Definition of Saccharomyces cerevisiae

Reviewed on 3/29/2021

Saccharomyces cerevisiae: Baker's yeast. The simplest single-cell organism that operates in a manner similar to a human cell and therefore an important model organism in genetics and molecular biology. The Saccharomyces cerevisiae genome has been sequenced.


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