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Title Bacterial toxins and virulence factors in disease / edited by Joel Moss [and others]
Published New York, N.Y. : M. Dekker, ©1995


Description 1 online resource (xxv, 627 pages) : illustrations
Series Handbook of natural toxins ; v. 8
Handbook of natural toxins ; v. 8
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Preface to the Handbook; Preface to Volume 8; Contents; Contributors; Contents of Previous Volumes; PART I. CLINICAL USES OF BACTERIAL TOXINS; 1. Therapeutic Effects of Botulinum Toxins; 2. Diphtheria Toxin and Related Fusion Proteins: Autonomous Systems for the Delivery of Proteins and Peptides to the Cytosol of Eukaryotic Cells; 3. Liposomes as Vehicles for Vaccines: Induction of Humoral, Cellular, and Mucosal Immunity; PART II. STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION OF BACTERIAL ADP-RIBOSYLTRANSFERASES; 4. Bacterial ADP-Ribosyltransferases
PART III. MECHANISMS OF DIPHTHERIA TOXIN ACTION5. Three-Dimensional Structure of Diphtheria Toxin; 6. The Diphtheria Toxin Receptor; 7. Diphthamide: The Toxin Target in Protein Synthesis Elongation Factor 2; PART IV. CHOLERA TOXIN ANDE. COLI HEAT-LABILE; 8. Biogenesis of Cholera Toxin and Related Oligomeric Enterotoxins; 9. Structure and Function of E. coli Heat-Labile Enterotoxin and Cholera Toxin B Pentamer; 10. Cholera Toxin and Related Enterotoxins of Gram-Negative Bacteria
11. ADP-Ribosylation Factors: A Family of Guanine Nucleotide-Binding Proteins That Activate Cholera Toxin and Regulate Vesicular TransportPART V. DIVERSITY OF ACTION IN THE ENTEROTOXIN FAMILY; 12. Heat-Stable Enterotoxin of Escherichia coli; 13. Zot and Ace Toxins of Vibrio cholerae; 14. Shiga and Shiga-like (Vero) Toxins; 15. Clostridium difficile and Its Toxins; PART VI. BORDETELLA PERTUSSIS VIRULENCE FACTORS; 16. Bordetella pertussis: Determinants of Virulence; 17. Muramyl Peptides as Exotoxins: Bordetella Tracheal Cytotoxin; 18. Adenylyl Cyclase Toxin from Bordetella pertussis
19. Biosynthesis and Targeting of Pertussis Toxin20. GTP-Binding Proteins as the Substrates of Pertussis Toxin-Catalyzed ADP-Ribosylation; PART VII. DIVERSITY OF ACTIONS OF OTHER TOXIC BACTERIAL PRODUCTS; 21. Modification of Actin and Rho Proteins by Clostridial ADP-Ribosylating Toxins; 22. Tetanus Toxin; 23. Anthrax Toxins; 24. Leukocidins; 25. Endotoxin: A Mediator of and Potential Therapeutic Target for Septic Shock; Index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
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Subject Bacterial toxins.
Virulence (Microbiology)
Bacterial Toxins
Bacteria -- pathogenicity
MEDICAL -- Pharmacology.
Bacterial toxins
Virulence (Microbiology)
Toxines bactériennes.
Toxines microbiennes.
Virulence (microbiologie)
Form Electronic book
Author Moss, Joel
ISBN 0585345031