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Archaea

David Barker

Archaea

salt-lovers, methane-makers, thermophiles, and other archaeans

by David Barker

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Published by Crabtree Pub. Co. in New York, N.Y .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographic reference (p. 46) and index.

Statementby David Barker
SeriesA class of their own
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQR82.A69 B37 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p. :
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24436016M
ISBN 109780778753735, 9780778753872
LC Control Number2009051393

The Archaea (or Archea) are a group of single-celled name comes from Greek αρχαία, "old ones". They are a major division of living organisms.. Archaea are tiny, simple were originally discovered in extreme environments (extremophiles), but are now thought to be common to more average can survive at very high (over 80 °C) Domain: Archaea, Woese, Kandler & Wheelis, Archaea definition is - usually single-celled, prokaryotic microorganisms of a domain (Archaea) that includes methanogens and those of harsh environments (such as acidic hot springs, hypersaline lakes, and deep-sea hydrothermal vents) which obtain energy from a variety of sources (such as carbon dioxide, acetate, ammonia, sulfur, or sunlight).

Archaea do not use fatty acids to build their membrane phospholipids. Instead, they have side chains of 20 carbon atoms built from isoprene. Isoprene is the simplest member of a class of chemicals called terpenes. By definition, a terpene is any molecule bilt by connecting isoprene molecules together, rather like building with Lego® blocks. The book is about microorganisms, both the archaea mentioned in the title and also about bacteria. As the author describes in the early part of the book, Carl Woese of the University of Illinois was the scientist who first realized that archaea and bacteria are different. Both archaea and bacteria are single-celled organisms that lack a cell /5.

To understand what makes archaea special, we need to remember that life on Earth can be organised into three major groups, or ‘domains’: eukarya, bacteria, and archaea. All archaea and bacteria are microbial species (living things too small to see with the naked eye) and represent a vast number of different evolutionary lineages. Besides the Introductory Chapter that gives a brief overview of archaeal applications, the present book contains four chapters. The first chapter, by Castro-Fernandez et al., provides an interesting depiction of the phylum Euryarchaeota and its biotechnological applications. The second chapter, by Ben Hania and coauthors, focuses on the promotion of the idea that some specific Archaea Author: Haitham Sghaier, Afef Najjari, Kais Ghedira.


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"The Iurprising Archaea examines discovery and the evolutionary and ecological importance of these organisms. in addition to exploring the archaeal rise from obscurity to their current prominent place in molecular and evolutionary biology, the book promotes a wider awareness of the world of by: I ended up loving Archaea because it was so much fun.

This is a book that is likely to become a classic for hard sci fi lovers in particular. ***** My original two star review: Wanted to like this. Interesting concept. Enjoyed the smart-ass humor in dialogue/5(69).

The book spans archaeal evolution, physiology, and molecular and cellular biology and will be an essential reference for both graduate students and researchers. Author Bios Roger A. Garrett is a Professor at Copenhagen University, where he leads the Danish Archaea Center.

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4/5. The book brings together recent knowledge concerning general metabolism, bioenergetics, molecular biology and genetics, membrane lipid and cell-wall structural chemistry and evolutionary relations, of the three major groups of archaea: the extreme halophiles, the extreme thermophiles, and the Edition: 1.

Page - Science and Engineering Oregon Graduate Institute of Science and Technology NW Von Neumann Drive Beaverton, OR USA + novick @ OTTAWA Russ McDowell 26 Turret Ct. ‎4/5(1). Throughout the well referenced text the emphasis is on emerging topics in specific fields providing the reader with a vision of the future in the expanding world of Archaea.

Essential reading for all archaea researchers and everyone with an interest in prokaryote molecular and cellular biology. A recommended book for all microbiology libraries.

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Archaea, (domain Archaea), any of a group of single-celled prokaryotic organisms (that is, organisms whose cells lack a defined nucleus) that have distinct molecular characteristics separating them from bacteria (the other, more prominent group of prokaryotes) as well as from eukaryotes (organisms, including plants and animals, whose cells contain a defined nucleus).

This book examines the three main divisions into which members of the diverse Archaea kingdom are grouped according to their unusual biology. It also explains why little in general is known about them, and why further classification of Archaea is so difficult. J.E.T. McLain, in Encyclopedia of Soils in the Environment, Psychrophiles.

Archaea have also been detected in ecosystems with characteristics in direct contrast to hyperthermophilic environments. Psychrophilic (cold-loving) Archaea account for over a third of the prokaryotic biomass in coastal Antarctic surface waters, and the hypersaline lakes of the Vestfold Hills.

Key Difference Between Archaea and Bacteria. Given below are the important points which distinguish the archaea from the bacteria.

Likewise the bacteria, archaea are single-cell, simple prokaryotes, lacking the well-defined nucleus and other organelles. Archaea are capable of surviving under the extreme condition and so are considered as extremophiles. Ribosomes. While archaea have ribosomes that are 70S in size, the same as bacteria, it was the rRNA nucleotide differences that provided scientists with the conclusive evidence to argue that archaea deserved a domain separate from the bacteria.

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Archaea Molecular and Cellular Biology First Printing Edition. by RICARDO CAVICCHIOLI (Author) out of 5 stars 5 ratings. ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. Cited by: This book examines the three main divisions into which members of the diverse Archaea kingdom are grouped according to their unusual biology.

It also explains why little in general is known about them, and why further classification of Archaea is so difficult/5(13). Archaea of the genus Sulfolobus (Figure ) are thermophiles that prefer temperatures around 70–80°C and acidophiles that prefer a pH of 2–3.

24 Sulfolobus can live in aerobic or anaerobic environments. In the presence of oxygen, Sulfolobus spp. use metabolic processes similar to those of heterotrophs.

In anaerobic environments, they. Archaea book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Some Archaea thrive in extreme places around the planet such as in thermal p /5.

Bergey's Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria (BMSAB) is a reference work aimed at undergraduates, graduate students, researchers, professors and experienced professionals at all levels.

About a hundred new genera and + new species have been described per year for each of the last 5 years. Discover the best Archaea books and audiobooks.

Learn from Archaea experts like Frontiers and Frontiers. Read Archaea books like and tmpCA8A for. The Archaea (or Archea) are a group of single-celled name comes from Greek αρχαία, "old ones".

They are a major division of living organisms. Archaea are tiny, simple were originally discovered in extreme environments (extremophiles), but are now thought to be common to more average can survive at very high (over 80 °C) .Archaea are prokaryotes that typically live in extreme environments and sometimes have strange metabolisms.

They are found in environments that have extreme temperature, pH, and salinity. The study of Archaea is attractive due to the potential reservoir of novel genes and biochemistries.

However, gene transfer is poorly understood in this domain.K Gulabivala, Y-L Ng, in Endodontics (Fourth Edition), Archaea. Archaea, the third domain of life, which are found in a wide variety of environments, and in close association with eukaryotes including metazoa, have been implicated in human health and disease via syntrophic and antagonistic interactions with bacteria.