Molecular Virology of Human Pathogenic Viruses

Molecular Virology of Human Pathogenic Viruses

by Wang-Shick Ryu

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Molecular Virology of Human Pathogenic Viruses by Wang-Shick Ryu

Molecular Virology of Human Pathogenic Viruses presents robust coverage of the key principles of molecular virology while emphasizing virus family structure and providing key context points for topical advances in the field. The book is organized in a logical manner to aid in student discoverability and comprehension and is based on the author’s more than 20 years of teaching experience. Each chapter will describe the viral life cycle covering the order of classification, virion and genome structure, viral proteins, life cycle, and the effect on host and an emphasis on virus-host interaction is conveyed throughout the text.

Molecular Virology of Human Pathogenic Viruses provides essential information for students and professionals in virology, molecular biology, microbiology, infectious disease, and immunology and contains outstanding features such as study questions and recommended journal articles with perspectives at the end of each chapter to assist students with scientific inquiries and in reading primary literature.




  • Presents viruses within their family structure
  • Contains recommended journal articles with perspectives to put primary literature in context
  • Includes integrated recommended reading references within each chapter
  • Provides access to online ancillary package inclusive of annotated PowerPoint images, instructor’s manual, study guide, and test bank

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780128008386
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 05/04/2016
Pages: 440
Sales rank: 660,172
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.87(h) x (d)

About the Author

Dr. Ryu has taught Molecular Virology for past 20 years in Yonsei University, a prestigious University located in Seoul, Korea. He has been an active researcher for 30 years, starting from SV40, hepatitis delta virus, hepatitis C virus, hepatitis B virus, and more recently influenza virus.

Table of Contents

Part I PRINCIPLE Chapter 1 Discovery and Classification Chapter 2 Virus Structure Chapter 3 Virus Life Cycle Chapter 4 Diagnosis and Methods Chapter 5 Host Immune Response

Part II DNA VIRUSES Chapter 6 Polyomavirus Chapter 7 Papillomavirus Chapter 8 Adenovirus Chapter 9 Herpesvirus Chapter 10 Other DNA viruses

Part III RNA VIRUSES Chapter 11 Picornavirus Chapter 12 Flavivirus Chapter 13 Other Positive-Strand RNA Viruses Chapter 14 Rhabdovirus Chapter 15 Influenzavirus Chapter 16 Other Negative-Strand RNA Viruses

Part IV REVERSE TRANSCRIBING VIRUSES Chapter 17 Retrovirus Chapter 18 Hepadnavirus

Part V OTHER VIRUSES Chapter 19 Subviral Agents and Prions Chapter 20 New Emerging Viruses Chapter 21 Viral Vectors

Part VI VIRUSES AND DISEASES Chapter 22 HIV and AIDS Chapter 23 Hepatitis Viruses Chapter 24 Tumor Viruses Chapter 25 Vaccines Chapter 26 Antiviral Therapy

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