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Advances in Virus Researchby Karl Maramorosch
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Praise for the Series: "This serial... is well known to virologists. It is a valuable aid in maintaining an overview of various facets of the rapidly expanding fields of virology... Timely, informative, and useful to student, teacher, and research scientist."--American Scientist"A mandatory purchase for all types of comprehensive libraries, both public and university, as well as for those interested in or doing research in the field of virology."--Military Medicine Key Features* Among the topics covered are: * Virus-induced immunopathology* Filoviruses* Molecular characterization of pestiviruses* Transactivation of cellular genes by hepatitus B virus proteins* Principles of molecular organization, expression, and evolution of closteroviruses* Primate T lymphotropic oncoretroviruses* Replication of positive-stranded RNA viruses of plants and animals
Published since 1953, Advances in Virus Research covers a diverse range of in-depth reviews providing a valuable overview of the current field of virology. The impact factor for 2006 is 3.48 placing it 7th in the highly competitive category of vir
Table of Contents
Impact of Viral Diseases on the Developing World:
B.J. Mahy, Introduction.
O. Tomori, Impact of Yellow Fever in the Developing World.
D.J. Gubler and M. Meltzer, Impact of Dengue/Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever on the Developing World.
M. Essex, Human Immunodeficiency Viruses of the Developing World.
T. Barrett and P.B. Rossiter, Rinderpest: The Disease and Its Impact on Humans and Animals.
M.M. Rweyemamu and Y. Leforban, Foot-and-Mouth Disease and International Development.
E.P. Rybicki and G. Pietersen, Plant Virus Disease Problems in the Developing World.
Reverse Genetics of RNA Viruses:
R.M. Elliott, Introduction.
N. Ruggli and C.M. Rice, Functional cDNA Clones of the Flaviviridae: Strategies and Applications.
D.J. Evans, Reverse Genetics of Picornaviruses.
L.A. Ball and K.L. Johnson, Reverse Genetics of Nodaviruses.
P.S. Master, Reverse Genetics of the Largest RNA Viruses.
G. Neumann and Y. Kawaoka , Genetic Engineering of Influenza and Other Negative-Strand RNA Viruses Containing Segmented Genomes.
A Roberts and J.K. Rose, Redesign and Genetic Dissection of the Rhabdoviruses.
A.C. Marriott and A.J. Easton, Reverse Genetics of the Paramyxoviridae.
L. Mindich, Reverse Genetics of dsRNA Bacteriophage Φ6.
M.R. Roner, Rescue Systems for dsRNA Viruses of Higher Organisms.
M. Bendahmane and R.N. Beachy, Control of Tobamovirus Infections via Pathogen-Derived Resistance.
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