Phagocytosis of bacteria and bacterial pathogenicity

Published
  • Cambridge : Cambridge University Press 2006
Physical description
1 online resource (304 p.)
ISBN
  • 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
Notes
  • Description based upon print version of record.
  • English
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • 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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Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Electronic books.
  • Illustrated
  • text
Language
  • English
  • 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.

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