The Challenge of Highly Pathogenic Microorganisms

Mechanisms of Virulence and Novel Medical Countermeasures


ISBN: 978-90-481-9053-9 (Print) 978-90-481-9054-6 (Online)
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Table of contents (32 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xviii

  2. Book Chapter

    Pages 1-9

    The Anthrax Capsule: Role in Pathogenesis and Target for Vaccines and Therapeutics

  3. Book Chapter

    Pages 11-22

    Proteomic Studies of Bacillus anthracis Reveal In Vitro CO2-Modulation and Expression During Infection of Extracellular Proteases

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    Pages 23-29

    Dynamics of Bacillus anthracis Infection and Control Mechanisms

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    Pages 31-44

    Survival and Trafficking of Yersinia pestis in Non-acidified Phagosomes in Murine Macrophages

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    Pages 45-55

    The Inverse Relationship Between Cytotoxicity of Y. pestis and Its Virulence

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    Pages 57-65

    The NlpD Lipoprotein of Yersinia pestis is Essential for Cell Separation and Virulence

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    Pages 67-75

    Dissection of the Functions of the IglC Protein of Francisella tularensis

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    Pages 77-87

    Yersinia pestis Lipopolysaccharide in Host-Pathogen Interactions

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    Pages 89-98

    The Interactions Between Pathogens and Dendritic Cells: From Paralysis of Cells to Their Recruitment for Bacterial Colonization

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    Pages 99-106

    Comparative Approaches to Identify Host Factors Specifically Targeted by Yersinia pestis During the Infectious Process

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    Pages 107-113

    Poxvirus Entry into Host Cells

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    Pages 115-123

    Role of A33R Amino-Acid 118L in the Interactions of Vaccinia Virus with the Host

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    Pages 125-134

    Inhibitors of Innate Immunity from Vaccinia Virus

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    Pages 135-146

    Brucella Species Synchronize Their Life Cycle to the Gestation Cycle of Their Ruminant Hosts

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    Pages 147-155

    MMP-9 as a Marker for Vaccinia Virus Related Encephalitis

  17. Book Chapter

    Pages 157-164

    Epidemic Cowpox Virus Infections in Germany

  18. Book Chapter

    Pages 165-172

    The Two Partner Secretion Transporters of Yersinia pestis: Cloning, Immunogenicity and In Vivo Expression Following Airway Infection

  19. Book Chapter

    Pages 173-182

    Genetic Detection of Vesicle Forming Pathogens by Arrayed Primer Extension (APEX)

  20. Book Chapter

    Pages 183-190

    Subtyping Biothreat Bacterial Pathogens

  21. Book Chapter

    Pages 191-198

    A Rapid Method for Bacillus anthracis Genotyping

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