Bacterial Lipopolysaccharides: Structure, Chemical Synthesis, Biogenesis and Interaction with Host Cells

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Authors: Alba Silipo, Antonio Molinaro (auth.), Yuriy A. Knirel, Miguel A. Valvano (eds.)
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Wien
Genre: Unknown
Pages: 440
Language: english
Year: 2011
ISBN 10: 3709107326
ISBN 13: 9783709107324
Series: Unknown
Edition: 1
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Synopsis

The bacterial lipopolysaccharide also known as endotoxin is exhaustively covered in the present work. Central emphasis is placed upon the fine chemical structure of the lipopolysaccharide and its significance for understanding their activity and function. In particular, the role it...