Yeast Extract Autolyzed
Yeast Extract Autolyzed Also called Yeast Autolysate, autolyzed yeast extract is the result from the water-soluble components of the yeast cell breaking down proteins under acidic and cold environments. It contains free glutamic acid, the source of the flavor enhancing properties of the yeast extract. The product is used as a flavor enhancer and can be found as a liquid, paste, powder, or granular form. See Monosodium Glutamate. Food Chemicals Codex. Washington, D.C.: National Academy, 2006. Print.