Yeast Colonies: A Model for Studies of Aging, Environmental Adaptation, and Longevity

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Váchová, Libuše ; Čáp, Michal ; Palková, Zdena (2012)
  • Publisher: Hindawi Publishing Corporation
  • Journal: Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity, volume 2,012 (issn: 1942-0900, eissn: 1942-0994)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3425895, doi: 10.1155/2012/601836
  • Subject: Cytology | Review Article | QH573-671 | Article Subject

When growing on solid surfaces, yeast, like other microorganisms, develops organized multicellular populations (colonies and biofilms) that are composed of differentiated cells with specialized functions. Life within these populations is a prevalent form of microbial ex... View more
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