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Saccharomycetaceae, family Saccharomycetaceae(noun)
family of fungi comprising the typical yeasts: reproduce by budding and ferment carbohydrates
The Saccharomycetaceae are a family of yeast in the order Saccharomycetales that reproduce by budding. Species in the family have a cosmopolitan distribution, and are present in a wide variety of habitats, especially those with a plentiful supply of carbohydrate sources. The family contains the species Saccharomyces cerevisiae, arguably the most economically important fungus.
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