Sourcebook of Bacterial Protein Toxins
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.
- Hardback | 584 pages
- 189 x 254 x 31.75mm | 1,357g
- 01 Dec 1991
- Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc
- Academic Press Inc
- San Diego, United States
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.