saccharomyces

Summary

Summary: A genus of ascomycetous fungi of the family Saccharomycetaceae, order SACCHAROMYCETALES.

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  1. Gangl H, Batusic M, Tscheik G, Tiefenbrunner W, Hack C, Lopandic K. Exceptional fermentation characteristics of natural hybrids from Saccharomyces cerevisiae and S. kudriavzevii. N Biotechnol. 2009;25:244-51 pubmed publisher
    ..These novel criteria may be advantageous for wine making. ..
  2. Golowczyc M, Mobili P, Garrote G, de Los Angeles Serradell M, Abraham A, De Antoni G. Interaction between Lactobacillus kefir and Saccharomyces lipolytica isolated from kefir grains: evidence for lectin-like activity of bacterial surface proteins. J Dairy Res. 2009;76:111-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Co-aggregation between Lactobacillus kefir and yeast Saccharomyces lipolytica isolated from kefir grains was studied by scanning electron microscopy and aggregation assays...
  3. Tronchoni J, Gamero A, Arroyo López F, Barrio E, Querol A. Differences in the glucose and fructose consumption profiles in diverse Saccharomyces wine species and their hybrids during grape juice fermentation. Int J Food Microbiol. 2009;134:237-43 pubmed publisher
    ..12 degrees C) and high (28 degrees C) temperatures by twelve different yeast strains belonging to the species Saccharomyces cerevisiae, S. bayanus var. uvarum, S. kudriavzevii as well as interspecific Saccharomyces hybrids...
  4. Baerends R, Qiu J, Rasmussen S, Nielsen H, Brandt A. Impaired uptake and/or utilization of leucine by Saccharomyces cerevisiae is suppressed by the SPT15-300 allele of the TATA-binding protein gene. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2009;75:6055-61 pubmed publisher
    ..Enhanced glucose/ethanol tolerance of the laboratory yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae strain BY4741 under certain growth conditions as a consequence of the expression of a dominant ..
  5. Murzyn A, Krasowska A, Augustyniak D, Majkowska Skrobek G, Łukaszewicz M, Dziadkowiec D. The effect of Saccharomyces boulardii on Candida albicans-infected human intestinal cell lines Caco-2 and Intestin 407. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2010;310:17-23 pubmed publisher
    b>Saccharomyces boulardii is a probiotic strain that confers many benefits to human enterocolopathies and is used against a number of enteric pathogens...
  6. Adt I, Kohler A, Gognies S, Budin J, Sandt C, Belarbi A, et al. FTIR spectroscopic discrimination of Saccharomyces cerevisiae and Saccharomyces bayanus strains. Can J Microbiol. 2010;56:793-801 pubmed publisher
    ..we tested the potential of Fourier-transform infrared absorption spectroscopy to screen, on the one hand, Saccharomyces cerevisiae and non-S. cerevisiae strains and, on the other hand, to discriminate between S...
  7. Oura T, Kajiwara S. Substrate specificity and regioselectivity of delta12 and omega3 fatty acid desaturases from Saccharomyces kluyveri. Biosci Biotechnol Biochem. 2008;72:3174-9 pubmed
    ..the substrate specificity and regioselectivity of the Delta12 and omega3 fatty acid desaturases from Saccharomyces kluyveri (Sk-FAD2 and Sk-FAD3)...
  8. Serce O, Benzer D, Gursoy T, Karatekin G, Ovali F. Efficacy of Saccharomyces boulardii on necrotizing enterocolitis or sepsis in very low birth weight infants: a randomised controlled trial. Early Hum Dev. 2013;89:1033-6 pubmed publisher
    ..b>Saccharomyces boulardii is a yeast which acts both as a probiotic and a polyamine producer...
  9. Chen X, Fruehauf J, Goldsmith J, Xu H, Katchar K, Koon H, et al. Saccharomyces boulardii inhibits EGF receptor signaling and intestinal tumor growth in Apc(min) mice. Gastroenterology. 2009;137:914-23 pubmed publisher
    b>Saccharomyces boulardii (Sb) is a probiotic yeast with anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial activities and has been used for decades in the prevention and treatment of a variety of human gastrointestinal disorders...

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  1. Thomas S, Metzke D, Schmitz J, Dörffel Y, Baumgart D. Anti-inflammatory effects of Saccharomyces boulardii mediated by myeloid dendritic cells from patients with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2011;301:G1083-92 pubmed publisher
    b>Saccharomyces boulardii (Sb) is a probiotic yeast that has demonstrated efficacy in pilot studies in patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)...
  2. Gamero A, Tronchoni J, Querol A, Belloch C. Production of aroma compounds by cryotolerant Saccharomyces species and hybrids at low and moderate fermentation temperatures. J Appl Microbiol. 2013;114:1405-14 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study, we have analysed the oenological characteristics of Tempranillo wines produced at 12 and 28°C by different Saccharomyces species and hybrids.
  3. Liti G, Nguyen Ba A, Blythe M, Müller C, Bergström A, Cubillos F, et al. High quality de novo sequencing and assembly of the Saccharomyces arboricolus genome. BMC Genomics. 2013;14:69 pubmed publisher
    ..In the past ten years, studies in the budding yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae and a set of closely related species have been instrumental in showing the benefit of analyzing ..
  4. Bizaj E, Cordente A, Bellon J, Raspor P, Curtin C, Pretorius I. A breeding strategy to harness flavor diversity of Saccharomyces interspecific hybrids and minimize hydrogen sulfide production. FEMS Yeast Res. 2012;12:456-65 pubmed publisher
    ..A low-H(2) S Saccharomyces cerevisiae strain previously generated by chemical mutagenesis was hybridized independently with two ester-..
  5. Roop J, Brem R. Rare variants in hypermutable genes underlie common morphology and growth traits in wild Saccharomyces paradoxus. Genetics. 2013;195:513-25 pubmed publisher
    ..In this work, we use a population of Saccharomyces paradoxus yeast as a model system for the study of common trait variation...
  6. Harrison R, Charlesworth B. Biased gene conversion affects patterns of codon usage and amino acid usage in the Saccharomyces sensu stricto group of yeasts. Mol Biol Evol. 2011;28:117-29 pubmed publisher
    ..Our estimate of the rate of gBGC agrees well with an experimentally determined value obtained from Saccharomyces cerevisiae...
  7. Samonis G, Falagas M, Lionakis S, Ntaoukakis M, Kofteridis D, Ntalas I, et al. Saccharomyces boulardii and Candida albicans experimental colonization of the murine gut. Med Mycol. 2011;49:395-9 pubmed publisher
    b>Saccharomyces boulardii has been and continues to be extensively used as a probiotic, with only rare associations with fungemia...
  8. Busby M, Gray J, Costa A, Stewart C, Stromberg M, Barnett D, et al. Expression divergence measured by transcriptome sequencing of four yeast species. BMC Genomics. 2011;12:635 pubmed publisher
    ..We quantified gene expression with whole-transcriptome sequencing in four diploid, prototrophic strains of Saccharomyces species grown under the same condition to investigate the evolution of gene expression...
  9. Naumov G, Lee C, Naumova E. Molecular genetic diversity of the Saccharomyces yeasts in Taiwan: Saccharomyces arboricola, Saccharomyces cerevisiae and Saccharomyces kudriavzevii. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek. 2013;103:217-28 pubmed publisher
    Genetic hybridization, sequence and karyotypic analyses of natural Saccharomyces yeasts isolated in different regions of Taiwan revealed three biological species: Saccharomyces arboricola, Saccharomyces cerevisiae and Saccharomyces ..
  10. Garcia Sanchez R, Solodovnikova N, WENDLAND J. Breeding of lager yeast with Saccharomyces cerevisiae improves stress resistance and fermentation performance. Yeast. 2012;29:343-55 pubmed
    Lager beer brewing relies on strains collectively known as Saccharomyces carlsbergensis, which are hybrids between S. cerevisiae and S. eubayanus-like strains. Lager yeasts are particularly adapted to low-temperature fermentations...
  11. Kavanaugh L, Dietrich F. Non-coding RNA prediction and verification in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. PLoS Genet. 2009;5:e1000321 pubmed publisher
    ..stability of ncRNA structural elements, as summarized in a Z-score, is used to predict ncRNA in the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae...
  12. Hittinger C, Gonçalves P, Sampaio J, Dover J, Johnston M, Rokas A. Remarkably ancient balanced polymorphisms in a multi-locus gene network. Nature. 2010;464:54-8 pubmed publisher
    ..The galactose (GAL) utilization gene network of Saccharomyces kudriavzevii, a relative of brewer's yeast, exists in two distinct states: a functional gene network in ..
  13. Blasco L, Veiga Crespo P, Viñas M, Villa T. A new disruption vector (pDHO) to obtain heterothallic strains from both Saccharomyces cerevisiae and Saccharomyces pastorianus. Int Microbiol. 2011;14:201-6 pubmed
    ..Improvement of wild-type strains of Saccharomyces cerevisiae and Saccharomyces pastorianus is difficult due to their homothallic character and variable ploidy ..
  14. Karen M, Yuksel O, Akyurek N, Ofluoglu E, Caglar K, Sahin T, et al. Probiotic agent Saccharomyces boulardii reduces the incidence of lung injury in acute necrotizing pancreatitis induced rats. J Surg Res. 2010;160:139-44 pubmed publisher
    ..b>Saccharomyces boulardii was used as the probiotic agent...
  15. Szajewska H, Horvath A, Piwowarczyk A. Meta-analysis: the effects of Saccharomyces boulardii supplementation on Helicobacter pylori eradication rates and side effects during treatment. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2010;32:1069-79 pubmed publisher
    ..To investigate the effects of Saccharomyces boulardii as supplementation to standard triple therapy on H...
  16. Gamero A, Hernandez Orte P, Querol A, Ferreira V. Effect of aromatic precursor addition to wine fermentations carried out with different Saccharomyces species and their hybrids. Int J Food Microbiol. 2011;147:33-44 pubmed publisher
    This work explores the ability of different yeast strains from different species of the genus Saccharomyces (S. cerevisiae, S. uvarum and S...
  17. Zott K, Thibon C, Bely M, Lonvaud Funel A, Dubourdieu D, Masneuf Pomarede I. The grape must non-Saccharomyces microbial community: impact on volatile thiol release. Int J Food Microbiol. 2011;151:210-5 pubmed publisher
    Several studies have reported the beneficial influence of non-Saccharomyces yeasts and their potential applications in the wine industry, mainly in mixed-culture fermentation with S. cerevisiae...
  18. Spivak A, Stormo G. ScerTF: a comprehensive database of benchmarked position weight matrices for Saccharomyces species. Nucleic Acids Res. 2012;40:D162-8 pubmed publisher
    b>Saccharomyces cerevisiae is a primary model for studies of transcriptional control, and the specificities of most yeast transcription factors (TFs) have been determined by multiple methods...
  19. Bullard J, Mostovoy Y, Dudoit S, Brem R. Polygenic and directional regulatory evolution across pathways in Saccharomyces. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010;107:5058-63 pubmed publisher
    ..Here we assess the prevalence of polygenic evolution in pathways in the yeasts Saccharomyces cerevisiae and S. bayanus...
  20. Michael S, Keubler L, Smoczek A, Meier M, Gunzer F, Pöhlmann C, et al. Quantitative phenotyping of inflammatory bowel disease in the IL-10-deficient mouse by use of noninvasive magnetic resonance imaging. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2013;19:185-93 pubmed publisher
    ..MRI for monitoring therapeutic studies, mice with a profound colitis were treated with IL-10-producing Saccharomyces boulardii and monitored by MRI...
  21. Pérez Través L, Lopes C, Barrio E, Querol A. Evaluation of different genetic procedures for the generation of artificial hybrids in Saccharomyces genus for winemaking. Int J Food Microbiol. 2012;156:102-11 pubmed publisher
    ..Natural hybrid strains between different Saccharomyces species have been detected in diverse fermented beverages including wine, cider and beer...
  22. Jovelin R, Phillips P. Evolutionary rates and centrality in the yeast gene regulatory network. Genome Biol. 2009;10:R35 pubmed publisher
    ..A better understanding of how these three cellular networks interact with one another may be needed to fully examine the impact of network structure on the function and evolution of biological systems. ..
  23. Swidsinski A, Loening Baucke V, Kirsch S, Doerffel Y. [Functional biostructure of colonic microbiota (central fermenting area, germinal stock area and separating mucus layer) in healthy subjects and patients with diarrhea treated with Saccharomyces boulardii]. Gastroenterol Clin Biol. 2010;34 Suppl 1:S79-92 pubmed publisher
    ..of stool microbiota in healthy subjects and patients with chronic idiopathic diarrhea treated with Saccharomyces boulardii...
  24. Cousseau F, Alves S, Trichez D, Stambuk B. Characterization of maltotriose transporters from the Saccharomyces eubayanus subgenome of the hybrid Saccharomyces pastorianus lager brewing yeast strain Weihenstephan 34/70. Lett Appl Microbiol. 2013;56:21-9 pubmed publisher
    The genome from the Saccharomyces pastorianus industrial lager brewing strain Weihenstephan 34/70, a natural Saccharomyces cerevisiae/Saccharomyces eubayanus hybrid, indicated the presence of two different maltotriose transporter genes: ..
  25. Gonçalves P, Valério E, Correia C, de Almeida J, Sampaio J. Evidence for divergent evolution of growth temperature preference in sympatric Saccharomyces species. PLoS ONE. 2011;6:e20739 pubmed publisher
    The genus Saccharomyces currently includes eight species in addition to the model yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae, most of which can be consistently isolated from tree bark and soil...
  26. Nakao Y, Kanamori T, Itoh T, Kodama Y, Rainieri S, Nakamura N, et al. Genome sequence of the lager brewing yeast, an interspecies hybrid. DNA Res. 2009;16:115-29 pubmed publisher
    This work presents the genome sequencing of the lager brewing yeast (Saccharomyces pastorianus) Weihenstephan 34/70, a strain widely used in lager beer brewing...
  27. Kao K, Schwartz K, Sherlock G. A genome-wide analysis reveals no nuclear dobzhansky-muller pairs of determinants of speciation between S. cerevisiae and S. paradoxus, but suggests more complex incompatibilities. PLoS Genet. 2010;6:e1001038 pubmed publisher
    ..The Saccharomyces sensu stricto yeasts, which have small genomes and can mate interspecifically to produce sterile hybrids, are ..
  28. Naumova E, Naumov G, Michailova Y, Martynenko N, Masneuf Pomarede I. Genetic diversity study of the yeast Saccharomyces bayanus var. uvarum reveals introgressed subtelomeric Saccharomyces cerevisiae genes. Res Microbiol. 2011;162:204-13 pubmed publisher
    Intraspecies polymorphism of the yeast Saccharomyces bayanus var. uvarum was studied using the polymerase chain reaction with a microsatellite primer (GTG)(5). Sixty-nine strains of different origins were analyzed...
  29. Arroyo López F, Pérez Través L, Querol A, Barrio E. Exclusion of Saccharomyces kudriavzevii from a wine model system mediated by Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Yeast. 2011;28:423-35 pubmed publisher
    This study investigated the competition and potential hybrid generation between the species Saccharomyces cerevisiae and S. kudriavzevii in a wine-model environment. Our main goal was to understand why S...
  30. Procházka E, Franko F, Polakova S, Sulo P. A complete sequence of Saccharomyces paradoxus mitochondrial genome that restores the respiration in S. cerevisiae. FEMS Yeast Res. 2012;12:819-30 pubmed publisher
    We determined the complete sequence of 71 355-bp-long mitochondrial genome from Saccharomyces paradoxus entirely by direct sequencing of purified mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA)...
  31. Vandenplas Y, Brunser O, Szajewska H. Saccharomyces boulardii in childhood. Eur J Pediatr. 2009;168:253-65 pubmed publisher
    Probiotics are live microorganisms which confer a health benefit on the host. Saccharomyces boulardii, a yeast, has been found to be an effective probiotic in double-blind placebo-controlled randomized clinical studies...
  32. Butler G, Rasmussen M, Lin M, Santos M, Sakthikumar S, Munro C, et al. Evolution of pathogenicity and sexual reproduction in eight Candida genomes. Nature. 2009;459:657-62 pubmed publisher
    ..Analysis of the CUG leucine-to-serine genetic-code change reveals that 99% of ancestral CUG codons were erased and new ones arose elsewhere. Lastly, we revise the Candida albicans gene catalogue, identifying many new genes. ..
  33. Dugoua J, Machado M, Zhu X, Chen X, Koren G, Einarson T. Probiotic safety in pregnancy: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials of Lactobacillus, Bifidobacterium, and Saccharomyces spp. J Obstet Gynaecol Can. 2009;31:542-552 pubmed publisher
    ..in this study was to review systematically the evidence for safety of Lactobacillus, Bifidobacterium and Saccharomyces spp. during pregnancy and to conduct a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials (RCTs)...
  34. Buts J, De Keyser N. Transduction pathways regulating the trophic effects of Saccharomyces boulardii in rat intestinal mucosa. Scand J Gastroenterol. 2010;45:175-85 pubmed publisher
    b>Saccharomyces boulardii is a probiotic yeast that is widely prescribed in lyophilized form; it determines several effects in human and rat small intestine including endoluminal secretion of enzymes and of polyamines, stimulation of ..
  35. Generoso S, Viana M, Santos R, Arantes R, Martins F, Nicoli J, et al. Protection against increased intestinal permeability and bacterial translocation induced by intestinal obstruction in mice treated with viable and heat-killed Saccharomyces boulardii. Eur J Nutr. 2011;50:261-9 pubmed publisher
    ..The effects of oral treatment with viable or heat-killed cells of Saccharomyces boulardii (Sb) on bacterial translocation, intestinal permeability, histological aspect of the ileum, and some ..
  36. Murphy H, Zeyl C. Prezygotic isolation between Saccharomyces cerevisiae and Saccharomyces paradoxus through differences in mating speed and germination timing. Evolution. 2012;66:1196-209 pubmed publisher
    ..Using the molecular and genetic tools available for the unicellular fungus Saccharomyces cerevisiae, and applying them to S...
  37. Martins F, Vieira A, Elian S, Arantes R, Tiago F, Sousa L, et al. Inhibition of tissue inflammation and bacterial translocation as one of the protective mechanisms of Saccharomyces boulardii against Salmonella infection in mice. Microbes Infect. 2013;15:270-9 pubmed publisher
    Growing evidences suggest that Saccharomyces boulardii (SB) is efficacious against bacterial infections and inflammatory bowel diseases. This study investigated the effects of treatment with SB provided in a murine model of typhoid fever...
  38. Blein Nicolas M, Albertin W, Valot B, Marullo P, Sicard D, Giraud C, et al. Yeast proteome variations reveal different adaptive responses to grape must fermentation. Mol Biol Evol. 2013;30:1368-83 pubmed publisher
    b>Saccharomyces cerevisiae and S. uvarum are two domesticated species of the Saccharomyces sensu stricto clade that diverged around 100 Ma after whole-genome duplication...
  39. Martins F, Veloso L, Arantes R, Nicoli J. Effects of yeast probiotic formulation on viability, revival and protection against infection with Salmonella enterica ssp. enterica serovar Typhimurium in mice. Lett Appl Microbiol. 2009;49:738-44 pubmed publisher
    ..The number of viable cells in five commercial probiotic products codified as A, B, C and D (Saccharomyces boulardii- lyophilized) and E (Saccharomyces cerevisiae- aqueous suspension) was determined, as well as ..
  40. Drinnenberg I, Weinberg D, Xie K, Mower J, Wolfe K, Fink G, et al. RNAi in budding yeast. Science. 2009;326:544-550 pubmed publisher
    ..double-stranded RNA, is conserved in diverse eukaryotic species but has been lost in the model budding yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae...
  41. Liu M, Capilla J, Johansen M, Alvarado D, Martinez M, Chen V, et al. Saccharomyces as a vaccine against systemic aspergillosis: 'the friend of man' a friend again?. J Med Microbiol. 2011;60:1423-32 pubmed publisher
    ..We have found that Saccharomyces species can act as a protective vaccine against a lethal systemic Aspergillus infection, and describe ..
  42. Sudha M, Bhonagiri S, Kumar M. Oral consumption of potential probiotic Saccharomyces boulardii strain Unique 28 in patients with acute diarrhoea: a clinical report. Benef Microbes. 2012;3:145-50 pubmed publisher
    This study was conducted to evaluate the efficacy and safety of Saccharomyces boulardii strain Unique 28 in patients suffering from acute diarrhoea. A total of 25 patients (average age 30.72±4...
  43. Liti G, Haricharan S, Cubillos F, Tierney A, Sharp S, Bertuch A, et al. Segregating YKU80 and TLC1 alleles underlying natural variation in telomere properties in wild yeast. PLoS Genet. 2009;5:e1000659 pubmed publisher
    ..In a quest to define the extent of variation in telomere length, we screened 112 wild-type Saccharomyces sensu stricto isolates. We found extensive telomere length variation in S. paradoxus isolates...
  44. Lopes C, Barrio E, Querol A. Natural hybrids of S. cerevisiae x S. kudriavzevii share alleles with European wild populations of Saccharomyces kudriavzevii. FEMS Yeast Res. 2010;10:412-21 pubmed publisher
    b>Saccharomyces kudriavzevii, a yeast species described from a pair of strains isolated from decayed leaves in Japan, has recently been isolated from oak barks in Portugal. Some data suggest that these European S...
  45. Badia R, Brufau M, Guerrero Zamora A, Lizardo R, Dobrescu I, Martín Venegas R, et al. ?-Galactomannan and Saccharomyces cerevisiae var. boulardii modulate the immune response against Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium in porcine intestinal epithelial and dendritic cells. Clin Vaccine Immunol. 2012;19:368-76 pubmed publisher
    ..work investigated a recently developed ?-galactomannan (?GM) prebiotic compared to the proven probiotic Saccharomyces cerevisiae var...
  46. Bolat I, Romagnoli G, Zhu F, Pronk J, Daran J. Functional analysis and transcriptional regulation of two orthologs of ARO10, encoding broad-substrate-specificity 2-oxo-acid decarboxylases, in the brewing yeast Saccharomyces pastorianus CBS1483. FEMS Yeast Res. 2013;13:505-17 pubmed publisher
    The hybrid genomes of Saccharomyces pastorianus consist of subgenomes similar to those of S. cerevisiae and S. eubayanus, and impact of the genome structure on flavour production and its regulation is poorly understood...
  47. Lee H, Chou J, Cheong L, Chang N, Yang S, Leu J. Incompatibility of nuclear and mitochondrial genomes causes hybrid sterility between two yeast species. Cell. 2008;135:1065-73 pubmed publisher
    ..closely related yeast species, we constructed hybrid lines in which one or two chromosomes were derived from Saccharomyces bayanus, and the rest were from Saccharomyces cerevisiae...
  48. Matsuda E, Garfinkel D. Posttranslational interference of Ty1 retrotransposition by antisense RNAs. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2009;106:15657-62 pubmed publisher
    ..However, organisms without the conserved RNAi pathways, like Saccharomyces cerevisiae, must use other mechanisms to prevent transposon movement...
  49. Csoma H, Zakany N, Capece A, Romano P, Sipiczki M. Biological diversity of Saccharomyces yeasts of spontaneously fermenting wines in four wine regions: comparative genotypic and phenotypic analysis. Int J Food Microbiol. 2010;140:239-48 pubmed publisher
    ..yeasts isolated from spontaneously fermenting wines in four wine regions revealed very high diversity in the Saccharomyces cerevisiae populations. Practically each S. cerevisiae isolate showed a unique pattern of properties...
  50. Zhang H, Skelton A, Gardner R, Goddard M. Saccharomyces paradoxus and Saccharomyces cerevisiae reside on oak trees in New Zealand: evidence for migration from Europe and interspecies hybrids. FEMS Yeast Res. 2010;10:941-7 pubmed publisher
    b>Saccharomyces cerevisiae and Saccharomyces paradoxus are used as model systems for molecular, cell and evolutionary biology; yet we know comparatively little of their ecology...
  51. Lei H, Zheng L, Wang C, Zhao H, Zhao M. Effects of worts treated with proteases on the assimilation of free amino acids and fermentation performance of lager yeast. Int J Food Microbiol. 2013;161:76-83 pubmed publisher
    ..and monitoring the effects on the assimilation pattern of FAA and fermentation performance of lager yeast (Saccharomyces pastorianus) during normal and high gravity fermentations...
  52. Pal S, Park D, Plapp B. Activity of yeast alcohol dehydrogenases on benzyl alcohols and benzaldehydes: characterization of ADH1 from Saccharomyces carlsbergensis and transition state analysis. Chem Biol Interact. 2009;178:16-23 pubmed publisher
    The substrate specificities of yeast alcohol dehydrogenases I and II from Saccharomyces cerevisiae (SceADH1 and SceADH2) and Saccharomyces carlsbergensis (ScbADH1) were studied. For this work, the gene for the S...
  53. Dori Bachash M, Shema E, Tirosh I. Coupled evolution of transcription and mRNA degradation. PLoS Biol. 2011;9:e1001106 pubmed publisher
    ..These results suggest that an opposite coupling between the regulation of transcription and that of mRNA degradation has shaped the evolution of gene regulation in yeast. ..
  54. Bisson L, Karpel J. Genetics of yeast impacting wine quality. Annu Rev Food Sci Technol. 2010;1:139-62 pubmed publisher
    The availability of the sequence of the Saccharomyces genome in combination with the development of chemical analytical technologies with dynamic ranges sensitive enough to detect volatile aromatic compounds has generated a renewed ..
  55. Peris D, Sylvester K, Libkind D, Gonçalves P, Sampaio J, Alexander W, et al. Population structure and reticulate evolution of Saccharomyces eubayanus and its lager-brewing hybrids. Mol Ecol. 2014;23:2031-45 pubmed publisher
    ..but progress has been hampered by a limited understanding of the natural diversity and distribution of Saccharomyces species and populations...
  56. Liti G, Carter D, Moses A, Warringer J, Parts L, James S, et al. Population genomics of domestic and wild yeasts. Nature. 2009;458:337-41 pubmed publisher
    Since the completion of the genome sequence of Saccharomyces cerevisiae in 1996 (refs 1, 2), there has been a large increase in complete genome sequences, accompanied by great advances in our understanding of genome evolution...
  57. Tung J, Dolovich L, Lee C. Prevention of Clostridium difficile infection with Saccharomyces boulardii: a systematic review. Can J Gastroenterol. 2009;23:817-21 pubmed
    Clostridium difficile is a major cause of antibiotic-associated diarrhea within the hospital setting. The yeast Saccharomyces boulardii has been found to have some effect in reducing the risk of C difficile infection (CDI); however, its ..
  58. Combina M, Perez Torrado R, Tronchoni J, Belloch C, Querol A. Genome-wide gene expression of a natural hybrid between Saccharomyces cerevisiae and S. kudriavzevii under enological conditions. Int J Food Microbiol. 2012;157:340-5 pubmed publisher
    The species Saccharomyces cerevisiae plays a predominant role in the wine making process. However, other species have been associated with must fermentation, such as Saccharomyces uvarum (Saccharomyces bayanus var...
  59. López Malo M, Querol A, Guillamón J. Metabolomic comparison of Saccharomyces cerevisiae and the cryotolerant species S. bayanus var. uvarum and S. kudriavzevii during wine fermentation at low temperature. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e60135 pubmed publisher
    ..Some species of the Saccharomyces genus have shown better adaptation at low temperature than Saccharomyces cerevisiae...
  60. Thomas S, Przesdzing I, Metzke D, Schmitz J, Radbruch A, Baumgart D. Saccharomyces boulardii inhibits lipopolysaccharide-induced activation of human dendritic cells and T cell proliferation. Clin Exp Immunol. 2009;156:78-87 pubmed publisher
    b>Saccharomyces boulardii (Sb) is a probiotic yeast preparation that has demonstrated efficacy in inflammatory and infectious disorders of the gastrointestinal tract in controlled clinical trials...
  61. Guan Y, Yao V, Tsui K, Gebbia M, Dunham M, Nislow C, et al. Nucleosome-coupled expression differences in closely-related species. BMC Genomics. 2011;12:466 pubmed publisher
    ..We address this challenge by generating nucleosome positioning and cell cycle expression data for Saccharomyces bayanus and show that differences in nucleosome occupancy reflect cell cycle expression divergence between two ..
  62. Piotrowski J, Nagarajan S, Kroll E, Stanbery A, Chiotti K, Kruckeberg A, et al. Different selective pressures lead to different genomic outcomes as newly-formed hybrid yeasts evolve. BMC Evol Biol. 2012;12:46 pubmed publisher
    ..To fill this knowledge gap we crossed the two most distantly related members of the Saccharomyces sensu stricto group, S. cerevisiae and S...
  63. Gibson B, Storgårds E, Krogerus K, Vidgren V. Comparative physiology and fermentation performance of Saaz and Frohberg lager yeast strains and the parental species Saccharomyces eubayanus. Yeast. 2013;30:255-66 pubmed publisher
    Two distinct genetic groups (Saaz and Frohberg) exist within the hybrid Saccharomyces pastorianus (S. cerevisiae × S. eubayanus) taxon. However, physiological/technological differences that exist between the two groups are not known...
  64. Rohde C, Bartolini V, Jones N. The use of probiotics in the prevention and treatment of antibiotic-associated diarrhea with special interest in Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea. Nutr Clin Pract. 2009;24:33-40 pubmed publisher
    ..Specific probiotics may modulate the intestinal mucosa by antagonizing pathogens through the production of antimicrobial compounds and chemicals, thereby reducing the rate of nosocomial infection and recurrence of C. difficile. ..
  65. Sicard D, Legras J. Bread, beer and wine: yeast domestication in the Saccharomyces sensu stricto complex. C R Biol. 2011;334:229-36 pubmed publisher
    Yeasts of the Saccharomyces sensu stricto species complex are able to convert sugar into ethanol and CO(2) via fermentation. They have been used for thousands years by mankind for fermenting food and beverages...
  66. Canonici A, Siret C, Pellegrino E, Pontier Bres R, Pouyet L, Montero M, et al. Saccharomyces boulardii improves intestinal cell restitution through activation of the ?2?1 integrin collagen receptor. PLoS ONE. 2011;6:e18427 pubmed publisher
    ..Lyophilized Saccharomyces boulardii (Sb, Biocodex) is a nonpathogenic yeast widely used as a therapeutic agent for the treatment and ..
  67. Bellon J, Eglinton J, Siebert T, Pollnitz A, Rose L, de Barros Lopes M, et al. Newly generated interspecific wine yeast hybrids introduce flavour and aroma diversity to wines. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2011;91:603-12 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study, we explore a strategy to increase the impact of non-Saccharomyces cerevisiae inputs without the risks associated with spontaneous fermentations, through generating ..
  68. Ekberg J, Rautio J, Mattinen L, Vidgren V, Londesborough J, Gibson B. Adaptive evolution of the lager brewing yeast Saccharomyces pastorianus for improved growth under hyperosmotic conditions and its influence on fermentation performance. FEMS Yeast Res. 2013;13:335-49 pubmed publisher
    An adaptive evolution method to obtain stable Saccharomyces pastorianus brewing yeast variants with improved fermentation capacity is described. The procedure involved selection for rapid growth resumption at high osmotic strength...
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    The vast majority of wine fermentations are performed principally by Saccharomyces cerevisiae. However, there are a growing number of instances in which other species of Saccharomyces play a predominant role...
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