Genomes and Genomics of Nitrogen-fixing Organisms

  • Rafael Palacios
  • William E. Newton

Part of the Nitrogen Fixation: Origins, Applications, and Research Progress book series (NITR, volume 3)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. G. Dávila, R. Palacios
    Pages 1-6
  3. J. A. Leigh
    Pages 7-12
  4. M. Göttfert, H. Hennecke, S. Tabata
    Pages 99-111
  5. M. J. Barnett, M. L. Kahn
    Pages 113-132
  6. G. Dávila, V. González, M. A. Ramírez-Romero, O. Rodríguez
    Pages 133-142
  7. A. Becker, F. J. de Bruijn
    Pages 169-181
  8. R. Palacios, M. Flores
    Pages 183-200
  9. J. P. W. Young
    Pages 221-241
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 243-246

About this book


Genomes and Genomics of Nitrogen-fixing Organisms This is Volume 3 of a seven-volume series on all aspects of Nitrogen Fixation. The series aims to be the definitive authority in the field and to act as a benchmark for some years to come. Rather than attempting to cram the whole field into a single volume, the subject matter is divided among seven volumes to allow authors the luxury of writing in depth with a comprehensive reference base. All authors are recognized practicing scientists in the area of their contribution, which ensures the high quality, relevance, and readability of the chapters. In establishing the rationale for, and the organization of, this book, we realized the need to divide it into two sections. The first section should be organism based and should review our current knowledge of the genomes of nitrogen-fixing organisms and what these nucleotide sequences tell us. The second section should then be technology based. It should review what technologies are available to mine the data inherent in the nucleotide sequences and how they are now being used to produce gene-function data from differential gene expression.


Nucleotide Proteomics RNA Translation biochemistry biology metabolism physiology transcription

Editors and affiliations

  • Rafael Palacios
    • 1
  • William E. Newton
    • 2
  1. 1.Nitrogen Fixation Research CenterNational University of MexicoCuernavaca, MorelosMexico
  2. 2.Department of BiochemistryVirginia Polytechnic Institute & State UniversityBlacksburgUSA

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