Russian Journal of Genetics

, Volume 46, Issue 11, pp 1295–1305 | Cite as

A new yeast strain for brewery: Properties and advantages

  • S. G. Davydenko
  • B. F. Yarovoy
  • V. P. Stepanova
  • D. V. Afonin
  • B. E. Batashov
  • A. T. Dedegkaev
Genetics of Microorganisms


Beer is a natural product and is a multicomponent system that has both positive and negative consumer properties. Organoleptical off-flavors of beer are difficult to eliminate. Yeasts are the main active component of the system. The relationship between beer quality and yeast usage is well known. New industrial strains for brewery are continuously developed. An industrial yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae strain was obtained and showed high technological properties, including efficient fermentation, a reduced production of sulfur hydrate, and a high diacetyl reduction rate. The advantages made it possible to develop new brands of beer and nonalcoholic products. The commercial use of the strain was patented. The strain was deposited in the Russian Collection of Industrial Microorganisms.


Ethanol Production Yeast Strain Wine Yeast Industrial Strain Brewing Strain 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. G. Davydenko
    • 1
  • B. F. Yarovoy
    • 2
  • V. P. Stepanova
    • 2
  • D. V. Afonin
    • 1
  • B. E. Batashov
    • 1
  • A. T. Dedegkaev
    • 1
  1. 1.JSC Baltika Breweries CompanySt. PetersburgRussia
  2. 2.Konstantinov St. Petersburg Institute of Nuclear PhysicsRussian Academy of SciencesGatchina, Leningrad OblastRussia

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