2013

Lateral Gene Transfer in Evolution

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ISBN: 978-1-4614-7779-2 (Print) 978-1-4614-7780-8 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xi

  2. LGT-Driven Metabolic Innovations and Adaptations

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-14

      Lateral Gene Transfer and the Synthesis of Thymidine

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      Pages 15-53

      Lateral Gene Transfer and the Evolution of Photosynthesis in Eukaryotes

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      Pages 55-77

      On the Eco-Evolutionary Relationships of Fresh and Salt Water Bacteria and the Role of Gene Transfer in Their Adaptation

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      Pages 79-103

      Mobilized Integrons: Team Players in the Spread of Antibiotic Resistance Genes

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      Pages 105-120

      Rumen Plasmids

  3. The Integration of New Genes into Existing Networks

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 121-121

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      Pages 123-135

      Lateral Genetic Transfer and Cellular Networks

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      Pages 137-145

      The Complexity Hypothesis and Other Connectivity Barriers to Lateral Gene Transfer

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      Pages 147-158

      The Effect of Codon Usage on the Success of Horizontal Gene Transfer

  4. Inter-Domain Gene Transfer

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 159-159

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      Pages 161-179

      Lateral Gene Transfer in Multicellular Organisms

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      Pages 181-197

      Gene Transfer and the Chimeric Nature of Eukaryotic Genomes

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      Pages 199-219

      Interdomain Horizontal Gene Transfer Shaped the Genomes of Legionella pneumophila and Legionella longbeachae

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      Pages 221-239

      Application of a New Mapping Algorithm to Reevaluate Evidence of Interdomain Lateral Gene Transfer in the Genome of Thermotoga maritima

  5. LGT, Speciation and the Tree/Web of Life

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 241-241

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      Pages 243-262

      Gradual Speciation: Further Entangling the Tree of Life

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      Pages 263-274

      Biased Gene Transfer Contributes to Maintaining the Tree of Life

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      Pages 275-289

      Speciation in the Shadow of Recombination and Lateral Gene Transfer

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 291-294