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Bacterial Adhesion To Host Tissues: Mechanisms And Consequences
Published 2002 · Biology
Part I. Bacterial Adhesins and Adhesive Structures: 1. Surface protein adhesins of staphylococci T. J. Foster 2. Mechanisms of utilisation of host signalling molecules by respiratory mucosal pathogens Mumtaz Virji 3. Surface structures of oral streptococci involved in adhesion Roderick McNab, Pauline S. Handley and Howard F. Jenkinson 4. Regulation and function of phase variation in Escherichia coli Ian Blomfield 5. Regulation of capsule expression Clare Taylor and Ian Roberts 6. Role of pili in Haemophilus influenzae adherence, colonization, and disease Janet R. Gilsdorf Part II. Effect of Adhesion on Bacterial Structure and Function: 7. Transcriptional regulation of meningococcal gene expression upon adhesion to target cells Muhamed-Kheir Taha 8. Induction of protein secretion by Yersinia enteroclitica through contact with eukaryotic cells Dorothy E. Pierson 9. Functional modulation of pathogenic bacteria upon contact with host target cells Andreass U. Kresse, Frank Ebel and Carlos A. Guzman Part III. Consequences of Bacterial Adhesion for the Host: 10. Adhesion, signal transduction and mucosal inflammation Catharina Svanborg et al. 11. Adhesion of oral spirochaetes to host cells and its cytopathogenic consequences Richard P. Ellen 12. Interactions between enteropathogenic Escherichia coli and epithelial cells Elizabeth L. Hartland, Gad Frankel and Stuart Knutton 13. Host cell responses to Porphyromonas gingivalis and Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans Richard Lamont.