Introduction to modern virology / N.J. Dimmock, A.J. Easton, K.N. Leppard.Material type: TextPublication details: Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2007Edition: 6th edDescription: xiv, 516 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cmISBN: 1405136456 (pbk. : alk. paper); 9781405136457 (pbk. : alk. paper)Subject(s): Virology | Virus diseases | Viruses | Virus Diseases | MedicineDDC classification: 616.9/101 LOC classification: QR360 | .D56 2007NLM classification: QW 160Online resources: Table of contents only
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|616.936MUG Malaria control and development||616.95SEX Sexually transmitted diseases||616.99JAM Differential diagnosis for primary care||616.9DIM Introduction to modern virology /||616.9ESS Essential malariology.||616.9MAN Manson's tropical diseases /||616.9MAN Mansion's Tropical Diseases|
Previous ed.: 2001.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
1. Towards a definition of a virus -- 2. Some methods for studying animal viruses -- 3. The structure of virus particles -- 4. Classification of viruses -- 5. The process of infection : I. attachment of viruses and the entry of their genomes into the target cell -- 6. The process of infection : IIA. the replication of viral DNA -- 7. The process of infection : IIB. genome replication in RNA viruses -- 8. The process of infection : IIC. the replication of RNA viruses with a DNA intermediate and vice versa -- 9. The process of infection : IIIA. gene expression in DNA viruses and reverse-transcribing viruses -- 10. The process of infection : IIIB. gene expression and its regulation in RNA viruses -- 11. The process of infection : IV. the assembly of viruses -- 12. The immune system and virus neutralization -- 13. Interactions between animal viruses and cells -- 14. Animal virus-host interactions -- 15. Mechanisms in virus latency -- 16. Transmission of viruses -- 17. The evolution of viruses -- 18. Human viral disease : an overview -- 19. HIV and AIDS -- 20. Carcinogenesis and tumor viruses -- 21. Vaccines and antivirals : the prevention and treatment of virus diseases -- 22. Prion diseases -- 23. Horizons in human virology -- App. 1. Viruses that multiply in vertebrate and invertebrate animals -- App. 2. Viruses that multiply in plants -- App. 3. Viruses that multiply in algae, fungi, and protozoa -- App. 4. Viruses (phages) that multiply in Archaea, bacteria, Mycoplasma, and Spiroplasma -- App. 5. Satellite viruses and satellite nucleic acids of viruses of animals, plants, and bacteria -- App. 6. Viroids (genome unclassified as they synthesize no mRNA).