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.
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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.
with revenues over $100 million, has bakers yeast plants in Colombia, Ecuador, Dominican Republic, Venezuela, and Panama.
15, 1995--Burns Philp's managing director, Ian Clack, today announced the company has entered into a joint venture to manufacture and market bakers yeast in South Korea.
IGENE has begun to test market AstaXin following successful production of commercial quantities at one of Burns Philp's bakers yeast facilities.
The company has a leading position in the world's bakers yeast market with 33 yeast plants in 18 countries, is a major global processor of herbs and spices, and the largest manufacturer of vinegar for the international food industry.
Spain has a bakers yeast market of approximately 78,000 tons.
Burns Philp is a global food ingredients company holding a leading position in the world's bakers yeast market, with 31 yeast plants in 17 countries, and a major share of the world spice and vinegar markets.