1st Edition

Phylogeny and Evolution of Bacteria and Mitochondria

ISBN 9781138501683
Published November 7, 2018 by CRC Press
228 Pages 7 Color & 33 B/W Illustrations

USD $200.00

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Book Description

Life on earth began with bacteria, which now colonize every corner of the planet. As the ancestors of mitochondria, bacteria are also fundamental for our cells. Most bacteria look alike, but have very different functions. Therefore, knowing the functional profile of bacteria helps understand their impact on our life. This book provides a wealth of information on the functional evolution of bacteria in  a novel and coherent way. The book is aimed towards scientists as well as those who are curious about the world of bacteria and their relationships with mitochondria, the powerhouses of our cells, and us.

Table of Contents


Early Microbial Evolution from A Physiological Perspective

William F. Martin

Bioenergetic Function of Gram Negative Bacteria – From Anaerobes to Aerobes

Mauro Degli Esposti

Gram Negative Bacteria Related to Proteobacteria

Mauro Degli Esposti

Proteobacteria: From Anaerobic to Aerobic Organisms

Mauro Degli Esposti


Mauro Degli Esposti and Esperanza Martinez-Romero


Mauro Degli Esposti, Paola Bonfante, Monica Rosenblueth and Esperanza Martinez- Romero

From Alphaproteobacteria To Proto-Mitochondria

Mauro Degli Esposti, Julio Martinez And Esperanza Martinez-Romero

From Proto-Mitochondria to The Mitochondrial Organelles of Our Cells

Mauro Degli Esposti


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Mauro Degli Esposti