Understanding Viruses

ISBN-10: 0763729329

ISBN-13: 9780763729325

Edition: 2009

Authors: Teri Shors

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Understanding Virusesis the ideal text for the modern undergraduate virology course.With afull-color design and rich pedagogy, the text provides a strong introductionto viruses in our daily lives and viral diseases from an epidemiological and global perspective. Its unique approach combines historical perspectives along with the clinical and molecular aspects of viral infections, and chapters discussing specific viral diseases include treatment and prevention information. Contemporary case studies, Refresher Boxes, Virus Files,and quality color figures enhance student learning while a comprehensiveToolKit CD-ROM provides ample course material for instructors. Understanding Viruses is a must have for virology instructors and students alike!
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List price: $142.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning, LLC
Publication date: 3/14/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 639
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.882
Language: English

Introduction to Viruses
Eukaryotic Molecular Biology and Host Cell Constraints
Virus Replication Cycles
Virus Architecture and Nomenclature
Laboratory Diagnosis of Viral Diseases
Mechanisms of Viral Entry and Spread of Infection in the Body
Host Resistance to Viral Infections
The History of Medicine, Clinical Trials, Gene Therapy, and Xenotransplantation
Viruses and Cancer
Poliovirus and Other Enteroviruses
Influenza Viruses
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
Hepatitis Viruses
New Viruses and Viruses That Are Reemerging
What About Prions and Viroids?
Plant Viruses
The Best for Last: Bacteriophages
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