Division of Industrial Microbiology, Department of Food Technology and Nutritional Sciences, Wageningen University and Research Centre, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Appl Environ Microbiol 65:2092-102. 1999
    ..This organism was identified as a strain of Rhodococcus erythropolis by chemotaxonomic and genetic studies. R...
  18. ncbi Functional characterization of a gene cluster involved in gentisate catabolism in Rhodococcus sp. strain NCIMB 12038
    Ting Ting Liu
    CAS Key Laboratory of Agricultural and Environmental Microbiology, Wuhan Institute of Virology, Chinese Academy of Sciences CAS, Wuhan 430071, China
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 90:671-8. 2011
    b>Rhodococcus sp. strain NCIMB 12038 utilizes naphthalene as a sole source of carbon and energy, and degrades naphthalene via salicylate and gentisate...
  19. ncbi Degradation of 4-nitrophenol, 2-chloro-4-nitrophenol, and 2,4-dinitrophenol by Rhodococcus imtechensis strain RKJ300
    Anuradha Ghosh
    Institute of Microbial Technology, Chandigarh 160036, India
    Environ Sci Technol 44:1069-77. 2010
    A bacterial strain Rhodococcus imtechensis RKJ300 (= MTCC 7085(T) = JCM 13270(T)) was isolated from pesticide-contaminated soil of Punjab by the enrichment technique on minimal medium containing 4-nitrophenol...
  20. ncbi The plasmid-located haloalkane dehalogenase gene from Rhodococcus rhodochrous NCIMB 13064
    A N Kulakova
    Queen s University of Belfast, UK
    Microbiology 143:109-15. 1997
    The haloalkane dehalogenase (dhaA) gene from Rhodococcus rhodochrous NCIMB 13064 was cloned and sequenced. Its comparison with the previously studied dhlA gene from Xanthobacter autotrophicus GJ10 did not show homology...
  21. ncbi Characterization of IS2112, a new insertion sequence from Rhodococcus, and its relationship with mobile elements belonging to the IS110 family
    L A Kulakov
    The Questor Centre, The Queen s University of Belfast, UK
    Microbiology 145:561-8. 1999
    A new insertion sequence (IS2112) was identified in the genome of the 1-haloalkane-utilizing bacterium Rhodococcus rhodochrous NCIMB 13064...
  22. pmc Members of the genera Paenibacillus and Rhodococcus harbor genes homologous to enterococcal glycopeptide resistance genes vanA and vanB
    L Guardabassi
    Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, The Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University, Frederiksberg, Denmark
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 48:4915-8. 2004
    ..enterococcal glycopeptide resistance genes vanA and vanB were found in glycopeptide-resistant Paenibacillus and Rhodococcus strains from soil...
  23. ncbi Catabolic pathway of gamma-caprolactone in the biocontrol agent Rhodococcus erythropolis
    Corinne Barbey
    Laboratoire de Microbiologie Signaux et Microenvironnement, Normandie Université, EA 4312 Université de Rouen, IUT Evreux 55 rue Saint Germain, 27000 Evreux, France
    J Proteome Res 11:206-16. 2012
    ..Among these biocontrol agents, Rhodococcus erythropolis, characterized by a remarkable metabolic versatility, assimilates various γ-butyrolactone ..
  24. pmc Efficient biostimulation of native and introduced quorum-quenching Rhodococcus erythropolis populations is revealed by a combination of analytical chemistry, microbiology, and pyrosequencing
    Amélie Cirou
    Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Institut des Sciences du Vegetal, Gif sur Yvette, France
    Appl Environ Microbiol 78:481-92. 2012
    ..molecular approaches were combined to explore and compare biostimulation of native and introduced AHL-degrading Rhodococcus erythropolis populations in the rhizosphere of potato plants cultivated in farm greenhouses under hydroponic ..
  25. ncbi Biodegradation and Rhodococcus--masters of catabolic versatility
    Michael J Larkin
    School of Biology and Biochemistry and The QUESTOR Centre, The Queen s University of Belfast, Belfast BT9 5AG, Northern Ireland, UK
    Curr Opin Biotechnol 16:282-90. 2005
    The genus Rhodococcus is a very diverse group of bacteria that possesses the ability to degrade a large number of organic compounds, including some of the most difficult compounds with regard to recalcitrance and toxicity...
  26. pmc Global response to desiccation stress in the soil actinomycete Rhodococcus jostii RHA1
    Justin C LeBlanc
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Life Sciences Institute, University of British Columbia, 2350 Health Sciences Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3, Canada
    Appl Environ Microbiol 74:2627-36. 2008
    b>Rhodococcus jostii RHA1 is a soil-residing actinomycete with many favorable metabolic capabilities that make it an ideal candidate for the bioremediation of contaminated soils...
  27. pmc Identification of a new class of cytochrome P450 from a Rhodococcus sp
    Gareth A Roberts
    The Edinburgh Centre for Protein Technology, Department of Chemistry, University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    J Bacteriol 184:3898-908. 2002
    A degenerate set of PCR primers were used to clone a gene encoding a cytochrome P450 (the P450RhF gene) from Rhodococcus sp. strain NCIMB 9784 which is of unique primary structural organization...
  28. ncbi A novel lipopeptide produced by a Pacific Ocean deep-sea bacterium, Rhodococcus sp. TW53
    F Peng
    Key Laboratory of Marine Biogenetic Resources, Third Institute of Oceanography, State Oceanic Administration, Xiamen, Fujian, China
    J Appl Microbiol 105:698-705. 2008
    ..Our goal was to find a novel, biosurfactant-producing bacterium from Pacific Ocean deep-sea sediments...
  29. ncbi Crystal structure of the terminal oxygenase component of biphenyl dioxygenase derived from Rhodococcus sp. strain RHA1
    Yutaka Furusawa
    Biological Information Research Center BIRC, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology AIST, 2 41 6 Aomi, Koto ku, Tokyo 135 0064, Japan
    J Mol Biol 342:1041-52. 2004
    ..the crystal structure of the terminal oxygenase component of the biphenyl dioxygenase (BphA1A2) derived from Rhodococcus strain sp. RHA1 in substrate-free and complex forms...
  30. ncbi Crystal structures of cyclohexanone monooxygenase reveal complex domain movements and a sliding cofactor
    I Ahmad Mirza
    Department of Biochemistry, McGill University, 3649 Prom Sir William Osler, Bellini Pavilion, Room 466, Montreal, QC, Canada H3G 0B1
    J Am Chem Soc 131:8848-54. 2009
    ..We present here the atomic structures of CHMO from an environmental Rhodococcus strain bound with FAD and NADP(+) in two distinct states, to resolutions of 2.3 and 2.2 A...
  31. ncbi Characteristics of styrene degradation by Rhodococcus pyridinovorans isolated from a biofilter
    In Gyung Jung
    Industrial Liaison Research Institute, Kyung Hee University, Yongin 449 701, South Korea
    Chemosphere 61:451-6. 2005
    A novel strain (PYJ-1) of Rhodococcus pyridinovorans that was isolated from a biofilter was able to degrade styrene at a maximum rate of 0.16 mg (mg protein)(-1) h(-1) in batch culture at 97 mg l(-1) of initial styrene gas concentration...
  32. pmc Biosynthesis of storage compounds by Rhodococcus jostii RHA1 and global identification of genes involved in their metabolism
    Martín A Hernández
    Centro Regional de Investigación y Desarrollo Científico Tecnológico, Facultad de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Patagonia San Juan Bosco, Km 4 Ciudad Universitaria, 9000 Comodoro Rivadavia, Chubut, Argentina
    BMC Genomics 9:600. 2008
    Members of the genus Rhodococcus are frequently found in soil and other natural environments and are highly resistant to stresses common in those environments...
  33. ncbi Virulence quenching with a prenylated isoflavanone renders the Malagasy legume Dalbergia pervillei resistant to Rhodococcus fascians
    Sanda Rajaonson
    Laboratoire de Biotechnologie Végétale, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, 12 rue des Professeurs Jeener et Brachet, Gosselies, Belgium
    Environ Microbiol 13:1236-52. 2011
    The phytopathogenic Actinomycete Rhodococcus fascians induces leafy galls on a wide range of hosts, causing major economical losses in the ornamentals industry...
  34. pmc Identification of the major functional proteins of prokaryotic lipid droplets
    Yunfeng Ding
    National Laboratory of Biomacromolecules, Institute of Biophysics, Beijing, China
    J Lipid Res 53:399-411. 2012
    ..We obtained highly purified LDs from Rhodococcus sp...
  35. ncbi Biphenyl and ethylbenzene dioxygenases of Rhodococcus jostii RHA1 transform PBDEs
    Kristin R Robrock
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, USA
    Biotechnol Bioeng 108:313-21. 2011
    ..Resting cells of the polychlorinated biphenyl-degrading actinomycete, Rhodococcus jostii RHA1, depleted nine mono- through penta-BDEs in separate assays...
  36. ncbi Rhodococcus qingshengii sp. nov., a carbendazim-degrading bacterium
    Jing Liang Xu
    Key Laboratory for Microbiological Engineering of Agricultural Environment of Ministry of Agriculture, Nanjing Agricultural University, Nanjing 210095, People s Republic of China
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 57:2754-7. 2007
    ..mycolic acids showed that the characteristics of strain djl-6(T) were in good agreement with those of the genus Rhodococcus. DNA-DNA hybridization showed that it had low genomic relatedness with Rhodococcus baikonurensis DSM 44587(T) (..
  37. ncbi Analysis of aflatoxin-B1-degrading microbes by use of a combined toxicity-profiling method
    Csilla Krifaton
    Department of Environmental Protection and Safety, Szent Istvan University, Godollo, Hungary
    Mutat Res 726:1-7. 2011
    ..Among thirty-three isolates, the strain Rhodococcus rhodochrous NI2 proved to be the best aflatoxin-B1-degrading microbe, with the weakest harmful biological ..
  38. ncbi Biocatalytic asymmetric hydrogen transfer employing Rhodococcus ruber DSM 44541
    Wolfgang Stampfer
    Department of Chemistry, Organic and Bioorganic Chemistry, University of Graz, Heinrichstrasse 28, Austria
    J Org Chem 68:402-6. 2003
    ..kinetic resolution of the rac-alcohol using acetone as hydrogen acceptor employing whole lyophilized cells of Rhodococcus ruber DSM 44541...
  39. ncbi The first characterization of a eubacterial proteasome: the 20S complex of Rhodococcus
    T Tamura
    Max Planck Institute for Biochemistry, Martinsried, Germany
    Curr Biol 5:766-74. 1995
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  40. pmc Discovery and characterization of a putrescine oxidase from Rhodococcus erythropolis NCIMB 11540
    Erik W van Hellemond
    Laboratory of Biochemistry, University of Groningen, Groningen Biomolecular Sciences and Biotechnology Institute, Nijenborgh 4, 9747 AG, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 78:455-63. 2008
    A gene encoding a putrescine oxidase (PuORh, EC 1.4.3.10) was identified from the genome of Rhodococcus erythropolis NCIMB 11540. The gene was cloned in the pBAD vector and overexpressed at high levels in Escherichia coli...
  41. ncbi Rhodococcus sp. RB1 grows in the presence of high nitrate and nitrite concentrations and assimilates nitrate in moderately saline environments
    R Blasco
    , Facultad de Ciencias, , Spain
    Arch Microbiol 175:435-40. 2001
    b>Rhodococcus sp. RB1 was able to thrive in media with up to 0.9 M NaCl or KCl and in the presence of high concentrations of nitrate (up to 0.9 M) and nitrite (up to 60 mM), but only under oxic conditions...
  42. pmc Limonene-1,2-epoxide hydrolase from Rhodococcus erythropolis DCL14 belongs to a novel class of epoxide hydrolases
    M J van der Werf
    Division of Industrial Microbiology, Department of Food Technology and Nutritional Sciences, Wageningen Agricultural University, 6700 EV Wageningen, The Netherlands
    J Bacteriol 180:5052-7. 1998
    An epoxide hydrolase from Rhodococcus erythropolis DCL14 catalyzes the hydrolysis of limonene-1,2-epoxide to limonene-1,2-diol. The enzyme is induced when R...
  43. ncbi Functional annotation and characterization of 3-hydroxybenzoate 6-hydroxylase from Rhodococcus jostii RHA1
    Stefania Montersino
    Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1824:433-42. 2012
    The genome of Rhodococcus jostii RHA1 contains an unusually large number of oxygenase encoding genes...
  44. ncbi Potential of Rhodococcus strains for biotechnological vanillin production from ferulic acid and eugenol
    Rainer Plaggenborg
    Institut für Molekulare Mikrobiologie und Biotechnologie der Westfälischen Wilhelms Universität Münster, Corrensstr 3, 48149 Munster, Germany
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 72:745-55. 2006
    The potential of two Rhodococcus strains for biotechnological vanillin production from ferulic acid and eugenol was investigated. Genome sequence data of Rhodococcus sp...
  45. ncbi Rhodococcus nanhaiensis sp. nov., an actinobacterium isolated from marine sediment
    Jie Li
    Key Laboratory of Marine Bio resources Sustainable Utilization CAS, RNAM Center for Marine Microbiology, Guangdong Key Laboratory of Marine Materia Medica, South China Sea Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 164 West Xingang Road, Guangzhou 510301, PR China
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 62:2517-21. 2012
    ..0). Based on 16S rRNA gene sequence analysis, the strains were identified as members of the genus Rhodococcus. Phylogenetic analysis showed that the two strains clustered together and the 16S rRNA gene sequence ..
  46. ncbi Cell surface hydrophobicity and mycolic acid composition of Rhodococcus strains isolated from activated sludge foam
    H M Stratton
    School of Environmental Sciences, Griffith University, Brisbane, Queensland 4111, Australia
    J Ind Microbiol Biotechnol 28:264-7. 2002
    ..between cell surface hydrophobicity (CSH), as determined by microbial adherence to hydrocarbons, of three Rhodococcus spp. isolated from activated sludge foam and their ability to produce a stable foam...
  47. ncbi Specificity of catechol ortho-cleavage during para-toluate degradation by Rhodococcus opacus 1cp
    M M Suvorova
    Pushchino State University, Pushchino, Moscow Region, 142290, Russia
    Biochemistry (Mosc) 71:1316-23. 2006
    Degradation of para-toluate by Rhodococcus opacus 1cp was investigated. Activities of the key enzymes of this process, catechol 1,2-dioxygenase and muconate cycloisomerase, are detected in this microorganism...
  48. pmc Rhodococcus rhodochrous DSM 43269 3-ketosteroid 9alpha-hydroxylase, a two-component iron-sulfur-containing monooxygenase with subtle steroid substrate specificity
    M Petrusma
    Department of Microbiology, Groningen Biomolecular Sciences and Biotechnology Institute, University of Groningen, Kerklaan 30, 9751 NN Haren, The Netherlands
    Appl Environ Microbiol 75:5300-7. 2009
    ..KSH of Rhodococcus rhodochrous DSM 43269, consisting of a ferredoxin reductase (KshB) and a terminal oxygenase (KshA), was ..
  49. ncbi Insights into sequence-activity relationships amongst Baeyer-Villiger monooxygenases as revealed by the intragenomic complement of enzymes from Rhodococcus jostii RHA1
    Claudia Szolkowy
    York Structural Biology Laboratory, Department of Chemistry, University of York, York YO10 5YW, UK
    Chembiochem 10:1208-17. 2009
    ..The recently sequenced genome of Rhodococcus jostii RHA1, for example, has revealed an impressive array of catabolic enzymes, including many putative Baeyer-..
  50. ncbi Identification of Rhodococcus equi using the polymerase chain reaction
    K S Bell
    Department of Biological Sciences, Napier University, Edinburgh, UK
    Lett Appl Microbiol 23:72-4. 1996
    Two regions in the gene coding for 16S rRNA in Rhodococcus equi were selected as species-specific primer sequences for the polymerase chain reaction (PCR). PCR using these primers was tested against 10 strains of R...
  51. pmc Degradation of a mixture of hydrocarbons, gasoline, and diesel oil additives by Rhodococcus aetherivorans and Rhodococcus wratislaviensis
    Marc Auffret
    IFP, 1 4 Avenue de Bois Preau, F 92852 Rueil Malmaison, France
    Appl Environ Microbiol 75:7774-82. 2009
    Two strains, identified as Rhodococcus wratislaviensis IFP 2016 and Rhodococcus aetherivorans IFP 2017, were isolated from a microbial consortium that degraded 15 petroleum compounds or additives when provided in a mixture containing 16 ..
  52. ncbi Hemolytic activity of a bacterial trehalose lipid biosurfactant produced by Rhodococcus sp.: evidence for a colloid-osmotic mechanism
    Ana Zaragoza
    Departamento de Bioquimica y Biologia Molecular A, Facultad de Veterinaria, Universidad de Murcia, E 30100 Murcia, Spain
    Langmuir 26:8567-72. 2010
    A succinoyl trehalose lipid produced by Rhodococcus sp. behaves as a biological surfactant and also displays various interesting biological activities...
  53. ncbi QcrCAB operon of a nocardia-form actinomycete Rhodococcus rhodochrous encodes cytochrome reductase complex with diheme cytochrome cc subunit
    Nobuhito Sone
    Department of Biochemical Engineering and Science, Kyushu Institute of Technology, Kawazu 680 4, Iizuka, Fukuoka ken 820 8502, Japan
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1557:125-31. 2003
    ..genes encoding quinol-cytochrome c reductase (QcR) were cloned and sequenced from nocardia-form actinomycete Rhodococcus rhodochrous...
  54. ncbi Construction of Escherichia coli-Arthrobacter-Rhodococcus shuttle vectors based on a cryptic plasmid from Arthrobacter rhombi and investigation of their application for functional screening
    Ruta Stanislauskiene
    Department of Molecular Microbiology and Biotechnology, Institute of Biochemistry, Vilnius University, Vilnius, Lithuania
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 327:78-86. 2012
    ..All vectors successfully replicated in Escherichia coli, Arthrobacter and Rhodococcus spp...
  55. pmc Gene cloning and nucleotide sequencing and properties of a cocaine esterase from Rhodococcus sp. strain MB1
    M M Bresler
    Institute of Biotechnology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 1QT, United Kingdom
    Appl Environ Microbiol 66:904-8. 2000
    A strain of Rhodococcus designated MB1, which was capable of utilizing cocaine as a sole source of carbon and nitrogen for growth, was isolated from rhizosphere soil of the tropane alkaloid-producing plant Erythroxylum coca...
  56. pmc Functional characterization of a catabolic plasmid from polychlorinated- biphenyl-degrading Rhodococcus sp. strain RHA1
    Rene Warren
    Genome Sciences Centre, Vancouver, Canada
    J Bacteriol 186:7783-95. 2004
    b>Rhodococcus sp. strain RHA1, a potent polychlorinated-biphenyl (PCB)-degrading strain, contains three linear plasmids ranging in size from 330 to 1,100 kb...
  57. ncbi Recovery of Rhodococcus biosurfactants using methyl tertiary-butyl ether extraction
    M S Kuyukina
    Institute of Ecology and Genetics of Microorganisms, Ural Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences, 12 Golev Street, 614081, Perm, Russia
    J Microbiol Methods 46:149-56. 2001
    ..study, we proposed methyl tertiary-butyl ether (MTBE) as a solvent for extraction of biosurfactants from Rhodococcus bacterial cultures...
  58. ncbi The remarkable Rhodococcus erythropolis
    Carla C C R de Carvalho
    Centro de Engenharia Biologica e Quimica, Instituto Superior Tecnico, Av Rovisco Pais, Lisboa, 1049 001, Portugal
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 67:715-26. 2005
    b>Rhodococcus erythropolis cells contain a large set of enzymes that allow them to carry out an enormous number of bioconversions and degradations...
  59. pmc Benzothiazole degradation by Rhodococcus pyridinovorans strain PA: evidence of a catechol 1,2-dioxygenase activity
    Nicolas Haroune
    Laboratoire de Synthèse et Etude de Systèmes à Intérêt Biologique, UMR 6504 CNRS Université Blaise Pascal, 63177 Aubiere Cedex, France
    Appl Environ Microbiol 68:6114-20. 2002
    The pathway for biodegradation of benzothiazole (BT) and 2-hydroxybenzothiazole (OBT) by Rhodococcus pyridinovorans strain PA was studied in detail...
  60. ncbi Post-translational modification of Rhodococcus R312 and Comamonas NI1 nitrile hydratases
    Julie M Stevens
    Laboratoire de Chimie et Biochimie Pharmacologiques et Toxicologiques UMR 8601 CNRS, Universite Rene Descartes Paris V, 45 Rue des Saints Peres, 75270 Paris Cedex 06, France
    J Mass Spectrom 38:955-61. 2003
    ..cysteines in the iron coordination spheres of two iron-containing nitrile hydratases, namely R312 NHase from Rhodococcus rhodochrous strain R312 and NI1 NHase from Comamonas testosteroni...
  61. pmc Genome sequence of Rhodococcus erythropolis XP, a biodesulfurizing bacterium with industrial potential
    Fei Tao
    State Key Laboratory of Microbial Metabolism, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai 200240, People s Republic of China
    J Bacteriol 193:6422-3. 2011
    b>Rhodococcus erythropolis strains have shown excellent characteristics in petroleum oil biodesulfurization. Here we present the first announcement of the draft genome sequence of an efficient biodesulfurizing bacterium named R...
  62. pmc Identification of a novel self-sufficient styrene monooxygenase from Rhodococcus opacus 1CP
    Dirk Tischler
    Environmental Microbiology, TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Freiberg, Germany
    J Bacteriol 191:4996-5009. 2009
    Sequence analysis of a 9-kb genomic fragment of the actinobacterium Rhodococcus opacus 1CP led to identification of an open reading frame encoding a novel fusion protein, StyA2B, with a putative function in styrene metabolism via styrene ..
  63. ncbi Characterization of ARC, a divergent member of the AAA ATPase family from Rhodococcus erythropolis
    S Wolf
    Max Planck Institut fur Biochemie, Am Klopferspitz 18a, Martinsried, D 82152, Germany
    J Mol Biol 277:13-25. 1998
    ..discovered in the 5' region of the second operon of 20 S proteasome subunits in the nocardioform actinomycete Rhodococcus erythropolis NI86/21. The gene was cloned and expressed in Escherichia coli...
  64. ncbi Construction of Rhodococcus random mutagenesis libraries using Tn5 transposition complexes
    P J Fernandes
    Department of Genetics, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EH, UK
    Microbiology 147:2529-36. 2001
    The ability to generate tagged mutants of Rhodococcus spp. will facilitate a deeper understanding of this medically and commercially important genus...
  65. ncbi Improved identification of Gordonia, Rhodococcus and Tsukamurella species by 5'-end 16S rRNA gene sequencing
    Tao Wang
    Department of Neurosurgery, Beijing Tian Tan Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing, PR China
    Pathology 43:58-63. 2011
    The identification of fastidious aerobic Actinomycetes such as Gordonia, Rhodococcus, and Tsukamurella has remained a challenge leading to clinically significant misclassifications...
  66. ncbi Cloning and characterization of an amidase gene from Rhodococcus species N-774 and its expression in Escherichia coli
    Y Hashimoto
    Department of Agricultural Chemistry, University of Tokyo, Japan
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1088:225-33. 1991
    ..of an unknown open reading frame which is present upstream of the nitrile hydratase (NHase) gene from Rhodococcus sp. N-774, a longer DNA fragment covering the entire gene was cloned in Escherichia coli...
  67. pmc Deep desulfurization of diesel oil and crude oils by a newly isolated Rhodococcus erythropolis strain
    Bo Yu
    State Key Laboratory of Microbial Technology, Shandong University, Jinan 250100, People s Republic of China
    Appl Environ Microbiol 72:54-8. 2006
    The soil-isolated strain XP was identified as Rhodococcus erythropolis. R. erythropolis XP could efficiently desulfurize benzonaphthothiophene, a complicated model sulfur compound that exists in crude oil...
  68. pmc Identification of Rhodococcus fascians cytokinins and their modus operandi to reshape the plant
    Ine Pertry
    Department of Plant Systems Biology, Flanders Institute for Biotechnology, Technologiepark 927, 9052 Gent, Belgium
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:929-34. 2009
    Decades ago, the importance of cytokinins (CKs) during Rhodococcus fascians pathology had been acknowledged, and an isopentenyltransferase gene had been characterized in the fas operon of the linear virulence plasmid, but hitherto, no ..
  69. ncbi Elucidation of the metabolic pathway for dibenzothiophene desulphurization by Rhodococcus sp. strain IGTS8 (ATCC 53968)
    C Oldfield
    Energy BioSystems Corporation, The Woodlands, TX 77381, USA
    Microbiology 143:2961-73. 1997
    b>Rhodococcus sp. strain IGTS8 (ATCC 53968) is able to utilize dibenzothiophene (DBT) as a sole source of sulphur. The carbon skeleton of DBT is not metabolized and is conserved as 2-hydroxybiphenyl (HBP), which accumulates in the medium...
  70. ncbi Use of response surface optimization for the production of biosurfactant from Rhodococcus spp. MTCC 2574
    Snehal R Mutalik
    Biochemical Engineering Department, Chemical Engineering and Process Development Division, National Chemical Laboratory, Pune 411008, India
    Bioresour Technol 99:7875-80. 2008
    The production of biosurfactant from Rhodococcus spp. MTCC 2574 was effectively enhanced by response surface methodology (RSM). Rhodococcus spp. MTCC 2574 was selected through screening of seven different Rhodococcus strains...
  71. pmc Sequence and molecular characterization of a DNA region encoding the dibenzothiophene desulfurization operon of Rhodococcus sp. strain IGTS8
    C S Piddington
    Panlabs, Inc, Bothell, Washington 98011, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 61:468-75. 1995
    ..sulfur-containing organic molecules found in fossil fuels, can be desulfurized to 2-hydroxybiphenyl (2-HBP) by Rhodococcus sp. strain IGTS8. Complementation of a desulfurization (dsz) mutant provided the genes from Rhodococcus sp...
  72. pmc Characterization of the desulfurization genes from Rhodococcus sp. strain IGTS8
    S A Denome
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of North Dakota School of Medicine, Grand Forks 58202
    J Bacteriol 176:6707-16. 1994
    b>Rhodococcus sp. strain IGTS8 possesses an enzymatic pathway that can remove covalently bound sulfur from dibenzothiophene (DBT) without breaking carbon-carbon bonds. The DNA sequence of a 4...
  73. ncbi Requirement of duplicated operons for maximal metabolism of phthalate by Rhodococcus sp. strain DK17
    Ki Young Choi
    Department of Biology, Yonsei University, Seoul 120 749, Republic of Korea
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 357:766-71. 2007
    ..protocatechuate are duplicated and present on two different megaplasmids [pDK2 (330 kb) and pDK3 (750 kb)] in Rhodococcus sp. strain DK17...
  74. ncbi Biodesulfurization of benzothiophene and dibenzothiophene by a newly isolated Rhodococcus strain
    Y Tanaka
    Microbial Community Analysis and Application Research Group, Research Institute of Biological Resources, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Central 6, 1 1 1 Higashi, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8566, Japan
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 59:325-8. 2002
    b>Rhodococcus sp. KT462, which can grow on either benzothiophene (BT) or dibenzothiophene (DBT) as the sole source of sulfur, was newly isolated and characterized...
  75. pmc First case of bloodstream infection caused by Rhodococcus erythropolis
    Hisashi Baba
    Department of Infectious Disease, Nagoya University Hospital, Showa Ku, Japan
    J Clin Microbiol 47:2667-9. 2009
    We describe the first case of bloodstream infection caused by Rhodococcus erythropolis. The identification was performed using 16S rRNA sequencing...
  76. doi Rhodostreptomycins, antibiotics biosynthesized following horizontal gene transfer from Streptomyces padanus to Rhodococcus fascians
    Kazuhiko Kurosawa
    Department of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    J Am Chem Soc 130:1126-7. 2008
  77. ncbi Structural insights into substrate specificity and solvent tolerance in alcohol dehydrogenase ADH-'A' from Rhodococcus ruber DSM 44541
    Martin Karabec
    Institute of Molecular Biosciences, University of Graz, Humboldtstrasse 50 3, A 8010 Graz, Austria
    Chem Commun (Camb) 46:6314-6. 2010
    The structure of the alcohol dehydrogenase ADH-'A' from Rhodococcus ruber reveals possible reasons for its remarkable tolerance to organic co-solvents and suggests new directions for structure-informed mutagenesis to produce enzymes of ..
  78. ncbi Fly-attracting volatiles produced by Rhodococcus fascians and Mycobacterium aurum isolated from myiatic lesions of sheep
    Jamal M Khoga
    Department of Microbiology, Eotvos Lorand University, Múzeum krt 4 A, 1088 Budapest, Hungary
    J Microbiol Methods 48:281-7. 2002
    ..Strains identified as Rhodococcus fascians and Mycobacterium aurum produced various volatile sulfur compounds and benzene, and proved to be the ..
  79. ncbi Isolation and characterization of an atrazine-degrading Rhodococcus sp. strain MB-P1 from contaminated soil
    - Fazlurrahman
    Institute of Microbial Technology, Chandigarh, India
    Lett Appl Microbiol 49:721-9. 2009
    ..The aim of this study is to isolate and characterize organisms capable of utilizing high concentration atrazine from the contaminated sites...
  80. ncbi Biodesulfurization of dibenzothiophene by a newly isolated Rhodococcus erythropolis strain
    Fatemeh Davoodi-Dehaghani
    Institute of Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
    Bioresour Technol 101:1102-5. 2010
    ..The strain, identified as Rhodococcus erythropolis SHT87, can utilize DBT, dibenzothiophene sulfone, thiophene, 2-methylthiophene and ..
  81. ncbi Genetic analysis around aminoalcohol dehydrogenase gene of Rhodococcus erythropolis MAK154: a putative GntR transcription factor in transcriptional regulation
    Nobuyuki Urano
    Kyoto University, Sakyo ku, Japan
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 89:739-46. 2011
    NADP(+)-dependent aminoalcohol dehydrogenase (AADH) of Rhodococcus erythropolis MAK154 catalyzes the reduction of (S)-1-phenyl-1-keto-2-methylaminopropane ((S)-MAK) to d-pseudoephedrine, which is used as a pharmaceutical...
  82. pmc Transcriptomic assessment of isozymes in the biphenyl pathway of Rhodococcus sp. strain RHA1
    Edmilson R Gonçalves
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of British Columbia, 1516 2350 Health Sciences Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z3, Canada
    Appl Environ Microbiol 72:6183-93. 2006
    b>Rhodococcus sp. RHA1 grows on a broad range of aromatic compounds and vigorously degrades polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs)...
  83. pmc 7-ketocholesterol catabolism by Rhodococcus jostii RHA1
    Jacques M Mathieu
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Rice University, Houston, TX, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 76:352-5. 2010
    ..Microarrays were used to study mineralization of the most common oxysterol, 7-ketocholesterol (7KC), by Rhodococcus jostii RHA1...
  84. ncbi Analysis of catRABC operon for catechol degradation from phenol-degrading Rhodococcus erythropolis
    M Vesely
    Institute of Microbiology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, v v i, Videnska 1083, 14220, Prague 4, Czech Republic
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 76:159-68. 2007
    The gene cluster catRABC, involved in catechol degradation, was isolated from Rhodococcus erythropolis CCM2595...
  85. ncbi A novel NADP+-dependent L-1-amino-2-propanol dehydrogenase from Rhodococcus erythropolis MAK154: a promising enzyme for the production of double chiral aminoalcohols
    M Kataoka
    Division of Applied Life Sciences, Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University, Sakyo ku, Kyoto, Japan
    Lett Appl Microbiol 43:430-5. 2006
    A novel NADP(+)-dependent L-1-amino-2-propanol dehydrogenase was isolated from Rhodococcus erythropolis MAK154, and characterized.
  86. ncbi Identification and structural characterisation of novel trehalose dinocardiomycolates from n-alkane-grown Rhodococcus opacus 1CP
    Susanne Niescher
    TU Bergakademie Freiberg, IOZ, 09596 Freiberg, Germany
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 70:605-11. 2006
    b>Rhodococcus opacus 1CP, a potent degrader of (chloro-) aromatic compounds was found to utilise C10-C16 n-alkanes as sole carbon sources...
  87. ncbi Applicability of the functional gene catechol 1,2-dioxygenase as a biomarker in the detection of BTEX-degrading Rhodococcus species
    A Táncsics
    Department of Microbiology, Eotvos Lorand University, Budapest, Hungary
    J Appl Microbiol 105:1026-33. 2008
    ..The detection of this gene is in focus today but recently designed degenerate primers are not always suitable. Rhodococcus species are important members of the bacterial community involved in the degradation of aromatic contaminants ..
  88. ncbi Degradation of alkanes and highly chlorinated benzenes, and production of biosurfactants, by a psychrophilic Rhodococcus sp. and genetic characterization of its chlorobenzene dioxygenase
    Peter Rapp
    GBF National Research Centre for Biotechnology, Division of Microbiology, Mascheroderweg 1, D 38124 Braunschweig, Germany
    Microbiology 149:2879-90. 2003
    b>Rhodococcus sp. strain MS11 was isolated from a mixed culture. It displays a diverse range of metabolic capabilities...
  89. ncbi Rothia aeria sp. nov., Rhodococcus baikonurensis sp. nov. and Arthrobacter russicus sp. nov., isolated from air in the Russian space laboratory Mir
    Ying Li
    Department of Microbiology Bioinformatics, Regeneration and Advanced Medical Science, Gifu University, Graduate School of Medicine, Tsukasa machi 40, Gifu 500 8705, Japan
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 54:827-35. 2004
    ..of the bacteria based on their 16S rDNA sequence showed that they belong to the genera Rothia (A1-17B(T)), Rhodococcus (A1-22(T)) and Arthrobacter (A1-3(T) and A1-8)...
  90. pmc pB264, a small, mobilizable, temperature sensitive plasmid from Rhodococcus
    Philip A Lessard
    Department of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    BMC Microbiol 4:15. 2004
    Gram-positive bacteria of the genus Rhodococcus have shown an extraordinary capacity for metabolizing recalcitrant organic compounds...
  91. ncbi Transcriptional response of Rhodococcus aetherivorans I24 to polychlorinated biphenyl-contaminated sediments
    Edoardo Puglisi
    Istituto di Chimica Agraria ed Ambientale, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Piacenza, Italy
    Microb Ecol 60:505-15. 2010
    We used a microarray targeting 3,524 genes to assess the transcriptional response of the actinomycete Rhodococcus aetherivorans I24 in minimal medium supplemented with various substrates (e.g...
  92. ncbi Cytochrome P450 125 (CYP125) catalyses C26-hydroxylation to initiate sterol side-chain degradation in Rhodococcus jostii RHA1
    Kamila Z Rosłoniec
    Department of Microbiology, Groningen Biomolecular Sciences and Biotechnology Institute GBB, University of Groningen, PO Box 14, 9750 AA Haren, The Netherlands
    Mol Microbiol 74:1031-43. 2009
    The cyp125 gene of Rhodococcus jostii RHA1 was previously found to be highly upregulated during growth on cholesterol and the orthologue in Mycobacterium tuberculosis (rv3545c) has been implicated in pathogenesis...
  93. ncbi Rhodococcus baikonurensis BTM4c, a boron-tolerant actinobacterial strain isolated from soil
    Jaewoo Yoon
    Institute of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences, The University of Tokyo, Japan
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 74:178-81. 2010
    ..Molecular phylogenetic, chemotaxonomic, and physiological data showed that the strain belongs to the genus Rhodococcus, and is to be identified as Rhodococcus baikonurensis.
  94. ncbi Multiple respiratory bursts as a response to veratrate stress in Rhodococcus erythropolis cells
    E Malarczyk
    Department of Biochemistry, Maria Curie Sklodowska University, Maria Curie Sklodowska Square 3, Lublin, 20 031, Poland
    Cell Biol Int 24:515-27. 2000
    Although Rhodococcus spp...
  95. pmc Characterization of the 450-kb linear plasmid in a polychlorinated biphenyl degrader, Rhodococcus sp. strain RHA1
    S Shimizu
    Department of Bioengineering, Nagaoka University of Technology, Kamitomioka, Nagaoka, Niigata 940-2188, Japan
    Appl Environ Microbiol 67:2021-8. 2001
    A strong polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) degrader, Rhodococcus sp. strain RHA1, has diverse biphenyl/PCB degradative genes and harbors huge linear plasmids, including pRHL1 (1,100 kb), pRHL2 (450 kb), and pRHL3 (330 kb)...
  96. ncbi Flux-based analysis of sulfur metabolism in desulfurizing strains of Rhodococcus erythropolis
    Shilpi Aggarwal
    Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 315:115-21. 2011
    b>Rhodococcus erythropolis has been studied widely for potential applications in biodesulfurization...
  97. ncbi Selective transport and accumulation of alkanes by Rhodococcus erythropolis S+14He
    In Seon Kim
    Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2G6, Canada
    Biotechnol Bioeng 80:650-9. 2002
    Selective transport and accumulation of n-alkanes by Rhodococcus erythropolis S+14He was studied by growing cells on n-hexadecane, n-octadecane or the branched alkane pristane, and on mixtures of hydrocarbons...
  98. ncbi Biotransformation of amides to acids using a co-cross-linked enzyme aggregate of Rhodococcus erythropolis amidase
    Hyun Joo Park
    Division of Biotechnology, The Catholic University of Korea, Bucheon 420 743, Korea
    J Microbiol Biotechnol 20:325-31. 2010
    b>Rhodococcus erythropolis amidase was expressed in Escherichia coli cells. The crude amidase in the cell-free extract was immobilized using the cross-linked enzyme aggregate (CLEA) method...
  99. ncbi Primary structure of an aliphatic nitrile-degrading enzyme, aliphatic nitrilase, from Rhodococcus rhodochrous K22 and expression of its gene and identification of its active site residue
    M Kobayashi
    Department of Agricultural Chemistry, Faculty of Agriculture, Kyoto University, Japan
    Biochemistry 31:9000-7. 1992
    Peptides obtained by cleavage of a Rhodococcus rhodochrous K22 nitrilase, which acts on aliphatic nitriles such as acrylonitrile, crotonitrile, and glutaronitrile, have been sequenced...
  100. pmc The Rhodococcus opacus PD630 heparin-binding hemagglutinin homolog TadA mediates lipid body formation
    Daniel P Maceachran
    Department of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 76:7217-25. 2010
    Generally, prokaryotes store carbon as polyhydroxyalkanoate, starch, or glycogen. The Gram-positive actinomycete Rhodococcus opacus strain PD630 is noteworthy in that it stores carbon in the form of triacylglycerol (TAG)...
  101. ncbi Stereoselective carveol dehydrogenase from Rhodococcus erythropolis DCL14. A novel nicotinoprotein belonging to the short chain dehydrogenase/reductase superfamily
    M J van der Werf
    Division of Industrial Microbiology, Department of Food Technology and Nutritional Sciences, Wageningen University, Bomenweg 2, 6703 HD Wageningen, The Netherlands
    J Biol Chem 274:26296-304. 1999
    ..the dichlorophenolindophenol-dependent oxidation of carveol to carvone, was purified to homogeneity from Rhodococcus erythropolis DCL14. The enzyme is specifically induced after growth on limonene and carveol...

Research Grants19

  1. Evaluation in Primates of Cocaine Esterase for the Treatment of Cocaine Toxicity
    Mei Chuan Ko; Fiscal Year: 2010
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Cocaine esterase (CocE) is a product of the bacterium Rhodococcus sp. which grows in the rhizospheres of coca plants in South America...
  2. Pulmonary innate immunity and pathogens of the order Actinomycetales
    Tracy K Carlson; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..the outcome of disease particularly for bacteria of the order Actinomycetales, such as Mycobacteria and Rhodococcus spp., which have the ability to live in innate immune cells (alveolar macrophages)...
  3. T. cruzi molecular targets for vector paratransgenesis
    Ravi V Durvasula; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..A paratransgenic strategy is being developed as an adjunctive approach. Rhodococcus rhodnii, the symbiont of Rhodnius prolixus, has been transformed to express cecropin A, an anti-trypanosomal ..
  4. A STRATEGY FOR SPREADING GENES IN CHAGAS DISEASE VECTORS
    Ravi Durvasula; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The symbiotic bacterium, Rhodococcus rhodnii, that resides in the reduviid vector, Rhodnius prolixus, has been transformed to export peptides toxic ..
  5. Structure Function Studies on Non-Heme Iron Oxygenases
    Ramaswamy Subramanian; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..strain JS42 and naphthalene dioxygenase from Rhodococcus sp...
  6. Cytotoxic T Lymphocytes in immunity to Rhodococcus equi
    KRISTIN HASEL; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..state-of-the-art research involving equine cytotoxic T lymphocytes (CTLs) and pulmonary immunology of Rhodococcus equi, as well as the training of PhD candidates...
  7. Virulence of the Opportunistic Pathogen Rhodococcis Equi
    MARY HONDALUS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..in individuals undergoing chemotherapy for various cancers, the understudied zoonotic opportunistic pathogen Rhodococcus equi has emerged as cause of life- threatening pneumonia in persons of compromised immunity...
  8. Development of Esterases for the Treatment of Cocaine Overdose and Abuse
    James Woods; Fiscal Year: 2009
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Cocaine esterase (CocE) is a product of the bacterium Rhodococcus sp. which grows in the rhizosphere of coca plants in South America...
  9. CHOLESTEROL OXIDASE LOOP RESIDUES AND CATALYSIS
    Nicole Sampson; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..evidence suggests that cholesterol oxidase may be involved in the pathogenesis of some microorganisms such as Rhodococcus equi and Mycobacterium tuberculosis...
  10. An Inducible Expression System for M. tuberculosis
    Robert Husson; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..small grant application is to adapt an inducible expression system, the positively regulated nitA promoter of Rhodococcus rhodochrous that has minimal basal expression in the absence of induction, for use in mycobacteria...
  11. Targets for short-course TB therapy
    Christopher Sassetti; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Short-course therapy could impact the worldwide tuberculosis epidemic both by making treatment more widely available and by reducing the rate at which drug-resistant strains emerge. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  12. A New Transient Kinetic Solvent Isotope Effect Approach
    HARVEY FISHER; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The validity of our interpretations will in turn be tested by application of our transient-state solvent KIE approach to a number of relevant non-enzymatic reactions whose detailed mechanisms are well established. ..
  13. BIOSYNTHESIS AND METABOLISM OF CYCLOPENTANOIDS
    Ronald Parry; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The potential use of the CmaA gene for construction of hybrid peptide antibiotics containing L-alloisoleucine or coronamic acid will also be explored, using surfactin biosynthesis in B. subtilis as a model system. ..
  14. BIOSYNTHESIS OF SOME MICROBIAL METABOLITES
    Ronald Parry; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Future investigations of sparsomycin will focus on cloning the sparsomycin resistance gene from S. sparsogenes to understand the mechanism of self-resistance in this organism and to gain access to the biosynthetic genes. ..
  15. STRUCTURAL ORGANIZATION AND PROTEOMICS OF TB
    Thomas Terwilliger; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The structural and functional information obtained in this project is to be placed in the public domain by timely deposition in publicly available databases. ..
  16. GLYCOSIDASES AS RELATED TO SPHINGOLIPIDOSES
    Yu Teh Li; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Our ultimate goal is to produce recombinant enzymes and make these biomedically useful glycosidases available to investigators in various fields. ..