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The Resource Advances in bacterial pathogen biology, edited by Robert K. Poole

Advances in bacterial pathogen biology, edited by Robert K. Poole

Label
Advances in bacterial pathogen biology
Title
Advances in bacterial pathogen biology
Statement of responsibility
edited by Robert K. Poole
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This volume is an up-to-date overview of the physiology of selected pathogenic bacteria. Each chapter is written by experts in the field of that organism. The focus is on biochemistry and physiology but topics of clinical relevance are included. Key features: Contributions from leading authorities. Informs and updates on all the latest developments in the field
Member of
Cataloging source
QCL
Dewey number
576.11
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QR84
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Poole, Robert K.
Series statement
Advances in Microbial Physiology
Series volume
Volume 65
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Pathogenic bacteria
  • Bacteria
  • SCIENCE
  • Bacteria
Label
Advances in bacterial pathogen biology, edited by Robert K. Poole
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Front Cover; Advances in Bacterial PathogenBiology; Copyright; Contents; Contributors; Chapter One: Energetics of Pathogenic Bacteria and Opportunities for Drug Development; 1. Introduction; 2. Bacterial Energetics as a Target Space for Drug Development; 2.1. Generation of the proton motive force: An essential property of all bacterial cells; 2.2. Diversity and flexibility of electron transport chains in bacteria; 2.3. Primary respiratory dehydrogenases; 2.3.1. NADH dehydrogenases: The roles of bacterial NDH-1 and NDH-2
  • 2.3.2. Succinate dehydrogenase: Enzyme variation and essentiality in bacterial pathogens2.3.3. Formate dehydrogenase: A major electron donor for anaerobic respiratory chains; 2.3.4. Hydrogenase: Consuming a dependable reduced gas; 2.4. Terminal respiratory reductases; 2.4.1. Haem-copper terminal oxidases: Proton translocation at a range of oxygen partial pressures; 2.4.2. Cytochrome bd oxidase: A bacterial-specific next-generation drug target; 2.4.3. Respiratory nitrate and nitrite reductases: Exploiting host immune defences
  • 2.4.4. Fumarate reductase: Anaerobic respiration using an endogenous electron acceptor2.4.5. Tetrathionate reductase and other alternative reductases: Emerging roles in host colonisation; 2.5. Generators of sodium motive force in bacterial pathogens; 2.6. ATP homeostasis and the F1Fo-ATP synthase: A clinically approved drug target; 3. Conclusions and Future Perspectives; Acknowledgements; References; Chapter Two: The Impact of Horizontal Gene Transfer on the Biology of Clostridium difficile; 1. Introduction to Clostridium difficile and CDI; 2. Introns; 3. IStrons; 4. Mobilisable Transposons
  • 5. Conjugative Transposons5.1. Tn916-like elements; 5.2. Tn1549-like elements; 6. Other Integrative MGEs in C. difficile; 7. The skinCd Element; 8. Bacteriophages; 9. Transfer of the PaLoc; 10. Conclusions; References; Chapter Three: Metal Ion Homeostasis in Listeria monocytogenes and Importance in Host-Pathogen Interactions; 1. Introduction; 2. Overview of Listeria monocytogenes Disease Progression; 2.1. The intracellular life cycle of L. monocytogenes; 3. Control of Metal Levels in Bacteria; 4. L. monocytogenes and Zinc; 4.1. Zinc availability within the host
  • 4.1.1. Extracellular zinc chelation4.1.2. Control of intracellular zinc availability; 4.2. Zinc sensing and homeostasis in L. monocytogenes; 4.2.1. The Zur regulon; 4.2.2. Zinc import by the ZurLAM and ZinABC systems; 4.2.3. Other proteins with a role in zinc import; 4.2.4. The response to elevated zinc and zinc export; 5. L. monocytogenes and Copper; 5.1. Exploiting the microbicidal activity of copper in host immune defences; 5.2. Copper sensing and homeostasis in L. monocytogenes; 5.2.1. Copper efflux mediated by the csoR-copA-copZ operon; 6. Concluding Remarks; References
Control code
902015117
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 438 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780128003053
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations (some colour).
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
785165
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)902015117
Label
Advances in bacterial pathogen biology, edited by Robert K. Poole
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Front Cover; Advances in Bacterial PathogenBiology; Copyright; Contents; Contributors; Chapter One: Energetics of Pathogenic Bacteria and Opportunities for Drug Development; 1. Introduction; 2. Bacterial Energetics as a Target Space for Drug Development; 2.1. Generation of the proton motive force: An essential property of all bacterial cells; 2.2. Diversity and flexibility of electron transport chains in bacteria; 2.3. Primary respiratory dehydrogenases; 2.3.1. NADH dehydrogenases: The roles of bacterial NDH-1 and NDH-2
  • 2.3.2. Succinate dehydrogenase: Enzyme variation and essentiality in bacterial pathogens2.3.3. Formate dehydrogenase: A major electron donor for anaerobic respiratory chains; 2.3.4. Hydrogenase: Consuming a dependable reduced gas; 2.4. Terminal respiratory reductases; 2.4.1. Haem-copper terminal oxidases: Proton translocation at a range of oxygen partial pressures; 2.4.2. Cytochrome bd oxidase: A bacterial-specific next-generation drug target; 2.4.3. Respiratory nitrate and nitrite reductases: Exploiting host immune defences
  • 2.4.4. Fumarate reductase: Anaerobic respiration using an endogenous electron acceptor2.4.5. Tetrathionate reductase and other alternative reductases: Emerging roles in host colonisation; 2.5. Generators of sodium motive force in bacterial pathogens; 2.6. ATP homeostasis and the F1Fo-ATP synthase: A clinically approved drug target; 3. Conclusions and Future Perspectives; Acknowledgements; References; Chapter Two: The Impact of Horizontal Gene Transfer on the Biology of Clostridium difficile; 1. Introduction to Clostridium difficile and CDI; 2. Introns; 3. IStrons; 4. Mobilisable Transposons
  • 5. Conjugative Transposons5.1. Tn916-like elements; 5.2. Tn1549-like elements; 6. Other Integrative MGEs in C. difficile; 7. The skinCd Element; 8. Bacteriophages; 9. Transfer of the PaLoc; 10. Conclusions; References; Chapter Three: Metal Ion Homeostasis in Listeria monocytogenes and Importance in Host-Pathogen Interactions; 1. Introduction; 2. Overview of Listeria monocytogenes Disease Progression; 2.1. The intracellular life cycle of L. monocytogenes; 3. Control of Metal Levels in Bacteria; 4. L. monocytogenes and Zinc; 4.1. Zinc availability within the host
  • 4.1.1. Extracellular zinc chelation4.1.2. Control of intracellular zinc availability; 4.2. Zinc sensing and homeostasis in L. monocytogenes; 4.2.1. The Zur regulon; 4.2.2. Zinc import by the ZurLAM and ZinABC systems; 4.2.3. Other proteins with a role in zinc import; 4.2.4. The response to elevated zinc and zinc export; 5. L. monocytogenes and Copper; 5.1. Exploiting the microbicidal activity of copper in host immune defences; 5.2. Copper sensing and homeostasis in L. monocytogenes; 5.2.1. Copper efflux mediated by the csoR-copA-copZ operon; 6. Concluding Remarks; References
Control code
902015117
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 438 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780128003053
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations (some colour).
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
785165
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)902015117

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