Principles Of Bacterial Pathogenesis

Principles Of Bacterial Pathogenesis

Principles of Bacterial Pathogenesis

Principles of Bacterial Pathogenesis presents a molecular perspective on a select group of bacterial pathogens by having the leaders of the field present their perspective in a clear and authoritative manner. Each chapter contains a comprehensive review devoted to a single pathogen. Several chapters include work from authors outside the pathogenesis field, providing general perspectives on the evolution, regulation, and secretion of virulence and determinants.

  • Explains the basic principles of bacterial pathogenesis
  • Covers diverse aspects integrating regulation, cellular microbiology and evolution of microbial disease of humans
  • Discusses current strategies for the identification of virulence determinants and the methods used by microbes to deliver virulence factors
  • Presents authoritative treatises of the major disease microorganisms

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This book presents a molecular perspective on the general principles of bacterial pathogenesis, paired with detailed discussions on a select group of bacterial pathogens of humans. This comprehensive treatise presents contributions by 36 leading experts in the fields of molecular microbiology and microbial pathogenesis and provides broad coverage of bacterial pathogenesis in a clear and authoritative manner.
The introductory chapters of Principles of Bacterial Pathogenesis discuss aspects common to different pathogens including their evolution, the secretion and regulation of virulence determinants,...

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