Demystifying Diastaticus: An Exposé of Everyone’s Favorite Explosive Yeast

CBC Online 2020
Speakers: Matt Linske

This seminar includes a brief history of Saccharomyces cerevisiae var. diastaticus, followed by an exploration of the impact on the modern brewing industry and an overview of detection methods from plating to PCR.

Learning Objectives:

  • Provide an understanding of how the metabolism in STA1 positive yeast are different from typical brewing yeast strains
  • Address past and current research on where contamination occurs
  • Discuss the use of selective media for isolation of colonies
  • Get a quick overview on PCR techniques and the importance of the method for detection

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