6 edition of Microbial diversity found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index
|LC Classifications||QR73 .O486 2005|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xv, 292 p.,  p. of plates :|
|Number of Pages||292|
|LC Control Number||2004003077|
An impressive number of bacteria—ab species—are represented in GenBank. However, our view of the microbial world is both scant and skewed. A recent estimate suggests that the sea may support as many as 2 million different bacteria, and a ton of soil might contain 4 million (1). Less than half of the bacteria represented in GenBank—ab—have been formally described Author: Jo Mcentyre. Microbial Diversity is an excellent work, dealing well with a paradox that is well known within microbial ecology: we are aware of how much we don't know. The real strength of Ogunseitan's book is that it accounts brilliantly for what we do : Oladele Ogunseitan.
Diagnostic methods include microbial culture, microscopy, biochemical tests and molecular diagnostics: Microbiological culture is a principal tool used to diagnose infectious disease. In a microbial culture, a growth medium is provided for a specific agent. The role of microbial diversity in ecosystems is less well understood than, for example, that of plant diversity. Analysing two independent data sets at a global and regional scale, Delgado Cited by:
A compilation of 60 articles, the book is divided in five sections dealing with microbial diversity and ecosystem dynamics, microbial diversity and agriculture & forestry, microbial diversity in the environment, microbial diversity and industrial & food biotechnology, and microbial diversity and animal & . The LibreTexts libraries are Powered by MindTouch ® and are supported by the Department of Education Open Textbook Pilot Project, the UC Davis Office of the Provost, the UC Davis Library, the California State University Affordable Learning Solutions Program, and Merlot. We also acknowledge previous National Science Foundation support under grant numbers , , .
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Principles of Microbial Diversity fills an empty niche in microbiology textbooks by providing an engaging, cutting-edge view of the "microbial zoo" that exists around us, covering bacteria, archaea, eukaryotes, and viruses. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App.
Cited by: 2. Microbial Diversity is an excellent work, dealing well with a paradox that is well known within microbial ecology: we are aware of how much we don't know. The real strength of Ogunseitan's book is that it accounts brilliantly for what we do know.
Microbial Diversity in the Genomic Era presents insights on the techniques used for microbial taxonomy and phylogeny, along with their applications and respective pros and cons. Though many advanced techniques for the identification of any unknown bacterium are available in the genomics era, a far fewer number of the total microbial species.
Microbial Diversity: Current Perspectives and Potential Applications is woven around the recent global perceptions of microbial diversity in its all embracing facets. Diversity perspectives are discussed in the context of ecosystem dynamics, taking into consideration environments that are rather unique to microorganisms.
Considerable thrust is placed on the role that microorganisms play in 5/5(1). Microbial diversity represents an enormous but largely underexplored genetic and biological pool, which can be exploited for novel genes, their products and metabolic pathways.
Almost 99% of the microbial consortium of certain environments cannot be cultured by standard laboratory techniques and hence there is a requirement for culture. Microbial Diversity in the Genomic Era presents insights on the techniques used for microbial taxonomy and phylogeny, along with their applications and respective pros and cons.
Though many advanced techniques for the identification of any unknown bacterium are available in the genomics era, a far fewer number of the total microbial species have been discovered and identified to date.
Principles of Microbial Diversity is that book!" —Jo Handelsman, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor, Frederick Phineas Rose Professor, Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, Yale University "What an absolutely fabulous book. Microbial Diversity is an excellent work, dealing well with a paradox that is well known within microbial ecology: we are aware of how much we don't know.
The real strength of Ogunseitan's book is that it accounts brilliantly for what we do by: The book comprises four sections: Endophytes and Mycorrhizae, Microbial Diversity and Plant Protection, Microbial Functions and Biotechnology, and Microbes and. The term ‘microbial diversity’ or biodiversity has become so well known that a public servant is also aware about it.
Microbial diversity is defined as the variability among living organisms. The main key of microbial diversity on earth is due to evolution. The structural and functional diversity of. In turn, the book describes how human intervention results in depletion of biodiversity, and how numerous hotspots are now losing their endemic biodiversity, resulting in the loss of many ecologically important microorganisms.
In closing, the book underscores the importance of microbial diversity for sustainable ecosystems. from book Geomicrobiology: Molecular and Environmental Perspective (pp) Microbial Diversity of Cave Ecosystems Chapter July with 2, ReadsAuthor: Annette Summers Engel.
The diversity of microbial communities varies within habitats as much as between habitats. This variation can even occur within a few millimetres, suggesting that microbial diversity encompasses more than the documented evidence available. Hence, biogeography is gaining importance as a field of study from microbial diversity point of by: 2.
Microbial Diversity: The ResourcePreamble, Alan T. BullAn Overview of Microbial Diversity--Estimating the Scale, Alan T. Bull and James E.M. Stach Defining Microbial Diversity--The Species Concept for Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Microorganisms, Ramon Rossello-Mora and Peter Kampfer Speciation and Bacterial Phylospecies, James T.
Staley. This book offers the first comprehensive, in-depth treatment of microbial diversity for undergraduate and graduate students. Using a global approach, Microbial Diversity illustrates the impact of microorganisms on ecological and Earth system phenomena.
Learn microbial diversity with free interactive flashcards. Choose from different sets of microbial diversity flashcards on Quizlet. kilometers. If microbial biogeography did not exist, there would be no spatial or temporal heterogeneity in microbial communities and global patterns in microbial diversity could be predicted by studying the microbial community in a single location at a single point in time.
This timely and unique volume offers a comprehensive synthesis of biotechnology search and discovery in the post-genomics area. It explores the primacy of natural products for biotechnology, emphasizing the extraordinary resource that microbial diversity presents and how and where that resource, and the exploitable properties it contains, can be found.
Recent Advancements in Microbial Diversity brings a comprehensive understanding of recent advances in microbial diversity in different systems, such as gut. In addition, the book discusses how the application of advanced sequencing technologies is used to Book Edition: 1.
The effect of environmental factors on microbial diversity (theme Effect) has been a major theme of study for soil and rhizosphere microbial systems and for mycorrhizae (Table (Table4). Interest in this theme has increased markedly over the past 25 years (Fig. (Fig.4).
Studies under this theme are apparently motivated by the possibility. Microbial diversity and its applications. The book focuses on microbial applications in industry, agricultu re a nd. health which will help to update the knowledge on microbi al di v ersit y and.Talk Overview.
Microbes are diverse, ancient, numerous and ubiquitous. In part 1, Newman gives an overview of microbial diversity. She presents mind-boggling data on the numbers of microbes inhabiting the earth, as well as the environments in which they can survive, and indeed, thrive.
Results of our work on geothermal microbial resources are of general importance in that they influence how microbiologists think about the relationship between genetic diversity and ecological diversity, and thus the nature of microbial species and how they control community function.
4. Microbial diversity in acid thermal areas. Work completed.