Description

The first review series in virology and published since 1953, Advances in Virus Research covers a diverse range of in-depth reviews, providing a valuable overview of the field.

 

Key Features

  • Contributions from leading authorities
  • Comprehensive reviews for general and specialist use
  • First and longest-running review series in virology

Readership

Professional virologists, from professors to graduate students, microbiologists and infectious diseases specialists.

Table of Contents

Contributors

Chapter One. Revisiting Dengue Virus–Host Cell Interaction: New Insights into Molecular and Cellular Virology

Abstract

1 Introduction

2 Dengue Disease

3 The Molecular Biology of DENV

4 The DENV–Host Cell Interface: High-Throughput Approaches to Identify Relevant Host Cell Factors and Pathways

5 Host Dependency Factors and Their Role in the DENV Replication Cycle

6 Host Restriction Factors and Their Role in the DENV Replication Cycle

7 Host Cell Factors as Target for Antiviral Agents

8 Concluding Remarks

Acknowledgments

References

Chapter Two. KSHV: Pathways to Tumorigenesis and Persistent Infection

Abstract

1 Malignancies and Syndromes Linked with KSHV Infection

2 KSHV Biology: Virion, Transmission, and Viral Lifecycle

3 Lytic KSHV Proteins Involved in Cell Growth and Survival

4 KSHV's Activation and Evasion of the Host Immune Response

5 Conclusions

Acknowledgments

References

Chapter Three. Evolution and Emergence of Plant Viruses

Abstract

1 Introduction

2 Phase I: Virus Encounter of New Hosts or New Conditions

3 Phase II: Virus Adaptation to a New Host or New Conditions

4 Phase III: Long-Term Changes in Virus Epidemiology

5 Conclusions: Gaps in Understanding Plant Virus Emergence

Acknowledgments

References

Chapter Four. Quantitative Genetics in the Study of Virus-Induced Disease

Abstract

1 Background

2 Approaches to Genetic Mapping

3 Genetic Mapping of Viral Disease Related Genes Within the Human Population

4 Experimental Approaches to Studying Host Genetic Influences on Viral Diseases

5 The Collaborative Cross as an Integrative Genetic Mapping and Systems Biology Platform

6 Looking Forward

Acknowledgments

References

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Details

No. of pages:
392
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2014
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
Electronic ISBN:
9780128003572
Print ISBN:
9780128000984

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