Bacteriophages, Part A

Bacteriophages, Part A

1st Edition - March 28, 2012

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  • Editors: Malgaorzata Lobocka, Waclaw Syzbalski
  • eBook ISBN: 9780123948373
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780123946218

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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.

Key Features

  • Contributions from leading authorities
  • Informs and updates on all the latest developments in the field


Virologists, microbiologists and infectious diseases specialists

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

Product details

  • No. of pages: 416
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2012
  • Published: March 28, 2012
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780123948373
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780123946218

About the Serial Volume Editors

Malgaorzata Lobocka

Waclaw Syzbalski

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