Principles of Molecular Virology / Edition 5

Principles of Molecular Virology / Edition 5

by Alan J. Cann
     
 

ISBN-10: 012384939X

ISBN-13: 9780123849397

Pub. Date: 09/16/2011

Publisher: Elsevier Science

The fifth edition of the highly successful Principles of Molecular Virology provides an easily accessible introduction to modern virology. Focusing on a molecular approach, this classic textbook explains virology in a clear and concise manner. The book explores and explains the fundamentals of virology, including the structure of virus particles and genomes,

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Overview

The fifth edition of the highly successful Principles of Molecular Virology provides an easily accessible introduction to modern virology. Focusing on a molecular approach, this classic textbook explains virology in a clear and concise manner. The book explores and explains the fundamentals of virology, including the structure of virus particles and genomes, replication, gene expression infection, pathogenesis and subviral agents. The self-assessment questions, glossary and pronunciation guide provide excellent revision aids and are a handy reference for students, tutors and researchers. The accompanying website contains material to complement and enhance the text, including: interactive self-assessment questions and links to online resources. In addition, the Instructor's website contains electronic versions of all the diagrams in the book, and updated notes in Microsoft PowerPoint format covering all the chapters.

Key features

  • Completely rewritten and updated
  • Clear and easy to understand
  • Examples covering important ideas in virology
  • All new illustrations
  • Accompanying website with interactive resources andteaching materials for instructors

About the author

Dr. Alan Cann is a senior lecturer in Biological Sciences at the University of Leicester, UK. Having worked both in the UK and in the USA, and in addition to teaching undergraduate, postgraduate and medical students, he has widespread research interests in molecular virology and pathogenesis of viruses.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780123849397
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
09/16/2011
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Introduction1
Ch. 2Particles25
Ch. 3Genomes56
Ch. 4Replication102
Ch. 5Expression131
Ch. 6Infection165
Ch. 7Pathogenesis208
Ch. 8Subviral agents : genomes without viruses, viruses without genomes249
AppClassification of subcellular infectious agents
AppThe history of virology

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