Submitted to: Yeasts: A Taxonomic Study
Publication Type: Book / Chapter
Publication Acceptance Date: April 15, 1996
Publication Date: N/A
Interpretive Summary: This chapter is for a book that describes the classification and identification of yeasts. The data used in the descriptions include growth reactions, microscopic appearance, and biochemical comparisons. The genus Yarrowia is industrially important for production of organic acids used in foods and beverages.
Technical Abstract: This chapter provides a taxonomic description of the genus Yarrowia. Included are analyses of morphological, physiological and molecular phylogenetic data that demonstrate Yarrowia to be unique among the ascomycetous yeasts.