Archaea: Evolution, Physiology, and Molecular Biology

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Introduced by Crafoord Prize winner Carl Woese, this volumecombines reviews of the major developments in archaeal researchover the past 10–15 years with more specialized articlesdealing with important recent breakthroughs. Drawing on majorthemes presented at the June 2005 meeting held in Munich to honorthe archaea pioneers Wolfram Zillig and Karl O. Stetter, the bookprovides a thorough survey of the field from its controversialbeginnings to its ongoing expansion to include aspects ofeukaryotic biology.

The editors have assembled articles from the premier researchersin this rapidly burgeoning field, including an account by CarlWoese of his original discovery of the Archaea (until 1990 termedarchaebacteria) and the initially mixed reactions of the scientificcommunity. The review chapters and specialized articles address theemerging significance of the Archaea within a broader scientificand technological context, and include accounts of cutting-edgeresearch developments. The book spans archaeal evolution,physiology, and molecular and cellular biology and will be anessential reference for both graduate students and researchers.

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Roger A. Garrett is a Professor at Copenhagen University,where he leads the Danish Archaea Center. He has worked previouslyat different European Universities and Research Institutesincluding: University College, London, the MRC Biophysics Unit atKings College, London, the University of Leiden, the Max PlanckInstitute of Molecular Genetics, Berlin and the University ofAarhus, as well as at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Hebecame deeply engaged with Archaea soon after their initialdiscovery, through a shared interest (with Professor Carl Woese) in16S ribosomal RNA structure and function, and he has since madesignificant and diverse contributions to the molecular biology andgenomics of the Archaea.

Hans-Peter Klenk teaches microbial genomics at DarmstadtTechnical University and is the founder and general manager ofe.gene Biotechnologie, located in the Munich area. He hasmore than 25 years of experience in Archaea research, starting withthe molecular biology and evolution of the archaeal transcriptionapparatus (with Professor Wolfram Zillig), and later pioneeringarchaeal genomics in various positions at Dalhousie University,Halifax (Canada), The Institute for Genomics Research, Rockville(USA), and the University of Goettingen (Germany). He hascoorganized more than 25 national and international meetings,including Archaea – The First Generation in 2005.

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