Bacterial Growth and Lysis: Metabolism and Structure of the Bacterial Sacculus

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Proceedings of a symposium held in Mallorca, Spain in April 1992. The goal of the meeting was to assess the present state of knowledge on the structure and physiology of the bacterium murien sacculus, and develop new hypotheses and strategies to promote further development of the field. The contributions reflect broadly different approaches. Papers discuss structure and chemistry, biosynthesis and maturation, regulation and control of cell wall hydrolases, penicillin interactive proteins, morphogenesis and septum formation, and cell growth. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780306444012
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 6/1/1993
  • Series: F.E.M.S. Symposium Series , #65
  • Edition description: 1993
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 474
  • Product dimensions: 1.13 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 9.21 (d)

Table of Contents

Opening Lecture: The Sacculus after Four Decades; U. Schwarz.
Structure and Chemistry: New Mass Spectrometric Methods for Peptidoglycan Analysis; G. Allmaier, E.R. Schmidt.
Biosynthesis and Maturation: An Overview of the Assembly, Turnover, and Recycling of the Murein Sacculus; J.T. Park.
Cell Wall Hydrolases-Regulation and Control: Genetic Control of Fungal Cell Wall Autolysis; C. Nombela, et al.
Penicillin Interactive Proteins: Modular Design of the Bi(Multi?)Functional PenicillinBinding Proteins; S. Englebert, et al.
Morphogenesis and Septum Formation: FtsZ Rings, Polar Morphology, and Cell Lysis; E. Bi, et al. Cell Growth: Stresses on the Surface Stress Theory; A.L. Koch.
45 additional articles.

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