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By H. Wilkes, J. Schwarzbauer (auth.), Kenneth N. Timmis (eds.)

"Water is life!" All lively mobile platforms require water because the medium and solvent in their metabolic actions. Hydrophobic compounds and constructions, which are likely to exclude water, although supplying inter alia very good assets of power and a way of organic compartmentalization, current difficulties of mobile dealing with, terrible bioavailability and, from time to time, toxicity. Microbes either synthesize and take advantage of an unlimited variety of hydrophobic organics, specially petroleum oil hydrocarbons and business pollution, and the underlying interactions not just have significant effects for the life of the microbes concerned, but additionally for biogeochemistry, weather swap, environmental pollutants, human well-being and a variety of biotechnological functions. the purpose of this instruction manual is to be the definitive source of present wisdom at the assorted and multifaceted elements of those interactions, the microbial avid gamers, and the physiological mechanisms and adaptive techniques attribute of the microbial way of life that performs out at hydrophobic fabric: aqueous liquid interfaces.

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Pietruszka 98 Bacterial Secretion Systems for Use in Biotechnology: Autotransporter-Based Ultra-High Throughput Cell-Surface Display and Screening of Large Protein Libraries . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4587 S. Wilhelm . H. Kolmar . F. Rosenau 99 Engineering Monomer Composition of PHA Accumulated in Yeast . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4601 C. W. J. McChalicher . F. Srienc Part 7 Appendices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

4609 Subject Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4637 xlvii List of Contributors Raeid M. M. de Jennifer J. Adams Petroleum Reservoir Group Department of Geology and Geophysics and Alberta Ingenuity Center for In situ Energy University of Calgary Calgary, AB Canada Carolyn M. Aitken School of Civil Engineering and Geosciences Newcastle University Newcastle upon Tyne NEI 7RU UK Dider Alazard Laboratoire de Microbiologie IRD, UMR 180, Universite´s de Provence et de la Me´diterrane´e ESIL Case 925 163 Avenue de Luminy 13288 Marseille cedex 9 France Koos Albertin Department of Microbial, Biochemical and Food Biotechnology University of the Free State Bloemfontein, 9300 South Africa H.

Bornscheuer 40 Synthetic Biology for Biocatalysis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2939 M. Bujara . S. Billerbeck . F. Greve . S. Panke 41 Microbial Production of Isoprenoids . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2951 J. D. Keasling 42 Rediscovering Biopolymers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2967 S. A. Rivas . M. Bassas Galia` 43 Polyhydroxyalkanoates Produced by Hydrocarbon-Degrading Bacteria . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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