Molecular taxonomy of the yeasts

@article{Kurtzman1994MolecularTO,
  title={Molecular taxonomy of the yeasts},
  author={Cletus P. Kurtzman},
  journal={Yeast},
  year={1994},
  volume={10}
}
The term ‘yeast’ is often taken as a synonym for Saccharomyces cerevisiae, but the phylogenetic diversity of yeasts is illustrated by their assignment to two taxonomic classes of fungi, the ascomycetes and the basidiomycetes. Subdivision of taxa within their respective classes is usually made from comparisons of morphological and physiological features whose genetic basis is often unknown. Application of molecular comparisons to questions in yeast classification offers an unprecedented… 
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