ISBN-10:
9048169143
ISBN-13:
9789048169146
Pub. Date:
01/11/2011
Publisher:
Springer Netherlands
Adaptation to Life at High Salt Concentrations in Archaea, Bacteria, and Eukarya / Edition 1

Adaptation to Life at High Salt Concentrations in Archaea, Bacteria, and Eukarya / Edition 1

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ISBN-13: 9789048169146
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 01/11/2011
Series: Cellular Origin, Life in Extreme Habitats and Astrobiology Series , #9
Edition description: Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2005
Pages: 576
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.45(h) x 0.05(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword; J. Seckbach
Introduction; N. Gunde-Cimerman, A. Oren, A. Plemenitaš
SECTION I. THE ENVIRONMENTS AND THEIR DIVERSITY
Microbial diversity of Great Salt Lake; B.K. Baxter, C.D. Litchfield, K. Sowers, J.D. Griffith, P.A. DasSarma; S. DasSarma
Microbial communitites in the Dead Sea – past, present and future; A. Oren, I. Gavrieli, J. Gavrieli, M. Kohen, J. Lati, M. Aharoni
Microscopic examination of microbial communitires along a salinity gradient in saltern evaporation poonds: a ‘halophilic safari’; A. Oren
The microbial diversity of a solar saltern on San Francisco Bay; C.D. Litchfield, M. Sikaroodi, P.M. Gillivet
Diversity of microbial communities: the case of solar salterns; C. Pedrós-Alió
Isolation of viable haloarchaea from ancient salt deposits and application of fluorescent stains for in situ detection of halophiles in hypersaline environmental samples and model fluid inclusions; S. Leuko, A. Legat, S. Fendrihan, H. Wieland, C. Radax, C. Gruber, M. Pfaffenhuemer, G. Weidler, H. Stan-Lotter
Hydrocarbon degredation under hypersaline conditions. Some facts, some experiments and many open questions; H. Patzelt
The relevance of halophiles and other extremophiles to Martian and extraterrestrial environments; J. Seckbach
Halophiles: a terrestrial analog for life in brines on Mars – Halophiles on Mars; R.L. Mancinelli
SECTION II. ARCHAEA
Comparative genomic survey of information transfer systems in two diverse extremely halophilic Archaea, Halobacterium sp. strain NRC-1 and Haloarcula marismortui; B.R. Berquist, J. Soneja, S. DasSarma
Walsby's square archaeon; it's hip to be square but even more hip to be culturable; H. Bolhuis
Gene regulation and the initiation of translation inhalophilic Archaea; F. Pfeifer, P. Zimmermann, S. Scheuch, S. Sartorius-Neef
Protein translation, targeting and translocation in Haloferax volcanii; J. Eichler, G. Ring, V. Irihimovitch, T. Lichi, I. Tozik, Z. Konrad
Enzymes of halophilic Archaea. Recent findings on ureases and nucleoside diphosphate kinases; T. Mizuki, R. Usami, M. Kamo, M. Tanokura, M. Kamekura
Osmoadaptation in methanogenci Archaea: recent insights from a genomic perspective; K. Pflüger, H. Wieland, V. Müller
SECTION III. BACTERIA
Salinibacter ruber: genomics and biogeography; J. Antón, A. Peña, M. Valens, F. Santos, F.-O. Glöckner, M. Bauer, J. Dopazo, J. Herrero, R. Rosselló-Mora, R. Amann
What we can deduce about metabolism in the moderate halophile Chromohalobacter salexigens from its genomic sequence; L.N. Csonka, K. O'Connor, F. Larimer, P. Richardson, A. Lapidus, A.D. Ewing, B.W. Goodner, A. Oren
K+ transport and its role for osmoregulation in a halophilic memberof the Bacteria domain: characterization of the K+ uptake systems from Halomonas elongate; H.-J. Kunte
The chloride regulon of Halobacillus halophilus: a novel regulatory network for salt perception and signal transduction in bacteria; V. Müller, S.H. Saum
Biosynthesis of the compatible solute mannosylglycerate from hyperthermophiles to mesophiles. Genes, enzymes and evolutionary perspectives; M.S. da Costa, N. Empadinhas
Genes and enzymes of ectoine biosynthesis in the haloalkaliphilic obligate methanotroph 'Methylomicrobium alcaliphilum 20Z'; A.S. Reshetnikov, V.N. Khmelenina, I.I. Mustakhimov, Y.V. Ryzhmanova, Y.A. Trotsenko
Halophilic Archaea and Bacteria as a source of extracellular hydrolytic enzymes; A. Ventosa, C. Sánchez-Porro, S. Martín, E.

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