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Research Advances in Rabies

Volume 79 of Advances in Virus Research focuses on developments surrounding rabies, an ancient disease that remains a prominent public health problem for humans. This volume highlights important research advances extending from our understanding of how the rabies virus replicates and assembles to how the disease can be prevented and treated in humans and how rabies can be controlled in wildlife hosts. Experts in the field provide insightful and up-to-date chapters that summarize our current state of knowledge in diverse aspects of this very interesting and important viral disease.

Audience

Virologists, microbiologists and infectious diseases specialists.

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Advances in Virus Research

Hardbound, 486 Pages

Published: May 2011

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-387040-7

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


Contents

    1. Rabies Virus Transcription and Replication
    2. Aurélie A. V. Albertini, Rob W. H. Ruigrok and Danielle Blondel

    3. Rabies Virus Assembly and Budding
    4. Atsushi Okumura and Ronald N. Harty

    5. Evasive strategies in rabies virus infection
    6. A.C Jackson

    7. Rabies virus clearance from the central nervous system
    8. D. Craig Hooper, Anirban Roy, Darryll A. Barkhouse, Jianwei Li, Rhonda B. Kean

    9. Role of chemokines in rabies pathogenesis and protection
    10. Xuefeng Niu, Hualei Wang, Zhen F. Fu

    11. Interferon in rabies virus infection
    12. Martina Rieder and Karl-Klaus Conzelmann

    13. The role of Toll-like receptors in the induction of immune responses during rabies virus infection
    14. Jianwei Li, Milosz Faber, Bernhard Dietzschold and D. Craig Hooper

    15. Role of Oxidative Stress in Rabies Virus Infection
    16. Alan C. Jackson, Wafa Kammouni and Paul Fernyhough

    17. Rabies virus as a research tool and viral vaccine vector
    18. Emily A. Gomme, Celestine N. Wanjalla, Christoph Wirblich and Matthias J. Schnell

    19. Rabies Virus as a transneuronal tracer of neuronal connections
    20. Gabriella Ugolini

    21. Molecular phylogenetics of the Lyssaviruses - insights from a coalescent approach
    22. Susan A. Nadin-Davis and Leslie A. Real

    23. Bats and lyssaviruses
    24. Ashley C Banyard, David Hayman, Nicholas Johnson, Lorraine McElhinney and Anthony R. Fooks

    25. Post-Exposure Prophylaxis for Rabies in Resource Limited/Poor Countries
    26. Prapimporn Shantavasinkul and Henry Wilde

    27. Neuroimaging in Rabies
    28. Jiraporn Laothamatas, Witaya Sungkarat, Thiravat Hemachudha

    29. Rabies virus infection and microRNAs
    30. Nipan Israsena, Aekkapol Mahavihakanont and Thiravat Hemachudha

    31. Design of Future Rabies Biologics and Antiviral Drugs
    32. Todd G Smith, Xianfu Wu, Richard Franka, and Charles Rupprecht

    33. Therapy of Human Rabies
    34. Alan C. Jackson

    35. Mathematical Models for Rabies
    36. Vijay G. Panjeti and Leslie A. Real

    37. Evolution of Wildlife Rabies Control Tactics
    38. Rick Rosatte

    39. Understanding effects of barriers on the spread and control of rabies
    40. Erin E. Rees, Bruce A. Pond, Rowland R. Tinline and Denise Bélanger

    41. Rabies Research In Resource - Poor Countries

    Henry Wilde MD and Boonlert Lumlertdacha

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