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Single-celled nucleated fungi that produce enzymes capable of fermenting carbohydrates. The yeasts of chief medical interest are those of the Candida and Monilia species which cause THRUSH. Yeasts are rich in B vitamins.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

Dermatophytes, yeasts, and nondermatophyte molds

Three types of fungi responsible for fungal infections of the nails.
Mentioned in: Onychomycosis
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

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Without moving and being part of the yeast there would be no hopelessness.
A round, bustling, fire-ruddy housewife of the neighborhood burst breathless into the shop, fiercely demanding yeast; and when the poor gentlewoman, with her cold shyness of manner, gave her hot customer to understand that she did not keep the article, this very capable housewife took upon herself to administer a regular rebuke.
'Alton Locke' and 'Yeast,' published in 1849, were powerful but reasonable and very influential expressions of his convictions--fervid arguments in the form of fiction against existing social injustices.
Then I wanted a mill to grind it sieves to dress it, yeast and salt to make it into bread, and an oven to bake it; but all these things I did without, as shall be observed; and yet the corn was an inestimable comfort and advantage to me too.
Etienne Dorignac, technical manager of Fermentis, headed a project starting in 2016 to characterize many of the properties of the company's yeasts to ensure that the strains would produce the appropriate aromatic and structural elements in a reproducible manner in the wine, while also meeting the E2U mandate to be simple to use.
In eukaryotic organisms like yeasts, these chromosomes are packaged inside the cell's nucleus.
Although the consumption of baker's yeasts in Nepal is rising every year, the country imports its entire requirement of baker's yeast mostly from China and Europe.
But it's only in the last few years that companies have used genetically modified yeasts to "brew" food ingredients.
Two research teams from White Labs (California) and a Belgian genetics laboratory have collaborated to map out yeasts' genealogy, creating the first genetic family tree for brewing yeasts.
The commercial and the isolated yeasts were inoculated at 28[degrees]C.
The transformation of grape must into wine is the result of the combined action of several genera and species of yeasts. The yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae is alcohol-tolerant and dominates the intermediate and the final stage of wine fermentation (CLAVIJO et al., 2010).
It's the sugar that's present in a bread dough that provides the nutrients so that these yeasts can grow.