Bacillus anthracis and Anthrax by Nicholas H. Bergman

By Nicholas H. Bergman

The examine of Bacillus Anthracis is still on the vanguard of microbiology examine as a result of its capability use as a bioterror agent and its position in shaping our figuring out of bacterial pathogenesis and innate immunity. Bacillus Anthracis and Anthrax presents a entire advisor to all features of the organism, starting from easy biology to public well-being concerns linked to anthrax. This e-book can be a most popular reference for B. Anthracis and anthrax to microbiologists, scientific and public health and wellbeing pros, bioterror learn and preparedness, immunologists, and physiologists.

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1988) Cutting et al. (1991) Naclerio et al. (1996) Henriques et al. (1995) Henriques et al. (1995) Henriques et al. (1995) Henriques et al. (1997) Kim et al. 1 23 Continued Spore protein name Open reading frame (accession) Bacillus subtilis protein ortholog(s) First Found ina CotO ba1233 CotS ba5188 CotSA ba5012 CotO (YjbXc) YutH, CotS, CotI CotSA CotY (CotZ2c) CwlJ2f ba1238 CotY ba5640 CwlJ ExsA ba4659 SafA Bailey-Smith et al. (2005) ExsB ba2045 None ExsC ba2894 None ExsD ba2617 None ExsE ba1786 None ExsFA (BxpB) ba1237 None ExsFB ba2477 None ExsG ba2150 None ExsJ ba1477 None ExsK ba2554 None ExsY (CotZ1c) ba1234 CotZ Todd et al.

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