Genetic Interactions Among Microorganisms in the Natural Environment - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080420004, 9781483287775

Genetic Interactions Among Microorganisms in the Natural Environment

1st Edition

Editors: E.M.H. Wellington J.D. van Elsas
Hardcover ISBN: 9780080420004
eBook ISBN: 9781483287775
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 30th October 1992
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Section headings and selected papers: General Introduction. The role of gene transfer in bacterial evolution, J. P. W. Young. Evidence for Gene Transfer between Bacteria in Nature. Antibiotic resistance gene transfer in the environment: an overview, J. D. van Elsas. Methods for Studying Genetic Interactions in Terrestrial Environments. Detection of genetic exchange in the terrestrial environment, N. Cresswell & E. M. H. Wellington. Methods for studying conjugative plasmid transfer in soil, E. Smit & J. D. van Elsas. Methods for Studying Genetic Interactions in Aquatic Environments. The development of detection systems for pseudomonads released into lake water, C. Winstanley et al. Survival of genetically engineered microorganisms in activated sludge, J. C. Fry et al. Evaluation of Some Methods for Detecting Genes and Gene Transfer in Nature. The estimation of gene transfer in natural environments, J. R. Saunders & V. A. Saunders. Gene Transfer Between Fungi. Regulatory Aspects. Epilogue. Index.

Readership

For researchers in applied microbiology, ecology and biotechnology.

Table of Contents

Section headings and selected papers: General Introduction. The role of gene transfer in bacterial evolution, J. P. W. Young. Evidence for Gene Transfer between Bacteria in Nature. Antibiotic resistance gene transfer in the environment: an overview, J. D. van Elsas. Methods for Studying Genetic Interactions in Terrestrial Environments. Detection of genetic exchange in the terrestrial environment, N. Cresswell & E. M. H. Wellington. Methods for studying conjugative plasmid transfer in soil, E. Smit & J. D. van Elsas. Methods for Studying Genetic Interactions in Aquatic Environments. The development of detection systems for pseudomonads released into lake water, C. Winstanley et al. Survival of genetically engineered microorganisms in activated sludge, J. C. Fry et al. Evaluation of Some Methods for Detecting Genes and Gene Transfer in Nature. The estimation of gene transfer in natural environments, J. R. Saunders & V. A. Saunders. Gene Transfer Between Fungi. Regulatory Aspects. Epilogue. Index.

Details

Language:
English
Copyright:
© Pergamon 1992
Published:
Imprint:
Pergamon
eBook ISBN:
9781483287775

About the Editor

E.M.H. Wellington

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Warwick, Coventry, UK

J.D. van Elsas

Affiliations and Expertise

Research Institute Ital, Wageningen, The Netherlands