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Hurst, Christon J.

The Mechanistic Benefits of Microbial Symbionts

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Table of contents

Part I. Understanding the Basis of Symbiotic Associations

1. Symbiotic Associations: All About Chemistry
Re-Young Yu, William F. Martin

Part II. Associations Between Microbes

2. Phage Conversion and the Role of Bacteriophage and Host Functions in Regulation of Diphtheria Toxin Production by Corynebacterium diphtheriae

Sheryl L. W. Zajdowicz, Randall K. Holmes

3. Syntrophic Growth of Symbiobacterium in Association with Free-Living Bacteria
Kenji Ueda, Teruhiko Beppu

Part III. Associations Between Microbes and Plants

4. The Mechanism of Symbiotic Nitrogen Fixation
Barney A. Geddes, Ivan J. Oresnik

Part IV. Associations Between Microbes and Animals

5. Antimicrobials and the Natural Biology of a Bacterial-Nematode Symbiosis
Swati Singh, Steven Forst

6. The Role of Symbionts in the Evolution of Termites and Their Rise to Ecological Dominance in the Tropics
David E. Bignell

7. Diverse Bacteriophage Roles in an Aphid-Bacterial Defensive Mutualism
Stephanie R. Weldon, Kerry M. Oliver

8. Symbiotic Streptomyces Provide Antifungal Defense in Solitary Wasps
Martin Kaltenpoth

9.
Watersipora subtorquata and the Possible Role of Its Associated Microbes: An Attempt to Explain the Extraordinary Invasion Success of This Marine Bryozoan Species
Antje Lauer

10. Animal–Symbiodinium Symbioses: Foundations of Coral Reef Ecosystems
Nathan L. Kirk, Virginia M. Weis

11. Fiat Lux: The Squid–Vibrio Association as a Model for Understanding Host–Microbe Associations
Spencer V. Nyholm

Keywords: Life Sciences, Microbial Ecology, Microbiology, Evolutionary Biology, Animal Physiology, Plant Physiology

Editor
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2016
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Advances in Environmental Microbiology
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319280684
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-28066-0

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