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Microbial Toxins and Toxigenic Microbes

Author Name : Vidya Dhar Pandey and Santosh Kumar Singh


  • Publisher : Studium Press LLC
  • Edition : 1st
  • ISBN 10 : 1-933699-73-6
  • Page no : 541
  • Publication Year : 2012

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The principal objective of the book-Microbial Toxins and Toxigenic Microbes is to provide an updated and authentic source of information on diverse aspects of microbial toxins and toxigenic microbes to satisfy the academic needs of broad-spectrum of audience/readers. The chapters of the book reflect the ever-increasing breadth and depth of knowledge regarding microbial toxins and toxigenic microbes. The book contains 27 chapters, focussing on different aspects, both negative and positive, of toxins produced by bacteria, cyanobacteria and fungi (including mushrooms). The contributors of chapters of the book include experienced academicians, doctors and researchers working in different medical and non-medical academic/research institutions in India. The prospective audience/readers of the book include post-graduate students, researchers and teachers in General Microbiology, Medical Microbiology, Biotechnology, Botany, Zoology, Food Microbiology, Toxicology and Plant Pathology.
Title Microbial Toxins and Toxigenic Microbes
Table of Content Foreword. Contributors. About the Editors. Acknowledgement. Preface. Microbes and Toxins. Botulinum Toxin: Production, Mechanism of Action and Applications. Toxins Produced by Members of Enterobacteriaceae Family. Bacterial Toxins and Diarrhoea. Bacterial Toxins and Carcinogenesis. Toxins Produced by Oral Microflora. Bacterial Toxins: Mode of Action and Regulation. Structure and Mechanism of Action of Some Selected Bacterial Toxins. Bacterial Toxins in Disease Production. Molecular and Cellular Mode of Action of Bacterial Toxins. Bacterial Toxins: Naturally Designed Proteins for Eukaryotic Targets. Bacterial Food Intoxication. Microbial Toxins: Source and Effects. Mycotoxins: Implication in Human Health. Mycotoxins: Pathogenicity and Environmental Threat as Bioweapons. Mycotoxins: Incidence and Control with Special Reference to Oil Seeds. Poisonous Mushrooms and their Toxins. Mushroom Toxins and Toxicity. Amanita phalloides Toxins and their Therapeutic Interventions. Toxic Cyanobacterial Blooms: Occurrence and Health Risk. Water Intoxication by Cyanobacteria. Cyanobacterial Toxins: Types, Mechanism of Action, Ecological Roles and Potential Application as Commercial Compounds. Allelochemical Roles of Cyanobacterial Toxins. Cyanotoxins: An Overview of their Impact on Human Health. Microbial Toxins in Plant Pathogenesis. Microbes and Microbial Toxins in Biological Warfare. Pharmacological Importance of Microbial Toxins. Subject Index
Page No. 541
Author's Name Vidya Dhar Pandey and Santosh Kumar Singh
Publisher Studium Press LLC
Year Of Publication 2012
ISBN 10 1-933699-73-6
ISBN 13 No
About The Book No
Binding type No
Book Size(len) No
Series No
book size(hei) 9.9
Book size width 7.5
Edition 1st

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