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Advances in Microbial Physiology Volume 50 : Volume 50 - Robert Poole

Advances in Microbial Physiology Volume 50

Volume 50

Hardcover Published: 21st October 2005
ISBN: 9780120277506
Number Of Pages: 346

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Advances in Microbial Physiology is one of the most successful and prestigious series from Academic Press, an imprint of Elsevier. It publishes topical and important reviews, interpreting physiology to include all material that contributes to our understanding of how microorganisms and their component parts work.
First published in 1967, it is now in its 50th volume. The Editors have always striven to interpret microbial physiology in the broadest context and have never restricted the contents to "traditional" views of whole cell physiology. Now edited by Professor Robert Poole, University of Sheffield, Advances in Microbial Physiology continues to be an influential and very well reviewed series.
* In 2004, the Institute for Scientific Information released figures showing that the series had an Impact Factor of 8.947, with a half-life of 6.3 years, placing it 5th in the highly competitive category of Microbiology.

"This series has consistently presented a well balanced account of progress in microbial physiology...invaluable for teaching purposes." -AMERICAN SCIENTIST

Contributors to Volume 50p. ix
Metabolic Genomics
Abbreviationsp. 1
Introductionp. 2
Metabolomics and Metabolic Flux Analysisp. 2
Functional Genomics Approachesp. 5
Microarrays and Transcriptome Profilingp. 10
Concluding Remarksp. 31
Acknowledgementsp. 32
Referencesp. 32
How Escherichia coli and Saccharomyces cerevisiae Build Fe/S Proteins
Abbreviationsp. 43
Introductionp. 43
Identification of isc and suf Genesp. 46
Genetic Regulation: Oxidative Stress, Iron Limitation and Other Shocksp. 49
Sulfur Donors: The Cysteine Desulfurasesp. 52
Sulfur Acceptors: IscU and SufEp. 59
Iron Sourcesp. 64
Scaffoldsp. 67
The ATP Hydrolyzing Componentsp. 73
Ferredoxins and Ferredoxin Reductasesp. 81
What About Repair?p. 84
Conclusion and Prospectsp. 85
Acknowledgementsp. 89
Referencesp. 89
Function, Attachment and Synthesis of Lipoic Acid in Escherichia coli
Abbreviationsp. 104
Introductionp. 104
Lipoic Acid-dependent Enzymesp. 105
Protein Lipoylation Pathwaysp. 114
Biosynthesis of Lipoic Acidp. 122
Conclusions and Future Directionsp. 132
Acknowledgementsp. 134
Referencesp. 135
Microbial Dimethylsulfoxide and Trimethylamine-N-Oxide Respiration
Abbreviationp. 149
Introductionp. 149
Organisation of the DMSO and TMAO Respiratory Chainsp. 152
Molecular Properties of the Catalytic Subunits of DMSO and TMAO Reductasesp. 158
Expression and Assembly of DMSO and TMAO Reductasesp. 165
Genetic Organisation of Operons Encoding DMSO and TMAO Reductases and Regulation of Gene Expressionp. 171
Concluding Remarksp. 181
Acknowledgementsp. 183
Referencesp. 183
Energy Metabolism and Its Compartmentation in Trypanosoma brucei
Abbreviationsp. 200
Introductionp. 200
Peculiar Organelles in Energy Metabolismp. 202
Energy Metabolism of Long Slender Bloodstream Form T. bruceip. 203
Energy Metabolism of Procyclic Form T. bruceip. 209
Concluding Remarksp. 218
Acknowledgementsp. 220
Referencesp. 221
The First Cell
Introductionp. 228
Pre-biotic Chemiosmosisp. 235
The Second Important Conclusion from the Miller-Urey Experimentp. 237
Carbon in Biologically Useful Oxidation Statesp. 240
The Next Step Was the Generation of Biologically Important Small Organic Moleculesp. 242
Formation of Cell Membranep. 243
Uphill Energy Conversion and Ability to Drive Reactionsp. 248
The First Nucleic Acidsp. 249
How to Make RNA Inside a Vesiclep. 252
Pre-Protein Polypeptidesp. 254
Free Radicals and Ultraviolet Fluxp. 255
Conclusionsp. 255
Acknowledgementsp. 256
Referencesp. 256
Author Indexp. 261
Subject Indexp. 289
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ISBN: 9780120277506
ISBN-10: 0120277506
Series: Advances in Microbial Physiology
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 346
Published: 21st October 2005
Publisher: Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.63
Edition Number: 52