Bacterial Pathogenesis

Other | July 1, 1998

byWilliams, Peter H., Peter H. Williams

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Key Features
* Focuses on the methods most useful for the microbiologist interested in the way in which bacteria cause disease
* Includes section devoted to 'Approaches to characterising pathogenic mechanisms' by Stanley Falkow
* Covers safety aspects, detection, identification and speciation
* Includes techniques for the study of host interactions and reactions in animals and plants
* Describes biochemical and molecular genetic approaches
* Essential methods for gene expression and analysis
* Covers strategies and problems for disease control

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Established almost 30 years ago,Methods in Microbiologyis the most prestigious series devoted to techniques and methodology in the field. Now totally revamped, revitalized, with a new format and expanded scope,Methods in Microbiologywill continue to provide you with tried and tested, cutting-edge protocols to directly benefit your rese...

Format:OtherDimensions:620 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:July 1, 1998Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0080860567

ISBN - 13:9780080860565

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Table of Contents

Preface.
The Detection of Virulence Genes Expressed within Infected Cells,
R.H. Valdivia and S. Falkow.
Laboratory Safety--Working With Pathogens:
P.V. Tearle, Introduction.
P.V. Tearle, Safe Working Practices in the Laboratory--Safe Person Strategy.
P.V. Tearle, Safe Working Practices in the Laboratory--Safe Place Strategy.
Detection, Identification, and Speciation:
P. Vandamme, Introduction.
M. Ieven, Detection.
P. Vandamme, Speciation.
P. Vandamme, Identification.
Host Interactions - Animals:
T.J. Mitchell, Introduction.
A.D. Jackson, R.B. Dowling, and R. Wilson, Interaction of Bacteria and Their Products with Tissues in Organ Culture.
B. Burke, Transgenic and Knockout Animals in the Study of Bacterial Pathogenesis.
T.S. Wallis, Interactions of Bacteria and their Products in Whole Animals Systems.
D. Charboneau and J.B. Rubins, Interaction of Bacteria and their Products with Tissue Culture Cells.
Host Interactions - Plants:
M.J. Daniels, Introduction.
M.J. Daniels, Testing Pathogenicity.
A. Collmer and S.V.Beer,hrpGenes and Their Function.
U. Bonas, Avirulence Genes.
B. Py, F. Barras, S. Harris, N. Robson, and G.P.C. Salmond, Extracellular Enzymes and Their Role inErwiniaVirulence.
C.L. Bender, Bacterial Phytotoxins.
S.E. Lindow, Epiphetic Growth and Survival.
Biochemical Approaches:
K. Hardie and P. Williams, Introduction: Fractionation of Bacterial Cell Envelopes.
C.D. OConnor, M. Farris, L.G. Hunt, and J.N. Wright, The Proteome Approach.
N.B.L. Powell, Microscopic Approaches to the Study of Bacterial Cell-associated Virulence Determinants.
J. Holland and A. Gorringe, Characterization of Bacterial Surface Receptor-Ligand Interactions.
R.E. Sockett, Characterizing Flagella and Motile Behavior.
P. Klemm, M. Schembri, B. Stentebjerg-Olesen, H. Hasman, and D.L. Hasty, Fimbriae: Detection, Purification, and Characterization.
C. Whitfield and M.B. Perry, Isolation and Purification of Cell Surface Polysaccharides from Gram-negative Bacteria.
C. Whitfield and M.B. Perry, Structural Analysis of Cell Surface Polysaccharides from Gram-negative Bacteria.
K.D. Young, Techniques for Analysis of Peptidoglycans.
M.M. Moayeri and R.A. Welch, Bacterial Ecotoxins.
A. Filloux and K.R. Hardie, A Systematic Approach to the Study of Protein Secretion in Gram-negative Bacteria.
M. Càmara, M. Daykin, and S.R. Chhabra, Detection, Purification, and Synthesis ofN-Acylhomoserine Lactone Quorum Sensing Signal Molecules.
A.W. Smith, Iron Starvation and Siderophore-Mediated Iron Uptake.
Molecular Genetic Approaches:
C.J. Dorman, Introduction.
J.C.D. Hinton, Genetic Approaches to the Study of PathogenicSalmonellae.
D.W. Holden and M. Hensel, Signature Tagged Mutagenesis.
S.-L. Lui and K.E. Sanderson, Physical Analysis of theSalmonella typhimuriumGenome.
H. Yu, J.C. Boucher, and V. Deretic, Molecular Analysis ofPseudomonas AeruginosaVirulence.
V. Scarlato, D. Beier, and R. Rappuoli, Molecular Genetics ofBordetella PertussisVirulence.
A.H.M. Van Vliet, A.C. Wood, J. Henderson, K. Woolridge, and J.M. Ketley, Genetic Manipulation of EntericCampylobacterSpecies.
S. Schäferkordt, E.Domann, and T. Chakraborty, Molecular Approaches for the Study ofLysteria.
T.J. Foster, Molecular Genetic Analysis of Staphylococcal Virulence.
M.A. Scidmore, J. Bannantine, and T. Hackstadt, Molecular Approaches to StudyingChlamydia.
Gene Expression and Analysis:byI. Roberts.
Host Reactions - Animals:
M. Roberts, Introduction.
F.D. Menozzi and C. Locht, Strategies for the Study of Interactions between Bacterial Adhesins and Glycosaminoglycans.
I. Rosenshine, Cytoskeletal Rearrangements Induced by Bacterial Pathogens.
C. von Eichel-Streiber, M. Weidmann, M. Giry and M. Moos, Activation and Inactivation of Ras-like GTPases by Bacterial Cytotoxins.
P. Everest, M. Roberts, and G. Dougan, Strategies for the Use of Gene Knockout Mice in the Investigation of Bacterial Pathogenesis and Immunology.
Host Reactions - Plants,
C.S. Bestwick, I.R. Brown, J.W. Mansfield, B. Boher, M. Nicole, and M. Essenberg.
Strategies and Problems for Disease Control:
A. Cravioto, Introduction.
A. Cravioto, R. Cabrera, C. Eslava, and Y. Lopez-Vidal, Strategies for Control of Common Infectious Diseases Prevalent in Developing Countries.
C.F. Amábile-Cuevas, R. Cabrera, L.Y. Fuchs, and F. Valenzuela, Antibiotic Resistance and Prescription Practices in Developing Countries.
Internet Resources for Research on Bacterial Pathogenesis,byM. Pallen
Index.