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Saccharomyces

Name (ie sugar yeasts, sugar mushrooms) for a yeast genus in the department of the hose mushrooms, The name derives from the ability to different carbohydrates (Saccharum = sugar ). The yeasts, growing rapidly under ideal conditions, can reach maturity in just three days. The for the fermentation from beer and Wine The most important species are the Saccharomyces cerevisiae (baker's yeast) shown in the picture with the subspecies bayanus and uvarum and Saccharomyces carlsbergensis. The species Cerevisiae are also referred to as "true wine yeasts" due to their positive strong fermenting properties. Others are Saccharomyces bailii, Saccharomyces ellipsoides and Saccharomyces rouxii. Saccharomyces cerevisiae is also used for the synthetic production of insulin. See regarding winemaking under yeasts,

Saccharomyces - Saccharomyces cerevisiae

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