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- Viola, Roberto, et al. Show all 11 Authors
- Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 2012 v.109 no.33 pp. 13398-13403
- Polistes; Saccharomyces cerevisiae; Vespa crabro; adults; assets; autumn; biotransformation; evolution; genetic variation; grapes; humans; insects; loci; microsatellite repeats; overwintering; population structure; progeny; provenance; seasonal variation; surveys; wines; yeasts
- ... S accharomyces cerevisiae is one of the most important model organisms and has been a valuable asset to human civilization. However, despite its extensive use in the last 9,000 y, the existence of a seasonal cycle outside human-made environments has not yet been described. We demonstrate the role of social wasps as vector and natural reservoir of S. cerevisiae during all seasons. We provide experi ...
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