Studies on Hepatitis Viruses - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128133309

Studies on Hepatitis Viruses

1st Edition

Life Cycle, Structure, Functions, and Inhibition

Authors: Satya Gupta
Paperback ISBN: 9780128133309
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st July 2018
Page Count: 250
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Studies on Hepatitis Viruses: Life Cycle, Structure, Functions, and Inhibition presents the latest on this systemic infection that predominantly affects the liver with inflammation that can be acute or chronic. Hepatitis viruses have been the subject of intense study in the last twenty years, with a wealth of information related to their lifecycle, structure, functions and inhibition being presented. This book compiles the most important developments and research, giving users a very useful guide on this evolving area of virology and medicinal chemistry.

Key Features

  • Provides comprehensive, state-of-the-art coverage of hepatitis virus infections, the virus' lifecycle, and mechanisms of protease inhibition
  • Analyzes structure-activity relationships of inhibitors of viral hepatitis
  • Presents an in-depth view of the structure and function of viral hepatitis
  • Discusses classification, epidemiology, pathogenesis, natural history, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, complications, associated disorders and animal models


Clinicians, researchers and academics in Virology, Microbiology/Immunology, medicinal chemistry, drug design, biochemistry, enzyme chemistry, molecular biology

Table of Contents

1. Family of Hepatitis Viruses
2. HV Proteases
3. Design and Development of HV inhibitors
4. Development of Vaccines
5. Future Prospects


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About the Author

Satya Gupta

Satya P. Gupta recently retired as a Professor in the Department of Applied Science at National Institute of Technical Teachers’ Training and Research (NITTTR), Bhopal. He obtained his M. Sc and D. Phil degrees from University of Allahabad, Allahabad, in 1967 and 1971, respectively. After his doctorate, Gupta spent a couple of years at Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), Mumbai, a world renowned Institution of India. In 1973, he joined Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani, from where he retired in 2008, and then joined a prestigious technical Institute of Uttar Pradesh Technical University, Lucknow, as its Director and Distinguished Professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Technology. Professor Gupta has a very long standing of teaching and research in various fields such as Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Science, Biophysics, Drug Design, etc. He is a world renowned scientist. For his work in Drug Design, he was made, in 1985, the Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences, India (F.N. A. Sc.), an honor conferred on only some top scientists of India, and bestowed upon, in 1990, the Ranbaxy Research Foundation Award, a coveted national award for the excellence of work in Pharmaceutical Sciences. Dr. Gupta was also given Best Citizen of India Award in 2005. He has acted as an advisory member of the Technical Resource Group on Research and Development on HIV/AIDS, constituted by Ministry of Health and Welfare, Government of India. Dr. Gupta has more 200 research papers published in highly reputed international journals, dozens of reviews in such highly prestigious periodicals as Chemical Reviews, Progress in Drug Research, and Current Medicinal Chemistry and has been on editorial board of several international journals. Dr. Gupta himself has also been editor of several scientific journals and books of international repute, published by Springer Verlag Heidelberg Germany; CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group; Nova Science Publishers, NY, USA; and Elsevier, USA. He has delivered several lectures on Drug Design in many prestigious Institutions of India and abroad. His scientific activity has brought him on the forefront of scientific community of the world.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor Emeritus, Department of Applied Sciences, National Institute of Technical Teachers’ Training and Research, India Fellow, National Academy of Sciences, India

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