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Respiration in Archaea and Bacteria: Diversity of Prokaryotic Electron Transport Carriers

Series: Advances in Photosynthesis and Respiration Volume: 15

Edited By: Davide Zannoni


Hardback | Dec 2004 | #154630 | ISBN: 1402020015
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This book, entitled Respiration in Archaea and Bacteria, summarizes the achievements of the past decade in the biochemistry, bioenergetics, structural and molecular biology of respiratory processes in selected groups of prokaryotes. It includes a series of Chapters providing an extensive coverage of the respiratory membrane-bound bacterial redox complexes and enzymes; it also covers evolution of respiration, cytochrome c biogenesis, bacterial haemoglobins, and oxidases as redox sensors.
The book is intended for graduate students and researchers in microbiology, biochemistry, bacterial molecular biology, and biotechnology.

From the reviews: "This is a very rich volume and the writing and organization are well suited to make it easy for readers to readily gain an overview of each of the topics. A high standard has been set for the next volume in the series, also edited by Zannoni, which will be subtitled 'Diversity of Prokaryotic Respiratory Systems'." (Robert Gennis, Professor of Biochemistry and of Biophysics and Computational Biology, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL, USA in Photosynthesis Research 83, 2005)


Editorial.- Preface.- Color Plates.- 1. Evolution and Phylogenic Analysis of Respiration.- 2. NADH Dehydrogenase (NADH-Quinone Oxidoreductase).- 3. Bacterial Hydroquinone: Cytochrome c Oxidoreductases, Physiology, Structure and Function.- 4. Structure and Function of Succinate:Quinone Oxidoreductases and the Role of Quinol:Fumarate Reductases in Fumarate Respiration.- 5. Biochemical and Molecular Features of Terminal Oxidases.- 6. Structures of Bacterial Heme-Copper Oxidases.- 7. Functional Aspects of Heme-Copper Terminal Oxidases.- 8. The Na+- Translocating NADH-Quinone Reductase of Marine and Moderately Halophilic Bacteria.- 9. Microbial Molybdenum-Containing Enzymes in Respiration: Structural and Functional Aspects.- 10. The Pyrroloquinoline Quinone (PPQ)-Containing Dehydrogenases.- 11. Biogenesis of Cytochrome c.- 12. Bacterial Hemoglobins: Old Proteins with 'New' Functions? Roles in Respiratory and Nitric Oxide Metabolism.- 13. Oxidases as Redox Sensors in Pigment Synthesis.- Subject Index.- Species Index.- Gene and Gene Product Index.

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