Yeast (IMAGE) Genetics Society of America Caption Different strains of the yeast <em>Saccharomyces cerevisiae</em> growing on petri dishes. Genome sequencing shows that many wine yeast strains are almost genetically identical. Credit Ellie Jay Photography Usage Restrictions None License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.