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Table of Contents
Contents of Volumes 35–63
Chapter One Diversity and Ecology of Eukaryotic Marine Phytoplankton
1 Phytoplankton Features
2 The Green Phytoplankton: The Chlorophytes
3 The Phytoplankton with Calcareous Representatives: The Haptophytes
4 The Multifaceted Phytoplankton: The Dinoflagellates
5 The Siliceous Phytoplankton: The Diatoms
6 Last, But Not Least Relevant: Other Phytoplankton Taxa
7 Concluding Remarks
Chapter Two Diversity and Evolution of Algae
2 Red Algae
3 Green Plants (Viridiplantae)
5 Archaeplastida Genome Studies
Chapter Three The Evolution of Algae by Secondary and Tertiary Endosymbiosis
2 Secondary, Serial Secondary and Tertiary Endosymbiosis
3 Testing Evolutionary Hypotheses
4 Conclusions and Prospectus
Chapter Four The Role of Microalgal Symbionts (Symbiodinium) in Holobiont Physiology
2 Holobiont Physiology
3 Physiological Genomics
Chapter Five The Ectocarpus Genome and Brown Algal Genomics
2 Structure of the Ectocarpus Genome
3 Evolutionary History of the Ectocarpus Genome
4 Insights into Brown Algal Metabolism
5 Cellular Processes
6 Future Directions
Chapter Six Genomics of Volvocine Algae
2 The Biology of the Volvocales
3 Chlamydomonas and Volvox Genome Structure and Content
4 Molecular Genetics and Genomics Tools for Volvocine Algae
5 The Chlamydomonas Genome as A Window Into Plant and Animal Evolution
6 The Volvox Genome as A Window Into Multicellular Evolution
7 Future Perspectives
Chapter Seven Genomics and Genetics of Diatoms
2 Diversity of Diatoms: Integrating Morphological and Molecular Data
3 Endosymbiosis and the Evolution of Diatom Plastids
4 The Silica Frustule: Diatom’s Hallmark
5 Sex and the Diatom Life Cycle
6 Evolution into the Plankton
Chapter Eight Microalgae, Functional Genomics and Biotechnology
2 Biotechnology and Microalgae
3 Future Outlook
Chapter Nine Genomics of Algal Host–Virus Interactions
2 What Is Known about Aquatic Algal Virus Genomics?
3 How Do Algae Survive in the Presence of Viruses?
4 Do Viruses and Hosts Share Their Genetic Information by Lateral Gene Transfer?
5 Are Viruses Specific to One or More Host Species, and How Are These Partners Evolving Together?
6 Red Queens and White Pawns – Which Partner Is Evolving the Fastest?
7 What Is Next?
Chapter Ten Environmental and Evolutionary Genomics of Microbial Algae: Power and Challenges of Metagenomics
2 How Does One Sort the Metagenome Sequences into Taxonomic or Functional Groups?
3 Recent Advances in Algal Metagenomics
4 Environmental Genomics : Linking Taxonomic/Functional Diversity to the Environment
5 Intraspecific Diversity: Towards Population Metagenomics?
6 Evolutionary (Meta)Genomics: Metagenomic Insights into Genome Architecture
7 Concluding Remark
- No. of pages: 520
- Language: English
- Copyright: © Academic Press 2012
- Published: October 11, 2012
- Imprint: Academic Press
- Hardcover ISBN: 9780123914996
- eBook ISBN: 9780123944115
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