Phagocytosis of bacteria and bacterial pathogenicity

Other titles
  • Phagocytosis of Bacteria & Bacterial Pathogenicity
  • Cambridge : Cambridge University Press 2006
Physical description
1 online resource (304 p.)
  • 1-280-70331-8
  • 9786610703319
  • 0-511-24593-9
  • 0-511-24447-9
  • 0-511-24662-5
  • 0-511-31868-5
  • 0-511-54151-1
  • 0-511-24522-X
  • Description based upon print version of record.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • PDF.
  • Other format: Also issued in print format.
  • Reproduction available: Electronic reproduction. Dawson Books. Mode of access: World Wide Web.
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web.
  • Source of acquisition: Gift of Prof. Nick Mascie-Taylor
  • English
  • Print version record.
  • Cover; Half-title; Series-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Contributors; CHAPTER 1 Introduction; CHAPTER 2 Phagocytosis: receptors and biology; CHAPTER 3 Receptor-initiated signal transduction during phagocytosis; CHAPTER 4 Life, death, and inflammation: manipulation of phagocyte function by Helicobacter pylori; CHAPTER 5 Phagocytosis of Streptococcus pneumoniae; CHAPTER 6 Yersinia inhibition of phagocytosis; CHAPTER 7 Listeria invasion and spread in non-professional phagocytes; CHAPTER 8 Mycobacterium tuberculosis: mechanisms of phagocytosis and intracellular survival; Index
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  • An overview of current knowledge regarding the mechanisms of phagocytosis and how specific pathogenic bacteria avoid or exploit these mechanisms. The receptors and signal transduction events involved are discussed, followed by examples of specific bacterial pathogens and the strategies they use in confronting professional phagocytes.