Adhesion of Microbial Pathogens, Volume 253

1st Edition

Serial Volume Editors: Ron Doyle Itzhak Ofek
Editor-in-Chiefs: John Abelson Melvin Simon
Hardcover ISBN: 9780121821548
eBook ISBN: 9780080883663
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 11th July 1995
Page Count: 600


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Table of Contents

General Methods for Adhesion to Animal Cells:

E. Rozdzinski and E. Tuomanen, Adhesion of Microbial Pathogens to Leukocyte Integrins: Methods to Study Ligand Mimicry.

R.F. Rest, Association of Bacteria with Human Phagocytes.

R. Malaviya and S.N. Abraham, Interaction of Bacteria with Mast Cells.

J. Goldhar, Erythrocytes as Target Cells for Testing Bacterial Adhesins.

K.A. Krogfelt, Adhesin-Dependent Isolation and Characterization of Bacteria from Their Natural Environment.

L.D. Hazlett, Analysis of Ocular Microbial Adhesion. Identification of Adhesins and Receptors:

F.J. Cassels and H. van Halbeek, Isolation and Structural Characterization of Adhesin Polysaccharide Receptors.

N. Sharon and I. Ofek, Identification of Receptors for Bacterial Lectins by Blotting Techniques.

W.A. Petri, Jr., and R.L. Schnaar, Purification and Characterization of Galactose- and N-Acetylgalactosamine-Specific Adhesin Lectin of Entamoeba histolytica. G. Magnusson, S.J. Hultgren, and J. Kihlberg, Specificity Mapping of Bacterial Lectins by Inhibition of Hemagglutination Using Deoxy and Deoxyfluoro Analogs of Receptor-Active Saccharides.

K.K. Lee, W.Y. Wong, H.B. Sheth, R.S.Hodges, W. Paranchych, and R.T. Irvin, Use of Synthetic Peptides in Characterization of Microbial Adhesins.

A. Prakobphol, H. Leffler, and S.J. Fisher, Identifying Bacterial Receptor Proteins and Quantifying Strength of Interactions They Mediate.

General Methods for Visualization and Data Presentation of Adhesion:

S. Knutton, Electron Microscopical Methods in Adhesion.

P.A. Manning, Use of Confocal Microscopy in Studying Bacterial Adhesion and Invasion.<BR id="CR


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Key Features

@introbul:Key Features @bul:* Strategies involved in studying adhesion

  • Genetic manipulation of adhesions
  • Adhesion and receptor isolation and characterization
  • Distinguishes between adhesion and invasion
  • Assays for adhesion
  • Kinetic and epidemiological considerations of adhesion and infection


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About the Serial Volume Editors

Ron Doyle Serial Volume Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

Schools of Dentistry and Medicine, University of Louisville, Kentucky, U.S.A.

Itzhak Ofek Serial Volume Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat-Aviv, Israel

About the Editor-in-Chiefs

John Abelson Editor-in-Chief

Affiliations and Expertise

California Institute of Technology, Division of Biology, Pasadena, U.S.A.

Melvin Simon Editor-in-Chief

Affiliations and Expertise

The Salk Institute, La Jolla, CA, USA