3 edition of Bacterial toxins found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographies and index.
|Statement||J. Stephen, R.A. Pietrowski.|
|Series||Aspects of microbiology -- 2., Aspects of microbiology (Wokingham, England) -- 2.|
|Contributions||Pietrowski, R. A.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||104 p. :|
|Number of Pages||104|
Bacterial toxins play an important role in infectious diseases. Several are amongst the most potent biological agents known to man. Cholera, pertussis, botulinum, clostridium and tetanus toxins are all produced by bacteria. In many cases, it is the toxin produced and not the infectious agent itself that causes pathology. Botulinum toxin has now of course found clinical application as botox. The production of pore-forming toxins that disrupt the plasma membrane of host cells is a common virulence strategy for bacterial pathogens such Cited by: 1.
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A solid introduction to toxin structure and functions, as well as a valuable source of methodology for researchers in molecular biology, pharmacology and experimental medicine.
Author Bios Klaus Aktories is the editor of Bacterial Toxins: Tools in Cell Biology and Pharmacology, published by Wiley. Bacterial Toxins: Methods and Protocols consists of two sections: one on protein toxins (15 chapters) and Bacterial toxins book on endotoxins (5 chapters).
Each s- tion is introduced by an overview article (Chapters 1 and 16). The protocols collected represent state-of-the-art techniques that each have high impact on future bacterial toxin : Otto Holst.
This book describes the major achievements and discoveries relevant to bacterial protein toxins since the turn of the new century illustrated by the discovery of more than fifty novel toxins (many of them identified through genome screening).
Cutting-edge and geared to producing successful experimental results, Bacterial Toxins: Methods and Protocols provides investigators with a first-rate collection of readily reproducible methods designed to help today's bacterial toxin investigators - both novice and expert.
Bacterial Toxins: Methods and Protocols consists of two sections: one on protein toxins (15 chapters) and one on endotoxins (5 chapters). Each s- tion is introduced by an overview article (Chapters 1 and 16).
The protocols collected represent state-of-the-art techniques that each have high impact on future bacterial toxin research. Each chapter covers the nature of the toxin, toxin production and purification, and mode of action. Show less Microbial Toxins, A Comprehensive Treatise, Volume IIA: Bacterial Protein Toxins provides a comprehensive discussion of various aspects of bacterial toxins.
Many bacterial toxins consist of two components, A and B subunits, and are called AB toxins. Subunit B is involved in binding to the target, a specific receptor and subunit A performs the catalytic action on a substrate.
Diphtheria toxin and botulinum toxins are AB toxins which contain a translocation component in the binding subunit.
An intriguing question regarding most bacterial protein toxins is the purpose they serve for the bacteriophage or the bacterium carrying them. Several bacterial toxins are enzymes. For example, cholera toxin, diphtheria toxin, Pseudomonas exotoxin A, and pertussis toxin all are NAD + glycohydrolases that also act as ADP-ribosyltransferases.
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The Comprehensive Sourcebook of Bacterial Protein Toxins, Fourth Edition, contains chapters written by internationally known and well-respected book contains chapters devoted to individual toxins, as well as chapters that consider the different applications of these toxins.
The bacterial enterotoxins, cholera toxin (CT) and the closely related heat-labile toxin (LT) have been found to be the most potent mucosal immunoenhancers (adjuvants) we know of today. Hence, much research is focused on understanding the mechanism behind their potent augmenting function following mucosal immunizations and oral immunizations, in particular.
The “Bacterial Toxins” section of Toxins invites the submission of high quality manuscripts that report new investigations into all aspects of research on bacterial toxins, including but not limited to: mechanisms of toxin action; toxin transport or processing by host cells; host responses to bacterial toxins; novel properties of bacterial toxins; structure-function studies; mechanisms to.
The chapters in Microbial Toxins: Methods and Protocols, Second Edition present techniques that cover topics such as detection of cholera toxin by an immunochromatographic test strip; label-free immune-sensors for the fast detection of Listeria in food; endotoxin removal from Escherichia coli bacterial lysate using biphasic liquid system; and Author: Otto Holst.
Bacteroides fragilis toxin (BFT) is the first bacterial toxin known to remodel the intestinal epithelial cytoskeleton and F-actin architecture via cleavage of a cell surface molecule and represents the prototype of a novel class of bacterial toxins that act without cell internalization and covalent modification of intracellular substrates.
In analogy with tetanus, botulism, and anthrax, one is tempted. This volume provides an overview of microbial toxins from diverse bacterial and fungal origins.
These molecules, produced by various species and consisting of protein or small organic molecules, can play a pivotal role in pathogenesis of plants, animals, and humans that in turn can lead to the survival/dissemination of the host microbe.
This chapter discusses the molecules that have been classically known as bacterial toxins; the last section mentions some recently identified molecules that cause cell intoxication and have many but not all of the properties of classical toxins.
A section shows the subunit composition and the spatial organization of toxins whose structures have been solved either by X-ray crystallography or by Author: Mariagrazia Pizza, Vega Masignani, Rino Rappoulli. Thus, several bacterial proteins like the large clostridial toxins (C.
sordellii LT and C. difficile ToxA/ToxB) have the ability to bind/enter various cell types that include those of neuronal origin.
Large clostridial toxins inactivate intracellular targets like Rho and/or Ras GTPases, which are involved in multiple signaling by: This chapter focuses only on those bacterial toxins that are produced in the dairy product, and have caused illness from consumption of dairy products.
Botulinum neurotoxins (BoNTs) are metalloproteases that block synaptic transmission by preventing the release of acetylcholine at the motor nerve : J.W. Austin. In the environment, there are polluting substances that can cause adverse reactions in human beings when entering the body through different ways (ingestion, inhalation, injection, or absorption).
The main pollutants can be poisons, chemical compounds, toxic gases, and bacterial toxins. These can be found in different places and their effects depend on the dose and exposure : Cecilia Hernández-Cortez, Ingrid Palma-Martínez, Luis UrielGonzalez-Avila, Andrea Guerrero-Mandujano.
Intended to support a wide variety of researchers, Microbial Toxins: Methods and Protocols presents the reader with biological, chemical, physical, and medical approaches, as well as state-of-the-art research techniques.
Divided into three convenient sections, this detailed volume covers bacterial protein toxins, endotoxins, and mold fungus toxins.
Cambridge Core - Microbiology and Immunology - Bacterial Protein Toxins - edited by Alistair J. Lax. Bacterial toxins: cellular mechanisms of action. Microbiological reviews, 48 (3), PMID: The views expressed are those of the author(s) and are not necessarily those of .is a platform for academics to share research papers.