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Regulation of bacterial virulence.

9781555816766

Regulation of bacterial virulence.

Ed. by Michael L. Vasil and Andrew J. Darwin.

ASM Press

2013

603 pages

$199.95

Hardcover

QR175

Microbiologists describe both new and established lines of research into regulating the virulence of bacteria. They cover global changes during and between different states of infection; adherence, colonization, and surface factors; toxins and associated virulence factor production; protein export and intracellular life within the host; stress response during infection; and emerging regulatory mechanism of special significance. Among specific topics are regulating virulence by iron in gram-positive bacteria, uropathogenic Escherichia coli virulence and gene regulation, anthrax and iron, the regulation of vesicle formation, and regulation in response to host-derived signaling molecules.

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