Department of Microbiology

ภาควิชาจุลชีววิทยา คณะวิทยาศาสตร์ มหาวิทยาลัยเกษตรศาสตร์

* * * * ยินดีต้อนรับเข้าสู่ภาควิชาจุลชีววิทยา * * * *
Gunjana

Name :

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Gunjana Theeragool

Advisor ID :

D3101

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 Tel :

0-2562-5444 (ต่อหมายเลขภายใน)

Fax :

02-579-2081

Education Background :

  • Hiroshima University Hiroshima, Japan
    D.Agr. Biological Science March, 1990

  • Mahidol University Bangkok, Thailand
    M.Sc. Microbiology May, 1985

  • Chulalongkorn University Bangkok, Thailand
    B.Sc. Microbiology March, 1982

 

 

 

 

Awards

1 Research Career Development Grant from Thailand Research Fund (2004-2007)
2 Royal Golden Jubilee Ph.D. Grant as a supervisor of Ph.D. student from Thailand Research Fund, TRF (1998 - 2003 and 2004 - 2007)
3 Excellent TRF Research Scholar (top 5 of the TRF Research Scholars from Thailand Research Fund in1996)
4 Research Career Development Grant from Thailand Research Fund (1995-1998)
5 Monbusho Scholarship from Japanese Government (1986-1990)
6 Mahidol University Graduate Scholarship for the first rank of the students entered the graduate program in Microbiology (1982-1984)
7 Professor Tab’s Award for the first rank of undergraduate students in the field of Microbiology (1982)

Publications

Books:

1.  Vinegars in Asia. In N. Tonouchi (ed), Vinegars: Its Function and Sciences, 2012 (in Japanese) Japan Association of Researchers for Acetic Acid Bacteria (pp 15-21).

2. Acetic acid production in acetic acid bacteria leading to their ‘death’ and survival. In M. Yamada (ed), Survival and Death in Bacteria, 2005 (pp 169-181) Research Signpost, Kerala, India (co-author).

Patents:

1.Matsushita, K, O. Adachi, H. Toyama, N. Lotong, G. Theeragool and S. Moonmangmee. Polysaccharide forming pellicle for Acetobacte and purification procedure. Patent Abstracts of Japan, Publication number: 2002-095493 (date of publication of application: April 2, 2002).

2.Moonmangmee, D., O. Adachi, H. Toyama, G. Theeragool, N. Lotong and K. Matsushita. Membrane-bound meso-erythritol dehydrogenase and method for producing L-erythrulose. Patent Abstracts of Japan, Publication number: 2003-047465 (date of publication of application: February 18, 2003).

3.Adachi, O., K. Matsushita, H. Toyama, E. Shinagawa, G. Theeragool and D. Moonmangmee. Method for producing D-fructose. Patent Abstracts of Japan, Publication number: 2003-159093 (date of publication of application: June 3, 2003).

4.Adachi, O., K. Matsushita, H. Toyama, G. Theeragool, and D. Moonmangmee. Membrane-bound cyclic alcohol dehydrogenase. Patent Abstracts of Japan, Publication number: 2003-180343 (date of publication of application: July 2, 2003).

International Publications: (* = Corresponding author)

1.Tasanapak, K., U. Masud-Tippayasak, K. Matsushita, W. Yongmanitchai and G. Theeragool*. 2013. Influence of Acetobacter pasteurianus SKU1108 aspS gene expression on Escherichia coli morphology. J. Microbiol. 51(6):783-790.

2.Matsutani, M., M. Nishikura, N, Saichana, T. Hatano, U. Masud-Tippayasak, G. Theeragool, T. Yakushi and K. Matsushita. 2013. Adaptive mutation of Acetobacter pasteurianus SKU1108 enhances acetic acid fermentation ability at high temperature. J. Biotechnol. 165:109-119.

3.Masud, U., K. Matsushita and G. Theeragool*. 2011. Molecular cloning and characterization of two inducible NAD+-adh genes encoding NAD+-dependent alcohol dehydrogenases from Acetobacter pasteurianus SKU1108. J. Biosci. Bioeng. 112(5):422-431.

4.Masud, U., K. Matsushita and G. Theeragool*. 2010. Cloning and functional analysis of adhS gene encoding quinoprotein alcohol dehydrogenase subunit III from Acetobacter pasteurianus SKU1108. Int. J. Food Microbiol. 138: 39-49.

5.Kanchanarach, W., G. Theeragool, T. Inoue, T. Yakushi, O. Adachi, O.Adachi and K. Matsushita. 2010. Acetic acid fermentation of Acetobacter pasteurianus: Relationship between acetic acid resistance and pellicle polysaccharide formation. Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem. 74(8):1591-1597.

6.Kanchanarach, W., G. Theeragool, T. Yakushi, H. Toyama, O.Adachi and K. Matsushita. 2010. Characterization of thermotolerant Acetobacter pasteurianus and their quinoprotein alcohol dehydrogenase. Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 85:741-751.

7.Sanpong, P., G. Theeragool, W. Wajjwalku and P. Amavasit. 2010. Characterization of multiple-antimicrobial resistant Salmonella isolated from pig farms in Thailand. Kasetsart J. (Nat.Sci.), 44: (4) 643-651.

8.Sintuprapa, W., G. Theeragool*, W. Yongmanitchai, P. Srifah-Huehne and K. Matsushita. 2008. Molecular taxonomy of Acetobacter syzygii SKU19 and characterization of its acetic acid adapted strains. Kasetsart J. (Nat.Sci.), 42: 701-714.

9.Shinagawa, E., H. Toyama, K. Matsushita, P. Tuitemwong, G. Theeragool and O. Adachi. 2008. Formaldehyde elimination with formaldehyde and formate oxidase in membrane of acetic acid bacteria. J. Biosci. Bioeng. 105:292-295.

10.Shinagawa, E., H. Toyama, K. Matsushita, P. Tuitemwong, G. Theeragool and O. Adachi. 2006. A novel type of formaldehyde-oxidizing enzyme from the membrane of Acetobacter sp. SKU14. Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem. 70:850-857.

11.Ratanaroutai, T., Theeragool, G and N. Yutakom. 2006. Genetic concepts of disadvantaged high school students in Thailand. Kasetsart J. (Social Sciences). 27 (2) 234-245.

12.Chonudomkul, D., W. Yongmanitchai, G. Theeragool, M. Kawachi, F. Kasai, K. Kaya and. M.M. Watanabe. 2004. Morphology, genetic diversity, temperature tolerance and toxicity of Cylindrospermopsis raciborskii (Nostocales, Cyanobacteria) strains from Thailand and Japan. FEMS Microbiol. Ecol 48:345-355.

13.Chinnawirotpisan, P., G. Theeragool*, S. Limtong, H. Toyama, O. Adachi and K. Matsushita. 2003. Quinoprotein alcohol dehydrogenase is involved in catabolic acetate production, while NAD-dependent alcohol dehydrogenase in ethanol assimilation in Acetobacter pasteurianus SKU1108. J. Biosci. Bioeng. 96:564-571. 

14.Chinnawirotpisan, P., K. Matsushita, H. Toyama, O. Adachi, S. Limtong and G. Theeragool. 2003. Purification and characterization of two NAD-dependent alcohol dehydrogenases (NADs) induced in the quinoprotein ADH-deficient mutant of Acetobacter pasteurianus SKU1108. Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem. 67:958-965.

15.Moonmangmee, S., H. Toyama, O. Adachi, G. Theeragool, N. Lotong and K. Matsushita. 2002. Purification and characterization of a novel polysaccharide involved in the pellicle produced by a thermotolerant Acetobacter strain. Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem. 66:777-783.

16.Moonmangmee, D., Adachi, O., E. Shinagawa, H. Toyama, G. Theeragool, N. Lotong and K. Matsushita. 2002. L-Erythrulose production by oxidative fermentation is catalyzed by PQQ-containing membrane-bound dehydrogenase. Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem. 66:307-318.

17.Shinagawa E., T. Fujishima, D. Moonmangmee, G. Theeragool, H. Toyama, K. Matsushita and O. Adachi. 2002. Characterization and purification of membrane-bound malate dehydrogenase from Acetobacter sp. SKU14. Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem. 66:298-306.

18.Moonmangmee, D., Y. Fujii, H. Toyama, G. Theeragool, N. Lotong, K. Matsushita and O. Adachi. 2001. Purification and characterization of quinoprotein membrane-bound cyclic alcohol dehydrogenase from Gluconobacter frateurii CHM9. Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem. 65:2763-2772.

19.Adachi, Osao., Y. Fujii, Y. Ano, D. Moonmangmee, H. Toyama, E. Shinagawa, G.Theeragool, N. Lotong and K. Matsushita. 2001. Membrane-bound Sugar Alcohol Dehydrogenase in Acetic Acid Bacteria catalyes L-Ribulose Formation and NAD-Dependent Ribitol Dehydrogenase is Independent of the Oxidative Fermentation. Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem. 65:115-125.

20.Moonmangmee, D., O. Adachi, Y. Ano, E. Shinagawa, H. Toyama, G.Theeragool, N. Lotong and K. Matsushita. 2000. Isolation and Characterization of Thermotolerant Gluconobacter Strains Catalyzing Oxidative Fermentation at Higher Temperatures. Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem. 64:2306-2315.

21.Saeki, A., K. Matsushita, S. Takeno, M. Taniguchi, H. Toyama, G. Theeragool, N. Lotong and O. Adachi. 1999. Enzymes responsible for Acetate Oxidation by Acetic Acid Bacteria. . Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem. 63:2102-2109.

22.Adachi, O., Y. Ano, D. Moonmangmee, E. Shinagawa, H. Toyama, G. Theeragool, N. Lotong and K. Matsushita. 1999. Crystallization and Properties of NADPH-Dependent D-L-Sorbose Reductase from Gluconobacter melanogenusIFO 3294. Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem. 63:2137-2143.

23.Adachi, O., H. Toyama, G. Theeragool, N. Lotong and K. Matsushita. 1999. Crystallization and Properties of NAD-Dependent D-Sorbitol Dehydrogenase from Gluconobacter suboxydans IFO 3257. Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem. 63:1589-1595.

24.Dharmsthiti, S., J. Pratuangdejkul, G. Theeragool and S. Luchai. 1998. Lipase activity and gene cloning of Acinetobacter calcoaceticus LP009. J. Gen. Appl. Microbiol. 44: 139-145.

25.Saeki, A., G. Theeragool, K. Matsushita, H. Toyama, N. Lotong and O. Adachi. 1997. Development of thermotolerant acetic acid bacteria useful for vinegar fermentation at higher temperatures. Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem. 61:138-145.

26.Saeki, A., M. Taniguchi, K. Matsushita, H. Toyama, G. Theeragool, N. Lotong and O. Adachi. 1997.  Microbiological aspects of acetate oxidation by acetic acid bacteria, unfavorable phenomena in vinegar fermentation. Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem. 61:317-323.

27.Theeragool, G., A. Miyao, K. Yamada, T. Sato and Y. Kobayashi. 1993. In Vivo Expression of the Bacillus subtilisspoVE Gene. J. Bacteriol. 175:4071-4080.

28.Miyao, A., G. Theeragool, M. Takeuchi and Y. Kobayashi. 1993. Bacillus subtilisspoVE Gene is Transcribed by Sigma-E Associated RNA Polymerase. J. Bacteriol. 175:4081-4086.

29.Miyao, A., A. Yoshimura, T. Sato, T. Yamamoto, G. Theeragool and Y. Kobayashi. 1992. Sequence of the Bacillus subtilis homolog of the Escherichia coli cell-division gene murG. Gene 118:147-148.

30.Sato, T., G. Theeragool, T. Yamamoto, M.Okamoto and Y. Kobayashi. 1990. Revised Nucleotide Sequence of the Sporulation Gene spoVE from Bacillus subtilis. Nucleic Acids Research. 18:4021.