2010

Prokaryotic Cell Wall Compounds

Structure and Biochemistry

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ISBN: 978-3-642-05061-9 (Print) 978-3-642-05062-6 (Online)

Table of contents (17 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvii

  2. Cell Wall Polymers and Structures of Bacteria

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 2-2

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 3-52

      The Murein Sacculus

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 53-109

      Occurrence, Structure, Chemistry, Genetics, Morphogenesis, and Functions of S-Layers

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 111-132

      Bacterial Polysaccharide Capsules

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 133-153

      Lipopolysaccharides

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 155-174

      Structure, Biosynthesis, and Function of Teichoic Acids and Related Cell Wall Glycopolymers in the Gram-positive Cell Envelope

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 175-228

      Outer Membrane Proteins

  3. Cell Wall Polymers and Structures of Archaea

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 230-230

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 231-251

      Cell Envelopes of Methanogens

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 253-270

      The Cell Envelopes of Haloarchaea: Staying in Shape in a World of Salt

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 271-291

      Cell Envelopes of Crenarchaeota and Nanoarchaeota

  4. Biological Activities

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 294-294

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 295-311

      Immunochemistry of the Cell Walls of Methanogenic Archaea: A View from the Past into the Future

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 313-343

      Cell Wall Structure and Pathogenicity

  5. Cell Wall Growth and Inhibition

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 346-346

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 347-381

      Cell Wall Targeted Antibiotics

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 383-406

      Bacterial Autolysins

  6. Cell Wall Interactions

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 408-408

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 409-427

      Prokaryotic Cell–Cell Interaction

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 429-456

      Adhesion of Bacteria to Protists

  7. Application of Cell Wall Components

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 458-458

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 459-481

      Prokaryotic Cell Wall Components: Structure and Biochemistry

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 483-500

      Accumulation of Heavy Metals by Micro-organisms: Biomineralization and Nanocluster Formation

  8. Back Matter

    Pages 501-517