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Question 1:
What is the binomial authority of Saccharomyces cerevisiae?
Hansen, 1874
Meyen ex E.C. Hansen
Hansen & Lessel 1971
Meyen, 1834

Question 2: Some metals like magnesium, iron, ________, zinc also are required for good growth of the yeast.

Question 3:
What classis does Saccharomyces cerevisiae belong to?

Question 4:
What phylum does Saccharomyces cerevisiae belong to?

Question 5:
What is the binomial of Saccharomyces cerevisiae?
Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Neoregelia ibitipocensis
Odezia atrata
Hypericum fieriense

Question 6: Histidine, ________, Cystine and Lysine are however, not readily utilized.
AlanineGlycineGlutamic acidSerine

Question 7: S. cerevisiae can be transformed allowing for either the addition of new genes or deletion through ________.
DNA repairBacteriaDNAHomologous recombination

Question 8: As a ________, S. cerevisiae shares the complex internal cell structure of plants and animals without the high percentage of non-coding DNA that can confound research in higher eukaryotes.

Question 9: "Saccharomyces" derives from ________ Greek and means "sugar mold" or "sugar fungus", saccharo- being the combining form "sugar-" and myces being "fungus".
Old LatinLatinVulgar LatinRoman Empire

Question 10: S. cerevisiae was the first eukaryotic ________ that was completely sequenced.


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