About the book
The application of microorganisms to produce novel bioproducts, as well as products with economic importance, already stablished has a great value for the economy and the environment achieving a sustainable production in the world.
Saccharomyces genus has a considerable importance in the production of several biomolecules by fermentation with vast application on industries such as agricultural, pharmaceutical or cosmetics etc. Also saccharomyces is a model system for anticancer agents studies and this genus shows an extensive relevance on medical research. This microorganism is also applied for biological control against plat and other pathogens consequently, and is crucial to understand the mechanisms and applications of biocontrol using yeasts. Saccharomyces book seeks to gather researches and studies involving saccharomyces genus with application on agricultural and pharmaceutical industries and other applications, showing the importance and the bottle necks of saccharomyces genus utilisation.
This book also intents to provide a comprehensive overview of the current state-of-the-art of saccharomyces genus utilisation on the most important areas such as agricultural, pharmaceutical, medicine and cosmetics.