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The Flagellates Unity, Diversity and Evolution

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By: Barry SC Leadbeater(Editor), John C Green(Editor)
401 pages, illustrations, tables
Publisher: CRC Press
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Paperback reprint of a 2000 book.

The Flagellates presents a multidisciplinary view of the flagellates exploring both their unity, in terms of their structure, mechanisms and processes, and their diversity in terms of biogeography, niche colonisation, and adaptations to their environment. In addition, evolutionary relationships amongst flagellates are explored. This is the only book published on this subject and features the most up to date information available making it an essential read for any one interested in or working in this field.

Contents

1. The Flagellates: Historical Perspectives
2. The Flagellate Condition
3. Mechanisms of Flagellar Propulsion
4. The Flagellate Cytoskeleton: Introduction of a General Terminology for Microtubular Flagellar Roots in Protists
5. Molecular Aspects of the Centrin Based Cytoskeleton in Flagellates
6. The Cell Surface of Flagellates
7. Sensory Mechanisms: Phototaxes and Light Perceptions in Algae
8. Trophic Strategies
9. Amitochondriate Flagellates
10. Adaptations to Parasitism among Flagellates
11. Flagellates and the Microbial Loop
12. Functional Diversity of Heterotrophic Flagellates in Aquatic Ecosystems
13. Geographic Distribution and Diversity of Free Living Heterotrophic Flagellates
14. Cosmopolitan Haptophytes Flagellates and their Genetic Links
15. Occurrence and Loss of Organelles
16. Flagellate Phylogeny: an Ultrastructural Approach
17. Flagellate Megaevolution: the Basis for Eukaryote Diversification

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By: Barry SC Leadbeater(Editor), John C Green(Editor)
401 pages, illustrations, tables
Publisher: CRC Press
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