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Volume sixteen of Advances in Microbial Ecology has a tricky heritage. approximately midway via its of completion, Gwynfryn Jones needed to renounce as coping with edi­ tor for overall healthiness purposes, and he requested me to take over. i need to thank Gwyn for his committed paintings during this booklet sequence, and want him the entire top for the longer term. After the swap in editorship, a few authors needed to be inspired on fairly brief observe to supply their chapters with the intention to make visual appeal of this quantity attainable inside of an inexpensive time period. still, i feel that the articles we current with this quantity characterize an relaxing selection of updated con­ tributions to microbial ecology. In my very own knowing, microbial ecology com­ prises the elucidation of microbial actions in traditional or semi ordinary environ­ ments, together with body structure, biochemistry, inhabitants dynamics, and interactions with all of the biotic and abiotic environmental stipulations microbes come across. This includes reviews on unmarried organisms in outlined cultures in an ecological consistent with­ spective, the research of microbial actions in advanced environments, in addition to the advance of options for the interactions of microorganisms with the area during which they reside. final yet now not least, microbial ecology isn't an unique technological know-how studied solely in foreign places untouched by means of human beings.

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A detailed description of their calcium deposition process may be found in Borowitzka (1982, 1987). However, examination of details of the calcium carbonate deposition process in prymnesiophytes showed that it bore no resemblance to that found in A. oxaliferum. The calcium carbonate precipitated by coccolithophorids is in the form of delicately sculpted calcareous plates. These are formed on an organic matrix that promotes crystal nucleation. The organic nucleation substratum is formed within the cis Golgiand calcite precipitation is initiated in the trans Golgi.

Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 65:1746-1752. ) 3: 1-82. Rivadeneyra, M. , del Moral, A, Ferrer, M. , 1994, Precipitation of calcium carbonate by Vibrio spp. From an inland saltern, FEMS Microbiol. Ecol. 13:197-204. Robertson, L. A, and Kuenen, J. , 1992, The colorless sulfur bacteria, in: The Prokaryotes (A Balows, H. G. Triiper, M. Dworkin, W. Harder, and K. H. ), Springer-Verlag, New York, pp. 385-413. , 1987, The neighbor joining method: A new method for constructing phylogenetic trees, Mol. BioI.

Mikrobiol. (St. Petersbourg) 1:52-72. Nadson, G. A, and Visloukh, S. , 1923, La structure et la vie de la bacterie geanteAchromatium oxaliferum, Schew. Bull. lard. Imp. Bot. (St. Petersbourg) Suppl. 122:1-37. Nelson, D. , 1992, The genus Beggiatoa, in: The Prokaryotes (A Balows, H. G. Triiper, M. Dworkin, W. Harder, and K. H. ), Springer-Verlag, New York, pp. 3171-3180. Nelson, D. , and Castenholz, R. , l. Bacteriol. 147:140-154. Nelson, D. , and Castenholz, R. ,l. Bacteriol. 147:236247. Nelson, D.

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