Principles of Molecular Virology (Standard Edition)

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Elsevier, Aug 9, 2005 - Science - 352 pages
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Principles of Molecular Virology, Fourth Edition provides an essential introduction to modern virology in a clear and concise manner. It is a highly enjoyable and readable text with numerous illustrations that enhance the reader's understanding of important principles.
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Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction
1
Chapter 2 Particles
25
Chapter 3 Genomes
56
Chapter 4 Replication
102
Chapter 5 Expression
131
Chapter 6 Infection
165
Chapter 7 Pathogenesis
208
Genomes Without Viruses Viruses Without Genomes
249
Appendix 1 Glossary And Abbreviations
269
Appendix 2 Classification of Subcellular Infectious Agents
281
Appendix 3 The History Of Virology
294
Index
300
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Dr. Alan J. Cann has worked in both the U.K. and U.S.A. teaching undergraduate, postgraduate, and medical students. He is currently a Senior Lecturer in Biological Sciences at the University of Leicester where his research interests include pedagogic research and science communication.

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