Anoxia

Evidence for Eukaryote Survival and Paleontological Strategies

ISBN: 978-94-007-1895-1 (Print) 978-94-007-1896-8 (Online)

Table of contents (32 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxxv

  2. GENERAL INTRODUCTION

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      Pages 1-1

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      Anaerobic Eukaryotes

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      Pages 17-38

      Biogeochemical Reactions in Marine Sediments Underlying Anoxic Water Bodies

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      Pages 39-47

      Diversity of Anaerobic Prokaryotes and Eukaryotes: Breaking Long-Established Dogmas

  3. FUNCTIONAL BIOCHEMISTRY

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      Pages 49-49

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      Pages 51-81

      The Biochemical Adaptations of Mitochondrion-Related Organelles of Parasitic and Free-Living Microbial Eukaryotes to Low Oxygen Environments

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      Pages 83-112

      Hydrogenosomes and Mitosomes: Mitochondrial Adaptations to Life in Anaerobic Environments

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      Pages 113-128

      Adapting to Hypoxia: Lessons from Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor

  4. MANAGING ANOXIA

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 129-129

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      Pages 131-143

      Magnetotactic Protists at the Oxic–Anoxic Transition Zones of Coastal Aquatic Environments

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      Pages 145-154

      A Novel Ciliate (Ciliophora: Hypotrichida) Isolated from Bathyal Anoxic Sediments

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      Pages 155-166

      The Wood-Eating Termite Hindgut: Diverse Cellular Symbioses in a Microoxic to Anoxic Environment

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      Pages 167-188

      Ecological and Experimental Exposure of Insects to Anoxia Reveals Surprising Tolerance

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      Pages 189-203

      The Unusual Response of Encysted Embryos of the Animal Extremophile, Artemia franciscana, to Prolonged Anoxia

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      Pages 205-217

      Survival of Tardigrades in Extreme Environments: A Model Animal for Astrobiology

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      Pages 219-246

      Long-Term Anoxia Tolerance in Flowering Plants

  5. FORAMINIFERA

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 247-247

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      Pages 249-285

      Benthic Foraminifera: Inhabitants of Low-Oxygen Environments

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      Pages 287-303

      Ecological and Biological Response of Benthic Foraminifera Under Oxygen-Depleted Conditions: Evidence from Laboratory Approaches

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      Pages 305-321

      The Response of Benthic Foraminifera to Low-Oxygen Conditions of the Peruvian Oxygen Minimum Zone

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      Pages 323-340

      Benthic Foraminiferal Communities and Microhabitat Selection on the Continental Shelf Off Central Peru

  6. ZONES AND REGIONS

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      Pages 341-341

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      Pages 343-352

      Living Assemblages from the “Dead Zone” and Naturally Occurring Hypoxic Zones

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      Pages 353-368

      The Return of Shallow Shelf Seas as Extreme Environments: Anoxia and Macrofauna Reactions in the Northern Adriatic Sea

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      Pages 369-401

      Meiobenthos of the Oxic/Anoxic Interface in the Southwestern Region of the Black Sea: Abundance and Taxonomic Composition

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