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By Carlos Augusto Rosa, Gabor Peter

Within the previous few a long time an increasing number of yeast habitats were explored, spanning chilly climates to tropical areas and dry deserts to rainforests. for that reason, a wide physique of ecological info has been gathered and the variety of identified yeast species has elevated speedily. This e-book offers an summary of the biodiversity of yeasts in numerous habitats. fresh advances accomplished by means of the applying of molecular organic tools within the box of yeast taxonomy and ecology also are included within the publication. anywhere attainable, the interplay among yeasts and the encompassing surroundings is mentioned.

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In order to examine a large number of strains, ecological studies are most efficiently undertaken with the assistance of a high throughput sequencer. These instruments can sequence approximately 1,000 strains/day. Throughputs of this magnitude are beyond the capabilities of the average single researcher to manipulate and analyze on a daily basis; however, large numbers of strains can be sequenced on a weekly and monthly basis. Studies of complex unknown communities, such as illustrated with the Florida Everglades program, are most efficiently studied by direct sequence analysis of the species.

Molecular data. The CBS in The Netherlands, CABI in the UK and Landcare Research in New Zealand have launched the Mycobank website (Crous et al. org) that allows the online registration of new fungal names as well as associated data. For the yeasts, this website is coupled to the yeast BioloMICS database and new species are made available online directly. We hope that this will be a highly valuable tool for all yeast researchers, especially those working on biodiversity and ecology. 7 Conclusions The results obtained from biodiversity and functional studies of yeasts should be investigated in a more global and comprehensive approach, allowing a better understanding of the roles of these organisms in nature and their relationships to other living beings.

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