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n. pl. saccharomyces
Any of several single-celled yeasts belonging to the genus Saccharomyces that lack hyphae and ferment sugar.

[New Latin Saccharomycēs, genus name : saccharo- + Greek mukēs, fungus.]
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(Botany) a fungus of the genus Saccharomyces, esp the yeast plant
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Noun1.saccharomyces - single-celled yeasts that reproduce asexually by buddingSaccharomyces - 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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During this study, we evaluated the detoxification potential of Saccharomyces cerevisiae (SC) in quails reared in experimental conditions and fed with AFB1 added feed along with different levels of SC.
A total of 30 yeast isolates were isolated and identified as Saccharomyces cerevisiae, Schizosaccharomyces japanicus, Candida valida, Candida Fructus, Candida krusei, Kluyveromyces africanus and Rhodotorula gramis.
As for LGG, in smaller trials, either LGG or Saccharomyces boulardii (a yeast found in supplements like Florastor) reduced the risk of diarrhea linked to antibiotics in children.
Saccharomyces cerevisiae is the well-known yeast used for fermentation in industry and molecular biology for research.
However, in sulphited crushed apple or/ and apple must (>50mg S[O.sub.2].[L.sup.-1]) or apple must inoculated with a high population of Saccharomyces cerevisiae (>[10.sup.7] cfu.m[L.sup.-1]) and high temperatures (>20[degrees]C, processing in the southern hemisphere) cider has neutral sensory notes or a slightly yeast aroma (SANTOS et al., 2015).
The organisms used throughout the experiment were two isolates, one bacterial strain namely: Lactobacillus acidophilus and was kindly provided by Microbiology Laboratory, Faculty of Science, Alexandria University, and a yeast strain namely: Saccharomyces cerevisiae y-1347 was kindly provided by MIRCEN (Microbiological Resource Center Ain Shams University).
casei; bacterias aceticas como Acetobacter lovaniensis e leveduras como Kluyveromyces lactis, Saccharomyces cerevisiae, Lachancea meyersii.
If the quality of incoming grapes is questionable, pursue a safer inoculated fermentation (that would be to sequentially inoculate with commercial non-Saccharomyces yeast, then Saccharomyces yeast for risk mitigation and desired aroma profile).
Currently, just one yeast - saccharomyces cerevisiae - is the chief strain used in the production of all whisky.
Yeasts of Saccharomyces cerevisiae are effective biosorbents for heavy metal ions and it can be bought in large quantity at low cost.