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Yeast cells
asked Jan 17, 2014 in Biotechnology by anonymous
   

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Yeast, a microscopic, one-celled organism belonging to the group of organisms called fungi. There are many kinds of yeasts, some of them of great importance to humans. Yeast is necessary to make leavened bread, beer, cheese, wine, and whiskey. It is rich in B vitamins; a form of yeast called brewer's yeast is used as a diet supplement. Yeast is also used in genetic engineering to produce large quantities of certain hormones and enzymes, which are used for such medical purposes as healing wounds and reducing inflammation. Some types of yeast, however, cause disease; candidiasis, a skin infection, is an example. Refer this link to know more: http://science.howstuffworks.com/life/fungi/yeast-info.htm
answered Jan 18, 2014 by sallyb Inquisitive Expert (76,680 points)

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