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    Application of protoplast fusion to the nonconventional yeast

    Kavanagh, Kevin and Whittaker, Peter A. (1996) Application of protoplast fusion to the nonconventional yeast. Enzyme and Microbial Technology, 18 (1). pp. 45-51. ISSN 0141-0229

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    Protoplast fusion has made a significant contribution to our understanding of the genetics and biochemistry of the nonconventional yeasts, and it has facilitated the creation of novel strains of yeast that display enhanced biotechnological potential. This article presents an examination of the means of isolating, reverting, and fusing yeast protoplasts, as well as an analysis of the products resulting from such fusions. Although this review is primarily concerned with the impact protoplast fusion has made on our knowledge of the nonconventional yeasts, where appropriate, reference to data gained from work with the conventional yeasts, i.e., Saccharomyces or Schizosaccharomyces, is made.

    Item Type: Article
    Keywords: Protoplast fusion; cybrid; hybrid; yeast; biotechnology;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Science and Engineering > Biology
    Item ID: 11122
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    Depositing User: Dr. Kevin Kavanagh
    Date Deposited: 03 Oct 2019 15:30
    Journal or Publication Title: Enzyme and Microbial Technology
    Publisher: Elsevier
    Refereed: Yes
    Use Licence: This item is available under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share Alike Licence (CC BY-NC-SA). Details of this licence are available here

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