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New yeast species discovered in Braunschweig, Germany
Indigenous beech trees offer habitat for yeast threatened by climate change
Dr. Andrey M. Yurkov isolated a new yeast from tree sap in the Braunschweig districts of Stöckheim and Gartenstadt. In the spring seasons of 2016 and 2019, sap samples were taken from trees and shrubs (birch and beech trees, hornbeams, dogwood) that had been injured by annual pruning. More ...
Our metadatabase of organism-linked information covering the multifarious aspects of bacterial and archaeal biodiversity.
TYGS offers a truly genome-based classification and identification of prokaryotic strains without overestimating phylogenetic confidence.
Nomenclature up-to-date is a compilation of all names of Bacteria & Archaea which have been validly published according to the Bacteriological Code.
Since STR microsatellites are stable as well as highly polymorphic in human populations, STR profiling is shown to be ideal for authentication of human cell line samples.