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Flaviviruses Volume 59 : Structure, Replication and Evolution: Volume 59 - Frederick A. Murphy

Flaviviruses Volume 59

Structure, Replication and Evolution: Volume 59

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Published: 10th December 2003
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Over 50% of known flaviviruses have been associated with human disease. The Flavivirus genus constitutes some of the most serious human pathogens including Japanese encephalitis, dengue and yellow fever. Flaviviruses are known for their complex life cycles and epidemic spread, and are considered a globally-emergent viral threat.

Structure, Replication and Evolution is the first volume of The Flaviviruses and presents the latest research covering the conceptual advances on aspects such as the characterization of virus structure, cellular receptors, mechanisms of virus entry, host and viral components of the RNA replicase.

* Includes new, detailed information on the evolution, viral structure and replication of the Flavivirus family
* The only complete reference book on a major virus family
* Descibes the technologies that have contributed to our current knowledge about Flaviviruses
* Identifies the major problems faced in understanding the virus-host interactions that result in disease

"...the chapters are well written, and the editors have ensured continuity of a high standard of writing throughout the set...Given the wealth of information, with contributions by over 60 authors, The Flavaviruses, really is an essential series of books that belongs on every arbovirologists' bookshelf." -Stephen Higgs, Ph.D., University of Texas Medical Branch, U.S., (2004)

Taxonomy of the virus family
Flaviviridae Structure and replication
Molecular Biology of the Flaviviruses
Flavivirus Structure and Membrane
Fusion Kunjin
RNA replication and applications of Kunjin replicons
Antigenic structure of flavivirus
Proteins 5' and 3' non-coding regions in flavivirus
RNA Manipulation of Cell Surface
Macromolecules by Flaviviruses
Flavivirus evolution Origins, Evolution and vecto/host cp-adaptations within the genus
Flavivirus Microevolution and virulence of dengue viruses
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ISBN: 9780120398591
ISBN-10: 0120398591
Series: Advances in Virus Research : Book 59
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 369
Published: 10th December 2003
Publisher: ACADEMIC PR INC
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.49 x 15.65  x 2.03
Weight (kg): 0.7