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Streptococcus pneumoniae : molecular biology & mechanisms of disease, editor, Alexander Tomasz, (electronic resource)

Streptococcus pneumoniae : molecular biology & mechanisms of disease
Streptococcus pneumoniae
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molecular biology & mechanisms of disease
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Streptococcus pneumoniae : molecular biology & mechanisms of disease, editor, Alexander Tomasz, (electronic resource)
Streptococcus pneumoniae : molecular biology & mechanisms of disease, editor, Alexander Tomasz, (electronic resource)
Based on a workshop held Sept. 23-29, 1996, in Portugal
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Part 1. Introduction -- The Enduring Pneumococcus : Unfinished Business and Opportunities for the Future / Robert Austrian -- Streptococcus pneumoniae : Functional Anatomy / Alexander Tomasz -- Part 2. Chromosome Structure, Recombination, And Cloning -- Structural Organization of the Streptococcus pneumoniae Chromosome and Relatedness of Penicillin-Sensitive and -Resistant Strains in Type 9V / Anne-Marie Gasc ... [et al.] -- DNA Sequence Sampling and Gene Disruption for Identification of New Antibacterial Targets in Streptococcus pneumoniae / M. Young ... [et al.] -- Streptococcal Competence for Genetic Transformation : Regulation by Peptide Pheromones / Donald A. Morrison -- Control of Recombination Rate During Transformation of Streptococcus pneumoniae : An Overview / Isabelle Mortier-Barriere ... [et al.] -- Cloning and Expression of Pneumococcal Genes in Streptococcus pneumoniae / Sanford A. Lacks -- Part 3. Capsule, Cell Wall, And Virulence Factors -- Pneumococcal Polysaccharides : A Chemical View / Johannis P. Kamerling -- Capsule Genetics in Streptococcus pneumoniae and a Possible Role for Transposition in the Generation of the Type 3 Locus / Janet Yother, Melissa J. Caimano, Gail G. Hardy -- Characterization of the Capsular Polysaccharide Biosynthesis Locus of Streptococcus pneumoniae Type 19F / James C. Paton, Judy K. Morona, Renato Morona -- A Functional Analysis of the Streptococcus pneumoniae Genes Involved in the Synthesis of Type 1 and Type 3 Capsular Polysaccharides / Ernesto Garcia ... [et al.] -- Pneumococcal Lipoteichoic and Teichoic Acid / Werner Fischer -- The Peptidoglycan of Streptococcus pneumoniae / Alexander Tomasz, Anatoly Severin -- The Pneumococcal Cell Wall Degrading Enzymes : A Modular Design to Create New Lysins? / Jose Luis Garcia ... [et al.] -- Bacteriophages of Streptococcus pneumoniae : A Molecular Approach / Rubens Lopez, Pedro Garcia, Ana C. Martin -- Lipopolysaccharide and Peptidoglycan : CD14-Dependent Bacterial Inducers of Inflammation / Hans-Dieter Flad ... [et al.] -- Versatility of Choline-Binding Domain / Rubens Lopez ... [et al.] -- Phase Variation in Colony Opacity by Streptococcus pneumoniae / Jeffrey N. Weiser -- Pneumococcal Proteins PspA and PspC : Their Potential for Use as Vaccines / Susan K. Hollingshead ... [et al.] -- Molecular Analysis of Putative Pneumococcal Virulence Proteins / James C. Paton, Anne M. Berry, Robert A. Lock -- Relationship of Structure to Function in Pneumolysin / Timothy J. Mitchell ... [et al.] -- Biological Properties of Pneumolysin / Timothy J. Mitchell, Peter W. Andrew -- Calcium Signaling in Streptococcus pneumoniae : Implication of the Kinetics of Calcium Transport / Marie-Claude Trombe -- Part 4. Pneumococcal Disease And Animal Models -- Molecular and Cellular Biology of Pneumococcal Infection / Elaine I. Tuomanen, H. Robert Masure -- Opsonic and Nonopsonic Interactions of C3 with Streptococcus pneumoniae / Margaret K. Hostetter -- Pneumococcal Meningitis : Current Pathophysiologic Concepts / Merle A. Sande, Martin G. Tauber -- Invasive Pneumococcal Disease in the Immunocompromised Host / Edward N. Janoff, Jeffrey B. Rubins -- Otitis Media : The Chinchilla Model / G. Scott Giebink -- Immunization and Protection in Pneumococcal Otitis Media Studied in a Rat Model / Karin Prellner ... [et al.] -- Incidence of Invasive Pneumococcal Disease in Denmark / Jorgen Henrichsen, Susanne Vinther Nielsen -- Part 5. Antibiotic Resistance -- Serotypes and Clones of Antibiotic-Resistant Pneumococci / Alexander Tomasz, Keith P. Klugman, Lesley McGee -- Molecular Bases of Three Characteristic Phenotypes of Pneumococcus : Optochin-Sensitivity, Coumarin-Sensitivity, and Quinolone-Resistance / Ernesto Garcia ... [et al.] -- Antibiotic Resistance in Streptococcus pneumoniae in Spain : An Overview of the 1990s / Josefina Linares, Fe Tubau, M. Angeles Dominguez -- Impact of Antibiotic Resistance on Chemotherapy for Pneumococcal Infections / Josefina Linares ... [et al.] -- Effect of Antimicrobial Use and Other Risk Factors on Antimicrobial Resistance in Pneumococci / Karl G. Kristinsson -- Molecular Evolution of Rifampicin Resistance in Streptococcus pneumoniae / Christopher G. Dowson, Mark Enright, Piotr Zawadski, Paul Pickerill -- Penicillin-Binding Proteins in [beta]-Lactam-Resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae / Regine Hakenbeck ... [et al.] -- The Molecular Mechanisms of Tetracycline Resistance in the Pneumococcus / Keith P. Klugman, Carol A. Widdowson -- Part 6. Surveillance And Intervention -- Cem/Net : Clinical Microbiology and Molecular Biology in Alliance / Alexander Tomasz, Herminia de Lencastre, Ilda Santos Sanches -- Penicillin-Resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae : An International Molecular Epidemiological Study / Marcel Sluijter ... [et al.] -- Pneumococcal Disease and the Role of Conjugate Vaccines / David L. Klein -- Epidemiology of Pneumococcal Serotypes and Conjugate Vaccine Formulations / Jay C. Butler -- Streptococcus pneumoniae : At the Threshold of the 21st Century / Alexander Tomasz, Robert F. Breiman, Daniel M. Musher
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