Yeast Colonies: A Model for Studies of Aging, Environmental Adaptation, and Longevity

@inproceedings{Vchov2012YeastCA,
  title={Yeast Colonies: A Model for Studies of Aging, Environmental Adaptation, and Longevity},
  author={Libu{\vs}e V{\'a}chov{\'a} and Michal {\vC}{\'a}p and Zdena Palkov{\'a}},
  booktitle={Oxidative medicine and cellular longevity},
  year={2012}
}
When growing on solid surfaces, yeast, like other microorganisms, develops organized multicellular populations (colonies and biofilms) that are composed of differentiated cells with specialized functions. Life within these populations is a prevalent form of microbial existence in natural settings that provides the cells with capabilities to effectively… CONTINUE READING