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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Title: Key to Species

Authors
item Payne, Roger - ROTHAMSTED EXP STATION,UK
item Kurtzman, Cletus
item Fell, Jack - UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI

Submitted to: Yeasts: A Taxonomic Study
Publication Type: Book / Chapter
Publication Acceptance Date: May 15, 1996
Publication Date: N/A

Technical Abstract: This publication is for the book The Yeasts, A Taxonomic Study, 4th edition, and is a key that allows identification of all known species of yeasts. Species separations are based on differing abilities to grow on various organic compounds such as sugars, nitrogen sources and vitamins. Yeasts are key microorganisms in biotechnology and are used in baking, brewing, and for the production of vitamins, organic acids, enzymes and pharmaceuticals. In addition, some yeasts are pathogenic to humans, animals and plants.

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