Answer to Question #10545 in Microbiology for Raquel Smedley
what is the biochemical process the bread making microorganism uses to get energy
Yeasts are chemoorganotrophs, as they use organic compounds as a source of energy and do not require sunlight to grow. Yeasts produce energy by fermentation (he metabolism of carbohydrates by certain species of yeast under anaerobic or low-oxygen conditions) and aerobic cellular respiration.
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