2010

Microbial Endocrinology

Interkingdom Signaling in Infectious Disease and Health

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ISBN: 978-1-4419-5575-3 (Print) 978-1-4419-5576-0 (Online)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvi

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    Pages 1-16

    Microbial Endocrinology: A Personal Journey

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    Pages 17-52

    Evolutionary Considerations of Neurotransmitters in Microbial, Plant, and Animal Cells

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    Pages 53-68

    Mechanisms by Which Catecholamines Induce Growth in Gram-Negative and Gram-Positive Human Pathogens

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    Pages 69-87

    Dietary Catechols and their Relationship to Microbial Endocrinology

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    Pages 89-109

    Interactions Between Bacteria and the Gut Mucosa: Do Enteric Neurotransmitters Acting on the Mucosal Epithelium Influence Intestinal Colonization or Infection?

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    Pages 111-134

    Modulation of the Interaction of Enteric Bacteria with Intestinal Mucosa by Stress-Related Catecholamines

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    Pages 135-150

    The Role of Microbial Endocrinology in Periodontal Disease

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    Pages 151-166

    Staphylococci, Catecholamine Inotropes and Hospital-Acquired Infections

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    Pages 167-179

    The Microbial Endocrinology of Pseudomonas aeruginosa

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    Pages 181-189

    Mechanisms of Stress-Mediated Modulation of Upper and Lower Respiratory Tract Infections

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    Pages 191-212

    Psychological Stress, Immunity, and the Effects on Indigenous Microflora

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    Pages 213-227

    The Epinephrine/Norepinephrine/Autoinducer-3 Interkingdom Signaling System in Escherichia coli O157:H7

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    Pages 229-241

    Molecular Profiling: Catecholamine Modulation of Gene Expression in Enteropathogenic Bacteria

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    Pages 243-268

    Microbial Signaling Compounds as Endocrine Effectors

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    Pages 269-290

    Mycologic Endocrinology

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    Pages 291-308

    Experimental Design Considerations for In Vitro Microbial Endocrinology Investigations

  18. Back Matter

    Pages 309-316