Consumers prefer biotechnological food products with high nutritional values and good flavors. Solid-state fermentation is a commonly used technique with a long history. In the present study, Myroides sp. ZB35 was used in solid-state fermentative production of aroma volatiles on a rice medium. Using the headspace solid phase microextraction coupled with gas chromatography-mass spectrometry technique and authentic standards, 22 esters with molecular weight ranging from 102 to 172 were identified. At 192h, the esters reached a total concentration of 1774µg/kg. Subsequently, the complete genome of ZB35 was sequenced using the PacBio RS II platform. ZB35 has a single circular chromosome of 4,065,010bp with a GC content of 34.1% and six putative novel esterase genes were found. ZB35 is the first bacterium here discovered being capable of producing so many kinds of aroma esters. The data revealed here would provide helpful information for further developing this strain as a promising source of aroma esters relevant in food and fragrance industries and the source of novel enzymes with potential usages. Copyright © 2017 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
Journal: Journal of biotechnology