By T. A. Sarma
This guide acquaints readers with the fascinating advancements in a number of parts of cyanobacterial examine within the backdrop of the e-book of entire genome series of the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. pressure PCC 6803 in 1996. It starts with a precis of the present wisdom at the taxonomy, phylogeny and evolution of cyanobacteria via the sequenced genomes, differentiation of akinetes and heterocyst. The ebook considers mechanisms of mobile activities (gliding, swimming and twitching motions) exhibited by way of a variety of cyanobacteria to be able to comply with their environmental niches and the operation of the circadian rhythms. It covers cyanobacterial symbiosis, cyanophages and cyanobacterial pollutants, by way of a dialogue on pressure responses (salinity, temperature, desiccation and oxidation). A accomplished account at the advancements in a majority of these spheres has been offered in a lucid kind with the mandatory historical past info, molecular thoughts hired and versions proposed. This instruction manual constitutes the 1st such publication written through a unmarried writer at a degree and intensity for graduate and study scholars in botany and microbiology.