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The Life of Yeasts

Second Edition, Revised and Enlarged

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$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674863569

Publication Date: 11/16/1978

341 pages


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  • 1. Historical Aspects
  • 2. Yeast Morphology and Vegetative Reproduction
  • 3. Ultrastructure and Function
  • 4. Sporulation and Life Cycles
  • 5. Yeast Genetics
  • 6. Metabolic Activities of Yeast
  • 7. Nutrition and Growth
  • 8. Ecology
  • 9. East Spoilage of Foods and Fermentation Processes
  • 10. Industrial Uses of Yeast
  • 11. Yeast Classification
  • Appendixes
  • Glossary
  • Selected Bibliography
  • Index

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