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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.


Virologists, microbiologists and infectious diseases specialists.

Included in series
Advances in Virus Research

Hardbound, 416 Pages

Published: March 2012

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-394621-8


  • "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


    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


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