Description

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.

Key Features

  • Publishes in-depth and up-to-date reviews on a wide range of topics in plant sciences
  • 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

Readership

Postgraduates and researchers in plant sciences, including botany, plant biochemistry, plant physiology, plant pathology, virology, entomology, and molecular biology

Table of Contents

Series Editors

Preface

Contributors

Chapter One. A Time to Scatter Genes and a Time to Gather Them: Evolution of Photosynthesis Genes in Bacteria

Abstract

1 Introduction

2 Photosynthesis Genes of Cyanobacteria and Plants

3 Evolution of the Photosynthesis Gene Set

4 Photosynthesis and the Emergence of Life

Acknowledgements

References

Chapter Two. Molecular Markers for Photosynthetic Bacteria and Insights into the Origin and Spread of Photosynthesis

Abstract

1 Introduction

2 Molecular Signatures for Different Phyla of Photosynthetic Bacteria

3 Origin and Spread of Photosynthesis Based Upon Molecular Signatures in Key BChl Biosynthesis Proteins

Abbreviations

Acknowledgements

References

Chapter Three. Properties and Evolutionary Implications of the Heliobacterial Genome

Abstract

1 Introduction

2 Heliobacterial Photosynthesis

3 Heliobacteria as ‘Phototrophic Clostridia’

4 Thoughts on Heliobacteria and the Evolution of Photosynthesis

Acknowledgements

References

Chapter Four. Green Bacteria: Insights into Green Bacterial Evolution through Genomic Analyses

Abstract

1 Introduction

2 Sulfur Metabolism

3 Reverse TCA Cycle

4 Bacteriochlorophyll Biosynthesis in Green Bacteria

5 Chlorosome Structure and Assembly

6 Type-1 RCs

7 Evolution of Green Bacteria

8 Granick Hypothesis

9 Thoughts on Evolution of Photosynthesis

Abbreviations

Acknowledgements

References

Chapter Five. Comparison of Photosynthesis Gene Clusters Retrieved from Total Genome Sequences of Purple Bacteria

Abstract

1 Introduction

2 Retrieval of Photosynthesis Gene Sequences of Purple Bacteria From Genomic DNA Databases

3 Sequence Comparison of Photo

Details

No. of pages:
448
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2013
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
Electronic ISBN:
9780123984791
Print ISBN:
9780123979230

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