Bacterial Pathogenesis contains a selection of key articles from Volumes 235 and 236 of Methods in Enzymology. It presents in benchtop format assays and methods used to identify and characterize determinants of bacterial virulence.
- Spiral bound | 848 pages
- 189.2 x 246.4 x 44.2mm | 1,401.61g
- 01 Sep 1997
- Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc
- Academic Press Inc
- San Diego, United States
Scanning the impressive list of contributors in a further inducement to buy, as it reads like a 'who's who' in bacterial pathogenesis. --TRENDS IN MICROBIOLOGY Each chapter of this manual is current, well written, and well illustrated... The volume will be an essential addition to the private libraries of those studying infectious diseases, including graduate students. --Eugene M. Muller, Framingham State College, for DOODY'S PUBLISHING
Table of contents
Working with pathogenic bacteria and evaluations of virulence; species and strain identification; bacterial cell fractionation; microbial acquisition of iron; genetics and regulation; enzyme and toxin assays; bacterial effects on immune cells; phagocytosis and killing assays; adherence; invasion and intracellular survival in eukaryotic cells; identification of genes involved in invasion.