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Enigmatic Microorganisms and Life in Extreme Environments

Edited By: J Seckbach
700 pages, Figs, tabs
Publisher: Springer Nature
Enigmatic Microorganisms and Life in Extreme Environments
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  • Enigmatic Microorganisms and Life in Extreme Environments ISBN: 9781402018633 Paperback Dec 2004 Usually dispatched within 2-3 weeks
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About this book

Reviews the three kingdoms of life (Archea, Eubacteria and Eukarya) from molecular evolutionary levels to ecological aspects in enigmatic habitats, including general reviews of puzzling pro-and eukaryotic organisms and their domains.

Contents

In the beginning - origin and evolution of the first cells; enigmatic micro-organisms; the versatile extension of life; microorganisms in extreme environments; effect of subsatnces, gases and irradiations; living together - symbiosis.

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Edited By: J Seckbach
700 pages, Figs, tabs
Publisher: Springer Nature
Media reviews

It is a good reference source for traditional extreme habitats and also provides many novel topics, such as lab-induced endosymbiosis, and good review chapters on basic physiology and metabolism. (European Journal of Phycology, 36 (2001)

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