Conference Programme - SESSION III.B - ORAL PROGRAMME

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Day 3 - Thursday, 19 April 2012

Session III.B:

How do they work? Biochemistry and Physiology

ChairsAlbert Mas (Spain) and Estibaliz Mateo Alesanco (Spain)


9.00 - 9.30


Gluconobacter oxydans: biochemistry meets biotransformation.
Uwe Deppenmeier.
Institute of Microbiology and Biotechnology, University of Bonn, Germany.

9.35 - 9.45


Simulated cocoa pulp fermentations of cocoa-specific acetic acid bacteria reveal their functional role and interactions during cocoa bean fermentations.

F. Moens*, T. Lefeber, L. De Vuyst

9.50 - 10.00


Proteomic study of Acetobacter pasteurianus NBRC3283 and analysis of factors possibly related to acetic acid fermentation.

A. Okamoto-Kainuma*, M. Ishikawa, K. Ito, Y. Koizumi

10.05 - 10.15


Elucidating the metabolic properties of Gluconobacter oxydans 621H by 13C-metabolic flux analysis.

S.Ostermann*, W.Wiechert, M.Oldiges

10.30 - 11.00COFFEE BREAK
11.00 - 11.10


How different carbon sources and conditions make AAB “working” strains: Acetobacter pasteurianus strain AB0220 in superficial acetification system as case study.

M. Gullo*

11.15 - 11.25


Role of the pentose phosphate pathway and the Entner-Doudoroff pathway for cytoplasmic fructose catabolism in Gluconobacter oxydans 621H.

J.Richhardt*, S. Bringer, M. Bott

11.30 - 11.40


Diversity of the respiratory chain of AAB, especially Acetobacter pasteurianus, Gluconacetobacter diazotrophicus and Gluconobacter oxydans.

H. Miura, S. Nishiyama, M. Arimitsu, Y. Anami, M. Matsutani, T. Yakushi, K. Matsushita*

11.45 - 11.55


The quest for new oxidative catalysts: Expression of metagenomic membrane-bound dehydrogenases from acetic acid bacteria in Gluconobacter oxydans.

B. Peters*, M. Mientus, D. Kostner, W. Liebl, A. Ehrenreich

12.00 - 12.10


The active and inactive forms of the membrane-bound alcohol dehydrogenase from Gluconacetobacter diazotrophicus.

J. E. Escamilla*, S. Gómez-Manzo

12.15 - 12.25


Structures and functions of Acetobacter aceti CoA-transferases.

T. J. Kappock*, E. A. Mullins

12.30 - 12.40


Screening of quorum sensing and quorum quenching activities in the genome of a Gluconacetobacter xylinus strain.

M.J. Valera, W. Streit, M.J. Torija, A. Mas, E. Mateo*


The 3rd International Conference on Acetic Acid Bacteria. Vinegar and Other Products.

Organizing Committee: Área de Ingeniería Química. Edificio Marie Curie. Campus Universitario de Rabanales. Universidad de Córdoba. Ctra. (a) de Madrid, Km. 396. (14071) Córdoba, Spain.

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