Virus Structure and Assembly (Advances in Virus Research)


* Publisher: Academic Press
* Number Of Pages: 448
* Publication Date: 2005-06-23
* Sales Rank: 1940497
* ISBN / ASIN: 012039863X
* EAN: 9780120398638
* Binding: Hardcover
* Manufacturer: Academic Press
* Studio: Academic Press

Book Description:

Written by experts in their field, Virus Structure and Assembly summarizes our current state of

knowledge in the field of virus structure and assembly, comparing and contrasting the mechanisms

adopted by viruses with a wide diversity of genome and host. It will serve as an invaluable

reference for researchers in virology, microbiology, epidemiology, molecular biology, and public


* Witness to the remarkable advancement in the field of virus structure and assembly
* A unique opportunity to compare and contrast mechanisms adopted by a diverse range of viruses

from bacteriophages and RNA viruses to Bluetongue, Influenza and Hepatitis B
* Numerous illustrations including color
* Discussion on the VIPER database, a repository for all high-resolution structures of simple

icosahedral viruses, and on application of mass spectrometry to the analysis of structures

present in biological specimens, such as HIV-1

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