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Negative Strand Rna Virus - Ming Luo

Negative Strand Rna Virus

By: Ming Luo (Editor)

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Published: 8th August 2011
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Negative strand RNA viruses have a unique mechanism of replication. Their genome is a single strand RNA that has to be transcribed as soon as the virus enters the host in order to carry out viral replication. As a result, a viral-specific RNA polymerase is packaged in the virion and is ready for transcription after virus entry. This novel replication mechanism dictates the assembly and RNA synthesis of negative strand RNA viruses. In recent years, many discoveries have been made with regard to the entry, replication and assembly of this class of viruses. This book will present updated coverage of the fundamental knowledge about negative strand RNA viruses.

Overview: The History and the Genome Organization of Negative Strand RNA Viruses; Virus Entry: Entry of Rhabdovirus; Entry of Paramyxovirus; Replication/Transcription: Replication of Rhabdovirus; Replication of Paramyxovirus; Transcription of Rhabdovirus; Transcription of Paramyxovirus; Assembly: Assembly of Rhabdovirus; Assembly of Paramyxovirus; Host Interaction: Interactions with the Host; Emerging Viruses: Emerging Viruses.

ISBN: 9789814317221
ISBN-10: 9814317225
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 324
Published: 8th August 2011
Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Co Pte Ltd
Country of Publication: SG
Dimensions (cm): 23.11 x 15.49  x 2.03
Weight (kg): 0.61