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Published by Chapman and Hall in New York .
Written in English


  • Prochloron.

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Bibliography: p. [89]-116.

Statementedited by Ralph A. Lewin and Lana [i.e. Lanna] Cheng.
ContributionsLewin, Ralph A., Cheng, Lanna.
LC ClassificationsQK569.P73 P76 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 129 p., [26] p. of plates :
Number of Pages129
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Open LibraryOL2189132M
ISBN 100412019019
LC Control Number89007401

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  Synopsis Ralph A. LewiQand Lanna Cheng In physics, the discovery of new (more properly, hitherto undetected) particles has often resulted from a search: like the discovery of America, their existence had been postulated but their actual existence awaited confirmation. In biology, new discoveries are rarely made in this : Springer US. The existence of an alga like Prochloron, as a putative ancestor of chloro­ plasts, had been postulated, but in fact its discovery was a consequence of fortuitous events. Green algal symbionts in didemnid ascidians had been known for decades to a few marine zoologists who had worked in coral reef areas, but nobody had bothered much about them. Tatiana A. Rynearson, Brian Palenik, in Advances in Marine Biology, Prochloron. Prochloron is a relatively large cyanobacterium often existing in symbioses with tunicates (Lewin and Cheng, ).It synthesizes chlorophyll a and b as light-harvesting pigments. It is an example of the prochlorophytes, a polyphyletic group of cyanobacteria that have adopted the use of .   () Prochloron. In: Encyclopedia of Genetics, Genomics, Proteomics and Informatics. Springer, Search book. Search within book. Type for suggestions. Table of contents Previous. Page Navigate to page number. of Next. About this reference work.

Prochloron spp. synthesize patellamides using a bacteriocin-like process. 14 The final patellamide structures are directly encoded on a precursor peptide, PatE. This linear, ribosomally encoded peptide must be modified and cleaved to yield heterocyclized, macrocyclized patellamides. In particular, the patellamides must be cut out of the precursor peptide from both . Currently there are studies being performed on Prochloron's photosynthetic machinery, as its morphology is unique among ally they are structurally similar to the photosynthetic apparatus of green plastids, with the thylakoids (the saclike membranes which house the chlorophyll within the cells) located in the peripheral cytoplasm of the bacteria's cells. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Prochloron. New York: Chapman and Hall, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors. PIERRE-JOSEPH PROUDHON () was a French political philosopher who wrote extensively on anarchy and was the first person known to have referred to himself as an anarchist. His most famous writings include The General Idea of the Revolution in the 19th Century () and System of Economic Contradictions; or The Philosophy of Poverty ()/5(3).

Glenarvon is a vastly underappreciated piece of literature. It does not tell a great story. It does not have a well-crafted plot. It gives us the confession of a tortured and self-centered spirit, taking revenge on life by laying bare the pains that made Lady Caroline miserable.3/5. Prochlorococcus is a genus of very small ( µm) marine cyanobacteria with an unusual pigmentation (chlorophyll a2 and b2).These bacteria belong to the photosynthetic picoplankton and are probably the most abundant photosynthetic organism on Earth. Prochlorococcus microbes are among the major primary producers in the ocean, responsible for a large Class: Cyanophyceae.   Buy Prochloron: A Microbial Enigma by Ralph A. Lewin from Waterstones today! Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £Book Edition: Softcover Reprint of The Original 1st Ed. Although this series no longer publishes new content, the published titles listed below may be still available on-line (e. g. via the Springer Book Archives) and in print.