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The Yeasts

A Taxonomic Study

The Yeasts: A Taxonomic Study is a three-volume book that covers the taxonomic aspect of yeasts. The main goal of this book is to provide important information about the identification of yeasts. It also discusses the growth tests that can be used to identify different species of yeasts, and it examines how the more important species of yeasts provide information for the selection of species needed for biotechnology. • Volume 1 discusses the identification, classification and importance of yeasts in the field of biotechnology. • Volume 2 focuses on the identification and classification of ascomycetous yeasts. • Volume 3 deals with the identification and classification of basidiomycetous yeasts, along with the genus Prototheca.

Audience

Researchers and students studying in the fields of mycology, ecology, microbiology, genetics and molecular biology as well as clinicians, taxonomists, and biotechnologists

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Published: April 2011

Imprint: Elsevier

ISBN: 978-0-444-52149-1

Reviews

  • "To facilitate identification of yeasts for industrial, pharmaceutical, and biochemical applications, this fully updated edition presents the latest discoveries in yeast propagation and morphology. Kurtzman (National Ctr. for Agricultural Utilization Research, Agricultural Research Svc., U.S. Dept. of Agriculture), Jack W. Fell (Rosenstiel Sch. of Marine & Atmospheric Science, Univ. of Miami), and Teun Boekhout (CBS-KNAW Fungal Biodiversity Ctr., Utrecht, Netherlands), along with 73 scholarly contributors, outline the taxa, characteristics, and practical uses of roughly 1500 yeasts under the Ascomycete and Basidiomycete phyla. Although recently published, single-volume paperbacks-such as Horst Feldmann's Yeast: Molecular and Cell Biology (Wiley-Blackwell, 2010)-also cover the fungus's varied genetic profiles, this meticulously detailed, three-volume set with its carefully annotated illustrations and phylograms will prove most essential to biotechnology and pharmaceutical collections."--Library Journal


Contents


  • Volume 1

    Preface

    Contributors

    Acknowledgments

    Use of this book

    Part I Classification of Yeasts

    1. Definition, Classification and Nomenclature of the Yeasts

    Part II Importance of Yeasts

    2. Yeasts Pathogenic to Humans

    3. Yeast Biotechnology

    4. Agriculturally Important Yeasts: Biological Control of Field and Postharvest Diseases Using Yeast Antagonists, and Yeasts as Pathogens of Plants

    5. Yeast Spoilage of Foods and Beverages

    6. Yeast Ecology 65

    Part III Phenotypic, Ultrastructural, Biochemical and Molecular Properties Used for Yeast Classification

    7. Methods for Isolation, Phenotypic Characterization and Maintenance of Yeasts

    8. Cytology, Cell Walls and Septa: A Summary of Yeast Cell Biology from a Phylogenetic Perspective

    9. Chemotaxonomy of Yeasts

    10. Gene Sequence Analyses and other DNA-Based Methods for Yeast Species Recognition

    11. Genome Sequences of Saccharomycotina: Resources and Applications in Phylogenomics

    12. Molecular Phylogenetic Reconstruction

    Key to Species, Summary of Species Characteristics, Glossary, Indexes to Taxa, References

    Key to Species

    Summary of Species Characteristics

    Glossary of Terms Used in This Book

    Index to Taxa by Genus and Species

    Index to Species and Varietal Names

    References

    Volume 2

    Part IVa Classification of the Ascomycetous Taxa

    13. Discussion of Teleomorphic and Anamorphic Ascomycetous Yeasts and Yeast-like Taxa

    Part IVb Descriptions of Teleomorphic Ascomycetous Genera and Species

    14. Ambrosiozyma van der Walt (1972)

    15. Ascobotryozyma J. Kerrigan, M.Th. Smith & J.D. Rogers (2001)

    16. Ascoidea Brefeld & Lindau (1891)

    17. Babjeviella Kurtzman & M. Suzuki (2010)

    18. Barnettozyma Kurtzman, Robnett & Basehoar-Powers (2008)

    19. Cephaloascus Hanawa (1920)

    20. Citeromyces Santa Marı´a (1957)

    21. Clavispora Rodrigues de Miranda (1979)

    22. Coccidiascus Chatton emend. Lushbaugh, Rowton & McGhee (1976)

    23. Cyniclomyces van der Walt & D.B. Scott (1971)

    24. Debaryomyces Lodder & Kreger-van Rij (1952)

    25. Dekkera van der Walt (1964)

    26. Dipodascopsis Batra & P. Millner emend. Kurtzman, Albertyn & Basehoar-Powers (2007)

    27. Dipodascus de Lagerheim (1892)

    28. Endomyces Reess (1870)

    29. Endomycete-Like Genera of Mycoparasitic Fungi: Helicogonium W.L. White (1942) and Phialoascus Redhead & Malloch (1977)

    30. Eremothecium Borzi emend. Kurtzman (1995)

    31. Galactomyces Redhead & Malloch (1977)

    32. Hanseniaspora Zikes (1912)

    33. Hyphopichia von Arx & van der Walt (1976)

    34. Kazachstania Zubkova (1971)

    35. Kluyveromyces van der Walt (1971)

    36. Kodamaea Y. Yamada, T. Suzuki, Matsuda & Mikata emend. Rosa, Lachance, Starmer, Barker, Bowles & Schlag-Edler (1999)

    37. Komagataella Y. Yamada, Matsuda, Maeda & Mikata (1995)

    38. Kregervanrija Kurtzman (2006)

    39. Kuraishia Y. Yamada, Maeda & Mikata (1994)

    40. Kurtzmaniella Lachance & Starmer (2008)

    41. Lachancea Kurtzman (2003)

    42. Lindnera Kurtzman, Robnett & Basehoar-Powers (2008)

    43. Lipomyces Lodder & Kreger-van Rij (1952)

    44. Lodderomyces van der Walt (1971)

    45. Magnusiomyces Zender (1977)

    46. Metschnikowia Kamienski (1899)

    47. Meyerozyma Kurtzman & M. Suzuki (2010)

    48. Millerozyma Kurtzman & M. Suzuki (2010)

    49. Nadsonia Sydow (1912)

    50. Nakaseomyces Kurtzman (2003)

    51. Nakazawaea Y. Yamada, Maeda & Mikata (1994)

    52. Naumovozyma Kurtzman (2008)

    53. Ogataea Y. Yamada, K. Maeda & Mikata (1994)

    54. Pachysolen Boidin & Adzet (1957)

    55. Peterozyma Kurtzman & Robnett (2010)

    56. Phaffomyces Y. Yamada, Higashi, S. Ando & Mikata (1997)

    57. Pichia E.C. Hansen (1904)

    58. Pneumocystis Delanoë & Delanoë (1912)

    59. Priceomyces M. Suzuki & Kurtzman (2010)

    60. Protomyces Unger (1833)

    61. Saccharomyces Meyen ex Reess (1870)

    62. Saccharomycodes E.C. Hansen (1904)

    63. Saccharomycopsis Schiönning (1903)

    64. Saturnispora Liu & Kurtzman (1991)

    65. Scheffersomyces Kurtzman & M. Suzuki (2010)

    66. Schizosaccharomyces Lindner (1893)

    67. Schwanniomyces Klöcker emend. M. Suzuki & Kurtzman (2010)

    68. Spathaspora N.H. Nguyen, S.-O. Suh & M. Blackwell (2006)

    69. Sporopachydermia Rodrigues de Miranda (1978)

    70. Starmera Y. Yamada, Higashi, Ando & Mikata (1997)

    71. Starmerella Rosa & Lachance (1998)

    72. Sugiyamaella Kurtzman & Robnett (2007)

    73. Taphrina Fries (1832)

    74. Tetrapisispora Ueda-Nishimura & Mikata emend. Kurtzman (2003)

    75. Torulaspora Lindner (1904)

    76. Trichomonascus H.S. Jackson emend. Kurtzman & Robnett (2007)

    77. Vanderwaltozyma Kurtzman (2003)

    78. Wickerhamia Soneda (1960)

    79. Wickerhamiella van der Walt (1973)

    80. Wickerhamomyces Kurtzman, Robnett & Basehoar-Powers (2008)

    81. Yamadazyma Billon-Grand (1989)

    82. Yarrowia van der Walt & von Arx (1980)

    83. Zygoascus M.Th. Smith (1986)

    84. Zygosaccharomyces Barker (1901)

    85. Zygotorulaspora Kurtzman (2003)

    Part IVc Descriptions of Anamorphic Ascomycetous Genera and Species

    86. Aciculoconidium D.S. King & S.-C. Jong (1976)

    87. Blastobotrys von Klopotek (1967)

    88. Botryozyma Shann & M.Th. Smith (1992)

    89. Brettanomyces Kufferath & van Laer (1921)

    90. Candida Berkhout (1923)

    91. Geotrichum Link: Fries (1832)

    92. Kloeckera Janke (1928)

    93. Lalaria R.T. Moore emend. Á. Fonseca (2004)

    94. Macrorhabdus Tomaszewski, Logan, Snowden, Kurtzman & Phalen (2003)

    95. Myxozyma van der Walt, Weijman & von Arx (1981)

    96. Saitoella S. Goto, Sugiyama, Hamamoto & Komagata (1987)

    97. Saprochaete Coker & Shanor ex D.T.S. Wagner & Dawes (1970)

    98. Schizoblastosporion Ciferri (1930)

    99. Trigonopsis Schachner emend. Kurtzman & Robnett (2007)

    Volume 3

    Part Va Classification of the Basidiomycetous Taxa

    100. Discussion of Teleomorphic and Anamorphic Basidiomycetous Yeasts

    Part Vb Descriptions of Teleomorphic Basidiomycetous Genera and Species

    101. Agaricostilbum Wright (1970)

    102. Auriculibuller Sampaio & Fonseca (2004)

    103. Bannoa Hamamoto (2002)

    104. Bulleribasidium Sampaio, Weiss & Bauer (2002)

    105. Bulleromyces Boekhout & Á. Fonseca (1991)

    106. Chionosphaera Cox (1976)

    107. Colacogloea Oberwinkler & Bandoni (1990)

    108. Cuniculitrema Sampaio & R. Kirschner (2001)

    109. Curvibasidium Sampaio & Golubev (2004)

    110. Cystobasidium (Lagerheim) Neuhoff (1924)

    111. Cystofilobasidium Oberwinkler & Bandoni (1983)

    112. Erythrobasidium Hamamoto, Sugiyama & Komagata (1991)

    113. Fibulobasidium Bandoni (1979)

    114. Filobasidiella Kwon-Chung (1975)

    115. Filobasidium Olive (1968)

    116. Holtermannia Saccardo & Traverso (1910)

    117. Kondoa Y. Yamada, Nakagawa & Banno emend. Á. Fonseca, Sampaio & Fell (2000)

    118. Kriegeria Bresadola (1891)

    119. Kwoniella Statzell-Tallman & Fell (2007)

    120. Leucosporidium Fell, Statzell, I.L. Hunter & Phaff (1969)

    121. Mastigobasidium Golubev (1999)

    122. Mixia C.L. Kramer emend. H. Nishida, K. Ando, Y. Ando, Hirata & Sugiyama (1995)

    123. Mrakia Y. Yamada & Komagata (1987)

    124. Naohidea Oberwinkler (1990)

    125. Occultifur Oberwinkler (1990)

    126. Papiliotrema Sampaio, Weiss & Bauer (2002)

    127. Rhodosporidium Banno (1967)

    128. Sakaguchia Y. Yamada, Maeda & Mikata (1994)

    129. Sirobasidium de Lagerheim & Patouillard (1892)

    130. Sporidiobolus Nyland (1949)

    131. Tilletiaria Bandoni & Johri (1972)

    132. Tremella Persoon (1794)

    133. Trimorphomyces Bandoni & Oberwinkler (1983)

    134. Xanthophyllomyces Golubev (1995)

    Part Vc Descriptions of Anamorphic Basidiomycetous Genera and Species

    135. Acaromyces Boekhout, Scorzetti, Gerson & Sztejnberg (2003)

    136. Bensingtonia Ingold emend. Nakase & Boekhout (1986)

    137. Bullera Derx (1930)

    138. Cryptococcus Vuillemin (1901)

    139. Cryptotrichosporon Okoli & Boekhout (2007)

    140. Cyrenella Gochenaur (1981)

    141. Dioszegia Zsolt emend. Takashima, Deák & Nakase (2001)

    142. Fellomyces Y. Yamada & Banno (1984)

    143. Guehomyces Fell & Scorzetti (2004)

    144. Itersonilia Derx (1948)

    145. Kockovaella Nakase, Banno & Y. Yamada (1991)

    146. Kurtzmanomyces Y. Yamada, M. Itoh, Kawasaki, Banno & Nakase (1988)

    147. Leucosporidiella Sampaio (2003)

    148. Malassezia Baillon (1889)

    149. Meira Boekhout, Scorzetti, Gerson & Sztejnberg (2003)

    150. Moniliella Stolk & Dakin (1966)

    151. Mrakiella Margesin & Fell (2008)

    152. Phaffia M.W. Miller, Yoneyama & Soneda (1976)

    153. Pseudozyma Bandoni emend. Boekhout (1985) and a comparison with the yeast state of Ustilago maydis (De Candolle) Corda (1842)

    154. Reniforma Pore & Sorenson (1990)

    155. Rhodotorula Harrison (1928)

    156. Sporobolomyces Kluyver & van Niel (1924)

    157. Sterigmatomyces Fell (1966)

    158. Sympodiomycopsis Sugiyama, Tokuoka & Komagata (1991)

    159. Tausonia Bab’eva (1998)

    160. Tilletiopsis Derx ex Derx (1930)

    161. Trichosporon Behrend (1890)

    162. Udeniomyces Nakase & Takematsu (1992)

    Part VI Prototheca, A Yeast-like Alga

    163. Prototheca Krüger (1894)




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