Molecular Basis of Bacterial Pathogenesis: Vol.11

Molecular Basis of Bacterial Pathogenesis: Vol.11

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This collection of reviews, aimed at microbiologists, pathologists, molecular biologists, medical microbiologists and geneticists, deals with questions of the mechanisms of pathogenesis and with organisms that have only recently been extensively studied at the molecular level.
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  • Paperback | 488 pages
  • 149.86 x 226.06 x 22.86mm | 635.03g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • references, index
  • 0123703905
  • 9780123703903

Table of contents

The "Zen" of bacterial pathogenicity, S. Falkow; population genetics of bacterial pathogenesis, R.K. Selander and J.M. Musser. Part 1 Surfaces and colonization: polysialic acid capsule of "escherichia coli" K1, R.P. Silver and E.R. Vimr; molecular studies on n-methylphenylalanine pili, W. Paranchynch; genetics of adhesin expression in "escherichia coli", J.M. Tennent et al; environmental modulation of gene expression in gram-negative pathogens, V.L. Clark; variation of pilin and opacity-associated protein in pathogenic neisseria species, T.F Meyer; anitgenetic variation in relapsing fever borrelia species, A.G. Barbour; the m protein of group a streptococcus - evolution and regulation, J.R. Scott; molecular biology and regulation of iron acquisition by "escherichia coli" K12, J.B. Neilands; molecular studies on iron acquisition by non-"escherichia coli" species, S.M. Payne and K.W. Lawlor. Part 2 Invasion and intracellular growth: molecular biology of salmonella pathogenesis, E.A. Groisman et al; invasion and intracelluar growth of chlamydia species, P. Bavoil; interjunctional invasion of endothelial monolayers by treponema pallidum, D.A. Haake and M.A. Lovett. Part 3 Toxins: structure and function of lipid a, N. Qureshi and K. Takayama; role of the o-antigen of lipopolysaccharide in salmonella in protection against complement action, V.E. Jimenez-Lucho et al; regulation of cholera toxin synthesis, V.J. DiRita et al; the Shiga toxin family - molecular nature and possible role in disease, J.L. Brunton; the genetics of staphylococcal toxins and virulence factors, J.J. Iandolo ; molecular studies of pseudomonas aeruginosa exotoxin A, S.E.H. West and B.H. Iglewski.
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