Human and animal relationships

volume editors, A.A. Brakhage, P.F. Zipfel

Pathogenic fungi are widely distributed and can infect many organisms, particularly humans, but also other vertebrates and insects. Due to a growing number of fungal infections, there is an increasing need to understand the interaction of pathogenic fungi with their hosts. This second completely updated and revised edition of Volume VI of The Mycota consists of state of the art reviews written by experts in the field, covering three major areas of this rapidly developing field. In the first part the current understanding of pathogenic fungi and the physiological reactions relevant for the pathogen - host interaction are elucidated. The second part describes novel technologies for the identification of proteins, virulence factors and mechanisms central to the host - pathogen interaction. The third part deals with the characterization of the host response towards pathogenic fungi and addresses timely clinical aspects.

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  • Pathogens.- 1 trichomycetes and the arthropod gut Robert w. Lichtwardt 2 opportunistic mold infections Ronald g. Washburn 3 entomopathogenic fungi: biochemistry and molecular biology George g. Khachatourians, sohail s. Qazi, william r. Reid 4 physiology and metabolic requirements of pathogenic fungi Matthias brock 5 co2 sensing and virulence of candida albicans Estelle mogensen, fritz a. Muhlschlegel 6 hyphal growth and virulence in candida albicans Andrea walther, jurgen wendland 7 pathogenicity of malassezia yeasts Peter a. Mayser, sarah k. Lang, wiebke hort Techniques 8 proteomics and its application to the human-pathogenic fungi aspergillus fumigatus and candida albicans Olaf kniemeyer, axel a. Brakhage 9 transcriptomics of the fungal pathogens focusing on c. Albicans Steffen rupp Host 10 yeast infections in immunocompromised hosts Emmanuel roilides, thomas j. Walsh 11 the host innate immune response to pathogenic candida albicans and other fungal pathogens Peter f. Zipfel, katharina gropp, michael reuter, susann schindler, christine skerka 12 toll-like receptors and fungal recognition Frank ebel, jurgen heesemann 13 clinical aspects of dermatophyte infections, Jochen brasch, uta-christina hipler Biosystematic index Subject index

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書名 Human and animal relationships
著作者等 Brakhage Axel A.
Zipfel P. F.
Zipfel Peter F.
Brakhage A. A.
シリーズ名 The Mycota : a comprehensive treatise on fungi as experimental systems for basic and applied research
出版元 Springer
刊行年月 c2008
版表示 2nd ed
ページ数 xxi, 296 p.
大きさ 28 cm
ISBN 9783540793069
NCID BA86775188
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言語 英語
出版国 ドイツ
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