This classic series covers the complete biology and biochemistry of the yeasts in six volumes. Volume 5 addresses the major areas of yeast technology relevant to the food, pharmaceutical, and biotechnology industries.

Key Features

* SPECIAL FEATURES: * Final volume of a comprehensive research level edited treatise covering biochemistry physiology, technology of yeasts. The book will cover the major areas of yeast technology relevant to the food, pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. Yeast are highly versatile organisms, particularly suitable for industrial purposes - this book will be of interest to many.


Pure and applied microbiologists, biochemists, biotechnologists, cell biologists, and food scientists.

Table of Contents

A.H. Rose and J.S. Harrison, Introduction. J.R.M. Hammond, Brewer's Yeasts. R.E Kunkee and L.F. Bisson, Wine-making Yeasts. K. Kodama, Sak-Brewing Yeasts. F.W. Beech, Yeasts in Cider-Making. D.C. Watson, Yeasts in Distilled Alcoholic Beverage Production. W.M. Ingledew, Yeasts for Production of Fuel Ethanol. T.P. Lyons, K.A. Jacques, and D.A. Dawson, Miscellaneous Yeast Products. E. Hinchliffe and E. Kenny, Yeast as a Vehcile for the Expression of Heterologous Genes. A.H. Roseand G. Vijayalakshmi, Baker's Yeasts. J.S. Harrison, Food and Fodder Yeasts. E.A. Tudor and R.G. Board, Food Spoilage Yeasts. D.S. Thomas, Yeasts as Spoilage Organisms in Beverages. Subject Index. Author Index.


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© 1993
Academic Press
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About the editors

Anthony Rose

Affiliations and Expertise

School of Biological Sciences, Bath University, U.K.

J. Harrison

Affiliations and Expertise

Ashley House, Upper Frog Street, Tenby, Dyfed, U.K.


@qu:"The series will form an essential source book for libraries serving microbiologists" @source:--THE SOCIETY FOR GENERAL MICROBIOLOGY QUARTERLY @qu:"The course of time has shown these volumes to be an outstanding success... The student, teacher and researcher interested in yeasts will find it difficult not to refer to the relevant chapters in The Yeasts, Second Edition." @source:--FOOD AUSTRALIA