Volume 79 of Advances in Virus Research focuses on developments surrounding rabies, an ancient disease that remains a prominent public health problem for humans. This volume highlights important research advances extending from our understanding of how the rabies virus replicates and assembles to how the disease can be prevented and treated in humans and how rabies can be controlled in wildlife hosts. Experts in the field provide insightful and up-to-date chapters that summarize our current state of knowledge in diverse aspects of this very interesting and important viral disease.

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. Rabies Virus Transcription and Replication
  2. Aurélie A. V. Albertini, Rob W. H. Ruigrok and Danielle Blondel

  3. Rabies Virus Assembly and Budding
  4. Atsushi Okumura and Ronald N. Harty

  5. Evasive strategies in rabies virus infection
  6. A.C Jackson

  7. Rabies virus clearance from the central nervous system
  8. D. Craig Hooper, Anirban Roy, Darryll A. Barkhouse, Jianwei Li, Rhonda B. Kean

  9. Role of chemokines in rabies pathogenesis and protection
  10. Xuefeng Niu, Hualei Wang, Zhen F. Fu

  11. Interferon in rabies virus infection
  12. Martina Rieder and Karl-Klaus Conzelmann

  13. The role of Toll-like receptors in the induction of immune responses during rabies virus infection
  14. Jianwei Li, Milosz Faber, Bernhard Dietzschold and D. Craig Hooper

  15. Role of Oxidative Stress in Rabies Virus Infection
  16. Alan C. Jackson, Wafa Kammouni and Paul Fernyhough

  17. Rabies virus as a research tool and viral vaccine vector
  18. Emily A. Gomme, Celestine N. Wanjalla, Christoph Wirblich and Matthias J. Schnell

  19. Rabies Virus as a transneuronal tracer of neuronal connections
  20. Gabriella Ugolini

  21. Molecular phylogenetics of the Lyssaviruses - insights from a coalescent approach
  22. Susan A. Nadin-Davis and Leslie A. Real

  23. Bats and lyssaviruses
  24. Ashley C Banyard, David Hayman, Nicholas Johnson, Lorraine McElhinney and Anthony R. Fooks

  25. Post-Exposure Prophylaxis for Rabies in Resource Limited/Poor Countries
  26. Prapimporn Shantavasinkul and Henry Wilde

  27. Neuroimaging in Rabies
  28. Jiraporn Laothamatas, Witaya Sungkarat, Thiravat Hemachudha

  29. Rabies virus infection and microRNAs
  30. Nipan Israsena, Aekkapol Mahavihakan


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