Symbiotic Interactions

ISBN-10: 0198542941
ISBN-13: 9780198542940
Edition: 1994
Authors: A. E. Douglas
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Book details

List price: $73.00
Copyright year: 1994
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/3/1994
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 156
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Symbiotic interactions are those relationships between organisms that permit some species to overcome their physiological limitations by exploiting the capacities of others. This volume presents a modern synthesis of scientific knowledge of symbiosis, from the molecular mechanisms underlying its function to the ecological and evolutionary impact of such associations. With an emphasis on basic principles, the book takes the novel approach that symbiosis is a vehicle by which many organisms have gained access to complex metabolic capabilities. Examples are offered to illustrate this concept, including photosynthetic algae in corals, nitrogen-fixing bacteria in plant roots, and cellulose-degrading micro-organisms in herbivorous mammals. The traditional view of symbioses as mutually beneficial relationships is explicitly abandoned. The book draws together the wide-ranging literature on the topic, providing an integrated introduction that is accessible to undergraduates. The work serves as an excellent text for courses in symbiosis, and as a supplementary resource for students in ecology, evolutionary biology, and parasitology. As an up-to-date review of the field, the book will also be valued by graduate students and researchers.

Angela E. Douglas is the Daljit S. and Elaine Sarkaria Professor of Insect Physiology and Toxicology at Cornell University. She is the author of "Symbiotic Interactions" and the coauthor of "The Biology of Symbiosis".

An Introduction to Symbiosis
Symbiosis as a Source of Novel Metabolic Capabilities
Novel Structures in Symbiosis
Nutritional Interactions in Symbiosis
How Symbioses are Formed
Regulation of Microbial Symbionts
The Ecological Impact of Symbiosis
Symbiosis and the Eukaryotic Cell
Index

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