Discrimination between the soil yeast speciesWilliopsis saturnus andWilliopsis suaveolens by the polymerase chain reaction with the universal primer N21

Microbiology (Impact Factor: 0.64). 04/2012; 69(2):229-233. DOI: 10.1007/BF02756205


Thirty-five yeast strains of the genusWilliopsis, analyzed by the polymerase chain reaction with the universal primer N21, were found to belong to two sibling species,W. saturnus andW. suaveolens. Such affiliation of the strains studied agrees well with the results of genetic and physiological investigations.

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