Signal Transduction and Bacterial Virulence

Signal Transduction and Bacterial Virulence

by Rino Rappuoli
     
 

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In order to survive, bacteria must constantly monitor their structure and physiology. Adaptive behaviours are established by using environmental sensors and response regulators. These communication modules regulate a wide variety of signals including host detection and invasion, cell cycle, metabolite utilization, starvation and many others. The purpose of this volume… See more details below

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In order to survive, bacteria must constantly monitor their structure and physiology. Adaptive behaviours are established by using environmental sensors and response regulators. These communication modules regulate a wide variety of signals including host detection and invasion, cell cycle, metabolite utilization, starvation and many others. The purpose of this volume is to give an overview of the various systems and to introduce recent advances in understanding selected systems of pathogenic bacteria.

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ISBN-13:
9781570592317
Publisher:
Landes Bioscience
Publication date:
01/01/1995
Series:
Medical Intelligence Unit Ser.
Pages:
161

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