The Hologenome Concept: Human, Animal and Plant Microbiota

The Hologenome Concept: Human, Animal and Plant Microbiota

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ISBN-13: 9783319349381
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 10/14/2016
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2013
Pages: 178
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Symbioses and the Hologenome Concept.- Origin of Prokaryotes and Eukaryotes.- Abundance and Diversity of Microbiota.- Microbiotas are Transmitted between Holobiont Generations.- Microbiotas are Part of Holobiont Fitness.- Variation in Holobionts.- Viruses are part of the Holobion&tgrave;s Fitness and Evolution.- Evolution of Holobionts.- Pathogens as Symbionts.- Prebiotics, Probiotics, Synbiotics and Phage Therapy.- Epilogue.

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