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Advances in Marine Biology, Volume 62: Advances in Sponge Science: Physiology, Chemical and Microbial Diversity, Biotechnology

Series: Advances in Marine Biology Volume: 62

By: Mikel A Becerro (Editor), Maria J Uriz (Editor), Manuel Maldonado (Editor), Xavier Turon (Editor)

374 pages, Illustrations

Academic Press

Hardback | Jun 2012 | #202941 | ISBN-13: 9780123942838
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NHBS Price: £122.00 $155/€146 approx

About this book

This volume will become a reference to marine biologists with interest in
- benthic ecology and biotic interactions, including symbiosis
- chemical and molecular ecology
- systematics, phylogeny, and evolution
- sponge culture and tissue engineering


Contents

1- The physiology and molecular biology of sponge tissues
Sally P. Leys and April Hill

2- Sponge-microbe symbioses: recent advances and new directions
Robert W. Thacker and Christopher J. Freeman

3- Nutrient fluxes through sponges: biology, budgets, and ecological implications
Manuel Maldonado, Marta Ribes and Fleur C. van Duyl

4- Sponge chemical diversity: from biosynthetic pathways to ecological roles
Grégory Genta-Jouve and Olivier P. Thomas

5- Biosilica: molecular biology, biochemistry and function in demosponges as well as its applied aspects for tissue engineering
Xiaohong Wang, Heinz C. Schröder, Matthias Wiens, Ute Schloßmacher and Werner E.G. Müller

6- Cultivation of sponges, sponge cells and symbionts: achievements and future prospects
Klaske J. Schippers, Detmer Sipkema, Ronald Osinga, Hauke Smidt, Shirley A. Pomponi, Dirk E. Martens and René H. Wijffels


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