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HaloLex part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This web site provides access to the genome of Halobacterium salinarum. It is based on the genome sequencing in the Dept. Oesterhelt of the Max-Planck-Institute for Biochemistry, Martinsried, ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Evolution, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Molecular Methods
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Research Results, Overview/Reference Work, Audio/Visual:Maps, Datasets and Tools:Tools, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Datasets and Tools:Datasets
Extreme Environments: Hypersaline
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16)

Interview with Dr. Gunter Wachtershauser part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This page contains a transcript of an interview with Dr. Gunter Wachtershauser about his iron-sulfur world theory of the origins of life. He discusses the methodology by which he arrived at the ...
Subject: Biology: Biology, :Molecular , Chemistry, Sociology, Biology:Evolution:Processes, Biology:Microbiology, Evolution, Ecology, Astrobiology, Ecology:Metabolism
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Opinion, Scientific Resources
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14)

OCN750: Microbial Biogeography part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This page contains the reading list for a graduate seminar course in microbial biogeography. Readings are grouped by topic, such as ecological theory, phylogeography, fine- or large-scale patterns. ...
Subject: Biology: Environmental Science:Ecosystems:Ecology, Environmental Science:Ecosystems, Environmental Science, :Ecosystems:Biodiversity, Habitats, Biology, Geoscience:Biogeosciences , Biology:Molecular Biology, Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Molecular Methods, Biology:Diversity:Censuses, Biology:Diversity, Ecology, Ecology:Habitats, Biology:Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Field Methods , Biology:Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology , Biology:Microbiology
Resource Type: Pedagogic Resources:Collection, Pedagogic Resources, Course Information:Goals/Syllabi, Course Information, :Course Site
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16)

The Last Universal Common Ancestor (LUCA), Simple or Complex? part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This is a PDF version of an article that focuses on the difficulties inherent in attempting to root the tree of life and establish the nature of the last universal common ancestor (LUCA) using ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Evolution:Patterns, Biology:Evolution, Biology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Research Results, Scientific Resources
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14), :Introductory Level

The universal ancestor part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This is a PDF copy of the article in which Carl Woese describes his genetic annealing model for the universal ancestor of life. Topics covered include definition of genetic annealing and evolutionary ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Chemistry, Biology, :Evolution:Processes, Patterns, Biology:Diversity, Evolution
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Scientific Resources
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16)

ORIGIN OF LIFE: Life as We Don't Know It part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This is a brief article from the journal Science summarizing new data in support of the iron-sulfur world theory of the origin of life. The article includes a diagram of reactions in the iron-sulfur ...
Subject: Biology: Chemistry, Biology, :Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Evolution, Evolution:Processes
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Opinion, Scientific Resources, :Overview/Reference Work
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14)

Biology of Wolbachia part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This overview paper discusses the biology of Wolbachia, including their phylogeny and distribution, mechanisms of action, population biology and evolution, and biological control implications. ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Evolution:Patterns, Processes, Biology:Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Biology, :Evolution, Diversity, Ecology:Symbiotic Relations, Biology:Ecology, Ecology:Principles
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14)

One Species' Genome Discovered Inside Another's part of SERC Web Resource Collection

According to this online article, scientists have discovered a copy of the genome of the bacterial parasite Wolbachia residing inside the genome of its host species. It explains that lateral gene ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Evolution:Processes, Biology:Molecular Biology, Biology, :Evolution:Patterns, Biology:Microbiology, Evolution, Ecology:Symbiotic Relations, Biology:Ecology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Animations/Video
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), General Public, Graduate/Professional, High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14)

The bacterial species definition in the genomic era part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This is a research article published in The Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London (2006). The authors use a comparative genomics approach to evaluate the current bacterial species ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology , Biology:Molecular Biology, Biology, :Microbiology, Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Molecular Methods, Biology:Evolution, Diversity, Evolution:Principles, Patterns
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Research Results, Scientific Resources
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional

DNA evidence for global dispersal and probable endemicity of protozoa part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This research article from BMC Evolutionary Biology (2007) presents a study of the biogeography of certain protozoa. This resource might be of interest for both the methodology and the results of the ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Evolution:Processes, Patterns, Principles, Biology:Microbiology, Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Molecular Methods, Biology, :Molecular , Evolution, Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology , Biology:Ecology, Diversity:Censuses, Biology:Diversity, Ecology:Metabolism, Habitats:Freshwater, Biology:Ecology:Habitats, Habitats:Marine
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Bibliography, Research Results, Scientific Resources
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16)