5 edition of Immunological and molecular aspects of bacterial virulence found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||S. Patrick and M.J. Larkin.|
|Contributions||Larkin, M. J.|
|LC Classifications||QR175 .P38 1995|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xi, 275 p. :|
|Number of Pages||275|
|LC Control Number||94024433|
In search of virulence factors of human bacterial disease Frederick D. Quinn, Gale W. Newman and C. Harold King S mith defined microbial pathogenicity as 'the bio- chemical mechanisms whereby microorganisms cause disease '1. However, it is becom- ing clear that . Molecular basis of bacterial pathogenesis, virulence factors and antibiotic resistance The research within our LUMC departments is conducted within departmental research programmes. The research programme below is embedded within the department of Medical Microbiology.
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SUMMARY Outer membrane (OM) vesicles are ubiquitously produced by Gram-negative bacteria during all stages of bacterial growth. OM vesicles are naturally secreted by both pathogenic and nonpathogenic bacteria. Strong experimental evidence exists to categorize OM vesicle production as a type of Gram-negative bacterial virulence factor. A growing body of data demonstrates an Cited by: The book focuses on various aspects of the interactions between bacteria and the human host. The first two chapters are devoted to covering many of the commonly encountered bacteria, the diseases they cause, and general aspects regarding the virulence determinants of these organisms.
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Immunological and Molecular Aspects of Bacterial Virulence caters for undergraduate and postgraduate science students of human and veterinary bacteriology who wish to gain a better understanding of the fundamental aspects of bacterial by: 8. TY - BOOK. T1 - Immunological and Molecular aspects of Bacterial Virulence.
AU - Patrick, Sheila. AU - Larkin, Mike. N1 - Teaching or Research: Pietro Mastroeni is a Lecturer in the Department of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Cambridge, where he leads the Bacterial Immunology Team. Book Description Leading researchers discuss key aspects of the biology of Salmonella enterica infections in this broad-ranging book.
enterica infects animals and humans, causing severe diseases in both.5/5(1). Immunological and molecular aspects of bacterial virulence. [S Patrick; M J Larkin] -- The living mammalian host provides a unique environment for bacterial colonization. The authors of this work consider the strategies which have evolved in bacteria to enable them to colonize such an.
Vaccination, serodiagnostic testing, and even serotyping are complicated by the presence of multiple serotypes, cross-reactive antigens, and the absence of clear markers for virulence.
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Genetic and Molecular Basis for Virulence. Virulence factors in bacteria may be encoded on chromosomal DNA, bacteriophage DNA, plasmids, or transposons in either plasmids or the bacterial chromosome (Fig. ; Table ). For example, the capacity of the Shigella species to invade cells is a property encoded in part on a mega-dalton plasmid.
Protein toxins that constitute key virulence determinants for pathogenic bacteria share the common feature of having discrete functional domains with a spectrum of biological activities, from mediating cellular uptake to manipulating cellular processes and immune responses, which serve to enhance bacterial survival and dissemination during infection.
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We anticipate that increasing research efforts in this field will continue to expand our understanding of the molecular and physiological roles of bacterial by: Recently, two novel but widespread themes have emerged in the field of bacterial virulence: type III secretion systems and pathogenicity islands.
Type III secretion systems, which are found in various gram-negative organisms, are specialized for the export of virulence factors delivered directly to host cells. These factors subvert normal host cell functions in ways that seem beneficial to.
Bacterial Exoenzymes and Toxins as Virulence Factors. After exposure and adhesion, the next step in pathogenesis is invasion, which can involve enzymes and pathogens achieve invasion by entering the bloodstream, an effective means of dissemination because blood vessels pass.
(c) Some bacteria also produce proteases, virulence factors that break down host antibodies to evade phagocytosis. (credit a: modification of work by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) In addition to capsules and proteases, some bacterial pathogens produce other virulence factors that allow them to evade the immune : Anh-Hue Thi Tu, Nina Parker, Mark Schneegurt, Brian Forster, Philip Lister.
A complex set of virulence determinants, including the Yersinia outer-membrane proteins (Yops), the broad-range protease Pla, pathogen-associated molecular patterns (PAMPs), and iron capture systems play critical roles in the molecular strategies that Y.
pestis employs to subvert the human immune system, allowing unrestricted bacterial replication in lymph nodes (bubonic plague) Cited by: 7.