• What is yeast nutrition?
• Why is it important?
• Current understanding of the needs and challenges
• Utilization of nutrients to rectifyidentified challenges
WHAT IS YEAST NUTRITION?
• Yeast cell physiology
– Refers to how yeast cells feed, metabolize, grow, reproduce, survive and ultimately die
• Yeast nutrition
– Mechanisms of how yeast cells translocate water and essential organic and inorganic nutrients from the surrounding environment, through the cell wall, across the cellular membrane and into the intracellular milieu