The Comprehensive Sourcebook of Bacterial Protein Toxins, Second Edition, provides an up-to-date description of the great advances made in our understanding of the structure, genetics, cellular, and molecular mechanisms of action of bacterial protein toxins over the past decade. This work follows and expands on the first edition (published in 1991), with 70 per cent totally new content and full-color illustrations. Molecular biology, microbiology, immunology, cell biology, protein engineering, structural biochemistry, and clinical research in infectious diseases are brought together to provide a complete overview of the field.
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" ...an exceptional academic effort...highly recomended to anyone working in this field...Furthermore it would be an outstanding textbook for a graduate level course on molecular pathogenesis or microbial toxicology. I find it to be first rate." -- Doody's RatingAbout the Author:
Joseph E. Alouf is Professor of Microbiology at the Pasteur Institute of Lille. He is former Head of the Department of Bacteriology and Mycology at the Pasteur Institute at Paris and Chairman of its Scientific Council. He served as Secretary General of the French Society of Immunology from 1984-1986 and President of the Federation of the European Microbiological Societies from 1989-1992. His 40-year research work relates to the field of bacterial protein toxins and immunology of infectious diseases. He is also the co-editor of several books.
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Book Description Academic Press, 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 2. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0120530759