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Symbiotic Interactions

By: A Douglas

148 pages, 17 b/w photos, 28 line illus

Oxford University Press

Paperback | Jan 1994 [2002 reprint] | #28680 | ISBN: 0198542941
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Hardback | Jan 1994 | #28679 | ISBN: 0198542860
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About this book

Presents a synthesis of the subject, from the molecular mechanisms underlying the establishment and function of symbioses to the ecological and evolutionary impact of such associations.


Contents

1. An introduction to symbiosis; 2. Symbiosis as a source of novel metabolic capabilities; 3. Novel structures in symbiosis; 4. Nutritional interactions in symbiosis; 5. How symbioses are formed; 6. Regulation of microbial symbionts; 7. The ecological impact of symbiosis; 8. Symbiosis and the eukaryotic cell; Index

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