Transport of molecules across microbial membranes

edited by J.K. Broome-Smith ... [et al.]

This volume considers the transport of molecules, large and small, across the membranes of prokaryotic and eukaryotic microbial cells. A diverse range of related phenomena are covered, but the unifying themes are the signal peptides that target proteins to particular destinations, and the role of chaperonins. Topics covered include: secretion of proteins out of the bacterial cell by Type I, II and III mechanisms, including the newly recognised bacterial signal recognition pathway in Type II; passage across internal membranes of eukaryotic proteins, whether destined for secretion or en route to internal organelles such as chloroplasts and peroxisomes; how bacteria obtain the energy required for solute uptake, the role of phosphorylation, and evolutionary relationships of some of the proteins involved; and efflux pumps for toxic substances in bacterial, animal and plant cells.

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[目次]

  • Preface
  • 1. Overview: transport of molecules across microbial membranes - a sticky business to get to grips with J. K. Broome-Smith and C. Mitsopoulos
  • 2. Multidrug resistance efflux K. Lewis
  • 3. Regulation of solute accumulation in bacteria and its physiological significance B. Poolman
  • 4. Arsenic transport systems from Escherichia coli to humans H. Bhattacharjee, M. Ghosh, R. Mukhopadhyay and B. P. Rosen
  • 5. Type II protein secretion: the main terminal branch of the general secretory pathway A. Filloux
  • 6. Type III secretion and the pathogenesis of Yersinia infections D. M. Anderson, L. W. Cheng, V. T. Lee, S. Masmanian, K. Ramamurthi, C. Tam and O. Schneewind
  • 7. Assembly of bacterial adhesins across the outer membrane via the chaperone-usher pathway G. E. Soto and S. J. Hultgren
  • 8. DNA uptake by transformable bacteria S. A. Lacks
  • 9. Escherichia coli signal recognition particle - a historical perspective Q. A. Valent, E. N. S. O'Gorman, P. Scotti, J. Luirink and S. High
  • 10. Protein translocation into the endoplasmic reticulum B. P. Young, J. K. Brownsword and C. J. Stirling
  • 11. Peroxisome biogenesis E. Lopez-Huertas and A. Baker
  • 12. Transport of proteins into and across the thylakoid membrane C. Robinson, W. Edwards, P. J. Hynds and C. Tissier
  • 13. Evolutionary origins of transmembrane transport systems M. H. Saier Jr and T.-T. Tseng
  • Index.

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書名 Transport of molecules across microbial membranes
著作者等 Broome-Smith, J. K.
Society for General Microbiology. Symposium
Baumberg S.
Stirling C. J.
Ward F.B.
Broome-Smith J. K.
シリーズ名 Symposia of the Society for General Microbiology
出版元 Cambridge University Press
刊行年月 1999
ページ数 viii, 279 p.
大きさ 24 cm
ISBN 0521772702
NCID BA44444435
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言語 英語
出版国 イギリス
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