Chapter 2. Antimicrobial Mechanisms of Neutrophils

  1. Professor Philippe Sansonetti
  1. Catherine Chaput1 and
  2. Arturo Zychlinsky2

Published Online: 25 FEB 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9783527629664.ch2

Bacterial Virulence: Basic Principles, Models and Global Approaches

Bacterial Virulence: Basic Principles, Models and Global Approaches

How to Cite

Chaput, C. and Zychlinsky, A. (2010) Antimicrobial Mechanisms of Neutrophils, in Bacterial Virulence: Basic Principles, Models and Global Approaches (ed P. Sansonetti), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527629664.ch2

Editor Information

  1. Institut Pasteur Unite de Pathogénie Microbienne Moléculaire, INSERM U786, Institut Pasteur, 28, rue du Docteur Roux, 75724 Paris, Cedex 15, France

Author Information

  1. 1

    Max-Planck Institute for Infection Biology, Department of Cellular Microbiology Charitéplatz 1, Berlin, 10 117, Germany

  2. 2

    Max-Planck Institute for Infection Biology, Department of Cellular Microbiology, Campus Charité Mitte, Schumannstraße 21/22, Berlin, 10117, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 FEB 2010
  2. Published Print: 17 FEB 2010

Book Series:

  1. Infection Biology

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527323265

Online ISBN: 9783527629664

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Keywords:

  • antimicrobial mechanisms;
  • neutrophils;
  • infection sites;
  • phagocytosis;
  • exocytosis;
  • degranulation;
  • oxidative metabolism

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Recruitment to Infection Sites

  • Phagocytosis

  • Exocytosis of Secretory Vesicles and Degranulation

  • NETs

  • Neutrophil Function Deficiencies

  • Conclusion

  • References