Principles of Molecular Virology, Second Edition, provides an essential introduction to modern virology. Focusing on a molecular approach, this text presents the principles of virology in a clear and concise manner that gives students of biology or medicine a broad, comprehensive understanding of the subject. The text explores and explains the fundamental aspects of virology including structure of virus particles and genomes, virus replication, control of gene expression, virus pathogenesis (including AIDS), and detailed, up-to-date discussions of prion diseases. This new edition is expanded and has been completely revised and updated with many new figures and tables which complement the text. The summaries and new self-assessment questions at the end of each chapter provide excellent revision aids.
* Structure of Virus Particles and Virus Genomes
* Virus replication
* Control of Gene Expression
* Virus Psthogenesis (Including AIDS)
* Detailed and up-to-date Discussion of Prion Diseases
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Provides an essential introduction to modern virologyFrom the Back Cover:
The fifth edition of the highly successful Principles of Molecular Virology provides an easily accessible introduction to modern virology. Focusing on a molecular approach, this classic textbook explains virology in a clear and concise manner. The book explores and explains the fundamentals of virology, including the structure of virus particles and genomes, replication, gene expression infection, pathogenesis and subviral agents. The self-assessment questions, glossary and pronunciation guide provide excellent revision aids and are a handy reference for students, tutors and researchers. The accompanying website contains material to complement and enhance the text, including: interactive self-assessment questions and links to online resources. In addition, the Instructor's website contains electronic versions of all the diagrams in the book, and updated notes in Microsoft PowerPoint format covering all the chapters.
About the author
Dr. Alan Cann is a senior lecturer in Biological Sciences at the University of Leicester, UK. Having worked both in the UK and in the USA, and in addition to teaching undergraduate, postgraduate and medical students, he has widespread research interests in molecular virology and pathogenesis of viruses.
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Book Description Academic Press, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 2. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0121585328