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Ascomycetous Yeasts and Yeastlike Taxa

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Part of the The Mycota book series (MYCOTA, volume 7A)

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Breadmaking and brewing are so common that mention of these processes immediately brings Saccharomyces cerevisiae to mind. The importance of this particular yeast is further underscored by its use as a model eukaryote in many areas of molecular biology. However, the ascomycetous yeasts are a phylogenetically diverse group and numerous other species also markedly impact human activities.

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Ascomycetous Yeast Syst Bacteriol Heterothallic Species Ascogenous Hypha Portuguese Yeast Culture Collection 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.U.S. Dept. of AgricultureMicrobial Properties Research Unit, National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research, Agricultural Research ServicePeoriaUSA
  2. 2.Department of BotanyThe University Museum, The University of TokyoBunkyo-ku, TokyoJapan

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