Advances in Virus Research: Volume 80

Advances in Virus Research: Volume 80

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Published since 1953, Advances in Virus Research covers a diverse range of in-depth reviews providing a valuable overview of the current field of virology. The impact factor for 2009 is 5.522 placing it 2nd in the highly competitive category of virology.
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  • Hardback | 144 pages
  • 152.4 x 231.14 x 12.7mm | 317.51g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • New
  • 0123859875
  • 9780123859877

Table of contents

Mechanistic Intersections Between Picornavirus Translation and RNA Replication
Sarah Daijogo and Bert L. Semler

Mycoviruses, RNA Silencing and Viral RNA Recombination
Donald L. Nuss

Viruses and Metabolism: Alterations of Glucose and Glutamine Metabolism Mediated by Human Cytomegalovirus
Yongjun Yu, Amy J. Clippinger, Francis J. Pierciey, Jr., and James C. Alwine

Regulatory Roles of Protein Kinases in Cytomegalovirus Replication
Manfred Marschall, Sabine Feichtinger and Jens Milbradt

HIV Immune Evasion: Disruption of Antigen Presentation by the HIV Nef Protein

Elizabeth R. Wonderlich, Jolie A. Leonard, and Kathleen L. Collins
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"A mandatory purchase for all types of comprehensive libraries, both public and university, as well as for those interested in or doing research in the field of virology." --MILITARY MEDICINE

"This serial...is well known to virologists. It is a valuable aid in maintaining an overview of various facets of the rapidly expanding fields of virology...Timely, informative, and useful to the student, teacher, and research scientist." --AMERICAN SCIENTIST
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About Aaron J. Shatkin

Professor Karl Maramorosch works at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, USA. Frederick A. Murphy, DVM, PhD, is professor, Department of Pathology, University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB), Galveston. He holds a BS and DVM from Cornell University and a PhD from the University of California, Davis (UC Davis). Formerly he was dean and distinguished professor, School of Veterinary Medicine, and distinguished professor, School of Medicine, UC Davis. Before that he served as director of the National Center for Infectious Diseases, and director of the Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta. He is a member of the Institute of Medicine of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences and is a member of the German National Academy of Sciences and the Belgian Royal Academy of Medicine. He holds an honorary Doctor of Medicine and Surgery from the University of Turku, Finland; an honorary Doctor of Science from the University of Guelph, Canada; an honorary Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the University of London, United Kingdom; an honorary Doctor of Science from University College Dublin, Ireland; the Presidential Rank Award of the U.S. Government; the PennVet World Leadership Award from the University of Pennsylvania, and the Distinguished Microbiologist Award from the American College of Veterinary Microbiologists. At UTMB, he is a member of the Institute for Human Infections and Immunity, Center for Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Diseases, Galveston National Laboratory, and McLaughlin Endowment for Infection and Immunity. His professional interests include the pathology and epidemiology of highly pathogenic viruses/viral diseases: rabies and the rabies-like viruses, arboviruses, hemorrhagic fever viruses, and other neurotropic viruses. He has been a leader in advancing the concepts of "new and emerging infectious diseases" and "new and emerging zoonoses" and "the threat posed by bioterrorism." Most recently, he has been working on Internet resources on the history of virology: "The Foundations of Virology" at http://www.utmb.edu/virusimages/.
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