Advances in Virus Research / Edition 1

Advances in Virus Research / Edition 1

by Elsevier Science
     
 

This latest volume in the Advances in Virus Research series presents articles on topics such as the role of lipid rafts in virus assembly and budding; novel vaccine strategies; treatment of arenavirus infections; the evaluation of drug resistance in HIV infection; perspectives on polydnavirus origin and evolution; bateriophage 29 DNA packaging; the potential ofSee more details below

Overview

This latest volume in the Advances in Virus Research series presents articles on topics such as the role of lipid rafts in virus assembly and budding; novel vaccine strategies; treatment of arenavirus infections; the evaluation of drug resistance in HIV infection; perspectives on polydnavirus origin and evolution; bateriophage 29 DNA packaging; the potential of plant viral vectors and transgenic plants for subunit vaccine production; and the interaction of orthopoxviruses with interferon-treated cultured cells. This timely and informative compilation of articles will be of interest to researchers in the fields of virology, immunology, microbiology, and plant science.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780120398539
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
10/11/1999
Series:
Advances in Virus Research Series
Pages:
399
Product dimensions:
6.34(w) x 9.35(h) x 0.88(d)

Table of Contents

DNA Vaccines for Viral Infections: Basic Studies and Applications, H.L. Robinson and T.M. Pertmer.
SV40 Large T Antigen Functions in DNA Replication and Transformation, D.T. Simmons.
Viral and Cellular mRNA Capping: Past and Prospects, Y. Furuichi and A.J. Shatkin.
Mechanism of Genome Transcription in Segmented dsRNA Viruses, J.A. Lawton, M.K. Estes, and B.V. Venkataram Prasad.
Structures and Mechanisms in Flavivirus Fusion, F.X. Heinz and S.L. Allison.
Avsunviroidae Family: Viroids Containing Hammerhead Ribozymes, R. Flores, J.-A. Daròs, and C. Harnández.
Virus Resistance Mediated by Ribosome Inactivating Proteins, P. Wang and N.E. Turner.
Groundnut Rosette Disease Virus Complex: Biology and Molecular Biology, M.E. Taliansky, D.J. Robinson, and A.F. Murant.
Special Section: Virus Vectors for Gene Therapy:
Guest Editor J.C. Glorioiso.
Perspectives on Viral Vector Design and Applications, J.C. Glorioiso.
Replication-Competent Herpes Simplex Viral Vectors for Cancer Therapy, N.S. Markovitz and B. Roizman.
Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1-Based Amplicon Vector Systems, C. Fraefel, D.R. Jacoby, and X.O. Breakfield.
Epstein-Barr Virus Vectors for Gene Therapy, S. Komaki and J.-M. H. Vos.
Cytomegalovirus Bacterial Artificial Chromosomes: A New Herpesvirus Vector Approach, M. Messerle, G. Hahn, W. Brune, and U.H. Koszinowski.
Adenovirus Vectors for Human Gene Therapy, M.M. Hitt and F.L. Graham.
Adeno-Associated Virus Vector-Mediated Gene Transfer to Somatic Cells in the Central Nervous System, R.L. Klein, R.J. Mandel, and N. Muzycka.
Production of Recombinant Adeno-Associated Virus, G.-P. Gao, J.W. Wilson, and N.A. Wivel.
Retroviral Vectors, S.H. Kim, S. Kim, and P.D. Robbins.
Alphavirus Expression Vectors, S. Schlesinger.
Transfectant Influenza Viruses As Antigen Delivery Vectors, A. García-Sastre.
Lentiviral Vectors, L. Naldini and I.M. Verma.
Index.

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