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Author Society for General Microbiology. Symposium (66th : 2006 : University of Warwick)

Title Prokaryotic diversity : mechanisms and significance : Sixty-Sixth Symposium of the Society for General Microbiology held at the University of Warwick, April 2006 / edited by N.A. Logan, H.M. Lappin-Scott & P.C.F. Oyston
Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2006


Description 1 online resource (x, 302 pages) : illustrations
Series Symposia of the Society for General Microbiology ; 66
Symposium of the Society for General Microbiology ; 66.
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
Summary Research level survey of bacterial diversity; from mechanisms to their role in key environmental processes
Notes "Published for the Society for General Microbiology."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Microbial diversity -- Congresses
Prokaryotes -- Congresses
Prokaryotes -- Genetics -- Congresses
Bacterial genomes.
Prokaryotic Cells
Genome, Bacterial
SCIENCE -- Life Sciences -- Biology.
SCIENCE -- Life Sciences -- Microbiology.
Bacterial genomes
Microbial diversity
Prokaryotes -- Genetics
Genre/Form proceedings (reports)
Conference papers and proceedings
Conference papers and proceedings.
Actes de congrès.
Form Electronic book
Author Logan, Niall A.
Lappin-Scott, Hilary M.
Oyston, Petra C. F.
Society for General Microbiology.
ISBN 9780511226502
Other Titles SGM symposium 66