Yeast, a single celled fungus, is responsible for some of our most important foods and beverages, among other things. Bread, wine, beer, biofuel, and insulin are all made from yeast. We humans have been using yeast for thousands of years, and it has enabled our agricultural and geographical expansion. Now, yeast is important commercially, with more than $900 billion of the US economy maintained by yeast.
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