Bacteriophages, Part A

This volume, the first of a two-part series, covers topics including historical, ecological and evolutionary considerations, genomics and molecular biology, and interaction of phages with their hosts.
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Audience

Virologists, microbiologists and infectious diseases specialists.

 

Book information

  • Published: March 2012
  • Imprint: ACADEMIC PRESS
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-394621-8

Reviews

"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 serial...is 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. The role of CRISPR/cas system in the development of bacteriophage resistance
    Agnieszka Szczepankowska
  2. Postcards from the edge: structural genomics of archaeal viruses
    Mart Krupovic, Malcolm F. White, Patrick Forterre, David Prangishvili
  3. Sputnik, a virophage infecting the viral domain of life
    Christelle Desnues, Mickaël Boyer, Didier Raoult
  4. Bacteriophage-encoded bacterial virulence factors and phage-pathogenicity island interactions
    E. Fidelma Boyd
  5. The secret lives of mycobacteriophages
    Graham F. Hatfull
  6. Phage lambda - new insights into regulatory circuits
    Grzegorz Węgrzyn, Katarzyna Licznerska, Alicja Węgrzyn
  7. Bacteriophage electron microscopy
    Hans-W. Ackermann
  8. Structure, assembly, and DNA packaging of the bacteriophage T4 head
    Lindsay W. Black and Venigalla B. Rao
  9. Pseudolysogeny
    Marcin Łoś, Grzegorz Węgrzyn
  10. Role of host factors in bacteriophage f29 DNA replication
    Daniel Muñoz-Espín, Gemma Serrano-Heras and Margarita Salas