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Viruses : From Understanding to Investigation (Paperback) (Susan Payne)

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Viruses: From Understanding to Investigation provides students with a map for lifetime learning by presenting the definition and unique characteristics of viruses, including major topics, such as the virus lifecycle, structure, taxonomy, evolution, history, host-virus interactions and methods to study viruses. In addition, the book assesses the connections between, and among, the aforementioned topics, providing an integrated approach and in-depth understanding of how viruses work.

  • Employs a comparative strategy to emphasize unique structural and molecular characteristics that inform transmission, disease processes, vaccine strategies and host responses
  • Presents a review of host cell and molecular biology and the immune system
  • Features topical areas of research, including genomics in virus discovery, the virome, and beneficial interactions between viruses and their hosts
  • Includes text boxes throughout with experimental approaches used by virologists
  • Covers learning objectives for each chapter, methods and advances, question sets, quizzes and a glossary
Number of Pages: 338
Genre: Science
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Elsevier Science Ltd
Author: Susan Payne
Language: English
Street Date: August 15, 2017
TCIN: 53199596
UPC: 9780128031094
Item Number (DPCI): 248-56-7714
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