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Handbook of Tuberculosis

Stefan H. E. Kaufmann (Editor), Eric Rubin (Editor)
ISBN: 978-3-527-31886-5
453 pages
March 2008, Wiley-Blackwell
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This first of the three-volume tuberculosis book series provides a comprehensive overview of molecular biological and biochemical aspects of tuberculosis. Edited by the undisputed world leader in the field, this is the most comprehensive book on the topic available, and the first in recent years to focus on both basic research and clinical aspects of TB.
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Table of Contents

Tuberculosis -
Molecular Genetics and Biochemistry: Introduction
Biochemistry of the Cell Wall
Glycolipids and Polyketides of M. tuberculosis
Physiology of M. tuberculosis
Nutrient Transport
Iron Uptake by M. tuberculosis
Protein Transport
PE and PPE Gene Family Members in M. tuberculosis
Virulence/Persistence Mechanisms of M. tuberculosis
Transcriptomics and Transcriptional Regulation
Proteomics of M. tuberculosis
Molecular Mechanisms of Dormancy and Resuscitation
M. tuberculosis in the Phagosome
Molecular Mechanisms of Drug Resistance of M. tuberculosis
Experimental Genetics of M. tuberculosis
Molecular Evolution of Mycobacteria
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Author Information

Prof. Dr. Stefan H.E. Kaufmann is Founding Director of the Max Planck Institute for Infection Biology, Berlin. He has published more than 600 scientific articles and is member of numerous scientific societies and committees e.g. current President of the European Federation of Immunological Societies, and Chair of the Immunology division of the American Society of Microbiology. He has won numerous prestigious awards including the Scientific Prize of Smith Kline Beecham and the Pettenkofer Prize.

Eric Rubin is Professor of Immunology and Infectious Diseases at the Harvard School of Public Health. He carried out both his MD and PhD work at Tufts University.
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I predict this volume in particular will be an obligatory read for individuals interested in or entering basic science research in tuberculosis. (Doody's, July 2008)
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