Bacterial Protein Toxins

Editors: Drusilla L. Burns, Joseph T. Barbieri, Barbara H. Iglewski, Rino Rappuoli
Content Type: Monograph
Format: Electronic
Publication Year: 2003

Category: Bacterial Pathogenesis

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Designed for newcomers to the field of toxins, this important volume is intended to show how these proteins work while providing an up-to-date review of the field. describes all aspects of the biology of toxins, including their synthesis and secretion from the bacterial cell, their travels to and into the target host cell, and their modes of attacking the host cell machinery. It illustrates how bacterial toxins, each of which has distinct individual properties, often share mechanisms of secretion, membrane transport, and enzymatic action.

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