Submitted to: Yeasts: A Taxonomic Study
Publication Type: Book / Chapter
Publication Acceptance Date: 12/10/2009
Publication Date: 3/21/2011
Citation: Suzuki, M., Prasad, G.S., Kurtzman, C.P. 2011. Debaryomyces Lodder & Kreger-van Rij (1952). In: Kurtzman, C.P., Fell, J.W., Boekhout, T., editors. The Yeasts, a Taxonomic Study. Volume 2, 5th edition. New York, NY: Elsevier. p. 361-372. Interpretive Summary:
Technical Abstract: This chapter describes the ascomycete yeast genus Debaryomyces and is to be published in The Yeasts, a Taxonomic Study, 5th edition. The genus Debaryomyces has nine described species, many of which are worldwide in distribution. Most notable species is D. hansenii, which is found in soil, plant debris, on the surface of foods, such as cheese, and as an opportunistic human pathogen.