Journal Articles

2023      Ouellet, Benjamin; Abdel-Mawgoud, AM: “Engineering yeast lipids for production of designer biodiesel”. (Submitted, under review).

2023      Ouellet, Benjamin; Abdel-Mawgoud, AM: “Strong expression of Cas9 under a new 3’-truncated TEF1α promoter enhances CRISPR-Cas9-mediated genome editing in Yarrowia lipolytica”. Current Research in Biotechnology. (Accepted, In Press).

2023      Ouellet, Benjamin; Morneau, Zacharie; Abdel-Mawgoud, AM: “Nile Red-based lipid fluorometry protocol and its use for statistical optimization of lipids in oleaginous yeasts”. Applied Microbiology & Biotechnology. (Published).

2022      Magri, Meryam; Abdel-Mawgoud, AM: “Identification of putative rhamnolipid producers, biosynthetic genes and transporters using genome mining”. Current Research in Biotechnology. 4: 152-166.

2020      Abdel-Mawgoud, AM; Stephanopoulos, G: “Improving CRISPR/Cas9-mediated genome editing efficiency in Yarrowia lipolytica using direct tRNA-sgRNA fusions”. Metabolic Engineering. 62: 106-115.

2018      Abdel-Mawgoud, AM; Markham, KA; Palmer, CM; Liu, N; Stephanopoulos, G; Alper, HS REVIEW: Metabolic Engineering of the host Yarrowia lipolytica. Metabolic Engineering. 50: 192-208.

2018      Abdel-Mawgoud, AM; Stephanopoulos, G MINI-REVIEW: “Simple Glycolipids of Microbes: Chemistry, Biological activity and Metabolic Engineering”. Synthetic and Systems Biotechnology. 3(1): 3-19.

2014      Abdel-Mawgoud, AM; Lépine, F; Déziel, E. “A stereospecific pathway diverts β-oxidation intermediates to the biosynthesis of rhamnolipid biosurfactants”. Chemistry and Biology: 21: 156-164.

2013      Abdel-Mawgoud, AM; Lépine, F; Déziel, E. “A chiral high performance liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry method for the stereospecific analysis of enoyl-Coenzyme A hydratases/isomerases”. Journal of Chromatography A: 1306: 37-43.

2013      Rikalovic, MG; Abdel-Mawgoud, AM; Déziel, Eric; Gojgic-Cvijovic, GD; Nestorovic, Z; Vrvic, MM; Karadzic, IM. “Comparative analysis of rhamnolipids from novel environmental isolates of Pseudomonas aeruginosa”. Journal of Surfactants and Detergents 16 (5): 673-682.

2010      Abdel-Mawgoud, AM; Lépine, F; Déziel, E MINI-REVIEW: “Rhamnolipids: diversity of structures, microbial origins, and roles”. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 86 (5): 1323-1336.

2009     Abdel-Mawgoud, AM; Aboulwafa, MM; Hassouna, NA-H. “Characterization of rhamnolipid produced by Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolate BS20.” Appl. Biochem. Biotechnol. 157 (2):329-345.

2008     Abdel-Mawgoud, AM; Aboulwafa, MM; Hassouna, NA-H. “Characterization of surfactin produced by Bacillus subtilis isolate BS5.” Appl. Biochem. Biotechnol. 150 (3):289-303.

2008     Abdel-Mawgoud, AM; Aboulwafa, MM; Hassouna, NA-H. “Optimization of surfactin production by Bacillus subtilis isolate BS5.” Appl. Biochem. Biotechnol. 150 (3):305-325.

2007     Abdel-Mawgoud, AM; Aboulwafa,MM; Hassouna, NA-H. “Microbial production of surfactants: Screening and identification of two promising isolates and their biosurfactants.” Egypt. J. Biotechnol27:166-185.



2014      Abdel-Mawgoud, AM; Lépine, F; Déziel, E “Liquid Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry for the Identification and Quantification of Rhamnolipids” In: Alain Filloux and Juan Luis Ramos (Editors) Methods in Pseudomonas aeruginosa – Methods in Molecular Biology, Springer New York,  Vol 1149. p 359-373.

2011      Abdel-Mawgoud, AM; Hausmann, R; Lépine, F; Müller, MM; Déziel, E “Rhamnolipids: Detection, analysis, biosynthesis, genetic regulation & bioengineering of production." pp 13-55. In: Gloria Soberón-Chávez (vol. editor), Alexander Steinbüchel (series editor) Biosurfactants: From Genes to Applications – Microbiology Monographs 20, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, pp 280.



2015      Abdel-Mawgoud, AM; Lépine, F; Déziel, E. “Modulation of the beta-oxidation pathway in the control of rhamnolipid production” In: INRS-Institut Armand-Frappier, Q., (Ed.), Canada. Deposited in USPTO, USA, Priority Data: 61/915,049 (12.12.2013), Int. Appl. No.: PCT/CA2014/051060, Int. filing date: 05.11.2014 Pub. No.: WO/2015/085411, Pub. Date: 18.06.2015.