Table of contents for Micro-organisms and earth systems- -advances in geomicrobiology : sixty-fifth Symposium of the Society for General Microbiology held at Keele University, September 2005 / edited by G.M. Gadd, K.T. Semple & H.M. Lappin-Scott.

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Preface; 1. Isotopic-labelling methods for deciphering the function of uncultured micro-organisms M. Wagner and M. W. Taylor; 2. Biofilms and metal geochemistry: the relevance of micro-organism-induced geochemical transformations L. A. Warren; 3. Minerals, mats, pearls and veils: themes and variations in giant sulfur bacteria N. D. Gray and I. M. Head; 4. Soil micro-organisms in Antarctic dry valleys: resource supply and utilization D. W. Hopkins, B. Elberling, L. G. Greenfield, E. G. Gregorich, P. Novis, A. G. O'Donnell and A. D. Sparrow; 5. New insights into bacterial cell-wall structure and physico-chemistry: implications for interactions with metal ions and minerals V. R. Phoenix, A. A. Korenevsky, V. R. F. Matias and T. J. Beveridge; 6. Horizontal gene transfer of metal homeostasis genes and its role in microbial communities of the deep terrestrial subsurfaces J. Coombs and T. Barkay; 7. Biosilicification: the role of cyanobacteria in silico sinter deposition L. G. Benning, V. Phoenix and B. W. Mountain; 8. Metabolic diversity in the microbial world: relevance to exobiology K. H. Nealson and R. Popa; 9. Biogeochemical cycling in polar, temperate and tropical coastal zones: similarities and differences D. B. Nedwell; 10. Fungal roles and function in rock, mineral and soil transformations G. M. Gadd, M. Fomina and E. P. Burford; 11. The deep intraterrestrial biosphere K. Pedersen; 12. Iron, nitrogen, phosphorus and zinc cycling and consequences for primary productivity in the oceans J. A. Raven, K. Brown, M. Mackay, J. Beardall, M. Giordano, E. Granum, R. C. Leegood, K. Kilminster and D. I. Walker; 13. Mechanisms and environmental impact of microbial metal reduction J. R. Lloyd; 14. New insights into the physiology and regulation of the anaerobic oxidation of methane M. Krüger and T. Treude; 15. Biogeochemical roles of fungi in marine and estuarine habitats N. Clipson, E. Landy and M. Otte; 16. Role of micro-organisms in karstification P. C. Bennett and A. S. Engel.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Geomicrobiology -- Congresses.
Microorganisms -- Congresses.
Milieugeologie. -- gtt
Micro-organismen. -- gtt
General microbiology
Earth systems