One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A yeast which is used in the brewing of top-fermenting beer and is also eaten as a source of vitamin B.
Saccharomyces cerevisiae, subdivision Ascomycotinacount noun ‘a traditional brewer's yeast’as modifier ‘brewer's yeast tablets’
- ‘We use brewer's yeast to feed fleas when we're raising them for experiments.’
- ‘The high starch content of corn can be converted to sugar and then fermented to ethanol fuel by brewer's yeast.’
- ‘Human absorption from food is estimated at about 2-3 percent and 510 percent from brewer's yeast.’
- ‘A strong infusion of the tea with brewer's yeast treats delayed menses.’
- ‘Even some single-celled eukaryotes are familiar, such as brewer's yeast or athlete's foot fungus.’
- ‘The patties - typically made of corn syrup, soy flour, and brewer's yeast - create another problem.’
- ‘This B vitamin is found in fresh green leafy vegetables and brewer's yeast.’
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