Between Pathogenicity and Commensalism by Ulrich DobrindtBetween Pathogenicity and Commensalism by Ulrich Dobrindt

Between Pathogenicity and Commensalism

byUlrich DobrindtEditorJörg H. Hacker, Catharina Svanborg

Hardcover | April 30, 2013

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This comprehensive, interdisciplinary book covers different aspects of relevant human pathogens and commensals. The ongoing development of (meta-)genomic, transcriptomic, proteomic and bioinformatic analyses of pathogenic and commensal microorganisms and their host interaction provides a comprehensive introduction to the microbiological analysis of host-microbe interplay and its consequences for infection or commensalism.
Title:Between Pathogenicity and CommensalismFormat:HardcoverDimensions:354 pagesPublished:April 30, 2013Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3642365590

ISBN - 13:9783642365591

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Table of Contents

Between Commensalism and Pathogenicity:Bacterial and Host Aspects.- E. colias an all-rounder: The thin line between commensalism and pathogenicity.- What distinguishes non-pathogenic, from medium and highly pathogenic staphylococci?.- Microevolution ofPseudomonas aeruginosato a chronic pathogen of the cystic fibrosis lung.- Lactobacillus: Host-Microbe Relationships.- Bacterial Moonlighting Proteins and Bacterial Virulence.- Symbionts and pathogens - what is the difference?.-Host-microbe Interaction in the Intestinal Tract .- Ecology and physiology of the intestinal tract.- The gut microflora and its variety of roles in health and disease.- Mammalian intestinal host-microbe relationships.- Contribution of the intestinal microbiota to human health - from birth to 100 years of age.- Subject index.

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". Der Leser erhält einen gut strukturierten und umfangreichen Überblick über Zusammensetzung und metabolische Aktivität der DarmMikrobiota ... Das Buch richtet sich in erster Linie an Fachwissenschaftler und stellt insgesamt auf Grund der hohen Qualität der meisten Beiträge eine Bereicherung für jede Universitätsbibliothek dar." (Dagmar Beier, in: BIO Spektrum, November/2013, Vol. 19, Issue 7)