Hyphal-like extension and pseudohyphal formation in industrial strains of yeasts induced by isoamyl alcohol

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Ceccato-Antonini, Sandra Regina; Silva, Paula Cristina da;
  • Publisher: Sociedade Brasileira de Microbiologia
  • Subject: isoamyl alcohol | ethanol | yeast | pseudohyphae | hyphal-like extension | álcool isoamílico | etanol | levedura | pseudohifas | extensões semelhantes a hifas

Yeasts can produce pseudohyphae and hyphal-like extensions under certain growth conditions like isoamyl alcohol (IAA) induction, a chief constituent of fusel oil, which is a subproduct from the ethanolic fermentation. The morphology switch from yeast to a filamentous fo... View more
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