Bacterial Plasmids and Antibiotic Resistance: First International Symposium Infectious Antibiotic Resistance. Castle of Smolenice, Czechoslovakia 1971

Bacterial Plasmids and Antibiotic Resistance: First International Symposium Infectious Antibiotic Resistance. Castle of Smolenice, Czechoslovakia 1971

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ISBN-13: 9783642492693
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 06/20/2012
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1972
Pages: 452
Product dimensions: 6.69(w) x 9.61(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

OPENING LECTURES Further outlooks of antibiotics in the shadows of resistance factors.- Problems of transferable antibiotic resistance in Czechoslovakia.- I. Public-Health and Clinical Aspects of Resistance and of R Factors.- In vivo transfer of a plasmid governing Gentamycin resistance.- Properties of an R factor from Pseudomonas aeruginosa.- Some properties of R factors isolated from Pseudomonas aeruginosa.- In vitro and in vivo transfer of the R factor to Yersinia pseudotuberculosis cells.- The occurrence of transferable antibiotic resistance in enteric bacteria isolated in Poland.- Epidemiological investigations of R factors in man and animals in Switzerland.- Multiple drug resistance of pathogens in purulent surgical infections.- Studies on the drug resistance of Staphylococci and Escherichia coli against antibiotics. General tendency of resistant strains and multiple-drug resistances.- Resistance transfer in vivo and its inhibition.- Antibiotics, animals and R factors in man.- Bacterial drug resistance in animals.- Increase of Flavomycin sensitivity of bacteria by R factors.- An improved technique for quantitative detection of fecal coliforms and Pseudomonas aeruginosa on surfaces and in air.- Development of resistance and its suppression under the influence of various Penicillins.- Fish culturing and R factors.- Epidemiological surveillance of drug resistance.- Frequency of colicine production and occurrence of transmissible resistance in haemolytic strains of E. coli, isolated from diarrhetic pigs.- Transmissible resistance in routine laboratory practice.- II. Genetic and Molecular-Biologic Aspects of Resistance Factors.- Antibiotics as tools in cell research.- A genetic analysis of conjugational transfer and its control.- Drug resistance factors: The role of host-specific restriction and modification of DNA.- High-frequency transduction of tetracycline resistance marker of R factor by bacteriophage P22 in Salmonella typhimurium.- Genetics of colicinogenic factors and their recombination with R factors.- The regulation of replication of episomal DNA.- Recombination between different R(f) and R(i) plasmids and between R-plasmids and the chromosome in E. coli and P. mirabilis.- Transfer of streptomycin resistance by the plasmid R 222.- R factors carrying genes governing resistance to ?-lactam drugs, studied in different bacterial hosts.- Betalactamase gene expession in enteric bacteria infected with R factors.- Investigation of the molecular structure of R factors.- Molecular nature of bacterial plasmids.- Elimination of bacterial episomes by DNA-complexing compounds.- Effects of superinfection immunity on plasmid replication following conjugation.- Phenotypic expression of ?-lactamase activity in diferent strains carrying the TEM R-factor.- Studies on the regulation of the chloramphenicol acetyl transferase mediated by R factors.- Enzymatic inactivation of aminoglycoside antibiotics by resistant strains of bacteria.- R factors-determined changes in permeability of E. coli towards rifampicin and other antibiotics.- Gene transfer in the Rhizobium conjugation.- Genetic mapping of regulator gene of phage 16–3 of Rhizobium meliloti.- III. Resistance Determinants in Staphylococcus Aureus.- On the mechanism of Methicillin resistance in Staphylococcus aureus.- Extrachromosomal and chromosomal drug resistance in Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus.- Linkage between determining penicillinase production and behaviour in the presence of crystal violet in staphylococci.- Incidence of antibiotic resistant staphylococci in humans from different environments in Slovakia.- Concomitant loss of markers during elimination of tetracycline markers in Staphylococcus aureus.- IV. Colloquium on Tetracycline Resistance.- On the mechanism of Tetracycline action and resistance: Association of tetracyclines with ribosomes and ribosomal subunits, studied by a fluorometric method.- R factor-determined states of Tetracycline resistance in Shigella flexneri.- The molecular basis of Tetracycline resistance in Staphylococcus aureus.- Nongenetic adaptation of Bacillus cereus 569H to Tetracycline.- Author Index.

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