8. Anthrax Toxins

  1. Nicholas H. Bergman
  1. Mahtab Moayeri and
  2. Stephen H. Leppla

Published Online: 8 NOV 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470891193.ch8

Bacillus anthracis and Anthrax

Bacillus anthracis and Anthrax

How to Cite

Moayeri, M. and Leppla, S. H. (2010) Anthrax Toxins, in Bacillus anthracis and Anthrax (ed N. H. Bergman), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470891193.ch8

Author Information

  1. Bacterial Toxins and Therapeutics Section, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 NOV 2010
  2. Published Print: 22 NOV 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470410110

Online ISBN: 9780470891193



  • anthrax toxins;
  • macrophage function modulation of all of LT's immunomodulatory effects in macrophages - and Mek cleavage and inhibition;
  • macrophage sensitivity role in lethal toxin (LT) - and mediated death


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Brief Overview of Anthrax Toxin Research

  • PA

  • LF

  • EF

  • Final Remarks

  • References