Pichia is a genus of teleomorphic yeasts in the family Saccharomycetaceae. The anamorphs of some Pichia species are Candida species. Some Pichia species are thought to be opportunistic pathogens . One member of the genus, P. pastoris, is used as an expression system in molecular biology.
- Pichia Species, Doctor Fungus, url accessed 2006-12-21
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