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Microbial Systematics

Author: Bhagwan Rekadwad

Publisher: CRC Press

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Category: Science

Page: 212

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This book presents recent scientific investigations in microbial ecology and systematics. Advanced microbial science investigations employ the latest technologies for research in microbiology and microbial applications. The book has complete information on classical microbiology techniques for assessment of the composition of microbial diversity assessment, advancement in next-generation technology, advantages of microbial products in sustainable developments and their application for societal benefits. Current research on microorganisms is presented as a perfect book for studies on "Microbial Systematics". This book will serve as an important resource for practising research and review for the scientific community.
Science

Microbial Systematics

Author: Bhagwan Rekadwad

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN:

Category: Science

Page: 212

View: 375

This book presents recent scientific investigations in microbial ecology and systematics. Advanced microbial science investigations employ the latest technologies for research in microbiology and microbial applications. The book has complete information on classical microbiology techniques for assessment of the composition of microbial diversity assessment, advancement in next-generation technology, advantages of microbial products in sustainable developments and their application for societal benefits. Current research on microorganisms is presented as a perfect book for studies on "Microbial Systematics". This book will serve as an important resource for practising research and review for the scientific community.
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Applied Microbial Systematics

Author: Fergus Priest

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

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Category: Science

Page: 479

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Modern approaches to microbial classification and identification, particularly those based on nucleic acid analysis, have raised the awareness and interest of microbiologists in systematics during the past decade. The extended scope of the subject has revolutionized microbial ecology with the demonstration of uncultivable microorganisms as a major component of the biosphere and evolution, with the ribosomal RNA phylogenetic tree as the basis of current classifications. However, advances in microbial systematics have also had enormous impact on other, diverse aspects of microbiology such as animal pathogenicity, plant-microbe interactions and relationships with food. In this book, we survey and discuss in depth the contribution of modern taxonomic approaches to our understanding of the microbiology of these various systems. The book does not concentrate on methods - these have been well reported elsewhere - instead it provides a unique insight into the application and value of modern systematics in diverse branches of microbiology. It will be of value to microbiologists at both research and technical levels who need to appreciate the range of organisms with which they work and the diversity within them. It will also be of value to teachers and students of microbiology courses who want to understand how systematics can enhance microbiology beyond the routine of classification, nomenclature, and identification.
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Applied Microbial Systematics

Author: F.G. Priest

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN:

Category: Science

Page: 479

View: 803

Modern approaches to microbial classification and identification, particularly those based on nucleic acid analysis, have raised the awareness and interest of microbiologists in systematics during the past decade. The extended scope of the subject has revolutionized microbial ecology with the demonstration of uncultivable microorganisms as a major component of the biosphere and evolution, with the ribosomal RNA phylogenetic tree as the basis of current classifications. However, advances in microbial systematics have also had enormous impact on other, diverse aspects of microbiology such as animal pathogenicity, plant-microbe interactions and relationships with food. In this book, we survey and discuss in depth the contribution of modern taxonomic approaches to our understanding of the microbiology of these various systems. The book does not concentrate on methods - these have been well reported elsewhere - instead it provides a unique insight into the application and value of modern systematics in diverse branches of microbiology. It will be of value to microbiologists at both research and technical levels who need to appreciate the range of organisms with which they work and the diversity within them. It will also be of value to teachers and students of microbiology courses who want to understand how systematics can enhance microbiology beyond the routine of classification, nomenclature, and identification.
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Trends in the Systematics of Bacteria and Fungi

Author: Paul Bridge

Publisher: CABI

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Category: Science

Page: 364

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Methods in microbial systematics have developed and changed significantly in the last 40 years. This has resulted in considerable change in both the defining microbial species and the methods required to make reliable identifications. Developments in information technology have enabled ready access to vast amounts of new and historic data online. Establishing both the relevance, and the most appropriate use, of this data is now a major consideration when undertaking identifications and systematic research. This book provides some insights into how current methods and resources are being used in microbial systematics, together with some thoughts and suggestions as to how both methodologies and concepts may develop in the future.
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Chemical Methods in Bacterial Systematics

Author: Society for Applied Bacteriology

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Category: Science

Page: 410

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Current chemosystematics owes much to the availability of highly sensitive analytical techniques. Many of these involve a quantitative approach, utilising computers and a variety of statistical techniques. This book contains up-to-date procedures on chemical methods being developed and used for the classification and identification of bacteria, including medically and economically significant ones. Detailed protocols are given on how valuable taxonomic data can be derived from analyses of nucleic acids, proteins, lipids and whole-organisms. Of general interest to microbiologists, the volume should also be an essential reference to those actively engaged in diagnostic bacteriology or microbial systematics. FROM THE PREFACE: Chemical methods not only are well established in bacterial systematics but are also rapidly changing our views on how bacteria should be classified and identified. Chemotaxonomy, which owes much to the availability of new and highly sensitive analytical techniques, can be used to establish relationships between bacteria at all levels in the taxonomic hierarchy. However, many of the new approaches are designed for the identification of bacteria and some are quantitative, employing computers and a variety of statistical techniques. This book contains detailed procedures on many of the chemical methods currently being used for the classification and identification of bacteria. As such, it will be of value generally to microbiologists and is an essential reference for those actively engaged in diagnostic bacteriology.
Medical

Bacterial Diversity and Systematics

Author: F.G. Priest

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

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Category: Medical

Page: 331

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Bacterial taxonomy as a specialized discipline is practised by a minority but the applications of taxonomy are important to most, if not all microbiologists. It is the implementation of taxonomic ideas and practises which gives rise to identification and typing systems, procedures for the analysis and characterization of biodiversity, hypotheses about the evolution of micro-organisms, and improved procedures for the isolation and implementation of bacteria in biotechnological processes. Without taxonomic theory providing a sound basis to these many facets of microbiology there would be severe problems faced by many scientists working with micro-organisms. Taxonomy comprises three sequential but independent processes; classification, nomenclature and identification. The first two stages are the prime concern of the specialist taxonomist but the third stage should result in identification schemes of value to all microbiologists. As the classification and identification of micro-organisms improves, largely due to the introduction of new technologies, so does its contribution to the subject as a whole. It therefore seemed timely to hold a conference in the autumn of 1993 devoted to microbial identification. Such a topic could not be addressed without some reference to the enabling discipline of classification, but the principal aims were to assess improvements in identification and typing and how these were benefiting microbiological topics ranging from ecological and biotechnological studies of extremophilic bacteria to the use of pyrolysis mass spectrometry in epidemiology. The meeting, which was held in Granada, Spain, was supported by FEMS (FEMS Symposium No.
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New Approaches to Prokaryotic Systematics

Author: Michael Goodfellow

Publisher: Academic Press

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Category: Science

Page: 348

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Volume 41 of Methods in Microbiology is a methods book designed to highlight procedures that will revitalize the purposes and practices of prokaryotic systematics. This volume will notably show that genomics and computational biology are pivotal to the new direction of travel and will emphasise that new developments need to be built upon historical good practices, notably the continued use of the nomenclatural type concept and the requirement to deposit type strains in at least two service culture collections in different countries. Detailed protocols on cutting edge methods Prepared by leading international experts in the relevant fields
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Microbial Ecology

Author: Morris A. Levin

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies

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Category: Science

Page: 945

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Modern Bacterial Taxonomy

Author: F. G. Priest

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN:

Category: Science

Page: 228

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This second edition of Modern Bacterial Taxonomy has been completely revised and expanded to include detailed coverage of molecular systematics including relevant aspects of nucleic acid sequences, the construction of phylogenetic trees, typing of bacteria by restriction fragment length polymorphisms, DNA hybridization probes and the use of the polymerase chain reaction in bacterial systematics.
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Nucleic Acid Techniques in Bacterial Systematics

Author: Erko Stackebrandt

Publisher: John Wiley & Son Limited

ISBN:

Category: Science

Page: 329

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One of a series whose aim is to identify specialist areas in microbiology and to provide up-to-date methodological information for laboratory microbiologists, active researchers and graduate students. This volume addresses nucleic acid techniques in bacterial systematics.

Microbial Taxonomy, Phylogeny and Biodiversity

Author: Jesús L. Romalde

Publisher: Frontiers Media SA

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Page: 375

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The great diversity of microbial life is the remaining major reservoir of unknown biological diversity on earth. To understand this vast, but largely unperceived diversity with its untapped genetic, enzymatic and industrial potential, microbial systematics is undergoing a revolutionary change in its approach to describe novel taxa based on genomic/envirogenomic information. The characterization of an organism is no longer bounded by methodological barriers, and it is now possible to fully sequence the whole genome of a strain to study individual genes, or to examine the genetic information by using different techniques. In fact, application of genomics is helping not only to provide a better understanding of the boundaries of genera and higher levels of classification, but also to refine our definition of the species concept. In addition, increased understanding of phylogeny is allowing to predict the genetic potential of microorganisms for biotechnological applications and adaptation to environmental changes. The present Research Topic on “Microbial Taxonomy, Phylogeny and Biodiversity” compiles a collection of papers covering the use of genomic sequence data in microbial taxonomy and systematics, including evolutionary relatedness of microorganisms; application of comparative genomics in systematic studies; or metagenomic approaches for biodiversity studies. We hope that this eBook incentives and encourages researchers for future discussions on microbial taxonomy and phylogenetics.

Reconciling Microbial Systematics & Genomics

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Page: 10

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The diversity and complexity of microorganisms is staggering. Their metabolic flexibility has enabled bacteria and archaea to live in places no other organism can tolerate. They are found in the sediment of the deepest oceans and within the rocks and ice of the highest mountains, and yet they also exist in the most commonplace of settings--in intimate association with our own bodies. Microbes can take the form of single spheres, long, bizarre corkscrews, or crowds of intercommunicating cells in a biofilm. The American Academy of Microbiology convened a colloquium in Washington, D.C., on September 27-28, 2006 to discuss problems in microbial taxonomy today.