The Resource Metabolism and bacterial pathogenesis, edited by Tyrrell Conway, Paul Cohen

Metabolism and bacterial pathogenesis, edited by Tyrrell Conway, Paul Cohen

Label
Metabolism and bacterial pathogenesis
Title
Metabolism and bacterial pathogenesis
Statement of responsibility
edited by Tyrrell Conway, Paul Cohen
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In the 1980's, Rolf Freter, a true pioneer in the field of intestinal colonization, concluded that although several factors could theoretically contribute to a microorganism's ability to colonize the intestinal ecosystem, effective competition for nutrients is paramount to success. Freter considered this concept to apply equally to bacterial commensals and pathogens. He considered 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 Freter'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. Nevertheless, it is becoming increasingly clear that bacterial metabolism, while not a virulence factor per se, is essential for pathogenesis and that interfering with pathogen specific metabolic pathways used during infection might lead to effective treatments
Cataloging source
WU/DLC
Dewey number
572/.429
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QR 88 .M48 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
QZ 65
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1939-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Cohen, Paul S.
  • Conway, Tyrrell
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Microbial metabolism
  • Pathogenic bacteria
  • Virulence (Microbiology)
  • Bacteria
  • Bacteria
  • Bacterial Infections
  • Virulence Factors
  • Microbial metabolism
  • Pathogenic bacteria
  • Virulence (Microbiology)
Label
Metabolism and bacterial pathogenesis, edited by Tyrrell Conway, Paul Cohen
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Glycolysis for the microbiome generation / Alan J. Wolfe -- Pathogenesis: thoughts from the front line / James P. Nataro -- Metabolic adaptations of intracellullar bacterial pathogens and their mammalian host cells during infection ("pathometabolism") / Wolfgang Eisenreich, Jürgen Heesemann, Thomas Rudel, and Werner Goebel -- Small RNAs regulate primary and secondary metabolism in gram-negative bacteria / Maksym Bobrovskyy, Carin K. Vanderpool, and Gregory R. Richards -- Sialic acid and N-acetylglucosamine regulate type 1 fimbriae synthesis / Ian C. Blomfield -- Trigger enzymes: coordination of metabolism and virulence gene expression / Fabian Commichau and Jörg Stülke -- Regulating the intersection of metabolism and pathogenesis in gram-positive bacteria / Anthony R. Richardson, Greg A. Somerville, and Abraham L. Sonenshein -- Borrelia burgdorferi: carbon metabolism and the tick-mammal enzootic cycle / Arianna Corona and Ira Schwartz -- Metabolism and pathogenicity of pseudomonas aeruginosa infections in the lungs of individuals with cystic fibrosis / Gregory C. Palmer and Marvin Whiteley -- Metabolism and fitness of urinary tract pathogens / Christopher J. Alteri and Harry L.T. Mobley -- Bacterial metabolism in the host environment: pathogen growth and nutrient assimilation in the mammalian upper respiratory tract / Sandra K. Armstrong -- Saliva as the sole nutritional source in the development of multispecies communities in dental plaque / Nicholas S. Jakubovics -- Enteric pathogens exploit the microbiota-generated nutritional environment of the gut / Alline R. Pacheco and Vanessa Sperandio -- The roles of inflammation, nutrient availability and the commensal microbiota in enteric pathogen infection / Bärbel Stecher -- Host sialic acids: a delicacy for the pathogen with discerning taste / B.L. Haines-Menges, W.B. Whitaker, J.B. Lubin, and E. Fidelma Boyd -- Commensal and pathogenic escherichia coli metabolism in the gut / Tyrrell Conway and Paul S. Cohen
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xi, 382 pages
Isbn
9781555818869
Lccn
2015028186
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)914339451
  • (OCoLC)ocn914339451
Label
Metabolism and bacterial pathogenesis, edited by Tyrrell Conway, Paul Cohen
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Glycolysis for the microbiome generation / Alan J. Wolfe -- Pathogenesis: thoughts from the front line / James P. Nataro -- Metabolic adaptations of intracellullar bacterial pathogens and their mammalian host cells during infection ("pathometabolism") / Wolfgang Eisenreich, Jürgen Heesemann, Thomas Rudel, and Werner Goebel -- Small RNAs regulate primary and secondary metabolism in gram-negative bacteria / Maksym Bobrovskyy, Carin K. Vanderpool, and Gregory R. Richards -- Sialic acid and N-acetylglucosamine regulate type 1 fimbriae synthesis / Ian C. Blomfield -- Trigger enzymes: coordination of metabolism and virulence gene expression / Fabian Commichau and Jörg Stülke -- Regulating the intersection of metabolism and pathogenesis in gram-positive bacteria / Anthony R. Richardson, Greg A. Somerville, and Abraham L. Sonenshein -- Borrelia burgdorferi: carbon metabolism and the tick-mammal enzootic cycle / Arianna Corona and Ira Schwartz -- Metabolism and pathogenicity of pseudomonas aeruginosa infections in the lungs of individuals with cystic fibrosis / Gregory C. Palmer and Marvin Whiteley -- Metabolism and fitness of urinary tract pathogens / Christopher J. Alteri and Harry L.T. Mobley -- Bacterial metabolism in the host environment: pathogen growth and nutrient assimilation in the mammalian upper respiratory tract / Sandra K. Armstrong -- Saliva as the sole nutritional source in the development of multispecies communities in dental plaque / Nicholas S. Jakubovics -- Enteric pathogens exploit the microbiota-generated nutritional environment of the gut / Alline R. Pacheco and Vanessa Sperandio -- The roles of inflammation, nutrient availability and the commensal microbiota in enteric pathogen infection / Bärbel Stecher -- Host sialic acids: a delicacy for the pathogen with discerning taste / B.L. Haines-Menges, W.B. Whitaker, J.B. Lubin, and E. Fidelma Boyd -- Commensal and pathogenic escherichia coli metabolism in the gut / Tyrrell Conway and Paul S. Cohen
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xi, 382 pages
Isbn
9781555818869
Lccn
2015028186
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)914339451
  • (OCoLC)ocn914339451

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