Sourcebook of Bacterial Protein Toxins

Sourcebook of Bacterial Protein Toxins

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This sourcebook draws together information on the structure, regulation and activity of bacterial protein toxins. Among the topics covered are the structure and evolutionary aspects of ADP-ribosylating toxins, ciliostatic toxins and the protein engineering of microbial toxins.
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  • Hardback | 584 pages
  • 189 x 254 x 31.75mm | 1,357g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • index
  • 0120530783
  • 9780120530786

Table of contents

Structural and evolutionary aspects of ADP-ribosylating toxins, R. Rappouli and M. Pizza; modulation of cell functions by ADP-ribosylating bacterial toxins, M. Gill and P. Boquet; membrane translocation of bacterial protein toxins with intracellular targets - molecular models of toxin membrane translocation, C. Montecucco, E. Papini and G. Schiavo; membrane translocation of diptheria toxin, K. Sandvig and S. Olsnes; assembly and secretion of oligomeric toxin by gram-negative bacteria, T. R. Hirst; comparative toxinology of bacterial and invertebrate cytolysins, R. Linder and A. W. Bernheimer; genetic determinants of cytolytic toxins from gram-negative bacteria, A. Ludwig and W. Goebel; the family of the antigenically related cholesterol-binding, J. E. Alouf and C. Geoffroy; cooperative membrane-active (lytic) processes, F. J. Fehrenbach and D. Jurgens; electrophysical methods for the study of toxin membrane interaction, G. Menestrina; leukocidal toxins, M. Noda and I. Kato; ciliostatic toxins, J. H. Freer; cytolytic toxins of pathogenic marine vibrios, A. S. Kreger; the anthrax toxin complex, S. H. Leppla; clostridial neurotoxins, H. Niemann; adenylate cyclase toxine of bordetella pertussis and adenylate cyclose, E. Hanski and J. G. Coote; the family of mitogenic, shock-inducing and superanitgenic toxins from staphylococci and streptococci, J. E. Alouf et al; the family of shiga and shiga-like toxins, D. Acheson et al; on the characteristics of carbohydrate receptors for bacterial toxins - aspects on the analysis of binding epitopes, K. A. Karlsson et al; genetic analysis of the "in vivo" role of bacterial toxins, T. J. Foster; effects of bacterial toxins on activity and release of immunomediators, W. Konig; protein engineering of microbial toxins - genetic construction and biologic activity of toxin-related growth factor fusion proteins, J. R. Murphy and D. P. Williams.
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