Book , Print in English

Principles of virology

S.J. Flint, L.W. Enquist, V.R. Racaniello, A.M. Skalka.
  • Copyright Notice: Washington, DC : ASM Press, ©2009
  • Third edition.
  • 2 volumes (xxii, 569, 419 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm
Subjects
Medical Subjects
Local Subjects
Summary
  • These volumes are completely revised and updated to reflect important advances in the field. The textbook continues to fill the gap between introductory texts and advanced reviews of major virus families. These two volumes provide upper-level undergraduates, graduate students, and medical students with a state-of-the-art introduction to all aspects of virology. The third edition retains the essential organization and much-praised features of the first two editions. The two books focus on concepts and principles and together present a comprehensive treatment from molecular biology to pathogenesis and control of viral infections. Written in an engaging style and generously illustrated with over 600 full-color illustrations, these accessible volumes offer detailed examples to illustrate common principles, specific strategies to ensure replication and propagation of viruses, and a crucial overview of the current state of research in virology. The two volumes are divided into chap.
Contents
  • v. 1. Molecular biology
  • v. 2. Pathogenesis and control.
  • v. 1. Foundations
  • The infectious cycle
  • Genomes and genetics
  • Structure
  • Attachment and entry
  • Synthesis of RNA from RNA templates
  • Reverse transcription and integration
  • Transcription strategies : DNA templates
  • Genome replication strategies : DNA viruses
  • Processing of viral pre-mRNA
  • Control of translation
  • Intracellular trafficking
  • Assembly, exit, and maturation
  • v. 2. Infection of a susceptible host
  • Infection of populations
  • Virus offense meets host defense : early actions
  • Immune defenses
  • Patterns of infection
  • Human immunodeficiency virus pathogenesis
  • Transformation and oncogenesis
  • Vaccines
  • Antiviral drugs
  • Evolution and emergence.
Other information
  • Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
  • OCLC
ISBN
  • 9781555814434
  • 1555814433
  • 9781555814793
  • 1555814794
  • 9781555814809
  • 1555814808
Identifying numbers
  • 2888863
  • LCCN: 2008030964
  • OCLC: 234176253
  • OCLC: 234176253