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Microbial ecology : an evolutionary approach / J Vaun McArthur.

McArthur, J. Vaun.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBook; Format: print Publisher: Amsterdam [etc.] : Elsevier, 2006Description: XII, 416 p. : il. ; 27 cm.ISBN: 0-12-369491-4.Subject(s): Ecología microbiana | Química de superficies
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MICROBIOLOGÍA GRADO EN CIENCIAS DEL MAR

Manuales (7 días) 02. BIBLIOTECA CAMPUS PUERTO REAL
579.26/MCA/mic (Browse shelf) Available   Shelving location | Bibliomaps® BIBLIOG. RECOM. 3742492659
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Based on the thesis that insights into both evolution and ecology can be obtained through the study of microorganismsm, Microbial Ecology examines microbiology through the lens of evolutionary ecology. Measured from a microbial perspective, this text covers such topics as optimal foraging, genome, reduction, novel evolutionary mechanisms, bacterial speciation, and r and K selection. Numerous aspects of microbial existence are also discussed and include: species competition, predation, parasitism, mutualism, microbial communication through quorum sensing and other . The result is a context for understanding microbes in nature and a framework for microbiologists working in industry, medicine, and the environment. Applies evolutionary ecological concepts to microbes Addresses individual, population and community ecology Presents species concepts and offers insights on the origin of life and modern microbial ecology Examines topics such as species interactions, nutrient cycling, quorum sensing and cheating

Índice: SECTION I. Ecology and EvolutionChapter 1. IntroductionChapter 2. Molecules and Origins of LifeChapter 3. Species concepts and speciationSECTION II. Ecology of IndividualsChapter 4. The IndividualChapter 5. Growth and FeedingChapter 6. Ecology of SexSECTION III. Living Together in PopulationsChapter 7. Fundamentals of microbial population ecologyChapter 8. Metapopulations, Multicellularity, and Modular Growth Chapter 9. Effects of Habitats, Genome Size, Diversity and Bacterial Communication on Population ProcessesChapter 10. Population Spatial StabilitySECTION IV. Living Together in CommunitiesChapter 11.... Etc.

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