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.

Saccharomyces cerevisiae

A yeast used in recombinant DNA technology to manufacture proteins for medical use, e.g., in vaccine components.
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Biothera manufactures Wellmune WGP, a proprietary bakers yeast beta-glucan shown to prime key immune cells that help keep the body healthy and vital.