Recent Advances in Phototrophic Prokaryotes

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ISBN: 978-1-4419-1527-6 (Print) 978-1-4419-1528-3 (Online)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xv

  2. Diversity and Ecology

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-14

      A New Extreme Environment for Aerobic Anoxygenic Phototrophs: Biological Soil Crusts

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      Pages 15-29

      The Phototrophic Consortium “Chlorochromatium aggregatum” – A Model for Bacterial Heterologous Multicellularity

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      Pages 31-45

      The Ecology of Nitrogen Fixation in Cyanobacterial Mats

  3. Physiology, Metabolism, and Global Responses

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 47-47

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      Pages 49-70

      Nitrogen and Molybdenum Control of Nitrogen Fixation in the Phototrophic Bacterium Rhodobacter capsulatus

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      Pages 71-90

      The Network of PII Signalling Protein Interactions in Unicellular Cyanobacteria

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      Pages 91-108

      Pathway and Importance of Photorespiratory 2-Phosphoglycolate Metabolism in Cyanobacteria

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      Pages 109-121

      Beyond the Genome: Functional Studies of Phototrophic Sulfur Oxidation

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      Pages 123-135

      Multicellularity in a Heterocyst-Forming Cyanobacterium: Pathways for Intercellular Communication

  4. Bioenergetics, Proteins, and Genomics

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 137-137

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      Pages 139-159

      The Photoactive Orange Carotenoid Protein and Photoprotection in Cyanobacteria

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      Pages 161-178

      Proteomic Analysis of the Developing Intracytoplasmic Membrane in Rhodobacter sphaeroides During Adaptation to Low Light Intensity

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      Pages 179-209

      A Glimpse into the Proteome of Phototrophic Bacterium Rhodobacter capsulatus

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      Pages 211-228

      Phycobiliprotein Biosynthesis in Cyanobacteria: Structure and Function of Enzymes Involved in Post-translational Modification

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      Pages 229-250

      The Tetrapyrrole Biosynthetic Pathway and Its Regulation in Rhodobacter capsulatus

  5. Environmental Sensing and Signal Transduction

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 251-251

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      Pages 253-264

      The Gene Transfer Agent of Rhodobacter capsulatus

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      Pages 265-271

      Integrative Control of Carbon, Nitrogen, Hydrogen, and Sulfur Metabolism: The Central Role of the Calvin–Benson–Bassham Cycle

  6. Applied Aspects

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 273-273

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      Pages 275-290

      Better Living Through Cyanothece – Unicellular Diazotrophic Cyanobacteria with Highly Versatile Metabolic Systems

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      Pages 291-303

      A Feasibility Study of Large-Scale Photobiological Hydrogen Production Utilizing Mariculture-Raised Cyanobacteria

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      Pages 305-348

      Hydrogenases and Hydrogen Metabolism in Photosynthetic Prokaryotes

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 349-359