Franklin

Hydrocarbons, Oils and Lipids: Diversity, Origin, Chemistry and Fate [electronic resource] / edited by Heinz Wilkes.

Publication:
Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer, 2019.
Series:
Biomedical and Life Sciences (Springer-11642)
Handbook of hydrocarbon and lipid microbiology
Handbook of Hydrocarbon and Lipid Microbiology
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (80 illustrations, 50 illustrations in color)
Subjects:
Microbial genetics.
Microbial genomics.
Microbial ecology.
Microbiology.
Biotechnology.
Biochemistry.
Local subjects:
Microbial Genetics and Genomics.
Microbial Ecology.
Applied Microbiology.
Environmental Engineering/Biotechnology.
Biochemistry, general.
System Details:
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Summary:
This book describes the structural features and properties of important types of hydrocarbons and lipids and gives an overview of their analytical characterization in biological and environmental matrices. It covers the occurrence, biosynthesis and biological functions of these compound types in diverse organisms including bacteria and archaea, algae, higher plants and arthropods. It examines their distribution in the geosphere and fundamental processes controlling the fate of fossil organic matter. Finally, it addresses important aspects of their environmental chemistry and transfer processes between different compartments of bio- and geosphere. Hydrocarbons and lipids comprise extremely diverse organic compounds that play fundamental roles in biosphere and geosphere. They represent important functional components in all living organisms and constitute a major fraction of fossil organic matter in sedimentary systems. All chapters are written by renowned experts in the respective fields.
Contents:
Abiotic Transformation of Unsaturated Lipids and Hydrocarbons in Senescent Phytoplanktonic Cells
Bacterial and Archaeal Lipids
Biosynthesis of the plant cuticle
Chemistry of Volatile Organic Compounds in the Atmosphere
Coal Bed Methane - Geological, Geochemical and Microbial Factors
Composition and Properties of Petroleum
Cuticular Lipids and Pheromones of Arthropods
Effects of Dispersants in Oil Spill Remediation
Environmental and Economic Implications of the Biogeochemistry of Oil Sands Bitumens
Factors Controlling Carbon and Hydrogen Isotope Fractionation during Biosynthesis of Lipids by Phototrophic Organisms
Formation of Organic-rich Sediments and Sedimentary Rocks
Gas Hydrates as Unconventional Hydrocarbon Resources
Gas Hydrates: Formation, Structures and Properties
History of Life from the Hydrocarbon Fossil Record
Hydrocarbons and Lipids in the Pedosphere
Hydrocarbons and Lipids: An Introduction to Structure, Physicochemical Properties and Natural Occurrence
Hydrothermal Petroleum
Intact Polar Lipids as Life Markers in Geological Habitats
Introduction to Oil Chemistry and Properties Related to Oil Spills
Lessons from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon Accident in the Gulf of Mexico
Lipidomic Analysis of Lower Organisms
Lipids of Geochemical Interest in Microalgae
Marine Cold Seeps: Background and Recent Advances
Methane Carbon Cycling in the Past: Insights from Hydrocarbon and Lipid Biomarkers
Methods of Hydrocarbon Analysis
Migration and Mixing of Hydrocarbons in Sedimentary Basins
Mud Volcano Biogeochemistry
Oil and Gas Shales
Organic Matter in the Hydrosphere
Organic Sulphur Compounds
Pathways of Carbon Assimilation and their Impact on the Carbon Isotopic Signature of Organic Matter
Petroleomics
Plant Cuticular Waxes: Composition, Function and Interactions with Microorganisms
Secondary Microbial Gas
Stable Isotopes in Understanding Origin and Degradation Processes of Hydrocarbons and Petroleum
The Biogeochemical Methane Cycle
Thermogenic Formation of Hydrocarbons in Sedimentary Basins.-.
Contributor:
Wilkes, Heinz. editor., Editor,
SpringerLink (Online service)
Contained In:
Springer Nature Living Reference
ISBN:
978-3-319-54529-5
9783319545295
Publisher Number:
10.1007/978-3-319-54529-5 doi
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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