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Bacterial Adhesion

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    Book Overview
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    Chapter 1 Adhesins of Human Pathogens from the Genus Yersinia
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    Chapter 2 Adhesive Mechanisms of Salmonella enterica
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    Chapter 3 Adhesion Mechanisms of Borrelia burgdorferi
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    Chapter 4 Adhesins of Bartonella spp.
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    Chapter 5 Adhesion Mechanisms of Plant-Pathogenic Xanthomonadaceae
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    Chapter 6 Adhesion by Pathogenic Corynebacteria
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    Chapter 7 Adhesion Mechanisms of Staphylococci
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    Chapter 8 Protein Folding in Bacterial Adhesion: Secretion and Folding of Classical Monomeric Autotransporters
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    Chapter 9 Structure and biology of trimeric autotransporter adhesins.
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    Chapter 10 Crystallography and Electron Microscopy of Chaperone/Usher Pilus Systems
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    Chapter 11 Crystallography of Gram-Positive Bacterial Adhesins
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    Chapter 12 The Nonideal Coiled Coil of M Protein and Its Multifarious Functions in Pathogenesis
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    Chapter 13 Bacterial extracellular polysaccharides.
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    Chapter 14 Carbohydrate Mediated Bacterial Adhesion
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    Chapter 15 The Application of NMR Techniques to Bacterial Adhesins
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    Chapter 16 Electron Microscopy Techniques to Study Bacterial Adhesion
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    Chapter 17 EM Reconstruction of Adhesins: Future Prospects
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    Chapter 18 Atomic Force Microscopy to Study Intermolecular Forces and Bonds Associated with Bacteria
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    Chapter 19 Assessing Bacterial Adhesion on an Individual Adhesin and Single Pili Level Using Optical Tweezers
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    Chapter 20 Short Time-Scale Bacterial Adhesion Dynamics
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    Chapter 21 Deciphering Biofilm Structure and Reactivity by Multiscale Time-Resolved Fluorescence Analysis
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    Chapter 22 Inhibition of Bacterial Adhesion on Medical Devices
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    Chapter 23 Erratum
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Chapter title
Structure and biology of trimeric autotransporter adhesins.
Chapter number 9
Book title
Bacterial Adhesion
Published in
Advances in experimental medicine and biology, January 2011
DOI 10.1007/978-94-007-0940-9_9
Pubmed ID
Book ISBNs
978-9-40-070939-3, 978-9-40-070940-9
Authors

Andrzej Łyskowski, Jack C. Leo, Adrian Goldman

Abstract

Trimeric autotransporter adhesins (TAAs) are a family of secreted Gram-negative bacterial outer membrane (OM) proteins. These obligate homotrimeric proteins share a common molecular organisation, consisting of a N-terminal "passenger" domain followed by a C-terminal translocation unit/membrane anchor. All described TAAs act as adhesins. The passenger domain is responsible for specific adhesive and other activities of the protein and has a modular architecture. Its globular head domain(s), where ligands often bind, are projected away from the bacterial surface by an extended triple α-helical coiled coil stalk attached to the β-barrel anchor. The head domains appear to be constructed from a limited set of subdomains. The β-barrel anchor is the only part of the protein strictly conserved between family members. It appears that the extracellular export of the passenger does not require an external energy source or auxiliary proteins, though recent data indicate that an OM complex (the Bam complex) is involved in passenger domain secretion. The ability to bind to a variety of host molecules such as collagen, fibronectin, laminin or cell surface receptors via a structurally diverse elements suggests that TAAs have evolved a unique mechanism which closely links structure to folding and function.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 45 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 15 33%
Student > Doctoral Student 5 11%
Student > Bachelor 5 11%
Student > Master 5 11%
Researcher 4 9%
Other 2 4%
Unknown 9 20%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 14 31%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 13 29%
Immunology and Microbiology 2 4%
Chemistry 2 4%
Medicine and Dentistry 2 4%
Other 3 7%
Unknown 9 20%

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