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Title: Bacterial Bioluminescence: Its Control and Ecological Significance PDF
Url: http://mmbr.asm.org/content/43/4/496.full.pdf+html
Creator: Hastings, J. Woodland (John Woodland), 1927-
Nealson, Kenneth H.
Publisher: Microbiological Reviews
Description: This Microbiological Reviews scholarly article (23-page PDF) presents an overview of data relevant to the ecology of bioluminescent bacteria and the functional importance of light emission. The review article discusses the biochemistry of bioluminescence, taxonomic relationships of luminous bacteria, control of the synthesis and activity of the luminescent system, habitats and distribution of luminous bacteria, functions of bioluminescence, and new perspectives. These perspectives and other specific postulates presented in the article provide new approaches for data collection and experimental work.
LC Classification: Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Biology (General) -- Life -- Molecular biology
Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Biology (General) -- Cytology -- Physiological properties -- Light production. Bioluminescence
Science -- Microbiology -- Study and teaching. Research
GEM Subject: Science -- Ecology
Science -- Biology
Key Concept: Biology -- Molecules
Biology -- Bacteria
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Overviews
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Science Materials
Format: pdf
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Language: English
Rights: The American Society for Microbiology
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2010-03-24 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2011-11-15 11:58:54 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Microbial Life
Full Record Views: 49
Resource URL Clicks: 9
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