Dictionary > Dried yeast

Dried yeast

Definition
noun
A type of baker’s yeast where it contains dehydrated yeast cells of a particular strain of Saccharomyces cerevisiae (which may be mixed with starchy material). It is a commercially-available by-product from the brewing industry as a natural source of protein and vitamin B complex.
Supplement
Possible sources include: brewers dried yeast, debittered brewers dried yeast, or primary dried yeast. Its components are 45% of protein, in 1 g not less than 0.3 mg of nicotinic acid, 0.04 mg riboflavin, and 0.12 mg thiamin hydrochloride. Since it contains vitamin B complex it is sometimes used as a dietary supplement.
See also:

Related term(s):

  • active dry yeast


    You will also like...

    Lotic community of algal species
    Lotic Communities & Algae

    Lotic communities have conditions that are rather harsh for typical plants. Thus, the diversity of plant species in loti..

    New Zealand - Biodiversity fauna
    New Zealand’s Biodiversity

    Find out more about New Zealand's unique biodiversity by exploring a range of different ecosystems and the key role of s..

    Stem
    Stems

    Stems primarily provide plants structural support. This tutorial includes lectures on the external form of a woody twig ..

    Still Water Animals
    Still Water Animals

    Animals living in aquatic habitats have diversified and evolved through time. They eventually occupy ecological niches a..

    Neurology of Illusions
    Neurology of Illusions

    Illusions are the perceptions and sensory data obtained from situations in which human error prevents us from seeing the..

    vitamins
    A Balanced Vitamin Diet – Vitamins A – K

    A balanced diet is essential to a healthy organism. Insufficiency or too much of a particular element or compound, such ..