Gophna, Uri

Lateral Gene Transfer in Evolution

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Table of contents

Part I. LGT-Driven Metabolic Innovations and Adaptations

1. Lateral Gene Transfer and the Synthesis of Thymidine
Itay Levin, Moshe Giladi, Uri Gophna

2. Lateral Gene Transfer and the Evolution of Photosynthesis in Eukaryotes
Claudio H. Slamovits, Adrian Reyes-Prieto

3. On the Eco-Evolutionary Relationships of Fresh and Salt Water Bacteria and the Role of Gene Transfer in Their Adaptation
David A Walsh, Josine Lafontaine, Hans-Peter Grossart

4. Mobilized Integrons: Team Players in the Spread of Antibiotic Resistance Genes
Elena Martinez, Steven Djordjevic, H.W. Stokes, Piklu Roy Chowdhury

5. Rumen Plasmids
Aya Brown Kav, Itai Benhar, Itzhak Mizrahi

Part II. The Integration of New Genes into Existing Networks

6. Lateral Genetic Transfer and Cellular Networks
Elizabeth Skippington, Mark A. Ragan

7. The Complexity Hypothesis and Other Connectivity Barriers to Lateral Gene Transfer
Ofir Cohen, Uri Gophna, Tal Pupko

8. The Effect of Codon Usage on the Success of Horizontal Gene Transfer
Tamir Tuller

Part III. Inter-Domain Gene Transfer

9. Lateral Gene Transfer in Multicellular Organisms
Julie C. Dunning Hotopp

10. Gene Transfer and the Chimeric Nature of Eukaryotic Genomes
Jan O. Andersson

11. Interdomain Horizontal Gene Transfer Shaped the Genomes of Legionella pneumophila and Legionella longbeachae

Laura Gomez-Valero, Mario Neou Bonora, Simonetta Gribaldo, Carmen Buchrieser

12. Application of a New Mapping Algorithm to Reevaluate Evidence of Interdomain Lateral Gene Transfer in the Genome of Thermotoga maritima

Pascal Lapierre, Nicholas C. Butzin, Kenneth M. Noll

Part IV. LGT, Speciation and the Tree/Web of Life

13. Gradual Speciation: Further Entangling the Tree of Life
Jeffrey G. Lawrence

14. Biased Gene Transfer Contributes to Maintaining the Tree of Life
Cheryl P. Andam, Johann Peter Gogarten

15. Speciation in the Shadow of Recombination and Lateral Gene Transfer
R. Thane Papke, Adit Naor, Uri Gophna

Keywords: Biomedicine, Human Genetics, Microbial Genetics and Genomics, Evolutionary Biology

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