Advances in Applied Microbiology - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780124076723, 9780124077997

Advances in Applied Microbiology, Volume 85

1st Edition

Serial Editors: Geoffrey Gadd Sima Sariaslani
Hardcover ISBN: 9780124076723
eBook ISBN: 9780124077997
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 23rd August 2013
Page Count: 176
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Table of Contents

Contributors

Chapter One. Yeast Petites and Small Colony Variants: For Everything There Is a Season

1 Introduction

2 Population Dynamics and Diversity

3 The Petite and Its Physiology

4 The Small Colony Variant

5 Comparative Summary of Petites and SCVs

6 Conclusions

References

Chapter Two. Fungal Spores for Dispersion in Space and Time

1 Stabilized Life

2 Fungal Survival Structures for Distribution in Space and Time

3 Formation of Spores

4 Stress Resistance of Spores

5 Compounds Protecting Cell Constituents

6 Biophysical Aspects of Cell Protection

7 Dormancy and Activation

8 Changing from the Dormant Toward the Vegetative State

9 Applied Mycology and Fungal Spores

References

Chapter Three. Regulation of Bacterial Pathogenesis by Intestinal Short-Chain Fatty Acids

1 Introduction

2 Biological Activities of SCFA

3 Virulence Regulation of Enteric Pathogens by SCFA

4 Applications of SCFA

5 Perspectives

6 Conclusion

Acknowledgments

References

Chapter Four. Chromera velia: The Missing Link in the Evolution of Parasitism

1 Introduction

2 The Biology and Ecology of C. velia

3 Life Cycle and Morphology

4 Photosynthesis and the Relationship of C. velia to Dinoflagellates

5 Biosynthesis and the Relationship of C. velia to Apicomplexans

6 Conclusion

References

Index

Contents of Previous Volumes


Description

Contributors

Chapter One. Yeast Petites and Small Colony Variants: For Everything There Is a Season

1 Introduction

2 Population Dynamics and Diversity

3 The Petite and Its Physiology

4 The Small Colony Variant

5 Comparative Summary of Petites and SCVs

6 Conclusions

References

Chapter Two. Fungal Spores for Dispersion in Space and Time

1 Stabilized Life

2 Fungal Survival Structures for Distribution in Space and Time

3 Formation of Spores

4 Stress Resistance of Spores

5 Compounds Protecting Cell Constituents

6 Biophysical Aspects of Cell Protection

7 Dormancy and Activation

8 Changing from the Dormant Toward the Vegetative State

9 Applied Mycology and Fungal Spores

References

Chapter Three. Regulation of Bacterial Pathogenesis by Intestinal Short-Chain Fatty Acids

1 Introduction

2 Biological Activities of SCFA

3 Virulence Regulation of Enteric Pathogens by SCFA

4 Applications of SCFA

5 Perspectives

6 Conclusion

Acknowledgments

References

Chapter Four. Chromera velia: The Missing Link in the Evolution of Parasitism

1 Introduction

2 The Biology and Ecology of C. velia

3 Life Cycle and Morphology

4 Photosynthesis and the Relationship of C. velia to Dinoflagellates

5 Biosynthesis and the Relationship of C. velia to Apicomplexans

6 Conclusion

References

Index

Contents of Previous Volumes

Key Features

  • Contributions from leading authorities
  • Informs and updates on all the latest developments in the field

Readership

Researchers in applied microbiology, molecular biology, mycology, biotechnology and biochemistry


Details

No. of pages:
176
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 2013
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780124077997
Hardcover ISBN:
9780124076723

Reviews

Praise for the series:
"No laboratory scientist, field worker or technical administrator can afford to pass it up." --ASM News
"The topics are well supported by an extensive bibliography and provide a rich source of current information." --Biopharm


About the Serial Editors

Geoffrey Gadd Serial Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Dundee, Scotland, UK

Sima Sariaslani Serial Editor

Sima Sariaslani - PhD in microbial Biochemistry - UK

Professor of microbiology/biochemistry - Iran

Research at Univ. of Calif, Riverside - US

Research at Univ. of Iowa - US

Research at DuPont Central Research and Development - US

Intellectual property - DuPont - US

Affiliations and Expertise

DuPont Central Research and Development, Wilmington, DE, USA