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The rise of yeast : how the sugar fungus shaped civilization / Nicholas P. Money.

Money, Nicholas P., (author.).

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  • ISBN: 9780190270711
  • ISBN: 0190270713
  • Physical Description: xi, 210 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2018]

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Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents: Introduction: Yeasty basics -- Yeast of Eden: drink -- The dough also rises: food -- Frankenyeast: cells -- The little yeast on the prairie: biotechnology -- Yeasts of the wild: yeast diversity -- Yeasts of wrath: health and disease.
Summary, etc.: Humans knew what yeast did long before they knew what it was. It was not until Louis Pasteur's experiments in the 1860s that scientists even acknowledged its classification as a fungus. A compelling blend of science, history, and sociology The Rise of Yeast explores the rich, strange, and utterly symbiotic relationship between people and yeast.
Subject: Yeast.
Microorganisms.
SCIENCE > Life Sciences > Biology > Microbiology.
Yeasts.
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