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Virus Entry - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128183946, 9780128183953

Virus Entry, Volume 104

1st Edition

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Editors: Thomas Mettenleiter Margaret Kielian Marilyn Roossinck
Hardcover ISBN: 9780128183946
eBook ISBN: 9780128183953
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 16th August 2019
Page Count: 354
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Table of Contents

1. Key checkpoints in the movement of plant viruses through the host
Jose A. Navarro, Jesus A. Sanchez-Navarro and Vicente Pallas
2. Entry of bunyaviruses into plants and vectors
Yuting Chen, Moshe Dessau, Dorith Rotenberg, David A. Rasmussen and Anna E. Whitfield
3. How non-enveloped viruses hijack host machineries to cause infection
Chelsey C. Spriggs, Mara C. Harwood and Billy Tsai
4. Developments in single-molecule and single-particle fluorescence-based approaches for studying viral envelope glycoprotein dynamics and membrane fusion
Angela R. Howard and James B. Munro
5. Structural and cellular biology of rhabdovirus entry
Laura Belot, Aurélie Albertini and Yves Gaudin
6. Hantavirus entry: Perspectives and recent advances
Eva Mittler, Maria Eugenia Dieterle, Lara M. Kleinfelter, Megan M. Slough, Kartik Chandran and Rohit K. Jangra
7. Common characteristics and unique features: A comparison of the fusion machinery of the alphaherpesviruses Pseudorabies virus and Herpes simplex virus
Melina Vallbracht, Marija Backovic, Barbara G. Klupp, Felix A. Rey and Thomas C. Mettenleiter
8. Entry of betaherpesviruses
Mitsuhiro Nishimura and Yasuko Mori
9. Gammaherpesvirus entry and fusion: A tale how two human pathogenic viruses enter their host cells
Britta S. Möhl, Jia Chen and Richard Longnecker


Virus Entry, Volume 104, the latest release in the Advances in Virus Research series, highlights new advances in the field, with this new volume presenting interesting chapters on plant virus cell-to-cell entry, plant virus entry via insect transmission, VSV/Rabies virus entry, Papovavirus entry, New approaches to study fusion proteins, Hantavirus receptors, Gamma Herpesvirus entry, and many other interesting topics.

Key Features

  • Provides the authority and expertise of leading contributors from an international board of authors
  • Presents the latest release in the Advances in Virus Research series
  • Includes the latest information on virus structure and function


Virologists interested in the entry and infection pathways of animal and plant viruses. Clinicians and epidemiologists interested in viral diseases


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About the Editors

Thomas Mettenleiter

Thomas Mettenleiter

Born: March 18, 1957 in Goeppingen, Germany

Nationality: German

1963-1967: Elementary School

1967-1976: High School (Gymnasium)

1976: Diploma (Abitur)

1976-1977: Compulsory Military Service

1977-1982: Study of biology at Tuebingen University, Germany

1982-1985: Ph.D. work at Federal Research Centre for Virus Diseases of Animals,

Tuebingen, Germany

1985: Ph.D. in Genetics

1986-1987: Postdoctoral Fellow at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

Department of Microbiology

1988-today: Federal Research Centre for Virus Diseases of Animals

1990: Habilitation (prerequisite for professorship)

since 1994: Director of the Institute of Molecular Biology at the Federal Research Centre for Virus Diseases of Animals, Insel Riems, Germany

since 1996: President of the Federal Research Centre for Virus Diseases of Animals (renamed in 2004 'Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut')

since 1997: Professor of Virology at University of Greifswald

Scientific Work:

More than 300 peer-reviewed publications in international journals (listed in PubMed) on different aspects of infectious animal diseases.

Affiliations and Expertise

Institute of Molecular Biology, Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut, Greifswald, Germany

Margaret Kielian

Professor Margaret Kielian works at the Department of Cell Biology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, USA.

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Cell Biology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, NY, USA

Marilyn Roossinck

Prof. Marilyn J. Roossinck works at the Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics, Pennsylvania State University, Pennsylvania, U.S.A

Affiliations and Expertise

Pennsylvania State University, PA, USA