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The Genus Yersinia (Advances in Experimental Medicine Volume 529): Entering the Functional Genomic Era

Series: Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology Volume: 529

Edited By: Mikael Skurnik, Jose Antonio Bengoechea and Kaisa Granfors

518 pages, B/w photos, figs, tabs

Kluwer Academic Publishers

Hardback | Dec 2003 | #143357 | ISBN: 0306477599
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Contains 96 timely chapters on different aspects. It summarizes work done both on genome-wide approaches and on detailed microbe-host interactions as well as on genetic, biochemical and chemical characterization of different bacterial components such as lipopolysaccharides, type III secretions systems, porins, virulence effector molecules, gene regulation etc.


Contents

Part I: Evolution And Genomics. 1. Evolution of Pathogenic Yersinia, Some Lights in the Dark; E. Carniel. 2. DNA Adenine Methylation; V.L. Taylor, et al. 3. Tracing Acquisitions and Losses in Yersinia Genomes; A. Rakin, et al. 4. Subtractive Hybridization Uncovers Novel Pathogenicity-Associated Loci in Yersinia enterocolitica; A.N. Iwobi, et al. 5. Identification of Genes Involved in Yersinia pestis Virulence by Signature-Tagged Mutagenesis; Y. Flashner, et al. 6. Characterization of Two Conjugative Yersinia Plasmids Mobilizing pYV; S. Hertwig, et al. 7. Signature-Tagged Mutagenesis of Yersinia pestis; P.C.F. Oyston, et al. 8. Cobalamin Synthesis in Yersinia enterocolitica 8081; M.B. Prentice, et al. 9. Construction of a Yersinia pestis Microarray; R.A. Stabler, et al. 10. A Conjugal Type IV Transfer System in Yersinia enterocolitica Strains; G. Goelz, et al. 11. Transmission Factors: Yersinia pestis Genes Required to Infect the Flea Vector of Plague; B.J. Hinnebusch. Part II: Pathogenesis And Host Interactions. 12. Rho-GTP Binding Proteins in Yersinia Target Cell Interaction; M. Aepfelbacher, et al. 13. A Technique of Intradermal Injection of Yersinia to Study Y. pestis Physiopathology; F. Guinet, E. Carniel. 14. YopT Is A Cysteine Protease Cleaving Rho Family GTPases; Feng Shao, J.E. Dixon. 15. Structural Studies of Yersinia Adhesin YadA; H. Nummelin, et al. 16. Yersinia pseudotuberculosis Harbors a Type IV Pilus Gene Cluster that Contributes to Pathogenicity; F. Collyn, et al. 17. Salicylanilides are Potent Inhibitors of Type III Secretion in Yersinia; A.M. Kauppi, et al. 18. Mapping of Possible Laminin Binding Sites of Y. pestis Plasminogen Activator (Pla) via Phage Display; O. Benedek, et al. 19. The Fish Pathogen Yersinia ruckeri Possesses a TTS System; D.K. Gunasena, et al. 20. Characterisation of the Type III Secretion Protein YscU in Yersinia pseudotuberculosis; M. Lavander, et al. 21. Mutagenesis Elucidates The Assembly Pathway and Structure of Yersinia pestis F1 Polymer; J.E. Kersley, et al. 22. Characterization of Infections with Wild and Mutant Yersinia pseudotuberculosis Strains in Rabbit Oral Model; H. Najdenski, et al. 23. Identification of Yersinia pestis Pigment Receptor; O.N. Podladchikov, G.G. Dikhanov. 24. Yersinia enterocolitica Biotype 1A: Not as Harmless as You Think; S.M. Tennant, et al. 25. Pestoides F, a Yersinia pestis Strain Lacking Plasminogen Activator, is Virulent by the Aerosol Route; P.L. Worsham, C. Roy. 26. Impact of the Yersinia pseudotuberculosis-Derived Mitogen (YPM) on the Murine Immune System; C. Carnoy, et al. 27. Role of T Cells and Gamma Interferon in Yersinia pseudotuberculosis-Derived Mitogen (YPM)-Induced Toxicity in Mice; H. Kano, et al. 28. Yersinia pestis Pla Has Multiple Virulence-Associated Functions; K. Lahteenaki, et al. 29. Polyclonal B-Cell Activation in Mice Infected by Intragastric Route with Yersinia enterocolitica O:8; B.M.M. Medeiros, et al. 30. Polyclonal Activation as a Consequence of Infection of Mice with Yersinia enterocolitica O:3 Isolated from Patients with or without Arthritis; B.M.M. Medeiros, et al. 31. The Response of Murine Macrophages to Infection with Yersinia pestis as Revealed by DNA Microarray Analysis; Lee-Ching Ng, et al. 32. Defensive Function of Phagocytes in Pseudotuberculosis; N.G. Plekhova, et al. 33. Mechanisms of Yersinia enterocolitica Evasion of the Host Innate Immune Response by V Antigen; A. Sing, et al. 34. Yersinia pseudotuberculosis, Its Toxins and Plant Cells; N. Timchenko, et al. 35. Influence of Yersinia pseudotuberculosis on the Immunity of Echinoderms; M. Eliseikina, et al. 36. Acute and Chronic Experimental Infection Processes Caused by Yersinia pseudotuberculosis and Evaluation of Interleukin Action on Their Development and Outcome; G.Y. Tseneva, et al. 37. Role of Apoptosis of Phagocytic Cells in the Development of Immunodeficiency in Plague; G.I. Vasilieva, et al. Part III: Lipopolysaccharide, Bacteriophages And Cell Wall Function. 38. Molecular Genetics, Biochemistry and Biological Role of Yersinia Lipopolysaccharide; M. Skurnik. 39. O Antigen Gene Clusters of Yersinia pseudotuberculosis; P.R. Reeves, et al. 40. Cloning and Characterization of the Yersinia enterocolitica Serotype O:9 Lipopolysaccharide O-Antigen Gene Cluster; P.S. Lubeck, et al. 41. Characterization of the Lipopolysaccharide Outer Core Biosynthesis of Yersinia enterocolitica Serotype O:3; E. Pinta, et al. 42. ECA-Antibodies in Antisera Against R Mutants of Yersinia enterocolitica O:3; J. Radziejewska-Lebrecht, et al. 43. Lipopolysaccharides of Yersinia; O. Holst. 44. The Core Structure of the Lipopolysaccharide of Yersinia pestis Strain KM218; T.A. Gremyakova, et al. 45. Yersiniophages; M.I. Pajunen, et al. 46. Properties of the Temperate Yersinia enterocolitica Bacteriophage PY54; S. Hertwig, et al. 47. Transposon Mutagenesis of the Phage o YeO3-12; S. Kiljunen, et al. 48. Analysis of Enterocoliticin, a Phage Tail-Like Bacteriocin; E. Strauch, et al. 49. Function and Regulation of the Salmonella-Like pmrF Antimicrobial Peptide Resistance Operon in Yersinia pseudotuberculosis; M. Marceau, et al. 50. Porin from Yersinia pseudotuberculosis: Cloning and Analysis of Primary Structure; M.P. Issaeva, et al. 51. Pore-Forming Proteins of Genus Yersinia; O.P. Vostrikova, et al. Part IV: Gene Regulation. 52. Regulation of O-Antigen Biosynthesis in Yersinia enterocolitica; J.A. Bengoechea. 53. Regulation of the Yersinia pestis Yfe and Ybt Iron Transport Systems; R.D. Perry, et al. 54. Function and Regulation of the Transcriptional Activator RovA of Yersinia pseudotuberculosis; G. Nagel, et al. 55. Temperature and Growth Phase Regulate the Transcription of the O-Antigen Gene Cluster of Yersinia enterocolitica O:3; P. Lahtinen, et al. Part V: Epidemiology. 56. Molecular Epidemiology of Yersinia enterocolitica 4/O:3; M. Fredriksson-Ahomaa, H. Korkeala. 57. Occurrence of Y. enterocolitica in Slaughter Pigs and Consequences for Meat Inspection, Slaughtering and Dressing Procedures; T. Nesbakken, et al. 58. Molecular Epidemiology of the Five Recent Outbreaks of Yersinia pseudotuberculosis in Finland; S. Hallanvuo, et al. 59. Yersinia pestis from Natural Foci; V.V. Kutyrev, et al. 60. A Virulence Study of Yersinia enterocolitica O:3 Isolated from Sick Humans and Animals in Brazil Using PCR and Phenotypic Tests; J.P. Falcao, et al. 61. Molecular Virulence Characteristics and Kinetics of Infection of Yersinia pseudotuberculosis Isolated from Sick and Healthy Animals; C.H.G. Martins, D.P. Falcao. 62. Detection of Yersinia enterocolitica in Slaughter Pigs; V. Atanassova, et al. 63. Mechanism of Formation of a Population Level of Virulence of Yersinia pestis; B.B. Atshabar. 64. Polymerase Chain Reaction Assays for the Presumptive Identification of Yersinia pestis Strains in Georgia; L. Bakanidze, et al. 65. Genetic (Sero)Typing of Yersinia pseudotuberculosis; T.M. Bogdanovich, et al. 66. Yersinia spp. in the Environment: Epidemiology and Virulence Characteristics; D.P. Falcao, et al. 67. Molecular Characterization of Yersinia enterocolitica 1A Strains Isolated from Buenos Aires Sewage Water; M.E. Floccari, et al. 68. Molecular Typing of Yersinia Strains by Pulsed-Field Gel Electrophoresis and RAPD-PCR; L. Franzin, D. Cabodi. 69. Bacteriocin Susceptibility of Clinical Yersinia Strains; L. Franzin, et al. 70. Molecular Epidemiology of Yersinia pseudotuberculosis; H. Fukushima. 71. Growth of Yersinia enterocolitica in Inegol Meatballs; U. Gunsen. 72. Molecular Genetic Typing of Yersinia enterocolitica Serovar O:8 Isolated in Japan; H. Hayashidani, et al. 73. Prevalence and Characterisation of yadA-Positive Yersinia enterocolitica in Pig Tonsils in 1995 and 1999; T. Korte, et al. 74. Yersinia pseudotuberculosis in Pigs and Pig Houses in Finland; R. Laukkanen, et al. 20 additional chapters. Index.

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