This volume describes the structure and function of bacterial toxins and presents a comprehensive review of virulence factors, providing recent information concerning cell physiology and biochemistry, as well as new toxin tools for experimental studies and clinical therapy. A wide variety of toxic proteins, including the toxins that cause diptheria

chapter 1|22 pages

Therapeutic Effects of Botulinum Toxins

chapter 4|22 pages

Bacterial ADP-Ribosyltransferases

chapter 6|16 pages

The Diphtheria Toxin Receptor

chapter 12|16 pages

Heat-Stable Enterotoxin of Escherichia coli

chapter 13|16 pages

Zot and Ace Toxins of Vibrio cholerae

chapter 14|14 pages

Shiga and Shiga-like (Vero) Toxins

chapter 15|40 pages

Clostridium difficile and Its Toxins

chapter 22|22 pages

Tetanus Toxin

chapter 23|30 pages

Anthrax Toxins

chapter 24|16 pages