Comments: Moderate cover and page wear from being handled and read. Accessories or dust jacket may be missing. Could be an ex-library copy that will have the stickers and or marking of the library. Some textual or margin notes and possibly contain highlighting.
30-day money back guarantee
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books
Groisman, Eduardo A.
This book presents a molecular perspective on the general principles of bacterial pathogenesis, paired with detailed discussions on a select group of bacterial pathogens of humans. This comprehensive treatise presents contributions by 36 leading experts in the fields of molecular microbiology and microbial pathogenesis and provides broad coverage of bacterial pathogenesis in a clear and authoritative manner. The introductory chapters of Principles of Bacterial Pathogenesis discuss aspects common to different pathogens including their evolution, the secretion and regulation of virulence determinants, and a thorough description of strategies for the identification of virulence determinants. The book is balanced by additional chapters devoted to detailed treatments of the best characterized bacterial pathogens of humans including Shigella, Salmonella, Listeria, Neisseria, and Helicobacter pylori. Each of these chapters offers an overview on the pathogen and disease symptoms before presenting the molecular biological analysis of bacterial infection. This approach, along with the inclusion of informative figures and tables, makes the text accessible to the uninitiated and useful to experts in thefield. This book is the key source for a broad audience interested in a deeper understanding of infectious diseases: advanced students, Infectious Diseases fellows, medical students and research scientists. Highlights * Explains the basic principles of bacterial pathogenesis * Covers diverse aspects integrating regulation, cellular microbiology and evolution of microbial disease of humans * Discusses current strategies for the identification of virulence determinants and the methods used by microbes to deliver virulence factors * Presents authoritative treatises of the major disease microorganisms Dr. Eduardo A. Groisman is a Professor of Molecular Microbiology at the Washington University School of Medicine and an Associate Investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. He is an accomplished microbiologist with an interest in bacterial pathogenesis investigating the regulation and function of virulence determinants and the evolution of bacterial pathogens.Groisman, Eduardo A. is the author of 'Principles of Bacterial Pathogenesis' with ISBN 9780123042200 and ISBN 0123042208.
With our dedicated customer support team, 30-day no-questions-asked return policy, and our price match guarantee, you can rest easy knowing that we're doing everything we can to save you time, money, and stress.
Book condition guidelines
New (perfect condition)
Pages are clean and are not marked by notes, highlighting or fold.
Like new (excellent condition)
Pages are clean and are not marked by notes, highlighting or folds.
Very good (good condition)
Pages are intact and may have minimal notes and/or highlighting or folds.
Good (clean condition)
All pages and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages include notes and/or highlighting.
Acceptable (readable condition)
All pages and the cover is intact. Pages include considerable notes in pen or highlighter, but the text is not obscured.
How do rentals work?
Save up to 90% on the largest selection of textbook rentals in the business. We have the lowest prices - guaranteed.
Choose between standard or expedited shipping to make sure that your textbooks arrive in time for class.
Return for free!
When your books are due, just pack them up and ship them back. And don't worry about shipping - it's absolutely free!