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Title The mycobacterial cell envelope / edited by Mamadou Daffé, Jean-Marc Reyrat
Published Washington, DC : ASM Press, ©2008
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 395 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series Monograph, ASM Press
Monograph, ASM Press
Contents Biosynthesis of mycobacterial lipids by multifunctional polyketide synthases / Vivek T. Natarajan, Debasisa Mohanty, and Rajesh S. Gokhale -- The constituents of the cell envelope and their impact on the host immune system / Warwick J. Britton and James A. Triccas -- Biosynthesis and roles of phenolic glycolipids and related molecules in Mycobacterium tuberculosis / Christophe Guilhot, Christian Chalut, and Mamadou Daffé -- Sulfated metabolites from Mycobacterium tuberculosis : sulfolipid-1 and beyond / Carolyn R. Bertozzi and Michael W. Schelle -- The mycobacterial heparin-binding hemagglutinin : a virulence factor and antigen useful for diagnostics and vaccine development / Camille Locht [and others] -- The role of mycobacterial kinases and phosphatases in growth, pathogenesis, and cell wall metabolism / Anil K. Tyagi, Ramandeep Singh, and Vibha Gupta -- Glycopeptidolipids : a complex pathway for small pleiotropic molecules / Caroline Deshayes [and others] -- The mycolactones : biologically active polyketides produced by Mycobacterium ulcerans and related aquatic mycobacteria / Timothy P. Stinear and Pamela L.C. Small -- Epilogue: The envelope : beyond the veil / Jean-Marc Reyrat and Mamadou Daffé
The global architecture of the mycobacterial cell envelope / Mamadou Daffé -- Wall ultrastructure and periplasm / Terry J. Beveridge -- Biosynthesis of the arabinogalactan-peptidoglycan complex of Mycobacterium tuberculosis / Dean C. Crick and Patrick J. Brennan -- A comprehensive overview of mycolic acid structure and biosynthesis / Hedia Marrakchi [and others] -- Cording, cord factors, and trehalose dimycolate / Michael S. Glickman -- Structure, biosynthesis, and activities of phosphatidyl-myo-Inositol-based lipoglycans / Martine Gilleron [and others] -- Antibiotics and new inhibitors of the cell wall / Lynn G. Dover [and others] -- Enigmatic proteins from the surface : the Erp, PE, and PPE protein families / Giovanni Delogu [and others] -- Mycobacterial porins / Michael Niederweis -- Iron uptake in mycobacteria / Luis E.N. Quadri -- The ABC transporter systems / Jean Content and Priska Peirs -- The MmpL protein family / Madhulika Jain, Eric D. Chow, and Jeffery S. Cox -- ESAT-6 and the mycobacterial ESX secretion systems / Ida Rosenkrands [and others] -- Mycobacterial sigma factors and surface biology / Sahadevan Raman [and others]
Summary Mycobacteria are responsible for many high-profile diseases in both humans and animals including leprosy, Buruli ulcer, Johne's disease, and most notably, tuberculosis. The Mycobacterial Cell Envelope explains the unique characteristics that cause this large group of bacteria to function differently
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Bacterial cell walls.
Mycobacteria.
Mycobacterium -- cytology.
Cell Membrane -- metabolism.
Cell Wall -- metabolism.
Mycobacterium -- pathogenicity.
Form Electronic book
Author Daffé, Mamadou, editor
Reyrat, Jean-Marc, editor
ISBN 1555815782 (electronic bk.)
9781555815783 (electronic bk.)
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