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Toward anti-adhesion therapy for microbial diseases / edited by Itzhak Kahane and Itzhak Ofek.

Toward anti-adhesion therapy for microbial diseases / edited by Itzhak Kahane and Itzhak Ofek.
New York : Plenum Press, c1996.

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Additional Authors
  • Bat-Sheva Seminar Toward Anti-Adhesion Therapy of Microbial Diseases (1996 : Zikhron Yaʻaḳov, Israel)
  • Kahane, Itzhak.
  • Ofek, Itzhak.
ix, 288 p. : ill.; 26 cm.
Series Statement
Advances in experimental medicine and biology ; v. 408
Uniform Title
Advances in experimental medicine and biology ; v. 408.
  • "Proceedings of the Bat-Sheva Seminar Toward Anti-Adhesion Therapy for Microbial Diseases, held February 25-March 1, 1996, in Zichron Yaakov, Israel"--T.p. verso.
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • 1. Carbohydrate-Lectin Interactions in Infectious Disease / N. Sharon -- 2. Anti-Adhesion and Diagnostic Strategies for Oro-Intestinal Bacterial Pathogens / N. Stromberg, S. Ahlfors, T. Boren, P. Bratt, K. Hallberg, K.-J. Hammarstrom, C. Holm, I. Johansson, M. Jarvholm, J. Kihlberg, T. Li, M. Ryberg and G. Zand -- 3. The Gal[alpha]1-4GAL-Binding Adhesin of Streptococcus suis, a Gram-Positive Meningitis-Associated Bacterium / S. Haataja, K. Tikkanen, J. Hytonen and J. Finne -- 4. Development of Anti-Adhesion Carbohydrate Drugs for Clinical Use / D. Zopf, P. Simon, R. Barthelson, D. Cundell, I. Idanpaan-Heikkila and E. Tuomanen -- 5. Towards Anti-Pseudomonas aeruginosa Adhesion Therapy / N. Gilboa-Garber -- 6. Inhibition of Bacterial Adhesion and Infections by Lectin Blocking / J. Beuth, B. Stoffel and G. Pulverer -- 7. Adhesion and Invasion of Escherichia coli: Studies on Function and Regulation / T. A. Oelschlaeger, J. Morschhauser, C. Meier, C. Schipper and J. Hacker --
  • 8. Nonfimbrial Adhesins of Escherichia coli / J. Goldhar -- 9. Fimbriae-Mediated Adherence Induces Mucosal Inflammation and Bacterial Clearance: Consequences for Anti-Adhesion Therapy / H. Connell, W. Agace, M. Hedlund, P. Klemm, M. Shembri and C. Svanborg -- 10. Group A Streptococcal Adhesion: All of the Theories Are Correct / D. L. Hasty and H. S. Courtney -- 11. Adhesins of Staphylococcus aureus that Bind Lewis[superscript a] Antigen: Relationship to Sudden Infant Death Syndrome / C. C. Blackwell, A. T. Saadi, S. D. Essery, M. W. Raza, A. A. Zorgani, O. R. Elahmer, A. H. Alkout, V. S. James, D. A. C. MacKenzie, D. M. Weir and A. Busuttil -- 12. Alternative Inhibitors of Mycoplasma Adherence / I. Kahane, A. Athamna, D. Yogev and M. R. Kramer -- 13. Studies on the Molecular Mechanisms of Meningococcal Interactions with Human Cells: Towards Anti-Adhesion Measures for the Control of Meningococcal Disease / M. Virji --
  • 14. Lipopolysaccharide's Role in the Association of Salmonella Cells to the Mouse Intestine Studied by Ribosomal in Situ Hybridization / K. A. Krogfelt, T. R. Licht and S. Molin -- 15. Interactions of Bacterial Adhesins with the Extracellular Matrix / A. Ljungh and T. Wadstrom -- 16. Proteins F1 and F2 of Streptococcus pyogenes: Properties of Fibronectin Binding / E. Hanski, J. Jaffe and V. Ozeri -- 17. Adhesion Molecules in Leukocyte Endothelial Interaction / A. Etzioni -- 18. Multiple Stages of Virus-Receptor Interactions as Shown by Simian Virus 40 / L. C. Norkin and H. A. Anderson -- 19. The Effect of Respiratory Virus Infection on Expression of Cell Surface Antigens Associated with Binding of Potentially Pathogenic Bacteria / O. R. Elahmer, M. W. Raza, M. M. Ogilvie, C. C. Blackwell, D. M. Weir and R. A. Elton -- 20. Anti-Escherichia coli Adhesin Activity of Cranberry and Blueberry Juices / I. Ofek, J. Goldhar and N. Sharon --
  • 21. The Effect of Cranberry Juice on the Presence of Bacteria and White Blood Cells in the Urine of Elderly Women: What Is the Role of Bacterial Adhesion? / J. Avorn -- 22. Role of Human Milk Constituents in Blocking the Adherence of Enteric Pathogens / S. Ashkenazi -- 23. The FimH Protein of Type 1 Fimbriae: An Adaptable Adhesin / P. Klemm, M. Schembri and D. L. Hasty -- 24. Inhibitors of Candida albicans Adhesion to Prevent Candidiasis / E. Segal -- 25. Trichomonas vaginalis Adhesin Proteins Display Molecular Mimicry to Metabolic Enzymes / J. A. Engbring, J. L. O'Brien and J. F. Alderete -- 26. Cell Surface Molecules of Pathogenic and Nonpathogenic Entamoeba histolytica and Their Relation to Virulence / D. Mirelman, S. Moody-Haupt, S. Becker, Y. Nuchamowitz, R. Bracha and R. Alon -- 27. The Role of Lectins in Recognition and Adhesion of the Mycoparasitic Fungus Trichoderma spp. to Its Host / J. Inbar and I. Chet --
  • 28. Microbial Coaggregation in the Oral Cavity / E. I. Weiss, B. Shenitzki and R. Leibusor -- 29. Hydrophobic Interactions as a Basis for Interfering with Microbial Adhesion / M. Rosenberg, R. Bar-Ness Greenstein, M. Barki and S. Goldberg -- 30. Anti-Adhesins of Streptococcus sobrinus / Q. Wang, S. Singh, K. G. Taylor and R. J. Doyle -- 31. Abstracts -- 32. Concluding Remarks / I. Kahane and I. Ofek.
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