Biochemistry and Physiology of Anaerobic Bacteria / Edition 1 by W. E. B. Du Bois | 9780387955926 | Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Biochemistry and Physiology of Anaerobic Bacteria / Edition 1

Biochemistry and Physiology of Anaerobic Bacteria / Edition 1

by W. E. B. Du Bois
     
 

ISBN-10: 0387955925

ISBN-13: 9780387955926

Pub. Date: 04/08/2003

Publisher: Springer New York

Seeming sometimes more like science fiction than science, anaerobic bacteria have been at the center of a number of exciting new discoveries. This volume discusses and explains the diversity of metabolism, modes of protein transport, molecular biology and physiology of these unusual microbes. It has practical applications ranging from wastewater treatment to

Overview

Seeming sometimes more like science fiction than science, anaerobic bacteria have been at the center of a number of exciting new discoveries. This volume discusses and explains the diversity of metabolism, modes of protein transport, molecular biology and physiology of these unusual microbes. It has practical applications ranging from wastewater treatment to clinical diagnosis and treatment of medical conditions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780387955926
Publisher:
Springer New York
Publication date:
04/08/2003
Edition description:
2003
Pages:
270
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.24(d)

Table of Contents

Anaerobes in the Recyling of Elements in the Biosphere
• The Diversity of Energy Sources of Microorganisms
• Mechanism of Hydrogen Activation
• Reductive Activation of Aerobically Purified Desulfovibrio vulgaris Hydrogenase: Characterization of the Catalytic H Cluster
• Iron-Sulfur Cluster Biosynthesis
• Genes and Proteins Involved in Nickel Dependent Hydrogenase Expression
• Genes and Genetic Manipulations of Dusulfovibrio
• Function and Assembly of Electron Transport Complexes in Desulfovibrio vulgaris
• Iron-Sulfur Proteins in Anaerobic Eukaryotes
• Oxygen and Anaerobes
• One-Carbon Metabolism in Methanogenic Anaerobes
• Selenium-Dependent Enzymes from Clostridia
• How the Diverse Physiological Potentials of Acetogens Determine their in situ Realities
• Electron Transport System ni Acetogens
• Microbial Inorganic Sulfur Oxidation: The APS Pathway
• Reduction of Metals and Non-essential Elements by Anaerobes
• Chemolithoautotrophic Thermophilic Iron (III)-Reducer
• Electron Flow in Ferrous Biocorrosion

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