The Biochemistry of Archaea (Archaebacteria) - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780444817136, 9780080860862

The Biochemistry of Archaea (Archaebacteria), Volume 26

1st Edition

Editors: M. Kates D.J. Kushner A.T. Matheson
Hardcover ISBN: 9780444817136
eBook ISBN: 9780080860862
Imprint: Elsevier Science
Published Date: 13th December 1993
Page Count: 582
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Table of Contents

Preface. The archaea: Their history and significance (C.R. Woese). List of contributors. Chapter 1. Central metabolism of the archaea (M.J. Danson). 2. Bioenergetics of extreme halophites (V.P. Skulachev). 3. Biochemistry of methanogenesis (L. Daniels, B. Mukhopadhyay). 4. Bioenergetics and transport in methanogens and related thermophilic archaea (P. Schönheit). 5. Signal transduction in halobacteria (D. Oesterhelt, W. Marwan). 6. Ion transport rhodopsins (bacteriorhodopsin and halorhodopsin): Structure and function (J.K. Lanyi). 7. Proteins of extreme thermophiles (R. Hensel). 8. Cell envelopes of archaea: Structure and chemistry (O. Kandler, H. König). 9. Membrane lipids of archaea (M. Kates). 10. The membrane-bound enzymes of the archaea (L.I. Hochstein). 11. Chromosome structure, DNA topoisomerases, and DNA polymerases in archaebacteria (archaea) (P. Forterre, C. Elie). 12. Transcription in archaea (W. Zillig, P. Palm, H.-P. Klenk, D. Langer, U. Hüdepohl, J. Hain, M. Lanzendörfer, I. Holz). 13. Translation in archaea (R. Amils, P. Cammarano, P. Londei). 14. The structure, function and evolution of archaeal ribosomes (C. Ramirez, A.K.E. Köpke, D.-C. Yang, T. Boeckh, A.T. Matheson). 15. Halobacterial genes and genomes (L.C. Schalkwyk). 16. Structure and function of methanogen genes (J.R. Palmer, J.N. Reeve). 17. Archaeal hyperthermophile genes (J.Z. Dalgaard, R.A. Garrett). Epilogue (W.F. Doolittle). Index.


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Preface. The archaea: Their history and significance (C.R. Woese). List of contributors. Chapter 1. Central metabolism of the archaea (M.J. Danson). 2. Bioenergetics of extreme halophites (V.P. Skulachev). 3. Biochemistry of methanogenesis (L. Daniels, B. Mukhopadhyay). 4. Bioenergetics and transport in methanogens and related thermophilic archaea (P. Schönheit). 5. Signal transduction in halobacteria (D. Oesterhelt, W. Marwan). 6. Ion transport rhodopsins (bacteriorhodopsin and halorhodopsin): Structure and function (J.K. Lanyi). 7. Proteins of extreme thermophiles (R. Hensel). 8. Cell envelopes of archaea: Structure and chemistry (O. Kandler, H. König). 9. Membrane lipids of archaea (M. Kates). 10. The membrane-bound enzymes of the archaea (L.I. Hochstein). 11. Chromosome structure, DNA topoisomerases, and DNA polymerases in archaebacteria (archaea) (P. Forterre, C. Elie). 12. Transcription in archaea (W. Zillig, P. Palm, H.-P. Klenk, D. Langer, U. Hüdepohl, J. Hain, M. Lanzendörfer, I. Holz). 13. Translation in archaea (R. Amils, P. Cammarano, P. Londei). 14. The structure, function and evolution of archaeal ribosomes (C. Ramirez, A.K.E. Köpke, D.-C. Yang, T. Boeckh, A.T. Matheson). 15. Halobacterial genes and genomes (L.C. Schalkwyk). 16. Structure and function of methanogen genes (J.R. Palmer, J.N. Reeve). 17. Archaeal hyperthermophile genes (J.Z. Dalgaard, R.A. Garrett). Epilogue (W.F. Doolittle). Index.


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No. of pages:
582
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier Science 1993
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier Science
eBook ISBN:
9780080860862

About the Editors

M. Kates Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Biochemistry, University of Ottowa, Ontario K1H 5T1, Canada

D.J. Kushner Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Microbiology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1A8, Canada

A.T. Matheson Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology, University of Victoria, Victoria, B.C. V5Z 4H4, Canada