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Yeast

Rowland H. Davis

in The Microbial Models of Molecular Biology

Published in print September 2003 | ISBN: 9780195154368
Published online April 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199893935 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195154368.003.0005
Yeast

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This chapter traces the development of the baker's and brewer's yeast known now as Saccharomyces cerevisiae as a model organism. In particular, it discusses studies by Øjvind Winge, Carl Lindegren, and Boris Ephrussi.

Keywords: Saccharomyces cerevisiae; model systems; model organisms; eukaryotes; Øjvind Winge; Carl Lindegren; Boris Ephrussi

Chapter.  5381 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Biochemistry

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