HIV I: Molecular Biology and Pathogenesis: Clinical Applications - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780123736017, 9780080557229

HIV I: Molecular Biology and Pathogenesis: Clinical Applications, Volume 56

2nd Edition

Serial Volume Editors: Kuan-Teh Jeang
Serial Editors: J. August Ferid Murad
eBook ISBN: 9780080557229
Hardcover ISBN: 9780123736017
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 14th December 2007
Page Count: 638
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Table of Contents

HIV Therapeutics: Past, Present, and Future HIV Drug Resistance and Viral Fitness Inhibitors of HIV-1 Reverse Transcriptase HIV-I Protease: Maturation, Enzyme Specificity, and Drug Resistance HIV-I Integrase Inhibitors: Past, Present, and Future Selection of HIV Replication Inhibitors: Chemistry and Biology Maturation or assembly inhibitor compounds against HIV-1 HIV-I Gene Therapy: Promise for the Future Assessment of HIV Vaccine Development: Past, Present, and Future CTL immunity approaches for HIV-1 vaccines humoral immunity approaches for HIV-1 vaccines. HIV-I-Associated Central Nervous System Dysfunction Molecular Mechanisms of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type I Mother-Infact Transmission Molecular Epidemiology of HIV-I: An Example of Asia Simian Immunodeficiency Virus Infection of Monkeys as a Model System for the Study of AIDS Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention Animal Models for AIDS Pathogenesis SCID-hu mouse models for studying HIV-AIDS and for drug testing.


Description

Although it is one of the most-widely studied viruses, many mysteries still remain about HIV. Covering the latest advances and challenges associated with clinical application of new antiviral drugs and vaccines, this revised edition is a companion to Murad: HIV-1: Molecular Biology and Pathogenesis, Second Edition. Leading investigators in HIV research present a timely picture of the molecular mechanisms which guide HIV-1 expression and replication and provide the most current clinical strategies for combating this virus.

Key Features

  • The latest developments in HIV-vaccine research
  • New concepts in the discovery and design of novel anti-HIV drugs

Readership

Graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and senior researchers in virology and pharmacology, as well as clinicians and clinical fellows in infectious diseases


Details

No. of pages:
638
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 2008
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780080557229
Hardcover ISBN:
9780123736017

About the Serial Volume Editors

Kuan-Teh Jeang Serial Volume Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, U.S.A.

About the Serial Editors

J. August Serial Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

John Hopkins University; Department of Pharmacology, Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A.

Ferid Murad Serial Editor

Ferid Murad was born in Whiting, Indiana. Working concurrently on an M.D. and Ph.D. in Pharmacology, Dr. Murad graduated with both degrees from Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, in 1965. His many honors include the Alfred S. Maschke Award for Clinical Excellence from Case Western Reserve University in 1965. He has held several distinguished positions, including Acting Chairman in the Department of Medicine and Acting Division Chief, Division of Respiratory Medicine at Stanford University. He currently is CEO and President of Molecular Geriatrics Corporation in Lake Bluff, Illinois. Dr. Murad is married and has five children.

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Texas Medical School, Houston, U.S.A.