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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RFLP analysis of the ribosomal internal transcribed spacers and the 5.8S rRNA gene region of the genus Saccharomyces: a fast method for species identification and the differentiation of flor yeasts.
Genus Saccharomyces are known to produce raised creamy white with isolated colonies.
A rapid method to differentiate between five species of the genus Saccharomyces. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 23: 499-501.