ISPE Glossary of Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Terminology

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Yeasts

Unicellular fungi belonging mainly to the Ascomycetes that usually multiply by budding. Their commercial significance lies in their ability to secrete enzymes. For example, in the brewing and baking industries, it is a source of vitamins and proteins. They can also be used as excipients in rDNA technology.

See also: Fungi

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