Symbiosis: An Introduction to Biological Associations

Paperback | July 15, 2000

bySurindar Paracer, Vernon Ahmadjian

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The first edition of this book, published by University Press of New England in 1986, sold over 2500 copies, and was received as the best introductory overview of this broad field. Quite a lot has happened in the field of symbiosis in the past 10 years, especially concerning molecularmechanisms. Ahmadjian and Paracer have thoroughly updated their book, addressing advances in the field and the emergence of fields such as cellular microbiology, immunoparasitology, and endocytobiology, which have revealed new aspects of symbiosis. It is the only book to cover all aspects ofsymbiosis at an introductory level.

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The first edition of this book, published by University Press of New England in 1986, sold over 2500 copies, and was received as the best introductory overview of this broad field. Quite a lot has happened in the field of symbiosis in the past 10 years, especially concerning molecularmechanisms. Ahmadjian and Paracer have thoroughly ...

Surindar Paracer is at Worcester State College. Vernon Ahmadjian is at Clark University.
Format:PaperbackPublished:July 15, 2000Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195118073

ISBN - 13:9780195118070

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction2. Viral Symbiotic Associations3. Bacterial Associations of Bacteria, Protozoa, and Animals4. Bacterial Pathogenesis: Molecular Mechanisms5. Bacterial Associations of Plants6. Symbiosis and the Origin of the Eukaryotic Cell7. Fungal Associations of Protozoa and Animals8. Fungal Associations of Fungi, Algae, and Plants9. Parasitic and Mutualistic Protozoans10. Photosynthetic Associations of Protozoans and Invertebrates11. Animal Parasitism: Flukes, Tapeworms, Nematodes, and Parasitoids12. Flowering Plant Symbioses13. Behavioral and Social Symbioses14. Symbiosis and CoevolutionAppendix 1: Heinrich Anton de Bary (1831-1888)Appendix 2: Historical Landmarks of SymbiosisReferencesIndex