Current Topics in Microbiology and Immunology

Bacteria and Complement

Editors: Loos, Michael (Ed.)

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Deficiencies in any of the defense mechanisms of the host can lead to severe microbial infections; these are of clinical relevance. Broad up-to-date knowledge in this field allows identification of many unspecific as well as highly specific defense reactions involved in the struggle against infectious diseases. On the other hand, protective structures on the microbial cell surfaces have been adapted and improve the counterpart's chances of survival. In particular, it has been considered that the great diversity of the bacterial envelopes not only determines the anatomical location of the tissue injury but also induces activation of distinct parts of the complex defense system. The specific defense mechanism, whose most prominent constituent is provided by the antibo

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Bacteria and Complement
Series Title
Current Topics in Microbiology and Immunology
Series Volume
121
Copyright
1985
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-45604-6
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-45604-6
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-45606-0
Series ISSN
0070-217X
Edition Number
1
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