Saccharomyces cerevisiae (Yeast, YEASX) | BCH-ORGA-SCBD-45724 | Organism | Biosafety Clearing-House

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Organism (ORGA)

published: 07 Jul 2008 last updated: 13 Apr 2015
Organism information
Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Kingdom Fungi
Phylum Ascomycota
Class Saccharomycetes
Order Saccharomycetales
Family Saccharomycetaceae
Genus Saccharomyces
Species Saccharomyces cerevisiae
  • Yeast
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  • YEASX
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Fungi
Characteristics related to biosafety
Naturally occurs in plant leaves and flowers, soil and salt water, also, skin surfaces and in the intestinal tracts of warm-blooded animals, where they may live symbiotically or as parasites.
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Additional Information
Used commercially as baker's yeast, in fermentation, and as a vitamin supplement.
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Record type Field Record(s)
Genetic element Donor organism(s) 9
Living Modified Organism Recipient Organism” or “Parental Organisms 1