Production and biological function of volatile esters in Saccharomyces cerevisiae

@article{Saerens2010ProductionAB,
  title={Production and biological function of volatile esters in Saccharomyces cerevisiae},
  author={S. Saerens and F. Delvaux and K. Verstrepen and J. Thevelein},
  journal={Microbial Biotechnology},
  year={2010},
  volume={3},
  pages={165 - 177}
}
The need to understand and control ester synthesis is driven by the fact that esters play a key role in the sensorial quality of fermented alcoholic beverages like beer, wine and sake. As esters are synthesized in yeast via several complex metabolic pathways, there is a need to gain a clear understanding of ester metabolism and its regulation. The individual genes involved, their functions and regulatory mechanisms have to be identified. In alcoholic beverages, there are two important groups of… Expand
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