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 Genomic Insights into the Biology of Algae.

Key Features

  • Advances in Botanical Research 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 Genomic Insights into the Biology of Algae.
  • 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

    Contributors

    Preface

    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)

    4 Glaucophytes

    5 Archaeplastida Genome Studies

    Chapter Three The Evolution of Algae by Secondary and Tertiary Endosymbiosis

    1 Introduction

    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

    1 Introduction

    2 Holobiont Physiology

    3 Physiological Genomics

    Chapter Five The Ectocarpus Genome and Brown Algal Genomics

    1 Introduction

    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

    1 Introduction

    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

    1 Introduction

    2 Diversity of Diatoms: Integrating Morp

    Details

    No. of pages:
    520
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2012
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Academic Press
    Print ISBN:
    9780123914996
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780123944115