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Biological Adhesives.

By: Smith, Andrew M.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Cham : Springer International Publishing, 2016Edition: 2nd ed.Description: 1 online resource (380 p.).ISBN: 9783319460826.Subject(s): Life sciencesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Biological AdhesivesDDC classification: 570 LOC classification: QH301-705Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Preface -- Contents -- Chapter 1: Adhesive Bacterial Exopolysaccharides -- 1.1 Introduction -- 1.2 Characterization of Bacterial Exopolysaccharide Adhesins -- 1.2.1 Polysaccharide Purification -- 1.2.2 Polymer Length -- 1.2.3 Monosaccharide Composition -- 1.2.4 Alternative Composition Analysis Methods -- 1.2.5 Linkage Analysis -- 1.2.6 Tertiary Structural Analysis -- 1.3 Polysaccharide Biosynthesis Pathways -- 1.3.1 Wzx/Wzy-Dependent Pathway -- 1.3.2 ABC Transporter-Dependent Pathway -- 1.3.3 Synthase-Dependent Pathway -- 1.4 Adhesive Exopolysaccharides -- 1.4.1 Pel Polysaccharide (PEL)
1.4.1.1 PEL Biosynthesis Pathway -- 1.4.1.2 Modifications -- 1.4.1.3 Interactions and Functions -- 1.4.2 Psl Polysaccharide -- 1.4.2.1 PSL Biosynthetic Pathway -- 1.4.2.2 Interactions and Functions -- 1.4.3 PNAG -- 1.4.3.1 Biosynthesis -- 1.4.3.2 Modification -- 1.4.3.3 Interactions and Functions -- 1.4.4 Holdfast -- 1.4.4.1 Biosynthesis -- 1.4.4.2 Modification -- 1.4.4.3 Interactions and Functions -- 1.5 Exopolysaccharide Adhesives in Infection -- 1.6 Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 2: Adhesion and Adhesives of Fungi and Oomycetes -- 2.1 Introduction
2.2 Prevalence and Importance of Adhesion in Fungi and Oomycetes -- 2.2.1 Adhesion as Part of Many Stages of Morphogenesis in Many Fungi -- 2.2.2 Functions of Adhesion -- 2.2.3 Selected Examples of Adhesiveness as a Part of a Developmental Sequence -- 2.2.3.1 Colletotrichum graminicola, Causal Agent of Anthracnose on Corn -- 2.2.3.2 Blumeria graminis f. sp. hordei and f. sp. tritici, Causal Agent of Powdery Mildew of Barley and Wheat, Respectively -- 2.2.3.3 Magnaporthe oryzae, Causal Agent of Rice Blast -- 2.3 Challenges in Identifying Adhesives in Fungi
2.3.1 Genetic ``Knockout,´´ ``Knockin,´´ and Overexpression Strategies -- 2.3.2 Biochemical Strategies -- 2.4 Fungal and Oomycete Glues -- 2.4.1 Features -- 2.4.2 Postulated Composition of Glues -- 2.4.3 Secretion and Cross-Linking, with a Focus on Transglutaminases -- 2.4.4 Cell Surface Macromolecules with Apparent Adhesive Properties -- 2.4.4.1 PcVsv1, a Protein on Encysting Zoospores of Phytophthora cinnamomi -- 2.4.4.2 90-kDa Mannoprotein on Macroconidia of Nectria haematococca (Anamorph Fusarium solani f. sp. cucurbitae)
2.4.4.3 Hydrophobins: The Mannoprotein SC3, a Schizophyllum commune Hydrophobin -- the Class I Hydrophobin BcHpb1 of Botrytis ci... -- 2.4.4.4 MAD1 and MAD2 (Metarhizium Adhesion-Like Proteins) in the Entomopathic Fungus Metarhizium anisopliae -- 2.4.4.5 Selected Glycosylphosphatidylinositol-Dependent (GPI) Cell Wall Proteins -- 2.5 Fungal Adhesins -- 2.6 Conclusions -- References -- Chapter 3: Diatom Adhesives: Molecular and Mechanical Properties -- 3.1 Diatoms and Adhesion -- 3.1.1 Diatom Morphology -- 3.1.2 Significance of Diatom Adhesion -- 3.1.3 Diatom Adhesion Strategies
3.1.4 General Composition of Diatom Mucilages
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Preface -- Contents -- Chapter 1: Adhesive Bacterial Exopolysaccharides -- 1.1 Introduction -- 1.2 Characterization of Bacterial Exopolysaccharide Adhesins -- 1.2.1 Polysaccharide Purification -- 1.2.2 Polymer Length -- 1.2.3 Monosaccharide Composition -- 1.2.4 Alternative Composition Analysis Methods -- 1.2.5 Linkage Analysis -- 1.2.6 Tertiary Structural Analysis -- 1.3 Polysaccharide Biosynthesis Pathways -- 1.3.1 Wzx/Wzy-Dependent Pathway -- 1.3.2 ABC Transporter-Dependent Pathway -- 1.3.3 Synthase-Dependent Pathway -- 1.4 Adhesive Exopolysaccharides -- 1.4.1 Pel Polysaccharide (PEL)

1.4.1.1 PEL Biosynthesis Pathway -- 1.4.1.2 Modifications -- 1.4.1.3 Interactions and Functions -- 1.4.2 Psl Polysaccharide -- 1.4.2.1 PSL Biosynthetic Pathway -- 1.4.2.2 Interactions and Functions -- 1.4.3 PNAG -- 1.4.3.1 Biosynthesis -- 1.4.3.2 Modification -- 1.4.3.3 Interactions and Functions -- 1.4.4 Holdfast -- 1.4.4.1 Biosynthesis -- 1.4.4.2 Modification -- 1.4.4.3 Interactions and Functions -- 1.5 Exopolysaccharide Adhesives in Infection -- 1.6 Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 2: Adhesion and Adhesives of Fungi and Oomycetes -- 2.1 Introduction

2.2 Prevalence and Importance of Adhesion in Fungi and Oomycetes -- 2.2.1 Adhesion as Part of Many Stages of Morphogenesis in Many Fungi -- 2.2.2 Functions of Adhesion -- 2.2.3 Selected Examples of Adhesiveness as a Part of a Developmental Sequence -- 2.2.3.1 Colletotrichum graminicola, Causal Agent of Anthracnose on Corn -- 2.2.3.2 Blumeria graminis f. sp. hordei and f. sp. tritici, Causal Agent of Powdery Mildew of Barley and Wheat, Respectively -- 2.2.3.3 Magnaporthe oryzae, Causal Agent of Rice Blast -- 2.3 Challenges in Identifying Adhesives in Fungi

2.3.1 Genetic ``Knockout,´´ ``Knockin,´´ and Overexpression Strategies -- 2.3.2 Biochemical Strategies -- 2.4 Fungal and Oomycete Glues -- 2.4.1 Features -- 2.4.2 Postulated Composition of Glues -- 2.4.3 Secretion and Cross-Linking, with a Focus on Transglutaminases -- 2.4.4 Cell Surface Macromolecules with Apparent Adhesive Properties -- 2.4.4.1 PcVsv1, a Protein on Encysting Zoospores of Phytophthora cinnamomi -- 2.4.4.2 90-kDa Mannoprotein on Macroconidia of Nectria haematococca (Anamorph Fusarium solani f. sp. cucurbitae)

2.4.4.3 Hydrophobins: The Mannoprotein SC3, a Schizophyllum commune Hydrophobin -- the Class I Hydrophobin BcHpb1 of Botrytis ci... -- 2.4.4.4 MAD1 and MAD2 (Metarhizium Adhesion-Like Proteins) in the Entomopathic Fungus Metarhizium anisopliae -- 2.4.4.5 Selected Glycosylphosphatidylinositol-Dependent (GPI) Cell Wall Proteins -- 2.5 Fungal Adhesins -- 2.6 Conclusions -- References -- Chapter 3: Diatom Adhesives: Molecular and Mechanical Properties -- 3.1 Diatoms and Adhesion -- 3.1.1 Diatom Morphology -- 3.1.2 Significance of Diatom Adhesion -- 3.1.3 Diatom Adhesion Strategies

3.1.4 General Composition of Diatom Mucilages

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<p> Andrew M. Smith </p> <p>Professor</p> <p>Ithaca College</p> <p>Department of Biology</p> <p><br></p> <p>Specialty: Animal Physiology, Biomechanics</p> <p>Phone (607) 274-3975</p> <p>E-mail: asmith@ithaca.edu</p> <p>Office: 155 Ctr for Natural Sciences</p> <p>Ithaca, NY 14850</p>

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