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why dies yeast make bread rise. this questin is for my biology paper, would really appreciate the help u can give me. thank you
-- Anonymous, May 29, 2001
It gives off Carbon Dioxide as a biproduct.
-- Anonymous, June 02, 2001
this is the reaction: GLUCOSE=ETHANOL+CARBON DIOXIDE yeast respires anaerobically. This means it doesn't use oxygen when it respires. Yeast cells live as singulaar cells. They are called saccharomyces which means 'sugar fungi'.
-- Anonymous, June 05, 2001