Bacterial Virulence Factors and Rho GTPases by Patrice BoquetBacterial Virulence Factors and Rho GTPases by Patrice Boquet

Bacterial Virulence Factors and Rho GTPases

EditorPatrice Boquet, E. Lemichez

Paperback | October 19, 2010

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Pathogenic bacteria for human and animals have developed sophisticated weapons, termed virulence factors, to ensure their replication and persistence into their hosts. The authors in this volume show a synthesis on how the various host cellular Rho GTPases activities are manipulated by bacteria to fulfil their virulence.
Title:Bacterial Virulence Factors and Rho GTPasesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0 inPublished:October 19, 2010Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3642062806

ISBN - 13:9783642062803

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Table of Contents

Foreword.- Bacterial Virulence strategies that utilize Rho GTPases.- Extracellular bacterial pathogens and small GTPases of the Rho family, an unexpected combination.- Triggered phagocytosis by Salmonella: bacterial molecular mimicry of Rho GTPase activation/deactivation.- Regulation of actin dynamics during phagocytosis by Rho GTPases.- The immunological synapse and Rho GTPases.- Rho GTPases and the control of the oxidative burst in polymorphonuclear leukocytes.- Clostridial Rho-inhibiting protein toxins.- The type III cytotoxins of yersinia and pseudomonas aeruginosa that modulate the actin cytoskeleton.- Subject index