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Archaea : evolution, physiology, and molecular biology

Author: Roger A Garrett; Hans-Peter Klenk
Publisher: Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Drawing on major themes presented at the June 2005 meeting held in Munich to honor the Archaea pioneers Wolfram Zillig and Karl O. Stetter, the book provides a thorough survey of the archaea field from its controversial beginnings to its ongoing expansion to include aspects of eukaryotic biology.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Roger A Garrett; Hans-Peter Klenk
ISBN: 1405144041 9781405144049
OCLC Number: 65195316
Description: xii, 388 pages, 28 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: The birth of the archaea : a personal retrospective / Carl R. Woese --
Natural history of the archaeal domain / Patrick Forterre, Simonetta Gribaldo, and Celine Brochier-Armanet --
The root of the tree : lateral gene transfer and the nature of the domains / David A. Walsh [and others] --
Diversity of uncultivated archaea : perspectives from microbial ecology and metagenomics / Christa Schleper --
Nanoarchaeota / Harald Huber and Reinhard Rachel --
Families of DNA viruses infecting hyperthermophilic crenarchaea / David Prangishvili --
Features of the genomes / Hans-Peter Klenk --
Sulfolobus genomes : mechanisms of rearrangements and change / Kim Brgger, Xu Peng, and Roger A. Garrett --
Plasmids / Georg Lipps --
Integration mechanisms: possible role in genome evolution / Qunxin She, Haojun Zhu, and Xiaoyu Xiang --
Genetics / Moshe Mevarech and Thorsten Allers --
Genetic properties of sulfolobus acidocaldarius and related archaea / Dennis W. Grogan --
Chromatin and regulation / John N. Reeve and Kathleen Sandman --
DNA replication and the cell cycle / Victoria L. Marsh and Stephen D. Bell. DNA repair / Malcolm F. White --
Transcriptional mechanisms / Michael Thomm and Winfried Hausner --
Transcriptional regulation in haloarchaea / Felicitas Pfeifer [and others] --
Aminoacyl-tRNAs : deciphering and defining the genetic message / Alexandre Ambrogelly [and others] --
Translational mechanisms and protein synthesis / Paola Londei --
Expanding world of small noncoding RNAs / Arina Omer, Maria Zago, and Patrick P. Dennis --
Transcriptomics, proteomics, and structural genomics of pyrococcus furiosus / Michael W.W. Adams [and others] --
Glycolytic pathways : evolution by tinkering / John van der Oost and Bettina Siebers --
Metabolism of inorganic sulfur compounds in archaea / Arnulf Kletzin --
Methyl-coenzyme M reductase in methanogens and methanotrophs / Rudolf K. Thauer and Seigo Shima --
Methylation of metal(loid)s by methanoarchaea : production of volatile derivatives with high ecotoxicological impact and health concern / Klaus Michalke, Jörg Meyer, and Reinhard Hensel --
Biotechnology / Ksenia Egorova and Garabed Antranikian.
Responsibility: edited by Roger A. Garrett and Hans-Peter Klenk.
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