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Yeasts in Natural and Artificial Habitats

J F T Spencer and D M Spencer 
Springer Verlag  1997  


Hardcover  381 pages  ISBN 9783540568209      £135.00
This book provides a general overview of the biology and molecular biology of yeasts. Topics covered, with the contribution of yeasts to fundamental research in biology discussed as an integral part of the subjects, include:

  • yeast taxonomy (including the evolution of yeasts)
  • yeast ecology, with particular emphasis on the relationship between the organisms and the environment
  • the structure and function of the yeast cell
  • the life cycle
  • yeast metabolism
  • the relationship between yeasts and mankind, including pathogenicity, traditional and current industrial and therapeutic uses and related topics.

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