Virus Culture: A Practical Approach

Virus Culture: A Practical Approach

by Alan J. Cann, A. J. Cann
     
 

ISBN-10: 0199637156

ISBN-13: 9780199637157

Pub. Date: 05/28/2000

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Virus Culture: A Practical Approach provides a broad treatment of the principles and practice of virus culture and will be of interest to all those, whether in academic, industrial, or clinical research, involved in virus culture. The first chapter is an overview of cell culture techniques essential for virologists. Other techniques then covered are isolating,

Overview

Virus Culture: A Practical Approach provides a broad treatment of the principles and practice of virus culture and will be of interest to all those, whether in academic, industrial, or clinical research, involved in virus culture. The first chapter is an overview of cell culture techniques essential for virologists. Other techniques then covered are isolating, identifying, concentrating, and purifying viruses. Electron Microscopy as applied to virology is also explained. Chapter 6 is about creating virus vaccines and chapters 7 and 8 cover antiserum production, monoclonal antibodies and antiviral drug testing. The final chapter describes the methods used to study plant viruses.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199637157
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
05/28/2000
Series:
Practical Approach Series, #208
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1. Cell Culture
2. Virus Isolation
3. Concentration and Purification of Viruses, P.D. Minor
4. Assays for Virus Infection, J. J. Gray
5. Electron Microscopy of Viruses, H. R. Gelderblom & S. Biel
6. Virus Vaccines, R. Jennings & C. W. Potter
7. Antiserum Production & Monoclonal Antibodies, J. McKeating, C. Shotton & M. Valeri
8. Antiviral Drug Testing, J.S. Oxford, L.S. Kelly, S. Davies & R. Lambkin
9. Plant Virus Culture, E.P. Rybicki & S. Lennox
Index

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