Advances in Virus Research: Volume 53

Advances in Virus Research: Volume 53

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  • Hardback | 399 pages
  • 161 x 237.5 x 22.4mm | 746.47g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 0120398532
  • 9780120398539

Table of contents

Impact of Viral Diseases on the Developing World:
B.J. Mahy, Introduction.
O. Tomori, Impact of Yellow Fever in the Developing World.
D.J. Gubler and M. Meltzer, Impact of Dengue/Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever on the Developing World.
M. Essex, Human Immunodeficiency Viruses of the Developing World.
T. Barrett and P.B. Rossiter, Rinderpest: The Disease and Its Impact on Humans and Animals.
M.M. Rweyemamu and Y. Leforban, Foot-and-Mouth Disease and International Development.
E.P. Rybicki and G. Pietersen, Plant Virus Disease Problems in the Developing World.
Reverse Genetics of RNA Viruses:
R.M. Elliott, Introduction.
N. Ruggli and C.M. Rice, Functional cDNA Clones of the Flaviviridae: Strategies and Applications.
D.J. Evans, Reverse Genetics of Picornaviruses.
L.A. Ball and K.L. Johnson, Reverse Genetics of Nodaviruses.
P.S. Master, Reverse Genetics of the Largest RNA Viruses.
G. Neumann and Y. Kawaoka , Genetic Engineering of Influenza and Other Negative-Strand RNA Viruses Containing Segmented Genomes.
A Roberts and J.K. Rose, Redesign and Genetic Dissection of the Rhabdoviruses.
A.C. Marriott and A.J. Easton, Reverse Genetics of the Paramyxoviridae.
L. Mindich, Reverse Genetics of dsRNA Bacteriophage Φ6.
M.R. Roner, Rescue Systems for dsRNA Viruses of Higher Organisms.
M. Bendahmane and R.N. Beachy, Control of Tobamovirus Infections via Pathogen-Derived Resistance.
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"This 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."
"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."
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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
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