Gene transfers and environment : proceedings of the Third European Meeting on Bacterial Genetics and Ecology (BAGECO-3), 20-22 November 1991, Villefranche-sur-Mer, France /

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Meeting name:European Meeting on Bacterial Genetics and Ecology (3rd : 1991 : Villefranche-sur-Mer, France)
Imprint:Berlin ; New York : Springer-Verlag, c1992.
Description:xi, 205 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Subject:Microbial ecology -- Congresses.
Genetic transformation -- Congresses.
Microbial biotechnology -- Environmental aspects -- Congresses.
Genetic transformation.
Microbial biotechnology -- Environmental aspects.
Microbial ecology.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Format: Print Book
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Other authors / contributors:Gauthier, Michel, 1948-
ISBN:3540553908 (acid-free paper : Berlin)
0387553908 (acid-free paper : New York)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Sect. 1. Technical Approaches of Gene Transfer in Natural Environments. Direct Detection of Particular DNA Sequences in Soil / S. Selenska, S. Schentzinger and W. Klingmuller. Autotrophic Ammonia-Oxidizing Bacteria in Stratified Eutrophic Lakes: Development of Ribosomal RNA-Directed Oligonucleotide Probes / W.D. Hiorns, I.M. Head, J.R. Saunders, A.J. McCarthy, G.H. Hall, R.W. Pickup and T.M. Embley. The Detection of Marked Populations of Recombinant Pseudomonads Released into Lake Water / C. Winstanley, J.A.W. Morgan, J.R. Saunders and R.W. Pickup. Screening of Erythromycin Resistant Bacillus spp. from Aerobiological Samplings for Recombinant DNA / K. Smalla. Stress and Survival in Alcaligenes eutrophus CH34: Effects of Temperature and Genetic Rearrangements / D. Vary der Lelie, A. Sadouk, A. Ferhat, S. Taghavi, A. Toussaint and M. Mergeay
  • Sect. 2. Aquatic Environments. Effect of Host Cell Physiology on Plasmid Transfer in River Epilithon / M.J. Day, J.C. Fry and J. Diaper. Virus-Mediated Gene Transfer in Freshwater Environments / R.V. Miller, S. Ripp, J. Replicon, O.A. Ogunseitan and T.A. Kokjohn. Intergeneric Natural: Plasmid Transformation between Escherichia coli and a Marine Vibrio Species / J.H. Paul. Natural Transformation on Agar and in River Epilithon / H.G. Williams, M.J. Day and J.C. Fry
  • Sect. 3. Soil and Terrestrial Environments. Conjugal Gene Transfer in the Soil Environment; New Approaches and Developments / E. Smit and J.D. Van Elsas. Gene Transfer via Transformation in Soil/Sediment Environments / M. G. Lorenz. DNA Binding to Various Clay Minerals and Retarded Enzymatic Degradation of DNA in a Sand/Clay Microcosm / M. G. Lorenz and W. Wackernagel. Characterization of Natural Transformation of the Soil Bacteria Pseudomonas stutzeri and Acinetobacter calcoaceticus by Chromosomal and Plasmid DNA / S. Bruns, K. Reipschlager, M. G. Lorenz and W. Wackernagel. The Importance of Retromobilization to Gene Dissemination and the Effect of Heavy Metal Pollution on Retromobilization in Soil / E. Top, P. Vanrolleghem, H. De Rore, D. Van der Lelie, M. Mergeay and W. Verstraete. Interactions between Actinophage and their Streptomycete Hosts in Soil and the Fate of Phage Borne Genes / P. Marsh and E.M.H. Wellington. Assessment of the Potential for Gene Transfer in the Phytosphere of Sugar Beet / M.J. Bailey, N. Kobayashi, A.K. Lilley, B.J. Powell and I.P. Thompson
  • Sect. 4. Human and Animal Gut. Gene Transfer in Human and Animals Gut / Y. Duval-Iflah. Conjugal Transfer of Genetic Information in Gnotobiotic Mice / F. Doucet-Populaire. In vivo Transfer of a Conjugative Plasmid between Isogenic Escherichia coli Strains in the Gut of Chickens, in the Presence and Absence of Selective Pressure / J.F. Guillot and J.L. Boucaud. Origin and Spread of Penicillin-Resistance in Neisseria meningitidis / J. Campos, M.C. Fuste, J. Vazquez, J.A. Saez-Nieto and M. Vinas
  • Sect. 5. Genetically Engineered Microorganisms. Release of Genetically Modified Microorganisms in Natural Environments: Scientific and Ethical Problems / A. Klier. Development of Sensitive Techniques Based on DNA Probes and PCR-Amplification, for the Study of the Survival and Genetic Stability of Lactococcus spp. in the Environment and the Gastrointestinal Tract / N. Klijn, A.H. Weerkamp and W.M. de Vos.