Advances in Virus Research

Series Editor:

  • Karl Maramorosch, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
  • Aaron Shatkin, Center for Advanced Biotechnology and Medicine, Piscataway, NJ, USA
  • Frederick Murphy, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, USA

Published since 1953, Advances in Virus Research covers a diverse range of in-depth reviews providing a valuable overview of the current field of virology. The impact factor for 2006 is 3.48 placing it 7th in the highly competitive category of virology.
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Virologists, microbiologists and infectious diseases specialists.


Book information

  • Published: November 2008
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-374322-0


"A mandatory purchase for all types of comprehensive libraries, both public and university, as well as for those interested in or doing research in the field of virology."--MILITARY MEDICINE "This well known to virologists. It is a valuable aid in maintaining an overview of various facets of the rapidly expanding fields of virology...Timely, informative, and useful to the student, teacher, and research scientist."--AMERICAN SCIENTIST

Table of Contents

1. Rhesus Cytomegalovirus: A Nonhuman Primate Model for the Study of Human Cytomegalovirus Yujuan Yue and Peter A. Barry2. Drosophila viruses and the study of antiviral host-defenseT├╝nde Huszar and Jean-Luc Imler 3. Third-generation flavivirus vaccines based on single-cycle, encapsidation-defective virusesDouglas G. Widman, Ilya Frolov, and Peter W. Mason4. Swine Influenza Viruses: A North American Perspective Amy.L. Vincent, Wenjun Ma, Kelly M. Lager, Bruce H. Janke, J├╝rgen A. Richt5. The History and Evolution of Human Dengue EmergenceNikos Vasilakis and Scott C. Weaver