Advances in Microbial Toxin Research and Its Biotechnological Exploitation / Edition 1

Advances in Microbial Toxin Research and Its Biotechnological Exploitation / Edition 1

by Rajeev K. Upadhyay
     
 

ISBN-10: 0306472554

ISBN-13: 9780306472558

Pub. Date: 06/30/2002

Publisher: Springer US

This book is a reference book based on the contribution made by eminent scientists (toxicologists) from the leading laboratories of the world. This book includes discussions of toxins produced by microbes, particularly fungi and bacteria, their chemical characterization, mechanism of action at the cellular and molecular level and also exploitation of TOX genes for

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This book is a reference book based on the contribution made by eminent scientists (toxicologists) from the leading laboratories of the world. This book includes discussions of toxins produced by microbes, particularly fungi and bacteria, their chemical characterization, mechanism of action at the cellular and molecular level and also exploitation of TOX genes for the management of insect pests, weeds and plant pathogens.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780306472558
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
06/30/2002
Edition description:
2002
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

A Chemical Approach for Elucidating the Molecular Interaction of Host-Specific AK-toxin, with Japanese Pear; H. Miyagawa, M. Okada, I. Uemura, B. Watanabe, T. Ueno.
Beauvericin: Chemistry, Biology and Significance; A. Logrieco, A. Moretti, A. Ritieni, M.F. Caiaffa, L. Macchia.
Suppressor - and Elicitor-Activities of Magnaporthe grisea Toxin in Rice Leaves; S. Arase, M. Ueno, Y. Honda.
Toxinogenesis of Fusarium graminearum, Clonal Variability and Influence of Substrate and Agrochemicals; G.D. Sokolova.
The Aflatoxins: Evolution, Function and Prospects for Control; D.A. Carter, Nai Tran-Dinh, M. Stat, S. Kumar, Tien Bui, J.I. Pitt.
Oxygen Activation by Fungal and Bacterial Toxins; I. Heiser, J. Koehl, E.F. Elstner.
Thermoresponsive Phytotoxin Production in Plant Pathogenic Bacteria; M. Ullrich.
Cerato-ulmin, a Toxin Produced by the Pathogens of the Dutch Elm Disease; G. Del Sorbo, A. Scala, F. Scala, S. Tegli.
Lipopeptide Secondary Metabolites from the Phytopathogenic Bacterium Pseudomonas syringae; I. Grgurina.
Toxicity of Syringomycins and its Pathological Significance; K. Tamura, T. Teraoka, I. Yamaguchi.
Structural Diversity of Lichen Metabolites and Their Potential Use; J.G. Romagni, F.E. Dayan.
Algal and Cyanobacterial Metabolites as Agents for Pest Management; K.K. Schrader, D.G. Nagle, D.E. Wedge.
Engineering Disease Resistance in Plants Using Phytotoxins as Molecular Stooges; P. Balasubramanian, R. Samiyappan, S. Babu, R. Nandakumar, V. Shanmugam, T. Raguchander.
Inhibition of Ceramide Synthesis in Plants by Phytotoxins; H.K. Abbas, S.O. Duke, W.T. Sheir, M.V. Duke.
Advances in Molecular Biology of Phytotoxin Production and its Involvement in Plant Pathogenesis; R. Samiyappan, P. Balasubramanian, S. Babu, R. Nandakumar, V. Shanmugam, T. Raguchander, A. Ramanathan.
Insecticidal Proteins of Bacillus Thuringiensis and Their Application in Agriculture; P. Ananda Kumar, O.M. Bambawale.
Subject Index.

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