The Molecular Biology of Photorhabdus Bacteria

This book provides an essential update on the startling array of novel insecticidal toxins and drugs produced by the fascinating bacterium Photorhabdus. The respective chapters describe everything from the detailed molecular biology of the ‘Toxin complexes’ or Tc’s to the complexity of insect immune...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: ffrench-Constant, Richard H. (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Cham Springer International Publishing 2017, 2017
Edition:1st ed. 2017
Series:Current Topics in Microbiology and Immunology
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Insecticidal Toxin complexes from Photorhabdus luminescens
  • Identifying anti-host effectors in Photorhabdus
  • Flagellar regulation and virulence in the entomopathogenic bacteria Xenorhabdus nematophila and Photorhabdus luminescens
  • Natural products from Photorhabdus and other entomopathogenic bacteria
  • The regulation of secondary metabolism in Photorhabdus
  • Quorum sensing and LuxR solos in Photorhabdus
  • Insect immunity to entomopathogenic nematodes and their mutualistic bacteria
  • Photorhabdus asymbiotica as an insect and human pathogen
  • A review of clinical cases of infection with Photorhabdus asymbiotica
  • A Practical Guide to Recombineering in Photorhabdus and Xenorhabdus