Secondary Endosymbioses by Yoshihisa HirakawaSecondary Endosymbioses by Yoshihisa Hirakawa

Secondary Endosymbioses

byYoshihisa Hirakawa

Hardcover | October 16, 2017

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Secondary Endosymbioses, Volume 84, the latest release in theAdvances in Botanical Researchseries, summarizes eight major groups possessing complex plastids, including heterokonts, dinoflagellates, apicomplexans, chromerids, haptophytes, cryptophytes, euglenophytes and chlorarachniophytes. Updates to this new volume include sections on the Evolution of secondary plastid-bearing organisms, Primary plastids of Archeaplastida, Secondary plastids of heterokonts (diatoms), Secondary and tertiary plastids of dinoflagellates, Apicoplasts, Secondary plastids of chromerids, Secondary Plastids of haptophytes, Secondary Plastids of cryptophytes, Secondary Plastids of euglenids, and Secondary Plastids of chlorarachinophytes.

Through an examination on how plastids evolved by multiple endosymbiotic events, this book discusses how diverse and abundant organisms harbor complex plastids.



  • Presents the latest release in theAdvances in Botanical Researchseries
  • Ideal resource for post-graduates and researchers in the plant sciences, including botany, plant biochemistry, plant pathology and plant physiology
  • Contains contributions from internationally recognized authorities in their respective fields
Yoshihisa Hirakawa is an assistant professor at Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences in the University of Tsukuba (Japan) since 2012. He received his B.S and M.S degrees in Biology from Kanazawa University in 2004 and 2006, respectively. He studied plastid targeting into complex plastids evolved by secondary endosymbioses and rec...
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Title:Secondary EndosymbiosesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:452 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:October 16, 2017Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0128026510

ISBN - 13:9780128026519

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Table of Contents

1. Evolution of secondary plastid-bearing organisms 2. Primary plastids of Archeaplastida 3. Secondary plastids of heterokonts (diatoms) 4. Secondary and tertiary plastids of dinoflagellates 5. Apicoplasts 6. Secondary plastids of chromerids 7. Secondary Plastids of haptophytes 8. Secondary Plastids of cryptophytes 9. Secondary Plastids of euglenids 10. Secondary Plastids of chlorarachinophytes