Author Archives: rortizme
by Ângela Carvalho This friendship discovered by researchers in Belgium promises to revolutionize the way we see and consume chocolate. You may be wondering what yeast and chocolate have in common or the reason behind this special friendship. Chocolate is … Continue reading
By Manuela Gottardi When we talk about yeasts we might think of bread, beer and wine but nowadays when associated with human health, yeasts are often seen as pathogens.
by Matthias Eder . Ever since the movie “Finding Nemo” the image has been fixed in the mind of the audience: The orange and white striped clownfish which is inseparably connected to its anemone and never moves too far away from … Continue reading
by Leonie Wenning. The quality of human nutrition is getting more and more into focus in the recent years. For either environmental or ethic reasons as well as individual health concerns an increasing number of people is switching from meat … Continue reading
by Nurzhan Kuanyshev. In order to survive in low nutrient environments, most microorganisms compete with each other to get their best niche, which will allow them to grow and produce progeny. Many different strategies where adopted by microbes to withstand the … Continue reading
by David Ferreira. Man and yeast have crossed their paths long time ago. Evidences of deliberated control of the process of winemaking in the regions of Caucasus and Mesopotamia go back as far as 7000 B.C. (McGovern et al., 2004). … Continue reading
by Javier Varela. You might be wondering what kind of strange relationship would involve yeast and an insect – well, a really interesting for sure. In nature, microorganisms need different strategies to ensure survival when environmental conditions are not optimal. … Continue reading