Extracellular Accumulation of the Polyol Lipids, 3,5-Dihydroxydecanoyl and 5-Hydroxy-2-decenoyl Esters of Arabitol and Mannitol, by Aureobasidium sp

Takafumi Kurosawa, Kanichi Sakai, Tadaatsu Nakahara, Yoshiteru Oshima, Takeshi Tabuchi

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Abstract

Many isolated strains of Aureobasidium sp. were found to produce extracellular lipids as heavy oils in culture media containing no CaC03as a neutralizing agent. The lipids (35 g) were recovered from the culture broth (1 liter) of a light-colored mutant of Aureobasidium sp. A-2 and proved to be a mixture of fatty acid esters of arabitol and mannitol. The two main components of the lipophilic moiety of the lipids proved to be 3,5-dihydroxydecanoic and 5-hydroxy-2-decenoic acids by the identification of their lactones, (+)-3-hydroxydecan-5-olide and (R)-(+)-2-decen-5-olide, that is, R-(+)-massoilactone, respectively.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2057-2060
Number of pages4
JournalBioscience, Biotechnology, and Biochemistry
Volume58
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1994 Jan 1

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biotechnology
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Organic Chemistry

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