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Listeria monocytogenes: Pathogenesis and Host Response / Edition 1

Listeria monocytogenes: Pathogenesis and Host Response / Edition 1

by Howard Goldfine, Hao Shen


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ISBN-13: 9780387493732
Publisher: Springer US
Publication date: 04/11/2007
Edition description: 2007
Pages: 287
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Contributors     ix
A 20-Year Perspective on Listeria monocytogenes Pathogenesis   Daniel A. Portnoy     1
Listeriosis   Bennett Lorber     13
Listeria Genomics   Philippe Glaser   Christophe Rusniok   Carmen Buchrieser     33
Metabolism and Physiology of Listeria monocytogenes   Jorg Slaghuis   Biju Joseph   Werner Goebel     63
The Cell Wall of Listeria monocytogenes and its Role in Pathogenicity   M. Graciela Pucciarelli   Helene Bierne   Francisco Garcia-del Portillo     81
Environmental Reservoir and Transmission into the Mammalian Host   Haley F. Oliver   Martin Wiedmann   Kathryn J. Boor     111
Regulation of Listeria monocytogenes Virulence Genes   Maurine D. Miner   Gary C. Port   Nancy E. Freitag     139
Invasion of Host Cells by Listeria monocytogenes   Javier Pizarro-Cerda   Pascale Cossart     159
Escape of Listeria monocytogenes from a Vacuole   Howard Goldfine   Helene Marquis     177
Actin-Based Motility and Cell-to-Cell Spread of Listeria monocytogenes   Matthew D. Welch     197
Adaptive Immunity to Listeria monocytogenes   KellyA.N. Messingham   John T. Harty     225
Immune Evasion and Modulation by Listeria monocytogenes   Lauren A. Zenewicz   Hao Shen     251
Bacteriophages of Listeria   Steven Hagens   Martin J. Loessner     265
Index     281

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