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The Faculty of Medicine - Microbiology and Molecular Genetics: Goldberg Israel


 Last updated June 2021 - School of Pharmacy

List of Publications

(1) Goldberg I, Stefan Rokem J. Organic and fatty acid production, microbial. Encyclopedia of Microbiology; 2019. p. 358-382.

(2) Goldberg I, Rokem JS. Fumaric Acid Biosynthesis and Accumulation. Bioprocessing of Renewable Resources to Commodity Bioproducts; 2014. p. 409-434.

(3) Regev-Rudzki N, Battat E, Goldberg I, Pines O. Dual localization of fumarase is dependent on the integrity of the glyoxylate shunt. Mol Microbiol 2009;72(2):297-306.

(4) Goldberg I, Rokem JS. Organic and Fatty Acid Production, Microbial. Encyclopedia of Microbiology; 2009. p. 421-442.

(5) Hadas Y, Goldberg I, Pines O, Prusky D. Involvement of gluconic acid and glucose oxidase in the pathogenicity of Penicillium expansum in apples. Phytopathology 2007;97(3):384-390.

(6) Goldberg I, Rokem JS, Pines O. Organic acids: Old metabolites, new themes. J Chem Technol Biotechnol 2006;81(10):1601-1611.

(7) Bressler E, Pines O, Goldberg I, Braun S. Conversion of fumaric acid to L-malic by sol-gel immobilized Saccharomyces cerevisiae in a supported liquid membrane bioreactor. Biotechnol Prog 2002;18(3):445-450.

(8) Pines O, Shemesh S, Battat E, Goldberg I. Overexpression of cytosolic malate dehydrogenase (MDH2) causes overproduction of specific organic acids in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 1997;48(2):248-255.

(9) Pines O, Even-Ram S, Elnathan N, Battat E, Aharonov O, Gibson D, et al. The cytosolic pathway of L-malic acid synthesis in Saccharomyces cerevisiae: The role of fumarase. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 1996;46(4):393-399.

(10) Friedberg D, Peleg Y, Monsonego A, Maissi S, Battat E, Rokem JS, et al. The fumR gene encoding fumarase in the filamentous fungus Rhizopus oryzae: cloning, structure and expression. Gene 1995;163(1):139-144.

(11) Neufeld RJ, Peleg Y, Rokem JS, Pines O, Goldberg I. l-Malic acid formation by immobilized Saccharomyces cerevisiae amplified for fumarase. Enzyme Microb Technol 1991;13(12):991-996.

(12) Battat E, Peleg Y, Bercovitz A, Rokem JS, Goldberg I. Optimization of L‐malic acid production by Aspergillus flavus in a stirred fermentor. Biotechnol Bioeng 1991;37(11):1108-1116.

(13) Peleg Y, Rokem JS, Goldberg I. A simple plate-assay for the screening of l-malic acid producing microorganisms. FEMS Microbiol Lett 1990;67(3):233-236.

(14) Peleg Y, Rokem JS, Goldberg I, Pines O. Inducible overexpression of the FUM1 gene in Saccharomyces cerevisiae: Localization of fumarase and efficient fumaric acid bioconversion to L-malic acid. Appl Environ Microbiol 1990;56(9):2777-2783.

(15) Bercovitz A, Peleg Y, Battat E, Rokem JS, Goldberg I. Localization of pyruvate carboxylase in organic acid-producing Aspergillus strains. Appl Environ Microbiol 1990;56(6):1594-1597.

(16) Peleg Y, Battat E, Scrutton MC, Goldberg I. Isoenzyme pattern and subcellular localisation of enzymes involved in fumaric acid accumulation by Rhizopus oryzae. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 1989;32(3):334-339.

(17) Battat E, Rokem JS, Goldberg I. Growth of Dioscorea deltoidea at high sugar concentrations. Plant Cell Rep 1989;7(8):652-654.

(18) Peleg Y, Barak A, Scrutton MC, Goldberg I. Malic acid accumulation by Aspergillus flavus - III. 13C NMR and isoenzyme analyses. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 1989;30(2):176-183.

(19) Peleg Y, Stieglitz B, Goldberg I. Malic acid accumulation by Aspergillus flavus - I. Biochemical aspects of acid biosynthesis. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 1988;28(1):69-75.

(20) Peleg Y, Rahamim E, Kessel M, Goldberg I. Malic acid accumulation by Aspergillus flavus - II. Crystals and hair-like processes formed by A. flavus in a l-malic acid production medium. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 1988;28(1):76-79.

(21) Vecht SE, Platt MW, Er-El Z, Goldberg I. The growth of Pseudomonas putida on m-toluic acid and on toluene in batch and in chemostat cultures. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 1988;27(5-6):587-592.

(22) Goldberg I. Future prospects of genetically engineered single cell protein. Trends Biotechnol 1988;6(2):32-34.

(23) Peleg Y, Koder S, Rokem JS, Chet I, Goldberg I. Phaseollin production in cell suspensions and whole plants of Phaseolus vulgaris. Plant Cell Tiss Organ Cult 1987;9(3):207-215.

(24) Rokem JS, Goldberg I. SECONDARY METABOLITES FROM PLANT CELLS SUSPENSION CULTURES: METHODS FOR YIELD IMPROVEMENT. Advances in Biotechnological Processes; 1985. p. 241-274.

(25) Goldberg I, Steiglitz B. Improved rate of fumaric acid production by tweens® and vegetable oils in rhizopus arrhizus. Biotechnol Bioeng 1985;27(7):1067-1069.

(26) Rokem JS, Tal B, Goldberg I. Methods for increasing diosgenin production by dioscorea cells in suspension cultures. J Nat Prod 1985;48(2):210-222.

(27) Rokem JS, Schwarzberg J, Goldberg I. Autoclaved fungal mycelia increase diosgenin production in cell suspension cultures of Dioscorea deltoidea. Plant Cell Rep 1984;3(4):159-160.

(28) Tal B, Rokem JS, Gressel J, Goldberg I. The effect of chlorophyll-bleaching herbicides on growth, carotenoid and diosgenin levels in cell suspension cultures of Dioscorea deltoidea. Phytochemistry 1984;23(6):1333-1335.

(29) Tal B, Rokem JS, Goldberg I. Timing of diosgenin appearance in suspension cultures of Dioscorea deltoidea. Planta Med 1984;50(3):239-241.

(30) Tal B, Tamir I, Rokem JS, Goldberg I. Isolation and characterization of an intermediate steroid metabolite in diosgenin biosynthesis in suspension cultures of Dioscorea deltoidea cells. Biochem J 1984;219(2):619-624.

(31) Tal B, Rokem JS, Goldberg I. Factors affecting growth and product formation in plant cells grown in continuous culture. Plant Cell Rep 1983;2(4):219-222.

(32) Goldberg I, Lonberg Holm K, Stieglitz B. Improved conversion of fumarate to succinate by Escherichia coli strains amplified for fumarate reductase. Appl Environ Microbiol 1983;45(6):1838-1847.

(33) Samuelov N, Goldberg I. Is Pseudomonas C an obligate or facultative methylotroph? Biotechnol Bioeng 1982;24(11):2605-2608.

(34) Tal B, Goldberg I. High-performance liquid chromatographic separation of steroidal sapogenins. J Nat Prod 1981;44(6):750-751.

(35) Goldberg I, Cooney CL. Formation of short-chain fatty acids from H2 and CO2 by a mixed culture of bacteria. Appl Environ Microbiol 1981;41(1):148-154.

(36) Er-el Z, Battat E, Shechter U, Goldberg I. Ethanol production from sugar cane segments in a high solids drum fermentor. Biotechnol Lett 1981;3(7):385-390.

(37) Zomer E, Klein D, Rozhanski M, Er-El Z, Joson LM, Goldberg I. Winged bean haulm, a potential raw material for single-cell protein production in the tropics. Biotechnol Lett 1981;3(9):513-518.

(38) Gold DS, Goldberg I, Cooney CL. Biological production of chemical feedstocks from synthesis gas. Preprints 1980;25(3):575-582.

(39) Ben-Bassat A, Goldberg I. Purification and properties of glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (NADP+/NAD+) and 6-phosphogluconate dehydrogenase (NADP+/NAD+) from methanol-grown Pseudomonas C. BBA - Enzymology 1980;611(1):1-10.

(40) Sved AF, Goldberg IM, Fernstrom JD. Dietary protein intake influences the antihypertensive potency of methyldopa in spontaneously hypertensive rats. J Pharmacol Exp Ther 1980;214(1):147-151.

(41) Ben-Bassat A, Goldberg I, Mateles RI. Distribution of methanol carbon between assimilation and oxidation pathways in methanol-grown Pseudomonas C. J Gen Microbiol 1980;116(1):213-223.

(42) Rokem JS, Goldberg I, Mateles RI. Growth of mixed cultures of bacteria on methanol. J Gen Microbiol 1980;116(1):225-232.

(43) Goldberg I, Sneh B, Battat E, Klein D. Optimization of a medium for a high yield production of spore-crystal preparation of Bacillus thuringiensis effective against the Egyptian cotton leaf worm Spodoptera littoralis Boisd. Biotechnol Lett 1980;2(10):419-426.

(44) Goldberg I, Shechter I. Occurrence of squalene in methanol-grown bacteria. J Bacteriol 1978;135(2):717-720.

(45) Rokem JS, Reichler J, Goldberg I. Electron microscopy of methanol-utilizing bacteria. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 1978;44(2):123-127.

(46) Frisch A, Loyter A, Levy R, Goldberg I. Inhibition of conjugation in Tetrahymena pyriformis by cerulenin. Possible requirement for de novo lipid synthesis. Biochim Biophys Acta Biomembr 1978;506(1):18-29.

(47) Rokem (Rock) JS, Goldberg I, Mateles RI. Maintenance requirements for bacteria growing on C1‐compounds. Biotechnol Bioeng 1978;20(10):1557-1564.

(48) Goldberg I, Eschar L. Stability of lactic acid bacteria to freezing as related to their fatty acid composition. Appl Environ Microbiol 1977;33(3):489-496.

(49) Ben-Bassat A, Goldberg I. Oxidation of C1-compounds in Pseudomonas C. Biochim Biophys Acta Gen Subj 1977;497(2):586-597.

(50) Goldberg I, Jensen AP. Phospholipid and fatty acid composition of methanol utilizing bacteria. J Bacteriol 1977;130(1):535-537.


(52) GOLDBERG I. Purification and Properties of a Methanol‐Oxidizing Enzyme in Pseudomonas C. Eur J Biochem 1976;63(1):233-240.

(53) Rock JS, Goldberg I, Ben-Bassat A, Mateles RI. Isolation and Characterization of Two Methanol-utilizing Bacteria. Agric Biol Chem 1976;40(11):2129-2135.

(54) Rock JS, Goldberg I, Ben-Bassat A, Mateles RI. Isolation and characterization of two methanol-utilizing bacteria. Agric Biol Chem 1976;40(11):2129-2135.

(55) Goldberg I, Rock JS, Ben‐Bassat A, Mateles RI. Bacterial yields on methanol, methylamine, formaldehyde, and formate. Biotechnol Bioeng 1976;18(12):1657-1668.

(56) Goldberg I, Mateles RI. Growth of Pseudomonas C on C1 compounds: a correction. J Bacteriol 1975;124(2):1028-1029.

(57) Goldberg I, Mateles RI. Growth of Pseudomonas C on C1 compounds: enzyme activities in extracts of Pseudomonas C cells grown on methanol, formaldehyde and formate as sole carbon sources. J Bacteriol 1975;122(1):47-53.

(58) Goldberg I, Friedberg I, Ohad I. Biogenesis of chloroplast membranes in Chlamydomonas reinhardi: Chloroplast-controlled transfer of cytoplasmic proteins to the developing chloroplast membranes as visualized by quantitative radioautography. Biomembranes 1975;7:81-98.

(59) Battat E, Goldberg I, Mateles RI. Growth of Pseudomonas C on C1 compounds: continuous culture. Appl Microbiol 1974;28(6):906-911.

(60) Goldberg I, Shechter I, Bloch K. Fatty acyl-coenzyme A elongation in brain of normal and quaking mice. Science 1973;182(4111):497-499.

(61) Goldberg I, Walker JR, Bloch K. Inhibition of lipid synthesis in Escherichia coli cells by the antibiotic cerulenin. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 1973;3(5):549-554.

(62) Goldberg I, Bloch K. Fatty acid synthetases in Euglena gracilis. J Biol Chem 1972;247(22):7349-7357.

(63) Vance D, Goldberg I, Mitsuhashi O, Bloch K, Omura S, Nomura S. Inhibition of fatty acid synthetases by the antibiotic cerulenin. Biochem Biophys Res Commun 1972;48(3):649-656.

(64) Friedberg I, Goldberg I, Ohad I. A prolamellar body-like structure in Chlamydomonas Reinhardi. J Cell Biol 1971;50(1):268-275.

(65) Goldberg I, Ohad I. Biogenesis of chloroplast membranes: IV.563. J Cell Biol 1970;44(3):563-571.

(66) Goldberg I, Ohad I. Biogenesis of chloroplast membranes: V.572. J Cell Biol 1970;44(3):572-591.