Pseudomonas: Volume 5: A Model System in Biology by Juan-luis RamosPseudomonas: Volume 5: A Model System in Biology by Juan-luis Ramos

Pseudomonas: Volume 5: A Model System in Biology

EditorJuan-luis Ramos, Alain Filloux

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The first four volumes of Pseudomonas series covered the biology of pseudomonads in a wide context, including the niches they inhabit, the taxonomic relations among members of this group, the molecular biology of gene expression in different niches and under different environmental conditions, the analysis of virulence traits in plants, animals and human pathogens as well as the determinants that make some strains useful for biotechnological applications and promotion of plant growth.Pseudomonas volume 5 is intended to collect new information on the genomics of saprophytic soil Pseudomonas, as well as functions related to genomic islands. Pseudomonas are ubiquitous inhabitants and this volume explores life styles in different settings and sheds further insights on the wide metabolic potential of this microbe for the removal of pollutants and production of added-value products. This volume also explores how Pseudomonas responds and reacts to environmental signals, including detection of cell density. This fifth volume covers the following topics:GenomicsPhysiology and metabolismDatabasesGene regulationPathogenesisCatabolism and biotransformations.Pseudomonas volume 5 will be of use to researchers working on these bacteria, particularly those studying virulence, genomics, physiology, biotechnology, biotransformations, etc. Advanced students in biology, medicine and agronomy will also find this volume a valuable reference during their studies.

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Title:Pseudomonas: Volume 5: A Model System in BiologyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:480 pagesPublished:November 10, 2010Publisher:Springer NetherlandsLanguage:English

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GENOMICS1. Genomics of Pseudomonas fluorescens Pf-5Dmitri V. Mavrodi, Ian T. Paulsen, Qinghu Ren and Joyce E. Loper2. Glycosilation Islands of Pseudomonas speciesAmrisha Verma and Reuben RamphalPHYSIOLOGY AND METABOLISM3. Styrene, an unpalatable substrate with complex regulatory networksLivia Leoni, Giordano Rampioni and Elisabetta Zennaro4. Degradation of o-xylene by Pseudomonas stutzeri OX1 (Pseudomonas sp. OX1)Paola Barbieri, Dafne Solera, Enrica Galli, Faustino Vidal-Aroca and Giovanni Bertoni5. Carbazole metabolism by PseudomonasHideaki Nojiri and Toshio Ohmori6. The catabolism of phenylacetic acid and other related molecules in Pseudomonas putida U.José María Luengo, Sagrario Arias, Mario Arcos and Elías R. Olivera7. Role of membrane structure during stress signalling and adaptation in PseudomonasChristine Baysse and Fergal O'GaraDATABASES8. Towards a genome-wide mutant library of Pseudomonas putida strain KT2440 Estrella Duque, Antonio J. Molina-Henares, Jesús de la Torre, María Antonia Molina-Henares, Teresa del Castillo, Jennifer Lam, and Juan L. RamosGENE REGULATION9. The use of microcalorimetry to study regulatory mechanisms in Pseudomonas Tino Krell, Andreas Busch, María-Eugenia Guazzaroni, Jesús Lacal, María-Trinidad Gallegos and Wilson Terán 10. Cell-cell communication: Quorum sensing and regulatory circuits in Pseudomonas aeruginosaAndrée M. Lazdunski, Isabelle Ventre, and Sophie Bleves11. Modulation of bacteria lifestyles via two-component regulatory networksIsabelle Ventre, Andrew L. Goodman, Alain Filloux, and Stephen LoryPATHOGENESIS12. Pseudomonas aeruginosa internalization by non-phagocytic cellsJoanne EngelCATABOLISM AND BIOTRANSFORMATIONS 13. Histidine catabolism and catabolite regulation Yoshifumi Itoh, Takayuki Nishijyo, and Yuyi Nakada 14. Synthesis and degradation of polyhydroxyalkanoatesAuxiliadora Prieto, Laura I. de Eugenio, Beatriz Galán, José M. Luengo, and Bernard Witholt15. Quorum quenching acylases in Pseudomonas aeruginosaJoanna Krzeslak, Mariana Wahjudi and Wim J. Quax