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.
- 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