Genome Evolution of Photosynthetic Bacteria

Advances in Botanical Research publishes in-depth and up-to-date reviews on a wide range of topics in plant sciences. The series features a wide range of reviews by recognized experts on all aspects of plant genetics, biochemistry, cell biology, molecular biology, physiology and ecology. This thematic volume features reviews on genome evolution of photosynthetic bacteria.
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Postgraduates and researchers in plant sciences, including botany, plant biochemistry, plant physiology, plant pathology, virology, entomology, and molecular biology


Book information

  • Published: April 2013
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-397923-0

Table of Contents

  1. Genome evolution of photosynthetic bacteria
    A. Mulkidjanian and Michael Galperin
  2. Molecular markers for Photosynthetic Bacteria and Insights Provided by them into the Origin of Photosynthesis
    Radhey S. Gupta
  3. Properties and evolutionary implications of the heliobacterial genome
    W. Matthew Sattley and Wesley D. Swingley
  4. The phylum Chlorobi
    Donald A. Bryant and Zhenfeng (Jay) Liu
  5. Evolution of photosynthesis suspected from genome comparisons in purple bacteria
    Kenji V. P. Nagashima 
  6. The Living Genome of a Purple Nonsulfur Photosynthetic Bacterium: Overview of the Rhodobacter sphaeroides Transcriptome
    Mark Gomelsky and Jill H. Zeilstra-Ryalls
  7. Evolution of light-harvesting genes in the purple bacteria
    R. Cogdell
  8. The role and evolution of endogenous plasmids in photosynthetic bacteria
    John C. Willison, Séverine Collin and Jean-Pierre Magnin
  9. Evolution of  bacteriophytochrome function in bacteria
    Miroslav Papiz and Dom Bellini
  10. Iron homeostasis features in purple non-sulfur bacteria
    Carl E. Bauer and Sébastien Zappa
  11. Aerobic anoxygenic phototrophs
    Vladimir Yurkov and Elizabeth Hughes
  12. Evolution of marine aerobic anoxygenic phototrophic bacteria as seen from their diverse arrangements of photosynthesis gene clusters  
    Nianzhi Jiao and Qiang Zheng 
  13. Regressive evolution of photosynthesis in marine Roseobacters
    Michal Koblizek, Ales Horak and Miroslav Oborník