Definition of brewer's yeast in English:

brewer's yeast

Syllabification: brew·er's yeast


  • A yeast that is used in breadmaking, winemaking, and the brewing of top-fermenting beer. It is also consumed as a source of vitamin B and is used in laboratories as an important research organism.
    • Saccharomyces cerevisiae, phylum Ascomycota
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    • This B vitamin is found in fresh green leafy vegetables and brewer's yeast.
    • We use brewer's yeast to feed fleas when we're raising them for experiments.
    • Human absorption from food is estimated at about 2-3 percent and 510 percent from brewer's yeast.

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