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The comprehensive sourcebook of bacterial protein toxins
editors, Joseph E. Alouf and Michel R. Popoff.
D.H. Hill Library Call Number
  Stacks (8th floor) QP632 .B3 C66 2006 (Browse Shelf) Available
Other Titles
  • Bacterial protein toxins
Other Authors
  • ISBN: 0120884453
  • ISBN: 9780120884452
  • OCLC Number: 63177428
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents

11. Toxins activating Rho GTPases and exploiting the cellular ubiquitin/proteasome machineries / Michel Gauthier, Gilles Flatau, Patrice Boquet and Emmanuel Lemichez -- 12. Molecular, functional and evolutionary aspects of ADP-ribosylating toxins / Vega Masignani, Mariagrazia Pizza and Rino Rappuoli -- 13. Diphtheria toxin / Diana Marra Oram and Randall K. Holmes -- 14. Pseudomonas aeruginosa toxins / Anthony W. Maresso, Dara W. Frank and Joseph T. Barbieri -- 15. Vibrio Cholerae and Escherichia Coli thermolabile enterotoxin / Timothy R. Hirst and Jocelyne M. D'Souza -- 16. Bordetella protein toxins / Jiri Masin, Peter Sebo and Camille Locht --17. The shiga toxins : properties and action on cells / Kirsten Sandvig -- 18. Bacillus anthracis toxins / Stephen H. Leppla -- 19. Attack of the nervous system by clostridial toxins : physical findings, cellular and molecular actions / Bernard Poulain, Bradley G. Stiles, Michel R. Popoff and Jordi Molgo -- 20. Uptake and transport of clostridial neurotoxins / Stephanie Bohnert, Kartrin Deinhardt, Sara Salias and Giampietro Schiavo -- 21. Large clostridial cytotoxins modifying small GTPases / Maja Rupnik and Ingo Just -- 22. Pasteurella multocida toxin / Brenda A. Wilson and Mengfei Ho -- 23. Cytolethal distending toxins / Monica Thelestam and Teresa Frisan --24. Helicobacter pylori vacuolating toxin / Mark S. McClain and Timothy L. Cover -- 25. Escherichia coli heat-stable enterotoxin b / J. Daniel Dubreuil -- 26. Paradigms and classification of bacterial membrane -damaging toxins / Joseph E. Alouf -- 27. Membrane damaging and cytotoxic phospholipases / Richard W. Titball and Ajit K. Basak -- 28. Bacteroides fragilis toxins / Cynthia L. Sears, Augusto A. Franco and Shaoguang Wu -- 29. Structure and mode of action of RTX cytolysins / Albrecht Ludwig and Werner Goebel -- 30. Genetics and phylogeny of RTX cytolysins / Joachim Frey --31. The family of two-component cytolysins of Serratia and other bacteria / Volkmar Braun and Ralf Hertle -- 32. Alpha-helix and beta-barrel pore-forming toxins (leucocidins, alpha-, gamma- and delta-cytolysins) of Staphylococcus aureus / Gilles Prevost, Lionel Mourey, Didier A. Colin, Henri Monteil, Mauro Dalla Serra and Gianfranco Menestrina -- 33. Aerolysin and related Aeromonas toxins / Laure Gurcel, Ioan Iacovache and F. Gisou van der Goot -- 34. Clostridium septicum pore-forming [alpha]-toxin / Jody Melton and Rodney K. Tweten -- 35. Clostridium perfringens [epsilon] toxin / Ajit K. Basak, M. Popoff, R. W. Titball and Ambrose Cole --36. Repertoire and general features of the family of cholesterol-dependent cytolysins / Joseph E. Alouf, Stephen J. Billington and B. Helen Jost -- 37. Comparative three-dimensional structure of cholesterol-dependent cytolysins / Galina Polekhina, Susanne C. Feil, Julian Tang, Jamie Rossjohn, Kara Sue Giddings, Rodney K. Tweten and Michael W. Parker -- 38. Perfringolysin O and intermedilysin : mechanisms of pore formation by the cholesterol-dependent cytolysins / Kara S. Giddings, Arthur E. Johnson and Rodney K. Tweten -- 39. Pneumolysin : structure, function and role in disease / Tim J. Mitchell --40. Listeriolysin / Jose A. Vazquez-Boland, Radek Stahowiak, Lizeth Lacharme and Mariela Scortti -- 41. Enterococcus faecalis cytolysin toxin / Karen Carniol and Michael S. Gilmore -- 42. Streptolysin S : one of the most potent and elusive of all bacterial toxins / Joyce C. S. de Azavedo, Kowthar Y. Salim and Darrin J. Bast -- 43. The group B streptococcal [beta]-haemolysin/cytolysin / George Y. Liu and Victor Nizet -- 44. Haemolysins of vibrio cholerae and other vibrio species / Sumio Shinoda and Shin-ichi Miyoshi -- 45. Clostridium perfringens enterotoxin / Bruce A. McClane --46. Bacillus cereus enterotoxins, bi- and tri-component cytolysins and other haemolysins / Nathalie Michelet, Per Einar Granum and Jacques Mahillon -- 47. Uropathogenic Escherichia coli cytolysins / Tobias A. Oelschlaeger and Jorg Hacker -- 48. Escherichia coli, Vibrio and Yersinia species heat-stable enterotoxins / J. Daniel Dubreuil -- 49. What are superantigens? / Joseph E. Alouf and Heide Muller-Alouf -- 50. Staphylococcal superantigens and the diseases they cause / Takehiko Uchiyama, Ken'ichi Imanishi, Tohru Miyoshi-Akiyama and Hidehito Kato -- 51. Streptococcal superantigenic toxins / Thomas Proft and John D. Fraser --5. Toxin secretion systems / Maria Scott and Maria Sandvist -- 6. Toxin receptors / Yasuhiko Horiguchi and Eisuke Mekada -- 7. Translocation of bacterial protein toxin into the cytosol / Sjur Olsnes and Jorgen Wesche -- 8. Intracellular trafficking of bacterial protein toxins / Christophe Lamaze and Ludger Johannes -- 9. Bacterial toxins and virulence factors targeting the actin cytoskeleton and intracellular junctions / Michel R. Popoff and Bradley G. Stiles -- 10. Bacterial toxins and mitochondria / Antoine Galmiche and Patrice Boquet --52. The superantigenic toxin of Yersinia pseudotuberculosis / Christophe Carnoy, Nadine Lemaitre and Michel Simonet -- 53. Comparative three-dimensional structure of bacterial superantigenic toxins / Matthew D. Baker and K. Ravi Acharya -- 54. Induction and modulation of inflammatory networks by bacterial protein toxins / Steffen Backert, Wolfgang Konig, Ralf Arnold and Brigitte Konig -- 55. Clostridial toxins in the pathogenesis of gas gangrene / Amy E. Bryant and Dennis L. Stevens -- 56. Staphylococcal exfoliative toxins / Shamez N. Ladhani -- 57. Bacterial toxins as food poisons / Per Einar Granum --58. Medical applications of botulinum neurotoxins / Eric A. Johnson, Gary E. Borodic and Martin A. Acquadro -- 59. Toxins as tools / Klaus Aktories -- 60. Engineering of bacterial toxins for research and medicine / Aurelie Perier, Alexandre Chenal, Aurelie Babon, Andre Menez and Daniel Gillet -- 61. Engineered bacterial toxin vaccines and adjuvants / Jan Holmgren and Ann-Mari Svennerholm -- 62. Bacterial protein toxins as biological weapons / Leonard A. Smith.Preface to third edition / Joseph E. Alouf and Michel R. Popoff -- Preface to second edition / Joseph E. Alouf and John H. Freer -- Preface to the first edition / Joseph E. Alouf and John H. Freer -- Introduction / R. John Collier -- 1. A 116-year story of bacterial protein toxins (1888-2004): from diphtheritic poison to molecular toxinology / Joseph E. Alouf -- 2. Evolutionary aspects of toxin-producing bacteria / Brenda A. Wilson and Mengfei Ho -- 3. Mobile genetic elements and pathogenicity islands encoding bacterial toxins / Ulrich Dobrindt and Jorg Hacker -- 4. Regulation systems of toxin expression / Camille Locht, Didier Lereclus, Julian I. Rood and Benedicte Fournier --