The yeast Candida railenensis in the fruits of English oak (Quercus robur L.)

@article{Isaeva2009TheYC,
  title={The yeast Candida railenensis in the fruits of English oak (Quercus robur L.)},
  author={Olga V. Isaeva and Anna M. Glushakova and Andrey M. Yurkov and I. Yu. Chernov},
  journal={Microbiology},
  year={2009},
  volume={78},
  pages={355-359}
}
The cotyledons of whole intact acorns were shown to contain yeasts; their number increased sharply before acorn germination. The yeasts in the cotyledons are mainly represented by one species, Candida railenensis, with the number in the germinating cotyledons reaching 107 CFU/g. After germination or exocarp destruction, the cotyledons were colonized by the usual epiphytic and litter yeasts Cryptococcus albidus, Rhodotorula glutinis, and Cystofilobasidium capitatum. 

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