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Title Chemical communication among bacteria / edited by Stephen C. Winans and Bonnie L. Bassler.

Imprint Washington, DC : ASM Press, c2008.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    571.74 CHE    Available
Description xvii, 483 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Part I. Cell-Cell Signaling During Development and DNA Exchange -- Intercompartmental Signal Transduction during Sporulation in Bacillus subtilis / David Z. Rudner and Thierry Dean -- Extracellular Peptide Signalling and Quorum Responses in Development, Self-Recognition, and Horizontal Gene Transfer in Bacillus subtilis / Jennifer M. Auchtung and Alan D. Grossman -- New Insights into Pheromone Control and Response in Enterococcus faecalis pCF10 / Heather A. H. Haemig and Gary M. Dunny -- C-Signal Control of Aggregation and Sporulation / Dale Kaiser -- The Dif Chemosensory System Is Required for S Motility, Biofilm Formation, Chemotaxis, and Development in Myxococcus xanthus / Lawrence J. Shimkets -- Heterocyst Development and Pattern Formation / M. Ramona Aldea, Krithika Kumar, and James W. Golden -- Diverse Cell-Cell Signaling Molecules Control Aerial Hypha Formation and Secondary Metabolism in Streptomycetes / Joanne M. Willey and Justin R. Nodwell -- Metabolites as Intercellular Signals for Regulation of Community Level Traits / Russell D. Monds and George A. O'Toole -- Part II. Cell-Cell Signaling In Mutualistic and Pathogenic Associations with Humans, Animals, and Plants -- LuxR-Type Proteins in Pseudomonas aeruginosa Quorum Sensing : Distinct Mechanisms with Global Implications / E. P. Greenberg and Martin Schuster -- Quorum Sensing in Vibrio cholerae Pathogenesis / Fiona Stirling, Zhi Liu, and Jun Zhu -- Signal Integration and Virulence Gene Regulation in Staphylococcus aureus / Edward Geisinger and Richard Novick -- Quorum Sensing in the Soft-Rot Erwinias / Sarah J. Coulthurst, Rita E. Monson, and George P. C. Salmond -- Role of Quorum Sensing Regulation in Pathogenesis of Pantoea stewartii subsp. Stewartii / Susanne B. von Bodman, Aurelien L. Carlier, and Ann M. Stevens -- Cell-to-Cell Communication in Rhizobia : Quorum Sensing and Plant Signaling / J. Allan Downie and Juan E. Gonzalez -- Quorum Signaling and Symbiosis in the Marine Luminous Bacterium Vibrio fischeri / E. V. Stabb ... [et al.] -- Acylated Homoserine Lactone Signaling in Marine Bacterial Systems / Elisha M. Cicirelli ... [et al.] -- Part III. Production, Detection, and Quenching Of Chemical Signals -- Acyl-Homoserinelactone Biosynthesis : Structure and Mechanism / Mair E. A. Churchill and Jake Herman -- Cell-Cell Signaling within Crown Gall Tumors / Stephen C. Winans -- A New Look at Secondary Metabolites / Michael G. Surette and Julian Davies -- Signal Integration in the Vibrio harveyi and Vibrio cholerae Quorum-Sensing Circuits / Brian Hammer and Bonnie L. Bassler -- Signal Trafficking with Bacterial Outer Membrane Vesicles / Lauren Mashburn-Warren and Marvin Whiteley -- Cooperative Regulation of Competence Development in Streptococcus pneumonia : Cell-to-Cell Signaling via a Peptide Pheromone and an Alternative Sigma Factor / Marco R. Oggioni and Donald A. Morrison -- The A Factor Regulatory Cascade That Triggers Secondary Metabolism and Morphological Differentiation in Streptomyces / Sueharu Horinouchi -- Quorum Quenching : Impact and Mechanisms / Lian-Hui Wang, Yi-Hu Dong, and Lian-Hui Zhang -- Quorum Sensing Inhibition / Staffan Kjelleberg ... [et al.] -- Part IV. Eukaryotic Quorum Sensing and Interactions with Quorum-Sensing Bacteria -- Interdomain Cross Talk / Carla Cugini, Roberto Kolter, and Deborah A. Hogan -- Intercellular Signaling by Rhomboids in Eukaryotes and Prokaryotes / Matthew Freeman and Philip Rather -- Quorum Sensing in Fungi / Claire C. Tseng and Gerald R. Fink -- Quorum Sensing in Rotifers / Julia Kubanek and Terry W. Snell -- "Quorum Sensing" in Honeybees : Pheromone Regulation of Division of Labor / Yves Le Conte, Zachary Huang, and Gene E. Robinson.
Summary This text summarises the science and recent research developments of chemical communication among bacteria.
Subject Quorum sensing (Microbiology)
Cellular signal transduction.
Bacteria -- Physiology.
Added Author Winans, Stephen Carlyle.
Bassler, Bonnie L.
American Society for Microbiology.
Other Form: Online version: Chemical communication among bacteria. Washington, DC : ASM Press, c2008 (OCoLC)607916271
Online version: Chemical communication among bacteria. Washington, DC : ASM Press, c2008 (OCoLC)608619672
ISBN 9781555814045 (alk. paper)
1555814042 (alk. paper)

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