Entry from US English dictionary
A dried preparation of yeast used or suitable for use as leaven.
- The third group represents proteins evolving before the separation of baker's yeast and fission yeast.
- Unlike sourdough starters, which are inhabited by many different species of wild yeast, baker's yeast is made from a single hyperactive species that produces a uniform product in a relatively short period of time.
- Although fission yeast appears to express an actinin (or at least an actinin - like protein) baker's yeast does not.
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Syllabification: bak·er's yeast
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