Facts about Yeast

Facts about Yeast
  1. There are about 500 species of yeast.
  2. They are classified in fungi kingdom.
  3. Yeast produces carbon dioxide when it consumes sugar.
  4. Yeast is taken as a vitamin supplement because it is 50% protein.
  5. Yeast is a rich source of B vitamins, niacin and folic acid.
  6. If you deprive yeast of its sugar supply it doesn't die.
  7. Yeast can split to make two yeast cells.
  8. In some species two cells fuse before undergoing spore formation.