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Title Horizontal gene transfer [Electronic Resource] : genomes in flux / edited by Maria Boekels Gogarten, Johann Peter Gogarten, and Lorraine Olendzenski
Imprint New York , NY : Humana Press, c2009
book jacket
Descript xix, 551 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm
Series Methods in molecular biology ; 532
Springer protocols
Methods in molecular biology ; 532
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Gene transfer : who benefits? / Lorraine Olendzenski and Johann Peter Gogarten -- Defining the mobilome / Janet L. Siefert -- The interplay of homologous recombination and horizontal gene transfer in bacterial speciation / Jeffrey G. Lawrence and Adam C. Retchless -- Epistemological impacts of horizontal gene transfer on classification in microbiology / Eric Bapteste and Yan Boucher -- Persistence mechanisms of conjugative plasmids / Martin Iain Bahl, Lars Hestbjerg Hansen, and Søren J. Sørensen -- The integron/gene cassette system : an active player in bacterial adaptation / Maurizio Labbate, Rebecca Josephine Case, and Hatch W. Stokes -- Ancient gene transfer as a tool in phylogenetic reconstruction / Jinling Huang and Johann Peter Gogarten -- The tree of life viewed through the contents of genomes / Christopher H. House -- Horizontal gene transfer and the evolution of methanogenic pathways / Greg Fournier -- Genome acquisition in horizontal gene transfer : symbiogenesis and macromolecular sequence analysis / Lynn Margulis -- Detection and quantitative assessment of horizontal gene transfer / Olga Zhaxybayeva -- Composition-based methods to identify horizontal gene transfer / Diego Cortez ... [et al.] -- Testing phylogenetic methods to identify horizontal gene transfer / Maria Poptsova -- Untangling hybrid phylogenetic signals : horizontal gene transfer and artifacts of phylogenetic reconstruction / Robert G. Beiko and Mark A. Ragan -- Construction and use of flow cytometry optimized plasmid-sensor strains / Martin Iain Bahl ... [et al.] -- Experimental evolution of an essential Bacillus gene in an E. coli host / Maia Larios-Sanz and Michael Travisano -- Mass action models describing extant horizontal transfer of plasmids : inferences and parameter sensitivities / Barth F. Smets and Laurent Lardon -- Interdomain transfers of sugar transporters overcome barriers to gene expression / Kenneth M. Noll and Kamolwan Thirangoon -- The role of horizontal gene transfer in photosynthesis, oxygen production, and oxygen tolerance / Jason Raymond -- Horizontal gene transfer in cyanobacterial signature genes / Shailaja Yerrapragada, Janet L. Siefert ,and George E. Fox -- Population genomics and the bacterial species concept / Margaret A. Riley and Michelle Lizotte-Waniewski -- A critique of prokaryotic species concepts / R. Thane Papke -- What antimicrobial resistance has taught us about horizontal gene transfer / Miriam Barlow -- Potential for horizontal gene transfer in microbial communities of the terrestrial subsurface / Jonna M. Coombs -- Horizontal gene transfer and mobile genetic elements in marine systems / Patricia A. Sobecky and Tracy H. Hazen -- Horizontal gene transfer in metal and radionuclide contaminated soils / Patricia A. Sobecky and Jonna M. Coombs -- Horizontal gene transfer between microbial eukaryotes / Jan O. Andersson -- Horizontal gene transfer in eukaryotic parasites : a case study of Entamoeba histolytica and Trichomonas vaginalis / U. Cecilia Alsmark ... [et al.] -- Role of horizontal gene transfer in the evolution of photosynthetic eukaryotes and their plastids / Patrick J. Keeling -- Role of horizontal gene transfer in the evolution of plant parasitism among nematodes / Makedonka Mitreva, Geert Smant, and Johannes Helder
Subject Gene Transfer, Horizontal
Transgenic organisms
Genetic transformation
Alt Author Gogarten, Maria Boekels, 1955-
Gogarten, J. Peter
Olendzenski, Lorraine
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