Cellular Microbiology: Bacteria-Host Interactions in Health and Disease / Edition 1

Cellular Microbiology: Bacteria-Host Interactions in Health and Disease / Edition 1

by Brian Henderson, Michael Wilson, Rod McNab, Alistair J. Lax
     
 

ISBN-10: 047198681X

ISBN-13: 9780471986812

Pub. Date: 06/29/1999

Publisher: Wiley

Cellular Microbiology is a new area of microbiology research, bridging the gap between the disciplines of microbiology and cell biology. It is the study of the interaction between cells and microbes, especially mammalian or plant cells and bacteria. Cellular Microbiology is an a dvanced textbook for students of microbiology and medical microbiology , presenting a

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Cellular Microbiology is a new area of microbiology research, bridging the gap between the disciplines of microbiology and cell biology. It is the study of the interaction between cells and microbes, especially mammalian or plant cells and bacteria. Cellular Microbiology is an a dvanced textbook for students of microbiology and medical microbiology , presenting a comprehensive introduction to the current molecular and cellular biology of the interactions between bacteria and eukaryotic cells, and their relevance to human diseases.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471986812
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
06/29/1999
Pages:
478
Product dimensions:
7.54(w) x 9.78(h) x 1.05(d)

Table of Contents

Abbreviations Used in this Book
Bacterial Taxonomy and Nomenclature
Introduction
Pt. 1Background to Cellular Microbiology
Ch. 1An Introduction to Cellular Microbiology3
Ch. 2The Cellular Biology Underlying Prokaryotic-Eukaryotic Interactions23
Ch. 3Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Signalling Mechanisms89
Ch. 4Molecular Techniques Defining Bacterial Virulence Mechanisms163
Pt. 2Prokaryotic-Eukaryotic Interactions in Infection
Ch. 5Bacterial Adhesion to Host Cells191
Ch. 6Bacterial Invasion of Host Cells223
Ch. 7Bacterial Protein Toxins: Agents of Disease and Probes of Eukaryotic Cell Behaviour273
Ch. 8The Innate Immune Response and Bacterial Infections311
Ch. 9Acquired Immunity in the Defence Against Bacteria355
Ch. 10Future Developments in Cellular Microbiology407
Index437

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