From the vineyard to the cellar: new insights of Starmerella bacillaris (synonym Candida zemplinina) technological properties and genomic perspective

Lemos Junior WJF, de Oliveira VS, Guerra AF, Giacomini A, Corich V.
Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2021 Jan 4. doi: 10.1007/s00253-020-11041-9. Online ahead of print. PMID: 33394145 Review.
The increased production of high alcohols, such as benzyl alcohol that has antifungal and antibacterial properties, highlights S. bacillaris potential as a biocontrol agent. After harvest, antifungal yeasts become part of the must microbiota and may also improve the …