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Oregon State Microbe?
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The state Legislature is considering honoring brewer's yeast as the state microbe. The House has already approved the resolution and now it's before the Senate. Resolution sponsor Rep. Mark Johnson says designating brewer's yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae) as the state microbe is a salute to the economic impact it has had on the state's economy.