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Listeria monocytogenes: Pathogenesis and Host Response

  • Howard Goldfine
  • Hao Shen

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XII
  2. Bennett Lorber
    Pages 13-32
  3. Philippe Glaser, Christophe Rusniok, Carmen Buchrieser
    Pages 33-62
  4. Jörg Slaghuis, Biju Joseph, Werner Goebel
    Pages 63-80
  5. M. Graciela Pucciarelli, Héléne Bierne, Francisco Garcìa-del Portillo
    Pages 81-110
  6. Haley F. Oliver, Martin Wiedmann, Kathryn J. Boor
    Pages 111-137
  7. Maurine D. Miner, Gary C. Port, Nancy E. Freitag
    Pages 139-158
  8. Javier Pizarro-Cerdà, Pascale Cossart
    Pages 159-176
  9. Howard Goldfine, Hèléne Marquis
    Pages 177-196
  10. Kelly A.N. Messingham, John T. Harty
    Pages 225-249
  11. Lauren A. Zenewicz, Hao Shen
    Pages 251-263
  12. Steven Hagens, Martin J. Loessner
    Pages 265-279
  13. Back Matter
    Pages 281-287

About this book


This comprehensive volume, written by experts in the field, includes concise and timely reviews of Listeria monocytogenes, one of the most intensively studied bacterial pathogens. Listeria monocytogenes is the cause of listeriosis, a potentially fatal disease that arises from the consumption of contaminated food. During the past two decades, studies of this organism have uncovered a wealth of information on its virulence factors, its genome organization, and its interactions with host cells and the immune system. This book serves as an important information source for those who are already working in the field, those who teach about infectious agents and those who are beginning to study this and related bacterial pathogens.


Immunity Listeria monocytogenes Mamma Pathogene biology cell biology host response infections physiology regulation virulence

Editors and affiliations

  • Howard Goldfine
    • 1
  • Hao Shen
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of MicrobiologyUniversity of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphiaUSA
  2. 2.Department of MicrobiologyUniversity of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphiaUSA

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