Saccharomyces cerevisiae

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Saccharomyces boulardii

a yeast species widely prescribed for treatment of diarrhea. Molecular typing shows it to be nearly identical, genetically, to S. cerevisiae; however it is metabolically and physiologically different.
See also: Saccharomyces.
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Saccharomyces cerevisiae

A yeast used in recombinant DNA technology to manufacture proteins for medical use, e.g., in vaccine components.
See also: Saccharomyces
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The United States Pharmacopeia (USP), in collaboration with Biothera, Eagan, MN, has developed the first official monograph for beta-glucan from bakers yeast (Saccha-romyces cerevisiae), a natural food, beverage and dietary supplement ingredient widely recognized for its immune health benefits.
The research required the identification of over 13,000 genes encoded in approximately 34.5 million base pairs, and builds on DSM's involvement in previous genomics programmes, including the sequencing of the Bacillus subtilis and bakers yeast genomes.