Virus Structure

Edited by

  • Wah Chiu, Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA, USA
  • John Johnson, Pennsylvania State University, DuBois, U.S.A.

This volume covers the full spectrum of modern structural virology. Its goal is to describe the means for defining moderate to high resolution structures and the basic principles that have emerged from these studies. Among the topics covered are Hybrid Vigor, Structural Folds of Viral Proteins, Virus Particle Dynamics, Viral Gemone Organization, Enveloped Viruses and Large Viruses.
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Biochemists, Biophysists, Molecular Biologists, Cell Biologists, Virologists, Structural Biologists, Biochemical Researchers


Book information

  • Published: August 2003
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-034264-8


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Table of Contents

Viral Assembly Using Heterologous Expression Systems and Cell Extracts.Hybrid Vigor: Hybrid Methods in Viral Strucure Determination.Structural Determination of Icosahedral Viruses by Electron Cryomicroscopy at Subnanometer Resoloution.Structural Folds of Viral Proteins.Virus Particle Dynamics.Viral Genome Organization.Mechanism of Scaffolding-Assisted Viral Assembly.Molecular Mechanisms in Bacteriophage T7 Procapsid Assembly, Maturation and DNA Containment.Conformational Changes in Enveloped Virus Surface Proteins during Cell Entry.Enveloped Viruses.Studying Large Viruses.Structural Studies on Antibody/Virus Complexes.Structural Basis of Nonenveloped Virus Cell Entry.