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Baker's yeast helps biologists to understand drug resistance in fungi - Phys.Org

MSU-based biologists have reported new understanding of fungal drug resistance mechanisms. To study them, the scientists used baker's yeast expressing ...
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Long Island programs for budding marine biologists - Newsday

Have a kid who dreams of becoming a marine biologist? With nearly 1,200 miles of coastal shoreline, it makes sense that many Long Island youngsters fall in love with the sea. Lucky for them, plenty of programs and events are designed to foster ...

Lab studies the social interaction of yeast - Phys.Org

She added that a large number of the principles of cell biology and genetics were first figured out by studying Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Like all yeasts, S. cerevisiae reproduce quickly: Murphy's lab will produce six to seven generations per day ...

Yeast: Budding, Fission, and Candida

Stanford - United States

Cytobiology, biochemistry and genetics of the Saccharomyces cerevisiae and Schizosaccharomyces pombe, with links to resources and databases. Section of the Virtual Library maintained at Department of Genetics, School of Medicine, Stanford University, California.

Fission Reactors on the Earth

Discusses the natural nuclear fission reactions that occurred 1.7 billion years ago in uranium deposits at Oklo, Gabon.

Cell Division: Binary Fission and Mitosis
United States

Offers information on the cell cycle, including prokaryotic and eukaryotic cell division.

United States

Information from Wikipedia on this genus of yeasts which can cause infections, their classification and characteristics.

Candida albicans
United States

Information on this dimorphic fungus and the infection it causes, with a video from the Microbiology Video Library.


Diagnostic features, habitat and distribution of prairie mallow.

Albugo candida

microscopic image

United States

Photograph of flowers of a brassica covered with a spore mass of this species.

Candida Genome Database
United States

Resource for genomic sequence data and gene and protein information for Candida albicans.

California Fungi: Nidula candida
United States

Commonly known as the bird's nest fungus, a photograph of this species and links to several other photographs.

United States

Articles on all aspects of Saccharomyces and other yeast genera.