genus Saccharomyces


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Noun1.genus Saccharomyces - single-celled yeasts that reproduce asexually by buddinggenus Saccharomyces - single-celled yeasts that reproduce asexually by budding; used to ferment carbohydrates
fungus genus - includes lichen genera
family Saccharomycetaceae, Saccharomycetaceae - family of fungi comprising the typical yeasts: reproduce by budding and ferment carbohydrates
baker's yeast, Saccharomyces cerevisiae, brewer's yeast - used as a leaven in baking and brewing
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Genus Saccharomyces are known to produce raised creamy white with isolated colonies.
A rapid method to differentiate between five species of the genus Saccharomyces.
Baker's yeast belonging to the genus Saccharomyces cerevisiae can under certain cultivation conditions increase the content of intracellularly formed sterols in comparison with other yeast genera.