The Insect Viruses
Springer Science & Business Media, Jan 1, 1998 - Medical - 413 pages
This work focuses on those insect virus families found primarily or exclusively in insects, covering all major families of insect-selective viruses except for the baculoviruses which were described in a previous volume of The Viruses series. Included are the established families of insect viruses, the newly recognized ascovirus family, and the nudiviruses, which probably represent a separate family but currently remain unclassified. While most of the viruses covered in this volume have little direct relevance to human health, they are vitally important from an environmental perspective.
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Entomopoxvirus Genome Structure
Relationships among IVs
Use of Iridescent Viruses in Biocontrol
Tetravirus Structure and Function 208
Genome Organization and Molecular Biology
Conclusions and Summary
Epidemiology and Ecology
Picornalike Viruses of Insects
The Picornalike Viruses of Hemipterans
Polydnavirus Gene Expression
Molecular Biology of Densoviruses
Knockout of Bunyaviruses in Mosquitoes Using SIN Expression
Intracellular Immunization to DEN2 Virus
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