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A genus of budding yeasts (family Saccharomycetaceae); an ascomycete. Saccharomyces cerevisiae is used to produce brewer's yeast and ethanol. Saccharomyces cerevisiae is a very rare pathogen in humans.
[saccharo- + G. mykēs, fungus]
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n. pl. saccharomyces
Any of several single-celled yeasts belonging to the genus Saccharomyces that lack hyphae and ferment sugar.
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a genus of unicellular yeast fungi, which is in the group ASCOMYCOTA. Most species of Saccharomyces ferment a wide range of sugars. Some species, such as Saccharomyces cerevisiae are used in the manufacture of bread and as ‘brewer's yeast’ in beer making. They may occur in the form of simple, budding cells or as pseudomycelium (chain of cells). Each ASCUS contains one to four rounded or ovate SPORES.
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Genus of budding yeasts used to produce brewer's yeast and ethanol.
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Aptitude of Saccharomyces yeasts to ferment unripe grapes harvested during cluster thinning for reducing alcohol content of wine.
Genetic characterization of pathogenic Saccharomyces cerevisiae isolates.
A significant increase (P[less than or equal to] 0.05) in protein and globulin concentrations were observed in serum of rats fed on goat yogurt, cow yogurt, Saccharomyces cerevisiae goat yogurt, Lactobacillus acidophilus goat yogurt, Saccharomyces cerevisiae cow yogurt and Lactobacillus acidophilus cow yogurt in comparison with the control group.
Foram isoladas seis colonias com caracteristicas macroscopicas e microscopicas diferentes dos graos de Kefir obtidos na regiao de Bauru/SP, identificando, presuntivamente, as especies Saccharomyces cerevisiae, Candida glabrata e Candida krusei.
It has been well-documented that the ability of Saccharomyces cerevisiae to metabolize hexoses depends on several variables, including pH, temperature, yeast immobilization, anaerobic conditions, and initial microorganism and substrate concentrations, among other (Bai et al., 2008).
The eight indigenous strains of Saccharomyces cerevisiae selected for a detailed study on fructooligosaccharides production had showed that the optimal production conditions, regarding pH and temperature, are directly dependent on the strain used.
Los resultados probablemente esten asociados a la alteracion del correcto funcionamiento mitocondrial en el modelo celular microbiano probado, a causa de la produccion de radicales libres de oxigeno y el consecuente estres oxidativo inducido por la presencia de gentamicina a nivel ribosomal, resultados que resultan importantes al ser datos preliminares que pueden proponer a la levadura Saccharomyces cerevisiae var.
The presence of maltose as the primary sugar source in YM media and final pH set to 4.6 [+ or -] 0.1 (optimum pH for Saccharomyces strain) also act as screen as it enhances the growth of baker's yeast.
This was then placed on Cornmeal agar, and a Vitek card identified it as Saccharomyces cerevisiae.
After a five-day adjustment, piglets were separately fed with one of four kinds of diets (Table 1): basal diet (T0), basal diet + 0.05% Saccharomyces cerevisiae cell wall extract (T1), basal diet + 0.10% Saccharomyces cerevisiae cell wall extract (T2), and basal diet + 0.15% Saccharomyces cerevisiae cell wall extract (T3).
Boles, "Codon-optimized bacterial genes improve L-arabinose fermentation in recombinant Saccharomyces cerevisiae," Applied and Environmental Microbiology, vol.
This technique allows to distinguish between the species Saccharomyces and Non Saccharomyces our results, the graph (Fig.1) shows that the first 10 isolates of the species Non Saccharomyces since no amplification profile is observed on their columns, so they belong to other species or they will be identified by PCR-RFLP-ITS.