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About this book
About this book
Considers the transport of molecules, large and small, across the membranes of microbial cells.
Preface; 1. Overview: transport of molecules across microbial membranes - a sticky business to get to grips with J. K. Broome-Smith and C. Mitsopoulos; 2. Multidrug resistance efflux K. Lewis; 3. Regulation of solute accumulation in bacteria and its physiological significance B. Poolman; 4. Arsenic transport systems from Escherichia coli to humans H. Bhattacharjee, M. Ghosh, R. Mukhopadhyay and B. P. Rosen; 5. Type II protein secretion: the main terminal branch of the general secretory pathway A. Filloux; 6. Type III secretion and the pathogenesis of Yersinia infections D. M. Anderson, L. W. Cheng, V. T. Lee, S. Masmanian, K. Ramamurthi, C. Tam and O. Schneewind; 7. Assembly of bacterial adhesins across the outer membrane via the chaperone-usher pathway G. E. Soto and S. J. Hultgren; 8. DNA uptake by transformable bacteria S. A. Lacks; 9. Escherichia coli signal recognition particle - a historical perspective Q. A. Valent, E. N. S. O'Gorman, P. Scotti, J. Luirink and S. High; 10. Protein translocation into the endoplasmic reticulum B. P. Young, J. K. Brownsword and C. J. Stirling; 11. Peroxisome biogenesis E. Lopez-Huertas and A. Baker; 12. Transport of proteins into and across the thylakoid membrane C. Robinson, W. Edwards, P. J. Hynds and C. Tissier; 13. Evolutionary origins of transmembrane transport systems M. H. Saier Jr and T.-T. Tseng; Index.
376 pages, 1 col plate, 46 diags, 12 tabs
...well written and provides a review on the latest research in the area, with extensive references abailable to the reader. The tables and figures presented in Transport of Molecules Across Microbial Membranes could be valuable learning tools for students and instructors. Canadian Society of Microbiologists