Handbook of Listeria Monocytogenes

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Dongyou Liu
CRC Press, Apr 21, 2008 - Medical - 552 pages
Once feared as a deadly intracellular bacterium with the extraordinary capacity to survive a wide array of arduous external stressors, Listeria monocytogenes is increasingly recognized as a preferred vector for delivering anti-infective and anti-cancer vaccine molecules.
A reliable, single-source reference on the fundamental aspects of
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 Biology
3
Chapter 2 Epidemiology
27
Chapter 3 Stress Responses
61
Chapter 4 Pathogenesis
97
Identification and Detection
137
Chapter 5 Phenotypic Identification
139
Chapter 6 Genotypic Identification
169
Chapter 7 Strain Typing
203
Chapter 10 Comparative Genomics and Evolution of Virulence
311
Chapter 11 Genomic DivisionsLineages Epidemic Clones and Population Structure
337
Chapter 12 Analysis of Cell Envelope Proteins
359
Immunity and Vaccines
395
Chapter 13 Innate Immunity
397
Chapter 14 Adaptive Immunity
427
Chapter 15 AntiInfective Vaccine Strategies
449
Chapter 16 Anticancer Vaccine Strategies
481

Chapter 8 Virulence Determination
241
Genomics and Proteomics
271
Chapter 9 Genetic Manipulations
273
Index
513
Back cover
541
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