Prokaryotic diversity : mechanisms and significance : Sixty-Sixth Symposium of the Society for General Microbiology held at the University of Warwick, April 2006 [E-Book] / edited by N.A. Logan, H.M. Lappin-Scott & P.C.F. Oyston.
Logan, Niall A., (editor)
Lappin-Scott, Hilary M., (editor) / Oyston, Petra C. F., (editor)
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2006
1 online resource (x, 302 pages)
Society for General Microbiology. Symposia
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Table of Contents:
  • Microbial diversity in the era of genomics /
  • R.R. Colwell
  • Patterns in prokaryotic biodiversity /
  • M.C. Horner-Devine, J. Green, B.J.M. Bohannan
  • A putative RNA-interference-based immune system in prokaryotes : the epitome of prokaryotic genomic diversity /
  • E.V. Koonin and others]
  • The significance of prokaryote diversity in the human gastrointestinal tract /
  • H.J. Flint
  • The genetics of phenotypic innovation /
  • H.J.E. Beaumont [and others]
  • Minimal genomes required for life /
  • R. Gil, V. Perez-Brocal, A. Latorre, A. Moya
  • Evolution of the core of genes /
  • V. Daubin, E. Lerat
  • Biogeographical diversity of archaeal viruses /
  • K.M. Stedman, A. Clore, Y. Combet-Blanc
  • Is there a link between chlamydia and heart disease? /
  • L.A. Campbell, C.-C. Kuo
  • Unculturable oral bacteria /
  • W.G. Wade
  • Comparative genomics
  • what do such studies tell us about the emergence and spread of key pathogens? /
  • R.W. Titball, M. Duffield
  • Spread of genomic islands between clinical and environmental strains /
  • J. Klockgether, O.N. Reva, B. Tümmler
  • Evolving gene clusters in soil bacteria /
  • A. Morningstar [and others]
  • Unusual micro-organisms from unusual habitats : hypersaline environments /
  • A. Ventosa
  • Genomic islands and evolution of catabolic pathways /
  • S. Lacour, M. Gaillard, J.R. van der Meer
  • Horizontal gene transfer and its role in the emergence of new phenotypes /
  • A.M. Osborn.