Cellular Microbiology: Bacteria-Host Interactions in Health and Disease

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Wiley, Jun 18, 1999 - Science - 478 pages
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Cellular Microbiology is a new area of microbiology research, bridging the gap between the disciplines of microbiology and cell biology. It is the study of the interaction between cells and microbes, especially mammalian or plant cells and bacteria.

Cellular Microbiology is an advanced textbook for students of microbiology and medical microbiology, presenting a comprehensive introduction to the current molecular and cellular biology of the interactions between bacteria and eukaryotic cells, and their relevance to human diseases.
* Covers an exciting new area of research and is an ideal introduction for the subject
* The only textbook to cover this rapidly-growing field of research
* Authored by well-renowned experts in the field

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Contents

AN INTRODUCTION TO CELLULAR MICROBIOLOGY
3
THE CELLULAR BIOLOGY UNDERLYING
23
PROKARYOTIC AND EUKARYOTIC SIGNALLING MECHANISMS
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Rod McNab is Lecturer in Molecular Microbiology at the Eastman Dental Institute, University College London, and works on streptococcal adhesion and colonization factors, biofilms and bacterial cell-cell communication.

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