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Evolution: Infectious Speciation part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This Nature news article summarizes reports that the infectious bacterium Wolbachia acts as a reproductive barrier to gene exchange in its host. The article reviews the nature of Wolbachia and ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Evolution:Processes, Biology:Microbiology, Biology, Evolution:Patterns, Principles, Biology:Ecology, Ecology:Symbiotic Relations, Biology:Evolution
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14)

A Brief History of Life on Earth part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This brief article provides an overview of major events in the evolution of life on Earth, including the origination of life, transition to an oxygen atmosphere, and endosymbiotic origins of ...
Subject: Biology: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Climate Change:History and evolution of Earth's climate, Biology, Environmental Science:Ecosystems:Evolution, Environmental Science:Ecosystems, Biology:Ecology:Habitats, Biology:Microbiology, Evolution, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:History and evolution of Earth's climate
Resource Type: Pedagogic Resources:Overview/Summary, Pedagogic Resources
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12)

Species: What is a bacterial species? part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This article by W. Ford Doolittle (Microbiology Today, Nov 2006) provides a brief overview of the debate regarding the definition of a species when dealing with prokaryotes. He outlines the ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Evolution, Evolution:Processes, Principles
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Scientific Resources
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16)

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

Sequences, sequence clusters and bacterial species part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This is a review article on bacterial species definition from The Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society (2006). The paper covers current/past means of identifying bacterial species, ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology , Methods of Microbiology :Molecular Methods, Biology, Microbiology, Evolution:Bioinformatics, Biology:Diversity, Evolution, Evolution:Principles
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Bibliography, Scientific Resources, Overview/Reference Work
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16)

Eukaryotic microbes, species recognition and the geographic limits of species: examples from the kingdom Fungi part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This is a review article about fungal biogeography published in The Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London (2006). The authors advance the ideas that (a) the perceived geographic ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Evolution:Patterns, Processes, Biology, Evolution:Principles, Biology:Microbiology, Evolution, Diversity, Ecology, Ecology:Principles
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Bibliography, Scientific Resources
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16)

Allopatric origins of microbial species part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This is a review article about microbial biogeography and speciation published in The Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London (2006). The author focuses specifically on the ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Evolution:Patterns, Processes, Biology:Molecular Biology, Biology, Evolution:Principles, Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Metabolism, Biology:Ecology, Ecology:Habitats, Biology:Evolution
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Scientific Resources
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional

Lateral gene transfers and the evolution eukaryotes: theories and data part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This is a review article about the role of lateral gene transfer in eukaryotic evolution. It was published in 2002 and provides good perspective on ideas that had/were changing at the time of ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Biology, Evolution:Processes, Patterns, Biology:Evolution, Evolution:Principles
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Bibliography, Scientific Resources, Overview/Reference Work
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14)

Introduction: how and when did microbes change the world? part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This is a review article published in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B. It summarizes the current consensus and points of debate regarding the age and history of life on Earth. It ...
Subject: Biology: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Climatology :Evolution of climate and atmosphere, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Environmental Science:Ecosystems:Evolution, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:History and evolution of Earth's climate, Paleoclimate records, , Biology, Geoscience:Biogeosciences , Environmental Science:Ecosystems:Biogeochemical cycling, Geoscience:Paleontology, Biology:Evolution:Processes, Biology:Evolution, Biogeochemistry, Microbiology, Environmental Science:Ecosystems, Global Change and Climate, Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:History and evolution of Earth's climate, Paleoclimate records, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Scientific Resources
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional

Recombination confounds interpretations of Wolbachia evolution. part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This page contains a research article about Wolbachia evolution published in 2001. The authors present evidence of recombination between Wolbachia strains based on phylogenetic analyses. This ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Evolution:Processes, Patterns, Bioinformatics, Biology:Microbiology, Biology, Evolution:Principles, Biology:Molecular Biology, Evolution, Ecology, Ecology:Symbiotic Relations, Symbiotic Relations:Parasitism, Mutualism
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Research Results, Scientific Resources
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14), College Upper (15-16)