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Is Saccharomyces cerevisiae the same as brewer's yeast?

Is Saccharomyces cerevisiae the same as brewer's yeast?

Rochester biologist Justin Fay studies Saccharomyces cerevisiae, also known as baker's yeast or brewer's yeast. cerevisiae is known as “brewer's yeast” or “baker's yeast” for good reason: it's responsible for the fermentation that makes beer alcoholic and allows a lump of dough to rise into a loaf of bread.

Which is known as baker's yeast Class 8?

Saccharomyces cerevisiae