Chapter 10. Coxiella burnetii Hijacks the Autophagy Pathway to Survive

  1. Prof. Dr. Vojo Deretic
  1. Maximiliano G. Gutierrez and
  2. María I. Colombo

Published Online: 28 AUG 2006

DOI: 10.1002/352760880X.ch10

Autophagy in Immunity and Infection: A Novel Immune Effector

Autophagy in Immunity and Infection: A Novel Immune Effector

How to Cite

Gutierrez, M. G. and Colombo, M. I. (2006) Coxiella burnetii Hijacks the Autophagy Pathway to Survive, in Autophagy in Immunity and Infection: A Novel Immune Effector (ed V. Deretic), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/352760880X.ch10

Editor Information

  1. Departments of Molecular Genetics & Microbiology and Cell Biology & Physiology, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, 915 Camino de Salud, NE, Albuquerque, NM 87131-001, USA

Author Information

  1. Laboratorio de Biología Celular y Molecular, Instituto de Histología y Embriología (IHEM)-CONICET, Facultad de Ciencias Médicas, Universidad Nacional de Cuyo, Casilla de Correo 56, 5500 Mendoza, Argentina

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 AUG 2006
  2. Published Print: 20 JUN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527314508

Online ISBN: 9783527608805

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Keywords:

  • autophagy;
  • immunity;
  • infection;
  • Coxiella burnetii;
  • morphology;
  • phylogeny;
  • lipopolysaccharide (LPS);
  • genome;
  • genetics;
  • host response;
  • hijacking autophagy pathway;
  • survive

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Coxiella burnetii

  • Bacterium Morphology and Phylogeny

  • Lipopolysaccharide (LPS) and Phases

  • Genome and Genetics

  • Host Response and Immunity

  • Developmental Cycle of C. burnetii:Small Cell Variant (SCV) and Large Cell Variant (LCV)

  • C. burnetii Type IV Secretion System

  • Interaction with the Endocytic and Autophagic Pathways

  • Contribution of Autophagy to RV Development

  • Autophagy and Bacterial Differentiation from SCVs to LCVs

  • Unanswered Questions and Future Perspectives

  • Acknowledgments

  • References