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Leake, Mark C.

Biophysics of Infection

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Table of contents

1. The Biophysics of Infection
Mark C. Leake

2. Single-Molecule Observation of DNA Replication Repair Pathways in E. coli

Adam J. M. Wollman, Aisha H. Syeda, Peter McGlynn, Mark C. Leake

3. Investigating the Swimming of Microbial Pathogens Using Digital Holography
K. L. Thornton, R. C. Findlay, P. B. Walrad, L. G. Wilson

4. What Is the ‘Minimum Inhibitory Concentration’ (MIC) of Pexiganan Acting on Escherichia coli?—A Cautionary Case Study
Alys K. Jepson, Jana Schwarz-Linek, Lloyd Ryan, Maxim G. Ryadnov, Wilson C. K. Poon

5. Evolution of Drug Resistance in Bacteria
B. Waclaw

6. Using Biophysics to Monitor the Essential Protonmotive Force in Bacteria
Mei-Ting Chen, Chien-Jung Lo

7. The Type I Restriction Enzymes as Barriers to Horizontal Gene Transfer: Determination of the DNA Target Sequences Recognised by Livestock-Associated Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Clonal Complexes 133/ST771 and 398
Kai Chen, Augoustinos S. Stephanou, Gareth A. Roberts, John H. White, Laurie P. Cooper, Patrick J. Houston, Jodi A. Lindsay, David T. F. Dryden

8. Biomechanical Analysis of Infectious Biofilms
David Head

9. Designing a Single-Molecule Biophysics Tool for Characterising DNA Damage for Techniques that Kill Infectious Pathogens Through DNA Damage Effects
Helen Miller, Adam J. M. Wollman, Mark C. Leake

10. Bacterial Surfaces: Front Lines in Host–Pathogen Interaction
Jane E. King, Ian S. Roberts

11. Biophysical Approaches to Bacterial Gene Regulation by Riboswitches
Cibran Perez-Gonzalez, Jonathan P. Grondin, Daniel A. Lafontaine, J. Carlos Penedo

12. Bugs on a Slippery Plane
Dmitri O. Pushkin, Martin A. Bees

13. Transcription Regulation and Membrane Stress Management in Enterobacterial Pathogens
Nan Zhang, Goran Jovanovic, Christopher McDonald, Oscar Ces, Xiaodong Zhang, Martin Buck

14. How Biophysics May Help Us Understand the Flagellar Motor of Bacteria Which Cause Infections
Matthew A. B. Baker

15. Mechanics of Bacterial Cells and Initial Surface Colonisation
Sebastian Aguayo, Laurent Bozec

16. Neutron Reflectivity as a Tool for Physics-Based Studies of Model Bacterial Membranes
Robert D. Barker, Laura E. McKinley, Simon Titmuss

17. Mechanisms of Salmonella Typhi Host Restriction
Stefania Spanò

18. Insights into Biological Complexity from Simple Foundations
L. Albergante, D. Liu, S. Palmer, T. J. Newman

19. Force Spectroscopy in Studying Infection
Zhaokun Zhou, Mark C. Leake

20. Imaging Immunity in Lymph Nodes: Past, Present and Future
James Butler, Amy Sawtell, Simon Jarrett, Jason Cosgrove, Roger Leigh, Jon Timmis, Mark Coles

21. Novel Approaches to Manipulating Bacterial Pathogen Biofilms: Whole-Systems Design Philosophy and Steering Microbial Evolution
Alexandra S. Penn

22. Erratum to: The Type I Restriction Enzymes as Barriers to Horizontal Gene Transfer: Determination of the DNA Target Sequences Recognised by Livestock-Associated Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Clonal Complexes 133/ST771 and 398
Kai Chen, Augoustinos S. Stephanou, Gareth A. Roberts, John H. White, Laurie P. Cooper, Patrick J. Houston, Jodi A. Lindsay, David T. F. Dryden

Keywords: Life Sciences, Bacteriology, Biological and Medical Physics, Biophysics, Medical Microbiology, Membrane Biology, Immunology, Spectroscopy and Microscopy

Editor
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2016
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319321899
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-32187-5

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