Mechanisms and Model Systems

  • Joseph Seckbach

Part of the Cellular Origin, Life in Extreme Habitats and Astrobiology book series (COLE, volume 4)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxx
  2. General Aspects

  3. Origin & Evolution

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 63-63
    2. Lorraine Olendzenski, Olga Zhaxybayeva, J. Peter Gogarten
      Pages 65-79
    3. P. LóPez-García, D. Moreira
      Pages 131-146
    4. David L. Valentine
      Pages 147-161
    5. Juraj Krajčovič, Libor Ebringer, Steven D. Schwartzbach
      Pages 185-206
    6. Rosalind Hinde, Donelle A. Trautman
      Pages 207-220
    7. Christopher P. McKay, Rafael Navarro-González
      Pages 221-228
  4. Bacteria, Cyanobacteria & Algae

  5. Fungi Symbiosis

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 291-291
    2. D. J. Garbary, R. J. Deckert
      Pages 309-321
    3. P. Bonfante, V. Bianciotto, J. M. Ruiz-Lozano, D. Minerdi, E. Lumini, S. Perotto
      Pages 323-337
  6. Lichens

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 339-339
    2. Thomas Friedl, Debashish Bhattacharya
      Pages 341-357
    3. Russell L. Chapman, Debra A. Waters
      Pages 359-371
  7. Symbiosis in Plants

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 385-385
    2. W. Reisser
      Pages 387-395
    3. M. Grilli Caiola
      Pages 397-409
    4. J. F. White Jr., R. F. Sullivan, M. Moy, W. Meyer, D. Cabral
      Pages 411-424
    5. S. Scannerini, A. Fusconi, M. Mucciarelli
      Pages 425-447
  8. Association with Protozoa

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 449-449
    2. J. H. P. Hackstein, A. H. A. M. Van Hoek, J. A. M. Leunissen, M. Huynen
      Pages 451-464
    3. M. C. M. Motta, W. De Souza, K. -P. Chang
      Pages 465-473
    4. Giovanna Rosati
      Pages 475-488
    5. K. R. Buck, J. M. Bernhard
      Pages 507-517
  9. Symbiosis in Insects and Higher Animals

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 519-519
    2. Donelle A. Trautman, Rosalind Hinde
      Pages 521-537
    3. S. Karako, N. Stambler, Z. Dubinsky
      Pages 539-557
    4. Mc Coy M. Adam, Ivonne Balzer
      Pages 559-574
    5. J. W. Spatafora
      Pages 589-609
    6. Sylvain Charlat, Kostas Bourtzis, Hervé Mercot
      Pages 621-644
    7. Bernard Pintureau, Simon Grenier, Thierry Rigaud
      Pages 645-662

About this book


Symbiosis is the fourth volume in the series Cellular Origin and Life in Extreme Habitats (COLE). Fifty experts, from over a dozen countries, review their current studies on different approaches to these phenomena. The chapters present various aspects of symbiosis from gene transfer, morphological features, and biodiversity to individual organisms sharing mutual cellular habitats. The origin of the eukaryotic phase is discussed with emphasis on cyanelles, H syntrophy, N2 fixation, and S-based symbiosis (as well as the origin of mitochondrion, chloroplast, and nucleus). All members of the three domains of life are presented for sharing symbiotic associations. This volume brings the concept of living together as `One plus One (plus One) equals One.'
The purpose of this book is to introduce the teacher, researcher, scholar, and student as well as the open-minded and science-oriented reader to the global importance of this association.


Biodiversity Ecology Sediment algae deep-sea environment eukaryotes genes nitrogen roots

Editors and affiliations

  • Joseph Seckbach
    • 1
  1. 1.Hebrew University of JerusalemIsrael

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Kluwer Academic Publishers 2002
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4020-0189-5
  • Online ISBN 978-0-306-48173-4
  • Series Print ISSN 1566-0400
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