HIV-1: Molecular Biology and Pathogenesis: Viral Mechanisms: Volume 55

HIV-1: Molecular Biology and Pathogenesis: Viral Mechanisms: Volume 55 : Viral Mechanisms

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This volume covers the latest advances in the mechanisms of pathogenesis of the HIV-1 virus on target cells. Its companion volume, Advances in Pharmacology 56, shows how new developments in understanding the virus translate to the clinical setting.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 488 pages
  • 149.86 x 231.14 x 25.4mm | 793.78g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • Illustrated; Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0123736102
  • 9780123736109

Table of contents

HIV-1 RNA Packaging

Structure and Function of the HIV Envelope Glycoprotein as Entry Mediator, Vaccine Immunogen, and Target for Inhibitors

HIV-1 Reverse Transcription: Close Encounters Between the Viral Genome and a Cellular tRNA

Transcription of HIV: Tat and Cellular Chromatin

Posttranscriptional Control of HIV-1 and Other Retroviruses and Its Practical Applications

HIV Accessory Genes Vif and Vpu

Interactions of HIV-1 Viral Protein R with Host Cell Proteins

HIV-1 Protease: Structure, Dynamics, and Inhibition

Properties, Functions, and Drug Targeting of the Multifunctional Nucleocapsid Protein of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus

Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1 Assembly, Release, and Maturation

Role of Nef in HIV-1 Replication and Pathogenesis

Treatment Implications of the Latent Reservoir for HIV-1

RNA Interference and HIV-1
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About Kuan-Teh Jeang

Ferid Murad was born in Whiting, Indiana. Working concurrently on an M.D. and Ph.D. in Pharmacology, Dr. Murad graduated with both degrees from Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, in 1965. His many honors include the Alfred S. Maschke Award for Clinical Excellence from Case Western Reserve University in 1965. He has held several distinguished positions, including Acting Chairman in the Department of Medicine and Acting Division Chief, Division of Respiratory Medicine at Stanford University. He currently is CEO and President of Molecular Geriatrics Corporation in Lake Bluff, Illinois. Dr. Murad is married and has five children.
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