Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology Volume 2 Part A

Manual of Systematic Bacteriology
George M. Garrity, Don J. Brenner, Noel R. 
Krieg & James T. Staley
Publisher: Springer
ISBN No: 978-0387-2-4143-2
Release at: 2005
Pages: 328
2nd Edition/Volume 2 The Proteobacteria,
Part A Introductory Essays
File Size: 18 MB
File Type: pdf
Language: English

Description of Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology Volume 2

Bergey's manual of systematic bacteriology 2nd edition volume 2 by James T. Staley, David R. Boone use for bacterial studies pdf free download. The Editor is a long-standing tradition of Bergey’s Manual to open their respective editions with the observation that the new edition is a departure from the earlier ones. As this volume goes to press, however, we recognize a need to deviate from this practice, by offering a separate preface to each volume within Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology 2nd edition. In part, this departure is necessary because the size and complexity of Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology edition far exceeded our expectations, as has the amount of time that has elapsed between the publication of the first volume of Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology 2nd edition and Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology Volume 2.

Systematic procaryotic biology is a dynamic field, driven by methodological advances and constant theoretical that will ultimately lead to a more useful and perfect classification scheme. Much of the increase can be attributed to rapid advances in sequencing technology, which has brought about a major shift in how we view the relationships between Bacteria and Archaea. While universally possibility for the applicable natural classification was evident as the First Edition was in preparation, it is only recently that the sequence databases became the taxonomic coverage and large enough broad enough to make such an arrangement feasible.

Content of Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology Volume 2

Systematic Bacteriology. ix

Preface to the First Edition of Bergey’s Manual? of Systematic Bacteriology. xi

Preface to the First Edition of Bergey’s Manual? of Determinative Bacteriology. xiii

Contributors. xvii

The History of Bergey’s Manual. 1

Using the Manual. 15

Procaryotic Domains. 21

Classification of Procaryotic Organisms and the Concept of Bacterial Speciation. 27

Identification of Procaryotes. 33

Numerical Taxonomy. 39

Polyphasic Taxonomy. 43

Overview: A Phylogenetic Backbone and Taxonomic Framework for Procaryotic Systematics. 49

Nucleic Acid Probes and Their Application in Environmental Microbiology. 67

Bacterial Nomenclature. 83

The etymology of Nomenclature of Procaryotes. 89

Microbial Ecology—New Directions, New Importance. 101

Culture Collections: An Essential Resource for Microbiology. 111

Intellectual Property of Procaryotes. 115

Anoxygenic Phototrophic Purple Bacteria. 119

Aerobic Bacteria Containing Bacteriochlorophyll and Belonging to the Alphaproteobacteria. 133

Nitrifying Bacteria. 137

The Lithoautotrophic ammonia-oxidizing Bacteria. 141

The Lithoautotrophic nitrite-oxidizing Bacteria. 149

Bacteria that Respire Oxyanions of Chlorine. 155

The Revised Road Map to the Manual. 159

Bibliography. 221

Index. 281

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