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Bacterial Pathogenesis

Handbook / ManualOut of Print

Series: Methods in Microbiology Volume: 27

Edited By: Peter Williams, Julian Ketley and George Salmond

620 pages, Illus, tabs, SEMs

Academic Press

Spiralbound | Dec 1998 | #95094 | ISBN: 0127544208
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Hardback | Dec 1998 | #88804 | ISBN: 0125215258
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Provides a carefully selected collection of techniques for the microbiologist wishing to study the interactions between bacteria and their targets, whether human, animal, or plant.

...the referencing is excellent and the volume is a comprehensive guide to the literature in the field. ...the book would be most useful to practising researchers and would be a useful addition to institutional libraries and to laboratories involved in pathogenesis research. Bob Rastall, University of Reading for MICROBIOLOGY TODAY (February 2002) " excellent job of combining an overview of the basic questions in the study of bacterial pathogens and virulence with descriptions of experimental design and procedures. ...good job of placing this information into an experimental context." David Nunn, University of Illinois, in ASM NEWS (2000) Praise for the Series "An invaluable resource for the detailed analysis of cellular gene function and genome architecture." NATURE


Preface. S. Falkow and R.H. Valdivia, The Detection of Virulence Genes: P.V. Tearle, Laboratory Safety--Working With Pathogens: P. Vandamme, Detection, Identification, and Speciation: P. Vandamme, Introduction. M. Ieven, Detection. P. Vandamme, Speciation. P. Vandamme, Identification. T. Mitchell, Host Interactions--Animals: T.J. Mitchell, Introduction. A.D. Jackson, R.B. Dowling, and R. Wilson, Interaction of Bacteria and Their Products with Tissues in Organ Culture. B. Burke, Transgenic and Knockout Animals in the Study of Bacterial Pathogenesis. T.S. Wallis, Interactions of Bacteria and their Products in Whole Animals Systems. D. Charboneau and J.B. Rubins, Interaction of Bacteria and their Products with Tissue Culture Cells. M. Daniels, Host Interactions--Plants: M.J. Daniels, Introduction. M.J. Daniels, Testing Pathogenicity. A. Collmer and S.V. Beer, hrp Genes and Their Function. U. Bonas, Avirulence Genes. B. Py, F. Barras, S. Harris, N. Robson, and G.P.C. Salmond, Extracellular Enzymes and Their Role in Erwinia Virulence. C.L. Bender, Bacterial Phytotoxins. S.E. Lindow, Epiphetic Growth and Survival. P. Williams, Biochemical Approaches: K. Hardie and P. Williams, Introduction: Fractionation of Bacterial Cell Envelopes. C.D. O'Connor, M. Farris, L.G. Hunt, and J.N. Wright, The Proteome Approach. N.B.L. Powell, Microscopic Approaches to the Study of Bacterial Cell Associated Virulence Determinants. J. Holland and A. Gorringe, Characterization of Bacterial Surface Receptor-Ligand Interactions. R.E. Sockett, Characteristic Flagella and Motile Behaviour. P. Klemm, M. Schembri, B. Stentebjerg-Olesen, H. Hasman, and D.L. Hasty, Fimbriae: Detection, Purification, and Characterization. C. Whitfield and M.B. Perry, Isolation and Purification of Cell Surface Polysaccharides from Gram-negative Bacteria. C. Whitfield and M.B. Perry, Structural Analysis of Cell Surface Polysaccharides from Gram-negative Bacteria. K.D. Young, Techniques for Analysis of Peptidoglycans. M. Moayeri and R.A. Welch, Bacterial Ecotoxins. A. Filloux and K.R. Hardie, A Systematic Approach to the Study of Protein Secretion in Gram-negative Bacteria. M. Camara, M. Daykin, and S.R. Chhabra, Detection, Purification, and Synthesis of N-acylhomoserine Lactone Quorum Sensing Signal Molecules. A.W. Smith, Iron Starvation and Siderophore-Mediated Iron Uptake. C. Dorman, Molecular Genetic Approaches: C. Dorman, Introduction. J.C.D. Hinton, Genetic Approaches to the Study of Pathogenic Salmonellae. D.W. Holden and M. Hensel, Signature Tagged Mutagenesis. S.-L. Lui and K.E. Sanderson, Bacterial Genome Analysis. H. Yu, J.C. Boucher, and V. Deretic, Molecular Analysis of Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Virulence. V. Scarlato, D. Beier, and R. Rappuoli, Molecular Genetics of Bordetella Pertussis Virulence. A.H.M. van Vliet, A.C. Wood, J. Henderson, K. Woolridge, and J.M. Ketley, Genetic Manipulation of Enteric Campylobacter Species. S. Schaferkordt, E. Domann, and T. Chakraborty, Molecular Approaches for the Study of Lysteria. T.J. Foster, Molecular Genetic Analysis of Staphylococcal Virulence. M.A. Scidmore, J. Bannantine, and T. Hackstadt, Molecular Approaches to Studying Chlamydia. I. Roberts, Gene Expression and Analysis: M. Roberts, Host Reactions--Animals and Humans: I. Rosenshine, Cytoskeletal Rearrangements Induced by Bacterial Pathogens. F.D. Menozzi and C. Locht, Strategies for the Study of the Interactions Between Bacterial Adhesins and Glycosaminoglycans. P. Everest, M. Roberts, and G. Dougan, Strategies for the Use of Gene Knockout Mice in the Investigation of Bacterial Pathogenesis and Immunology. J.W. Mansfield, C.S. Bestwick, I.R. Brown, B. Boher, M. Nicole, and M. Essenberg, Host Reactions--Plants: A. Cravioto, Strategies and Problems for Disease Control: A. Cravioto, Introduction. A. Cravioto, R. Cabrera, C. Eslava, and Y. Lopez-Vidal, Strategies for Control of Common Infectious Diseases Prevalent in Developing Countries. C.F. Amabile-Cuevas, R. Cabrera, L.Y. Fuchs, and F. Valenzuela, Antibiotic Resistance and Prescription Practices in Developing Countries. M. Pallen, Internet Resources for Research on Bacterial Pathogenesis. Subject Index.

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