Saccharomyces cerevisiae Meyen ex E. C. Hansen 1883 — Common names

Baker's Yeast, Brewer's Yeast learn more about names for this taxon

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baker's yeast Bob Corrigan, Anage Data, NCBI Taxonomy Trusted
Baker's Yeast, Brewer's Yeast Bob Corrigan Trusted
brewer's yeast Bob Corrigan, NCBI Taxonomy Trusted
lager beer yeast NCBI Taxonomy Trusted
Yeast NCBI Taxonomy Trusted


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Bakkersgist World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted


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Leivinhiiva Kari Pihlaviita Trusted


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Backhefe Josefin Stiller Trusted
Bierhefe Josefin Stiller Trusted


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Ølgjær uBio Trusted
ÿlgjær uBio Trusted


Name Sources Status
Bira mayasi World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted


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