Study Detail

TitleThe origin of lager-brewing yeast: tracking the wild genetic stock of a domesticated microbe
Study TypePopulation Genomics
Abstract Domestication of plants and animals promoted humanity’s transition from nomadic to sedentary lifestyles, demographic expansion, and the emergence of civilizations. In contrast to the well-documented successes of crop and livestock breeding, microbe domestication remains more obscure despite the impo .. [more]
Description Examines genome sequence divergence between several natural and brewing isolates of Saccharomyces bayanus,uvarum,pastorianus.
Center NameUniversity of Colorado Denver Health Sciences Cent