Definition: The dry cells of any suitable strain of SACCHAROMYCES CEREVISIAE or CANDIDA. It can be obtained as a by-product from the brewing of beer or by growing on media not suitable for beer production. Dried yeast serves as a source of protein and VITAMIN B COMPLEX.
when brewer's or baker's yeast is given as therapy, index here; when the yeast is the source of matter in enzyme or other metab studies, index as SACCHAROMYCES CEREVISIAE
Other names Yeast, Nutritional; Nutritional Yeast; Dried Yeast