Metabolism and Bacterial Pathogenesis (PDF)

Metabolism and Bacterial Pathogenesis

Author:
Tyrrell Conway & Paul Cohen
Release at: 2015
Pages: 395
Edition:
First Edition
File Size: 17 MB
File Type: pdf
Language: English



Description of Metabolism and Bacterial Pathogenesis 1st Edition (PDF)

Metabolism and Bacterial Pathogenesis 1st Edition by Tyrrell Conway & Paul Cohen is a great Bacterial Pathology book available for PDF download. Further considered this concept to apply equally to bacterial commensals and pathogens. He considered a nutrient acquisition to be as critical for the success of a bacterial pathogen in its host as its ability to produce virulence factors. Despite the general acceptance of Frater's ideas, until recently, metabolism and bacterial pathogenesis were considered to be two distinctly different fields of study. Even the title of this book: Metabolism and Bacterial Pathogenesis might be interpreted as meaning that these fields are separate entities.

Nothing could be further from the truth. There is no doubt that the discovery of pathogen-specific virulence factors such as fimbriae that allow adhesion to mucosal surface receptors, secreted toxins, iron acquisition systems, motility, mechanisms geared to avoid immune responses, etc., have been instrumental in understanding bacterial pathogenesis and in some instances in devising ways to interfere with the pathogenic process.




Content of Metabolism and Bacterial Pathogenesis 1st Edition (PDF)


CHAPTER 1: Glycolysis for the Microbiome Generation

CHAPTER 2: Pathogenesis - Thoughts from the Front Line

CHAPTER 3: Metabolic Adaptations of Intracellular Bacterial Pathogens and their Mammalian Hos Cells during Infection (“Pathometabolism”)

CHAPTER 4: Small RNAs Regulate Primary and Secondary Metabolism in Gram-negative Bacteria

CHAPTER 5: Sialic acid and N-acetylglucosamine Regulate type 1 Fimbriae Synthesis

CHAPTER 6: Trigger Enzymes: Coordination of Metabolism and Virulence Gene Expression

CHAPTER 7: Regulating the Intersection of Metabolism and Pathogenesis in Gram-positive Bacteria

CHAPTER 8: Borrelia burgdorferi: Carbon Metabolism and the Tick-Mammal Enzootic Cycle

CHAPTER 9: Metabolism and Pathogenicity of Pseudomonas aeruginosa Infections in the Lungs of Individuals with Cystic Fibrosis

CHAPTER 10: Metabolism and Fitness of Urinary Tract Pathogens

CHAPTER 11: Bacterial Metabolism in the Host Environment: Pathogen Growth and Nutrient Assimilation in the Mammalian Upper Respiratory Tract

CHAPTER 12: Saliva as the Sole Nutritional Source in the Development of Multispecies Communities in Dental Plaque

CHAPTER 13: Enteric Pathogens Exploit the Microbiota-generated Nutritional Environment of the Gut

CHAPTER 14: The Roles of Inflammation, Nutrient Availability and the Commensal Microbiota in Enteric Pathogen Infection

CHAPTER 15: Host Sialic Acids: A Delicacy for the Pathogen with Discerning Taste

CHAPTER 16: Commensal and Pathogenic Escherichia coli Metabolism in the Gut

Index

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