Fundamentals of Molecular Virology. Nicholas H. Designed for students learning about viruses for the first time t the undergraduate or graduate level , Fundamentals of Molecular Virology is presented in a style which relates to today's students and professors. The text approaches learning about virology by presenting a set of chapters each of which covers a specific virus family, using one or two well-studied viruses as examples.
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Paramyxoviruses and Rhabdoviruses Nicholas H. Baines, Karen Mossman. I enjoy the slight stylistic differences that I find in the chapters, but Acheson has a direct and concise approach that makes the information throughout the text understandable for students.
Chapters are short and direct. The table of contents is informative. Sections within the chapters are logically organized and headings are informative. The boxes provide interesting side topics in an extremely concise manner. Overall, I find Acheson to be an excellent text. The book has the appropriate level of molecular detail and it is presented in a manner that an undergraduate can readily grasp. It is a highly readable text. Undetected location. NO YES. Fundamentals of Molecular Virology, 2nd Edition.
Selected type: Paperback. Added to Your Shopping Cart. This is a dummy description. Designed for students learning about viruses for the first time at the undergraduate or graduate level, Fundamentals of Molecular Virology is presented in a style which relates to today's students and professors. This book is also a valuable, up-to-date source of information for graduate students, postdoctoral fellows and research scientists working with viruses. Chapters contributed by prominent virologists were edited to conform to a clear and accessible style.
The text provides a thorough presentation of basic and contemporary concepts in virology for a student's first exposure to the field. About the Author Nicholas H. Permissions Request permission to reuse content from this site. Table of contents Section I: Introduction to Virology 1. Introduction to Virology 2 Nicholas H. Acheson 2. Virus Structure and Assembly 18 Stephen C. Harrison 3. Acheson 4.
Microviruses 69 Bentley Fane 7. Bacteriophage T7 77 William C. Summers 8. Bacteriophage Lambda 85 Michael Feiss 9. Roosinck Picornaviruses Bert L. Semler Flaviviruses Richard Kuhn Coronaviruses Mark Denison, Michelle M.
Acheson Bunyaviruses Richard M. Elliott Influenza Viruses Terence S. Dermody, James D. Chappell Reoviruses Terence S. Parvoviruses Peter Beard Polyomaviruses Nicholas H. Adenoviruses Philip Branton Baculoviruses Eric B. Carstens Poxviruses Richard C.
Condit Viruses of Algae and Mimivirus Michael J. Allen, William H. Retroviruses Alan Cochrane Human Immunodeficiency Virus Alan Cochrane Prions Dalius J. Antiviral Vaccines Brian Ward Antiviral Chemotherapy Donald M. Coen The text contains a number of new four-color figures which focus on the individual steps in virus replication and helps draw students' attention to important concepts and details. The chapter outlines that cover the basic features of the virus discussed are quite useful.
The illustrations are clear and easy to interpret. Chapters are designed to tell stories about specific virus families, presenting information on well-studied viruses. This approach helps students to learn about virology in a simple and logical fashion. Numerous full-color figures focus on individual steps in virus replication. These figures complement the text and draw the attention of students to important concepts.
These highlights encourage students to discover new information about virology from other sources. This second edition has new chapters on viruses of plants, algae, and archaea, host responses to virus infection, and the host immune system. All other chapters have been revised and updated. Includes chapters on important human pathogens such as herpes viruses, hepatitis B and C viruses, human immunodeficiency virus, influenza viruses, measles virus, poliovirus, smallpox virus, West Nile virus, and others.
Fundamentals of Molecular Virology
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Fundamentals of Molecular Virology, 2nd Edition