Bacterial Disease Mechanisms: An Introduction to Cellular Microbiology / Edition 1

Bacterial Disease Mechanisms: An Introduction to Cellular Microbiology / Edition 1

by Michael Wilson, Rod McNab, Brian Henderson
     
 

"This textbook describes, from the standpoint of human bacterial disease, the molecular and cellular interactions that occur between ourselves and the bacteria that live with us and introduces the reader to the latest techniques being used to unravel bacteria-host interactions." Bacterial Disease Mechanisms is a core textbook for students taking courses in… See more details below

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"This textbook describes, from the standpoint of human bacterial disease, the molecular and cellular interactions that occur between ourselves and the bacteria that live with us and introduces the reader to the latest techniques being used to unravel bacteria-host interactions." Bacterial Disease Mechanisms is a core textbook for students taking courses in Microbiology, Medical Microbiology, Biotechnology and Pathology and will be of interest to those taking courses in Biology, Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, Medicine and Biochemistry.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521796897
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/28/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
692
Product dimensions:
7.44(w) x 9.69(h) x 1.38(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Abbreviations used
Ch. 1An introduction to bacterial diseases1
Ch. 2Bacterial cell biology46
Ch. 3Molecular analysis of bacterial virulence mechanisms111
Ch. 4Communication in infection162
Ch. 5The mucosal surface: the front line of antibacterial defence238
Ch. 6Immune defences against bacteria278
Ch. 7Bacterial adhesion as a virulence mechanism353
Ch. 8Bacterial invasion as a virulence mechanism405
Ch. 9Bacterial exotoxins466
Ch. 10Bacterial evasion of host defence mechanisms514
Ch. 11Bacteria in human health and disease: the future?583
App. A: Glossary of terms used615
App. B: Brief descriptions of bacteria frequently mentioned633
Index639

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