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

Dr. Gupta is one of the pioneers working in theoretical aspects of drug design. He has many excellent publications in highly reputed journals. He has published several reviews in Chemical Reviews and other review periodicals such as Progress in Drug Research, Current Medicinal Chemistry, etc., and contributed many chapters as well as edited several books for International publishers.

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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