Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Understanding Tuberculosis - Deciphering the Secret Life of the Bacilli

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Pere-Joan Cardona
Pere-Joan Cardona

Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol,
Spain

Published17 February 2012

Doi10.5772/2479

ISBN978-953-307-946-2

eBook (PDF) ISBN978-953-51-4355-0

Copyright year2012

Number of pages346

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Table of Contents

Open access  chapters

1. Molecular Biomarkers for Ancient Tuberculosis

By David E. Minnikin, Oona Y-C. Lee, Houdini H.T. Wu, Gurdyal S. Besra and Helen D. Donoghue

2,955
2. Genomic Variability of Mycobacterium tuberculosis

By María Mercedes Zambrano, Ginna Hernández-Neuta, Iván Hernández-Neuta, Andrea Sandoval, Andrés Cubillos-Ruiz, Alejandro Reyes and Patricia Del Portillo

3,295
3. IS6110 the Double-Edged Passenger

By María del Carmen Menéndez, Sofía Samper, Isabel Otal and María Jesús García

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5. Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Signaling via c-AMP

By Mario Alberto Flores-Valdez, Jeannette Barba and Angel H. Alvarez

2,533
8. Morphological Characterization of Mycobacterium tuberculosis

By Ali Akbar Velayati and Parissa Farnia

13,730
9. Mycobacterial Strains of Different Virulence Trigger Dissimilar Patterns of Immune System Activation In Vivo

By Aaron Silva-Sanchez, Selene Meza-Pérez, Fernando Muñoz-Teneria, Dulce Mata, Juana Calderon-Amador, Sergio Estrada-Parra, Rogelio Hernández-Pando, Iris Estrada-García and Leopoldo Flores-Romo

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13. Lipid Surrounding of Mycobacteria: Lethal and Resuscitating Effects

By Alla A. Selishcheva, Galina M. Sorokoumova and Evgeniya V. Nazarova

2,340
15. Mammalian Heme Peroxidases and Mycobacterium tuberculosis

By Amit K. Singh, Nisha Pandey, Mau Sinha, Sujata Sharma and Tej P. Singh

2,452
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