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Genetic Diversity in Microorganisms

Edited by Mahmut Çalışkan

Istanbul University

Genetic Diversity in Microorganisms presents chapters revealing the magnitude of genetic diversity of microorganisms living in different environmental conditions. The complexity and diversity of microbial populations is by far the highest among all living organisms. The diversity of microbial communities and their ecologic roles are being explored in soil, water, on plants and in animals, and in extreme environments such as the arctic deep-sea vents or high saline lakes. The increasing availability of PCR-based molecular markers allows the detailed analyses and evaluation of genetic diversity in microorganisms. The purpose of the book is to provide a glimpse into the dynamic process of genetic diversity of microorganisms by presenting the thoughts of scientists who are engaged in the generation of new ideas and techniques employed for the assessment of genetic diversity, often from very different perspectives. The book should prove useful to students, researchers, and experts in the area of microbial phylogeny, genetic diversity, and molecular biology.

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Genetic Diversity in MicroorganismsEdited by Mahmut Çalışkan

Published: February 24th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/2641

ISBN: 978-953-51-0064-5

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-4344-4

Copyright year: 2012

Books open for chapter submissions

64949 Total Chapter Downloads

28 Crossref Citations

98 Web of Science Citations

101 Dimensions Citations


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1. Diversity of Heterolobosea

By Tomáš Pánek and Ivan Čepička


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2. Archaeal Diversity and Their Biotechnological Potential

By Birgül Özcan


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3. Genotyping Techniques for Determining the Diversity of Microorganisms

By Katarzyna Wolska and Piotr Szweda


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4. DNA Based Techniques for Studying Genetic Diversity

By Ahmed L. Abdel-Mawgood


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5. Patterns of Microbial Genetic Diversity and the Correlation Between Bacterial Demographic History and Geohistory

By Pei-Chun Liao and Shong Huang


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6. Microsatellites as Tools for Genetic Diversity Analysis

By Andrea Akemi Hoshino, Juliana Pereira Bravo, Paula Macedo Nobile and Karina Alessandra Morelli


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7. HIV-1 Diversity and Its Implications in Diagnosis, Transmission, Disease Progression, and Antiretroviral Therapy

By Inês Bártolo and Nuno Taveira


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8. Using Retroviral Iterative Genetic Algorithm to Solve Constraint Global Optimization Problems

By Renato Simões Moreira, Otávio Noura Teixeira, Walter Avelino da Luz Lobato,Hitoshi Seki Yanaguibashi and Roberto Célio Limão de Oliveira


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9. Genetically Related Listeria Monocytogenes Strains Isolated from Lethal Human Cases and Wild Animals

By Ruslan Adgamov, Elena Zaytseva, Jean-Michel Thiberge, Sylvain Brisse and Svetlana Ermolaeva


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10. Issues Associated with Genetic Diversity Studies of the Liver Fluke, Fasciola Heptica (Platyhelminthes, Digenea, Fasciolidae)

By Denitsa Teofanova, Peter Hristov, Aneliya Yoveva and Georgi Radoslavov


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11. Genetic Diversity of Brazilian Cyanobacteria Revealed by Phylogenetic Analysis

By Maria do Carmo Bittencourt-Oliveira and Viviane Piccin-Santos


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12. Pre-Columbian Male Ancestors for the American Continent, Molecular Y-Chromosome Insight

By Graciela Bailliet, Marina Muzzio, Virginia Ramallo, Laura S. Jurado Medina, Emma L. Alfaro, José E. Dipierri4 and Claudio M. Bravi


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13. Approaches for Dissection of the Genetic Basis of Complex Disease Development in Human

By Nicole J. Lake, Kiymet Bozaoglu, Abdul W. Khan and Jeremy B. M. Jowett


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14. Genetic Diversity and the Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type-1: Implications and Impact

By Orville Heslop


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