Sakkie Pretorius

Professor

  • 12100 Citations
  • 54 h-Index
1983 …2020
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Research Outputs 1983 2019

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2018

Applications of yeast synthetic biology geared towards the production of biopharmaceuticals

Walker, R. S. K. & Pretorius, I. S., Jul 2018, In : Genes. 9, 7, p. 1-22 22 p., 340.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Synthetic Biology
Yeasts
Metabolic Networks and Pathways

The smell of synthetic biology: engineering strategies for aroma compound production in yeast

van Wyk, N., Kroukamp, H. & Pretorius, I. S., Sep 2018, In : Fermentation. 4, 3, p. 1-18 18 p., 54.

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Open Access
File
synthetic biology
smell
odor compounds
engineering
yeasts
2017

Synthetic biology stretching the realms of possibility in wine yeast research

Jagtap, U. B., Jadhav, J. P., Bapat, V. A. & Pretorius, I. S., 3 Jul 2017, In : International Journal of Food Microbiology. 252, p. 24-34 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleResearchpeer-review

Synthetic Biology
synthetic biology
wine yeasts
Wine
Yeast

Synthetic genome engineering forging new frontiers for wine yeast

Pretorius, I. S., 2 Jan 2017, In : Critical Reviews in Biotechnology. 37, 1, p. 112-136 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleResearchpeer-review

Wine
Yeasts
Genome
Synthetic Biology
Industry

Yeast's balancing act between ethanol and glycerol production in low-alcohol wines

Goold, H. D., Kroukamp, H., Williams, T. C., Paulsen, I. T., Varela, C. & Pretorius, I. S., 1 Mar 2017, In : Microbial Biotechnology. 10, 2, p. 264-278 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Wine
Glycerol
Yeast
Alcohols
Ethanol
2016

Synthetic Evolution of Metabolic Productivity Using Biosensors

Williams, T. C., Pretorius, I. S. & Paulsen, I. T., 1 May 2016, In : Trends in Biotechnology. 34, 5, p. 371-381 11 p.

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Synthetic Biology
Biosensing Techniques
Biological systems
Biosensors
Systems Biology
2014

Genomic insights into the evolution of industrial yeast species Brettanomyces bruxellensis

Curtin, C. D. & Pretorius, I. S., 1 Nov 2014, In : FEMS Yeast Research. 14, 7, p. 997-1005 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleResearchpeer-review

Brettanomyces
Wine
Yeasts
Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Metagenomics

Not your ordinary yeast: Non-Saccharomyces yeasts in wine production uncovered

Jolly, N. P., Varela, C. & Pretorius, I. S., 2014, In : FEMS Yeast Research. 14, 2, p. 215-237 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleResearchpeer-review

Wine
Yeasts
Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Vitis
Fermentation
2013

At the cutting-edge of grape and wine biotechnology

Borneman, A. R., Schmidt, S. A. & Pretorius, I. S., Apr 2013, In : Trends in Genetics. 29, 4, p. 263-271 9 p.

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Vitis
Wine
Biotechnology
Systems Biology
Biological Science Disciplines

Comparative genomics: A revolutionary tool for wine yeast strain development

Borneman, A. R., Pretorius, I. S. & Chambers, P. J., Apr 2013, In : Current Opinion in Biotechnology. 24, 2, p. 192-199 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleResearchpeer-review

Starters
Wine
Genomics
Yeast
Yeasts
2012

Flavour-active wine yeasts

Cordente, A. G., Curtin, C. D., Varela, C. & Pretorius, I. S., Nov 2012, In : Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 96, 3, p. 601-618 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Wine
Yeasts
Beverages
Vitis
Phenotype

The Winemaker's bug: From ancient wisdom to opening new vistas with frontier yeast science

Pretorius, I. S., Curtin, C. D. & Chambers, P. J., Jul 2012, In : Bioengineered Bugs. 3, 3, p. 147-156 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleResearchpeer-review

Wine
Yeast
Yeasts
Research
Fermentation
2010

Fermenting knowledge: The history of winemaking, science and yeast research

Chambers, P. J. & Pretorius, I. S., Dec 2010, In : EMBO Reports. 11, 12, p. 914-920 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleResearchpeer-review

2007

Yeast systems biology: modelling the winemaker's art

Borneman, A. R., Chambers, P. J. & Pretorius, I. S., Aug 2007, In : Trends in Biotechnology. 25, 8, p. 349-355 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleResearchpeer-review

Systems Biology
Art
Yeast
Yeasts
Genes
2005

Yeast modulation of wine flavor

Swiegers, J. H. & Pretorius, I. S., 2005, In : Advances in Applied Microbiology. 57, SUPPL. A, p. 131-175 45 p.

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2004

Glucose and sucrose: Hazardous fast-food for industrial yeast?

Verstrepen, K. J., Iserentant, D., Malcorps, P., Derdelinckx, G., Van Dijck, P., Winderickx, J., Pretorius, I. S., Thevelein, J. M. & Delvaux, F. R., Oct 2004, In : Trends in Biotechnology. 22, 10, p. 531-537 7 p.

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Fast Foods
Sugar (sucrose)
Yeast
Glucose
Sucrose

The Saccharomyces cerevisiae alcohol acetyl transferase Atflp is localized in lipid particles

Verstrepen, K. J., Van Laere, S. D. M., Vercammen, J., Derdelinkx, G., Dufour, J. P., Pretorius, I. S., Winderickx, J., Thevelein, J. M. & Delvaux, F. R., Mar 2004, In : Yeast. 21, 4, p. 367-377 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleResearchpeer-review

Transferases
transferases
Yeast
Lipids
Saccharomyces cerevisiae
2003

Cloning and characterization of a second α-amylase gene (LKA2) from Lipomyces kononenkoae IGC4052B and its expression in Saccharomyces cerevisiae

Eksteen, J. M., Steyn, A. J. C., van Rensburg, P., Cordero Otero, R. R. & Pretorius, I. S., 15 Jan 2003, In : Yeast. 20, 1, p. 69-78 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleResearchpeer-review

Lipomyces
Amylases
alpha-Amylases
Cloning
alpha-amylase

Converting plant biomass to fuels and commodity chemicals in South Africa: a third chapter?

Lynd, L. R., Von Blottnltz, H., Tait, B., De Boer, J., Pretorius, I. S., Rumbold, K. & Van Zyl, W. H., Nov 2003, In : South African Journal of Science. 99, 11-12, p. 499-507 9 p.

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South Africa
products and commodities
Biomass
commodity
biomass

Designer yeasts for the fermentation industry of the 21st century

Pretorius, I. S., Du Toit, M. & Van Rensburg, P., Jan 2003, In : Food Technology and Biotechnology. 41, 1, p. 3-10 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleResearchpeer-review

fermentation industry
Yeast
Fermentation
Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Industry

Flavor-active esters: Adding fruitiness to beer

Verstrepen, K. J., Derdelinckx, G., Dufour, J. P., Winderickx, J., Thevelein, J. M., Pretorius, I. S. & Delvaux, F. R., 2003, In : Journal of Bioscience and Bioengineering. 96, 2, p. 110-118 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleResearchpeer-review

Beer
Flavors
Esters
Fermentation
Hypergravity
2002

Genetically tailored grapevines for the wine industry

Vivier, M. A. & Pretorius, I. S., 1 Nov 2002, In : Trends in Biotechnology. 20, 11, p. 472-478 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleResearchpeer-review

Wine
Vitis
Industry
Pest control
Disease control

Meeting the consumer challenge through genetically customized wine-yeast strains

Pretorius, I. S. & Bauer, F. F., 1 Oct 2002, In : Trends in Biotechnology. 20, 10, p. 426-432 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleResearchpeer-review

Wine
Yeast
Yeasts
Industry
Aptitude

The sensing of nutritional status and the relationship to filamentous growth in Saccharomyces cerevisiae

Gagiano, M., Bauer, F. F. & Pretorius, I. S., Dec 2002, In : FEMS Yeast Research. 2, 4, p. 433-470 38 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleResearchpeer-review

Nutritional Status
Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Food
Growth
Biomass
2000

Tailoring wine yeast for the new millennium: Novel approaches to the ancient art of winemaking

Pretorius, I. S., 15 Jun 2000, In : Yeast. 16, 8, p. 675-729 55 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleResearchpeer-review

Wine
Art
Yeast
Yeasts
Fermentation
1997

Coregulation of starch degradation and dimorphism in the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae

Vivier, M. A., Lambrechts, M. G. & Pretorius, I. S., 1997, In : Critical Reviews in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 32, 5, p. 405-435 31 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleResearchpeer-review

Starch
Yeast
Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Yeasts
Degradation