Chapter 6. Environmental Evolution

  1. Oladele Ogunseitan

Published Online: 30 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470750490.ch6

Microbial Diversity: Form and Function in Prokaryotes

Microbial Diversity: Form and Function in Prokaryotes

How to Cite

Ogunseitan, O. (ed) (2004) Environmental Evolution, in Microbial Diversity: Form and Function in Prokaryotes, Blackwell Science Ltd, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470750490.ch6

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 19 OCT 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632047086

Online ISBN: 9780470750490

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Keywords:

  • biogenesis;
  • panspermia;
  • microbial diversity;
  • multicellularity;
  • endosymbiosis

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • INTRODUCTION

  • BIOGENESIS

  • THE HISTORY OF MICROBIAL DIVERSITY IN STROMATOLITES (MICROBIALITES)

  • CONTEMPORARY MICROBIAL MATS

  • MICROBIAL LIFE AND EVOLUTION IN EXTREME ENVIRONMENTS

  • THE EMERGENCE OF MULTICELLULARITY AND EUKARYOSIS, AND THEIR CONSEQUENCES FOR ENVIRONMENTAL EVOLUTION

  • PRACTICAL ASPECTS OF MICROBIAL DIVERSITY AND ENVIRONMENTAL EVOLUTION

  • CONCLUSION