Chapter 2. Microbial Phylogeny and Evolution Based on Protein Sequences (The Change from Targeted Genes to Proteins)

  1. Haroun N. Shah and
  2. Saheer E. Gharbia
  1. Radhey S. Gupta

Published Online: 15 JUN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470665497.ch2

Mass Spectrometry for Microbial Proteomics

Mass Spectrometry for Microbial Proteomics

How to Cite

Gupta, R. S. (2010) Microbial Phylogeny and Evolution Based on Protein Sequences (The Change from Targeted Genes to Proteins), in Mass Spectrometry for Microbial Proteomics (eds H. N. Shah and S. E. Gharbia), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470665497.ch2

Editor Information

  1. Department for Bioanalysis and Horizon Technologies, Health Protection Agency Centre for Infections, 61 Colindale Avenue, London NW9 5EQ, UK

Author Information

  1. Department of Biochemistry, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8N 3Z5

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JUN 2010
  2. Published Print: 23 JUL 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470681992

Online ISBN: 9780470665497

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Keywords:

  • microbial phylogeny and evolution based on protein sequences-from targeted genes to proteins;
  • bacterial phylogeny-overview and key unresolved issues;
  • comparative analyses of genomic sequences-protein-based markers for understanding microbial phylogeny;
  • mass spectrometry for microbial proteomics;
  • evolutionary relationships-Fibrobacter-Chlorobi and Bacteroidetes species and species distribution patterns;
  • molecular markers elucidating evolutionary relationships among α-proteobacteria;
  • molecular markers for Bacteroidetes-Chlorobi phyla;
  • branching order and interrelationships among bacterial phyla;
  • protein markers, for discovering properties-of different groups of bacteria;
  • genome sequence data-enabling identification of protein-based markers, as CSIs and CSPs

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Bacterial Phylogeny: Overview and Key Unresolved Issues

  • New Protein-Based Molecular Markers for Systematic and Evolutionary Studies

  • Molecular Markers Elucidating the Evolutionary Relationships among α-Proteobacteria

  • Molecular Markers for the Bacteroidetes-Chlorobi Phyla

  • Branching Order and Interrelationships among Bacterial Phyla

  • Importance of Protein Markers for Discovering Unique Properties for Different Groups of Bacteria

  • Concluding Remarks

  • Acknowledgements

  • References