Virology Methods Manual

Virology Methods Manual

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The Virology Methods Manual is a comprehensive source of methods for the study, manipulation, and detection of viruses. Edited by Brian Mahy and Hillar Kangro, this work describes the most up-to-date, definitive techniques, provided by experts in each area, and presented with easy-to-use, step-by-step protocols. This new manual will satisfy the needs of virologists and all those working with viruses who need a practical guide to methods that work!
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Product details

  • Paperback | 374 pages
  • 200.9 x 244.3 x 22.1mm | 733.97g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • illustrations, index
  • 0124653308
  • 9780124653306

Table of contents

Part 1 Classical techniques: Cell culture, V.C. George et al; virus isolation and quantitation, J.C. Hierholzer et al; preparation of antigens, J.R. Hierholzer et al; virus purification, R.A. Killington et al; electron microscopy, I.L. Chrystie; traditional and serological tests, M. Chernesky; immunoassays, M. Chernesky and J. Mahoney; cell mediated immunity, A. Mawle. Part 2 Techniques in molecular virology: RNA - transcription, transfection and quantitation, J.E. Novak et al; DNA viruses - DNA extraction, purification and characterization, D.J. McCance; virus mutants, K.N. Leppard and C.R. Pringle; polypeptides, D.R. Harper and B.F. Coles; the assay of viral enzyme, M. McCrae. Part 3 Medical virology: initial in vitro screening of drug candidates for their potential antiviral activities, A.L. Jabri et al; detection of virus and viral antigens, S. Specter and D. Jeffries; detection of viral nucleic acids in clinical material, J. Mahoney; serological methods, S. Specter and D. Jeffries; disinfection, S. Specter and D. Jeffries.
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About B. W. J. Mahy

Brian Mahy is one of the world's most renowned and well-respected virologists.
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