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Title Microbes and evolution : the world that Darwin never saw / edited by Roberto Kolter and Stanley Maloy
Published Washington, DC : ASM Press, ©2012
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 299 pages)
Series Textbook, ASM Press
Textbook, ASM Press
Contents Darwin and microbiology / Roberto Kolter and Stanley Maloy -- Evolution in action : a 50,000-generation salute to Charles Darwin / Richard E. Lenski -- Minimal genomes and reducible complexity / Andrés Moya -- Lady Lumps's mouthguard / Jessica Green -- Trying to make sense of the microbial census / Mitchell L. Sogin -- The view from below / Margaret Riley and Robert Dorit -- Running wild with antibiotics / Roberto Kolter -- Antibiotic resistance / Diarmaid Hughes -- Bacteria battling for survival / Thomas M. Schmidt -- Phage : an important evolutionary force Darwin never knew / Forest Rohwer -- The struggle for existence : mutualism / Paul E. Turner -- The secret social lives of microorganisms / Kevin R. Foster -- Microbes and microevolution / Evgeni Sokurenko -- Unnecessary baggage / Stanley Maloy and Guido Mora -- Bacterial adaptation : built-in responses and random variation / Josep Casadesús -- The impact of differential regulation on bacterial speciation / Eduardo A. Groisman -- An accidental evolutionary biologist : GASP, long-term survival, and evolution / Steven E. Finkel -- How bacteria revealed Darwin's mistake (and got me to read On the Origin of Species) / John R. Roth -- The role of conjugation in the evolution of bacteria / Fernando de la Cruz -- Do bacteria have sex? / Rosemary J. Redfield -- Better than sex / Harald Brüssow -- Darwin in my lab : mutation, recombination, and speciation / Miroslav Radman -- Sexual difficulties / Howard Ochman -- Unveiling Prochlorococcus : the life and times of the ocean's smallest photosynthetic cell / Sallie W. Chisholm -- Deciphering the language of diplomacy : give and take in the study of the squid-vibrio symbiosis / Margaret McFall-Ngai and Ned Ruby -- The tangled banks of ants and microbes / Cameron R. Currie -- Microbial symbiosis and evolution / Nancy A. Moran -- Coevolution of Helicobacter pylori and humans / Martin J. Blaser -- The library of Maynard-Smith : my search for meaning in the protein universe / Frances H. Arnold -- In pursuit of billion-year-old Rosetta Stones / Dianne K. Newman -- The deep history of life / Andrew H. Knoll -- A glimpse into microevolution in nature : adaptation and speciation of bacillus simplex from "Evolution Canyon" / Johannes Sikorski -- On the origin of bacterial pathogenic species by means of natural selection : a tale of coevolution / Philippe J. Sansonetti -- The evolution of diversity and the emergence of rules governing phenotypic evolution / Paul B. Rainey -- The Christmas fungus on Christmas Island / Anne Pringle -- A new age of naturalists / Rachel A. Whitaker -- The ship that led to shape / Kevin D. Young -- Postphylogenetics / W. Ford Doolittle -- Irreducible complexity? Not! / David F. Blair and Kelly T. Hughes -- Many challenges to classifying microbial species / Stephen Giovannoni
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Bacteria -- Evolution.
Evolution (Biology)
Microorganisms -- Evolution.
Biological Evolution.
Microbiological Phenomena.
Genre/Form Essays.
Form Electronic book
Author Kolter, Roberto, 1953- editor
Maloy, Stanley R., editor
ISBN 1555818471 (electronic bk.)
9781555818470 (electronic bk.)