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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: MANAGEMENT AND GENETIC CHARACTERIZATION OF AGRICULTURAL AND BIOTECHNOLOGICAL MICROBIAL RESOURCES

Location: Bacterial Foodborne Pathogens & Mycology Research Unit

Title: Zygotorulaspora Kurtzman (2003)

Author
item Kurtzman, Cletus

Submitted to: Book Chapter
Publication Type: Book / Chapter
Publication Acceptance Date: April 16, 2009
Publication Date: March 21, 2011
Citation: Kurtzman, C.P. 2011. Zygotorulaspora Kurtzman (2003). In: Kurtzman, C.P., Fell, J.W., Boekhout, T., editors. The Yeasts, a Taxonomic Study. Volume 2, 5th edition. New York, NY: Elsevier. p. 949-951.

Technical Abstract: This chapter describes the ascomycete yeast genus Zygotorulaspora and is to be published in “The Yeasts, A Taxonomic Study, 5th edition.” The two species in this genus were at different times placed in the genera Torulaspora, Zygosaccharomyces and Saccharomyces. Multigene phylogenetic analysis showed that they represented a separate clade most closely related to the genus Torulaspora. Consequently, based on sequence analysis, they were placed in a separate genus, Zygotorulaspora. The species appear to be worldwide in distribution and are occasionally the cause of food spoilage.

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