Debaryomyces

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Debaryomyces is a genus of yeast [1]. The non-pathogenic species D. hansenii is commonly found in cheese, and is an osmotolerant, halotolerant, and xerotolerant (tolerant high amounts of salt and sugar, and low amounts of water) [2]. In cheese, strains of D. hansenii produces nutty/malty flavors in the form of aldehydes (2-Methylpropanal and 3-Methylbutanal) [3]. D. hansenii is also found in sake moto, edomiso, rennet, psoriasis, and salmon [4]

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