Molecular Virology by Susanne Modrow, Dietrich Falke, Visit Amazon's Uwe Truyen

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The e-book provides a entire review at the wisdom of virus an infection suitable for people and animals. for every virus relations the molecular information of the virus particle and the viral replication cycle are defined. in relation to virus kinds with relevance for human and/or animal well-being the information on molecular biology, genetics and virus-cell interplay are mixed with these referring to, pathogenesis, epidemiology, clinics, prevention and therapy.

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Molecular Virology

The booklet offers a accomplished assessment at the wisdom of virus an infection appropriate for people and animals. for every virus family members the molecular information of the virus particle and the viral replication cycle are defined. relating to virus varieties with relevance for human and/or animal wellbeing and fitness the knowledge on molecular biology, genetics and virus-cell interplay are mixed with these referring to, pathogenesis, epidemiology, clinics, prevention and treatment.

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5 What Is Morphogenesis? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 How Are Progeny Viruses Released? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Further Reading . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 31 32 33 33 33 34 34 35 35 36 37 37 38 How Is the Infection of a Cell Initiated?

41 41 42 47 Pathogenesis describes the spread of a virus in the organism and the mutual relationship between the pathogen and its host during infection. These processes can be analysed in several ways by using different histological, virological and immunological methods. Viral infections can be with or without symptoms (also called apparent or inapparent infection courses). In both cases, the host organism responds with immunological defence responses, which usually lead to overcoming the primary disease symptoms and to the elimination of the virus.

18), whereas classical swine fever virus, infects only pigs and induces swine fever in them (▶ Sect. 5). 1 How Do Viruses Spread in the Organism? 41 The term “virulence” refers to the severity of viral infection. It is the pathogenic potential of a virus and the varying degrees of pathogenic properties within a viral species. Traits embedded in the virulence genes are responsible for the virulence; these can be either attenuated or enhanced by mutations. On the other hand, genetic differences among host species also influence the expression of the pathogenic properties of a virus, which can lead to enhanced or attenuated symptoms and even to resistance to certain infections.

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