Yeast Culture in Baking

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Biology of Yeast

Culturing Yeast

Metabolic Pathways of Importance

Other examples:
Subscript: H2O
Superscript: Fe3+

Overall paper length should be 3,000 words, with at least 3 figures with data.

Preparation of Culture for Baking

Activation of Yeast Culture

Preparation of Dough


Industrial Considerations



Genetic Engineering

Further Reading

Discovering Sourdough, by Teresa Greenway—An excellent, comprehensive manual for cooking doughs, covering a range of baking considerations.


1Adlercreutz, Herman. "Can Rye Intake Decrease Risk of Human Breast Cancer?" Food & Nutrition Research 54.0 (2010): n. pag. Web.

2Amendola, Joseph, and Nicole Rees. Understanding Baking: The Art and Science of Baking. Hoboken, NJ: J. Wiley, 2003. Print.

3Arendt, Elke K., Alice Moroni, and Emanuele Zannini. "Medical Nutrition Therapy: Use of Sourdough Lactic Acid Bacteria as a Cell Factory for Delivering Functional Biomolecules and Food Ingredients in Gluten Free Bread." Microbial Cell Factories 10.Suppl 1 (2011): S15. Web.

4Bamforth, Charles W. Food, Fermentation, and Micro-organisms. Oxford: Blackwell Science, 2005. Print.

5Flagella, Zina. "Nutritional and Technological Quality of the Durum Wheat." Italian Journal of Agronomy 1.1s (2011): n. pag. Web.

6Gobbetti, Marco, and Michael Gänzle. Handbook on Sourdough Biotechnology. New York: Springer, 2013. Print.

7Hosier Greenway, Teresa L. Discovering Sourdough. N.p.: Self-Publised, n.d. Print.

8Martin, Peter. "The Secret to Baking a Good Loaf." Materials Today 10.12 (2007): 65. Web.

9Pejin, Dusanka, Olgica Grujic, Jelena Pejin, and Suncica Kocic-Tanackov. "Effect of Yeast Storage Temperature and Flour Composition on Fermentative Activities of Baker's Yeast." Zbornik Matice Srpske Za Prirodne Nauke 116 (2009): 305-13. Web.

10Pinho, Beatriz Helena, and Eliana Badiale Furlong. "The Occurrence of Molds, Yeasts and Mycotoxins in Pre-cooked Pizza Dough Sold in Southern Rio Grande Do Sul." Brazilian Journal of Microbiology 31.2 (2000): n. pag. Web.

11Pérez-Torrado, Roberto, Joaquín Panadero, María Hernández-López, José Prieto, and Francisca Randez-Gil. "Global Expression Studies in Baker's Yeast Reveal Target Genes for the Improvement of Industrially-relevant Traits: The Cases of CAF16 and ORC2." Microbial Cell Factories 9.1 (2010): 56. Web.

12Rose, R. H., and JS Harrison. The Yeasts: Yeast Technology. London: Academic, 1993. Print.

13Sasano, Yu, Yutaka Haitani, Keisuke Hashida, Iwao Ohtsu, Jun Shima, and Hiroshi Takagi. "Enhancement of the Proline and Nitric Oxide Synthetic Pathway Improves Fermentation Ability under Multiple Baking-associated Stress Conditions in Industrial Baker's Yeast." Microbial Cell Factories 11.1 (2012): 40. Web.

14Thurmond, David L. A Handbook of Food Processing in Classical Rome: For Her Bounty No Winter. Leiden: Brill, 2006. Print.

15Toyosaki, Toshiyuki, and Yasuhide Sakane. "Effects of Salt on Wheat Flour Dough Fermentation." Advance Journal of Food Science and Technology 5.2 (2013): 84-89. Web.

Edited by Owen Z. Foster, a student of Nora Sullivan in BIOL168L (Microbiology) in The Keck Science Department of the Claremont Colleges Spring 2015.