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- Ruffini, Alejandra, et al. Show all 5 Authors
- Applied and environmental microbiology 2007 v.73 no.4 pp. 1120-1125
- Betulaceae; Cornus; Cyttaria; Fagaceae; Nothofagus; altitude; astaxanthin; biogeography; cognition; fish culture; fruiting bodies; host specificity; hosts; intergenic DNA; internal transcribed spacers; latitude; parasites; phylogeny; pigmentation; pigments; sisters; trees; yeasts; Argentina
- ... Phaffia rhodozyma (sexual form, Xanthophyllomyces dendrorhous) is a basidiomycetous yeast that has been found in tree exudates in the Northern Hemisphere at high altitudes and latitudes. This yeast produces astaxanthin, a carotenoid pigment with biotechnological importance because it is used in aquaculture for fish pigmentation. We isolated X. dendrorhous from the Southern Hemisphere (Patagonia, A ...
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