Advances in Virus Research - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128048207, 9780128052365

Advances in Virus Research, Volume 95

1st Edition

eBook ISBN: 9780128052365
Hardcover ISBN: 9780128048207
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 26th April 2016
Page Count: 236
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Table of Contents

  • Chapter One: Peste des Petits Ruminants Virus
    • Abstract
    • 1 Emergence of PPRV
    • 2 Host Range
    • 3 Current Distribution
    • 4 Virus Transmission and Spread
    • 5 Molecular Biology of the Virus
    • 6 Vaccines
    • 7 Diagnostics for PPRV
    • 8 Toward the Global Control and Eradication of PPR
    • 9 Areas for Future Research
  • Chapter Two: Cell-to-Cell Spread of HIV and Viral Pathogenesis
    • Abstract
    • 1 Introduction
    • 2 T-Cell Virological Synapse
    • 3 Infectious Synapses and trans-Infection
    • 4 Role of Cell-to-Cell Infection During Sexual Transmission
    • 5 Conclusions
  • Chapter Three: Future Scenarios for Plant Virus Pathogens as Climate Change Progresses
    • Abstract
    • 1 Introduction
    • 2 General Considerations
    • 3 Direct Climate Effects
    • 4 Indirect Climate Effects
    • 5 Implications for Control
    • 6 Information Gaps and Deficiencies
    • 7 Conclusions
    • Acknowledgments
  • Chapter Four: Autophagy and Mammalian Viruses: Roles in Immune Response, Viral Replication, and Beyond
    • Abstract
    • 1 The Autophagic Machinery in Mammalian Cells
    • 2 Autophagy in Innate Immune Control of Virus Infections
    • 3 Adaptive Antiviral Immune Responses Mediated by Autophagy
    • 4 Autophagy Manipulation by Viruses
    • 5 Unconventional Use of Autophagy Proteins
    • 6 Role of Autophagy in Virus Particle Release
    • 7 Conclusions and Future Directions
    • Acknowledgments
  • Chapter Five: Historical Perspective: What Constitutes Discovery (of a New Virus)?
    • Abstract
    • 1 The Unique Role of Ultrafiltration in the Development of Virology
    • 2 Proof That the Infectious Agent Is a Virus
    • 3 The Contemporary Sense of the Identity of a New Virus
    • 4 Proof That the New Virus Is the Etiologic Agent of the Disease (“Proof of Causation”)
    • 5 The Discovery and Discoverers of New Viruses
    • Acknowledgment
  • Index


First published in 1953, the Advances in Virus Research series covers a diverse range of in-depth reviews, providing a valuable overview of the current field of virology.

Key Features

  • Contain contributions from leading authorities
  • Informs and updates on all the latest developments in the field of virology


Virologists, microbiologists and infectious disease specialists.


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