Microbial Endocrinology

Microbial Endocrinology: Interkingdom Signaling in Infectious Disease and Health

Editors: Lyte, Mark (Ed.)

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  • Explores new advances in microbial endocrinology, including the microbiota-gut-brain axis and its role in brain function
  • Elucidates the mechanisms that mediate the ability of microbes to cause disease and that maintain normal homeostasis
  • Features the latest research in this newly emerging interdisciplinary field
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This new edition highlights the numerous advances made in the field of microbial endocrinology over the last five years. Prominent among these new topics featured is the emergence of the microbiota-gut-brain axis and the role it plays in brain function. Specific focus is given to the role of microbial endocrinology in the evolutionary symbiosis between man and microbe as it relates to both health and disease. With new chapters on the microbiome and its relation to neurochemicals, this new edition brings this important volume up to date.

About the authors

Prof. Mark Lyte, Ph.D., M.S., MT(ASCP) is a Professor in the Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Preventive Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University. Prof. Lyte conducted experiments in 1991 that subsequently led him shortly thereafter to propose and found the field of microbial endocrinology. In addition to having served on scientific review panels for the National Institutes of Health and other worldwide agencies, Prof. Lyte has been awarded the Joseph Susman Memorial Award for Surgical Infectious Disease Research and was named a finalist for the NIH Director’s Pioneer Award.

Table of contents (16 chapters)

Table of contents (16 chapters)
  • Microbial Endocrinology: An Ongoing Personal Journey

    Pages 1-24

    Lyte, Mark

  • New Trends and Perspectives in the Evolution of Neurotransmitters in Microbial, Plant, and Animal Cells

    Pages 25-77

    Roshchina, Victoria V.

  • Catecholamine-Directed Epithelial Cell Interactions with Bacteria in the Intestinal Mucosa

    Pages 79-99

    Brown, David R.

  • Dietary Catechols and their Relationship to Microbial Endocrinology

    Pages 101-119

    Shearer, Neil (et al.)

  • Interactions Between Bacteria and the Gut Mucosa: Do Enteric Neurotransmitters Acting on the Mucosal Epithelium Influence Intestinal Colonization or Infection?

    Pages 121-141

    Green, Benedict T. (et al.)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Microbial Endocrinology: Interkingdom Signaling in Infectious Disease and Health
Editors
  • Mark Lyte
Series Title
Microbial Endocrinology
Series Volume
874
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-20215-0
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-20215-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-20214-3
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-79299-6
Edition Number
2
Number of Pages
XIII, 374
Number of Illustrations
24 b/w illustrations, 23 illustrations in colour
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