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

The impact factor for 2008 is 4.886, placing it 4th in the highly competitive category of virology.

Key Features

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. Phage Therapy - History from Twort and D'herelle Through Soviet Experience to Current Approaches
    Nina Chanishvili
  2. Phage as a Modulator of Immune Responses: Practical Implications for Phage Therapy
    A.Górski, R.Międzybrodzki, J.Borysowski, K. Dąbrowska, P.Wierzbicki, M.Ohams, G.Korczak-Kowalska, N. Olszowska-Zaremba, M.Łusiak-Szelachowska, M. Kłak, E. Jończyk, E. Kaniuga, A.Gołaś, S. Purchla, B.Weber-Dąbrowska, S.Letkiewicz, W.Fortuna, K.Szufnarowski, Z.Pawelczyk, P.Rogoż and D.Kłosowska
  3. Clinical Aspects of Phage Therapy
    Ryszard Międzybrodzki, Jan Borysowski, Beata Weber-Dąbrowska, Wojciech Fortuna, Sławomir Letkiewicz, Krzysztof Szufnarowski, Zdzisław Pawełczyk, Paweł Rogóż, Marlena Kłak, Elżbieta Wojtasik and Andrzej Górski
  4. Bacteriophages in the Experimental Treatment of Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Infections in Mice
    Emilie Saussereau and Laurent Debarbieux
  5. Staphylococcal Phages of Potential Therapeutic Application
    Małgorzata Łobocka, Monika Hejnowicz, Kamil Dąbrowski, Agnieszka Gozdek, Jarosław Kosakowski, Aleksandra Głowacka
  6. Bacteriophage Protein-Protein Interactions
    Roman Häuser, Sonja Blasche, Terje Dokland, Elisabeth Haggård-Ljungquist, Albrecht von Brunn, Margarita Salas, Sherwood Casjens, Ian Molineux and Peter Uetz
  7. Endolysins as Antimicrobials
    Daniel C. Nelson, Mathias Schmelcher, Lorena Rodriguez, Jochen Klumpp, David G. Pritchard, Shengli Dong and David M. Donovan
  8. Phage Recombinases and their Applications
    Kenan C. Murphy
  9. AAA+ Hexameric Viral DNA Packaging Motor Using a "Push Through One-Way Valve" Mechanism
    Hui Zhang, Chad Schwartz, Gian Marco De Donatis and Peixuan Guo


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