Chapter 3. Pertussis Toxin

  1. Klaus Aktories
  1. C. Locht and
  2. R. Antoine

Published Online: 5 JUN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527614615.ch3

Bacterial Toxins: Tools in Cell Biology and Pharmacology

Bacterial Toxins: Tools in Cell Biology and Pharmacology

How to Cite

Locht, C. and Antoine, R. (1997) Pertussis Toxin, in Bacterial Toxins: Tools in Cell Biology and Pharmacology (ed K. Aktories), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527614615.ch3

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 JUN 2008
  2. Published Print: 24 APR 1997

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527308811

Online ISBN: 9783527614615

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Keywords:

  • pertussis toxin;
  • ADP-ribosyltransferase;
  • pharmacological;
  • dermonecrotic toxin;
  • agrobacterium tumefaciens

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • Introduction

  • Genetic Regulation of Pertussis Toxin Production

  • Biogenesis of Pertussis Toxin

  • Receptor-binding and Translocation

  • ADP-ribosyltransferase Activity and Enzyme Mechanism

  • Biological Activities and Role of Pertussis Toxin in Pathogenesis