Virus: An Illustrated Guide to 101 Incredible Microbes

Editor/Author Roossinck, Marilyn J.
Publication Year: 2016
Publisher: Princeton University Press

Single-User Purchase Price: $50.00
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ISBN: 978-0-691-16696-4
Category: Science - Biology
Image Count: 324
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

Readers learn about the history of this unique science, how viruses are named, how their genes work, how they copy and package themselves, how they interact with their hosts, how immune systems counteract viruses, and how viruses travel from host to host.

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Table of Contents

  • Foreword
  • Introduction
  • What is a virus?
  • History of virology
  • Timeline
  • Virus controversies
  • A virus classification scheme
  • Replication
  • Packaging
  • Transmission
  • Lifestyles of viruses
  • Immunity
  • HUMAN VIRUSES
  • Introduction
  • Chikungunya virus
  • Dengue virus
  • Ebola virus
  • Hepatitis C virus
  • Human adenovirus 2
  • Human herpes simplex virus 1
  • Human immunodeficiency virus
  • Human papilloma virus 16
  • Human rhinovirus A
  • Influenza virus A
  • JC virus
  • Measles virus
  • Mumps virus
  • Norwalk virus
  • Poliovirus
  • Rotavirus A
  • SARS related coronavirus
  • Varicella-zoster virus
  • Variola virus
  • West Nile virus
  • Yellow fever virus
  • Zika virus
  • Sin nombre virus
  • Torque teno virus
  • VERTEBRATE ANIMAL VIRUSES
  • Introduction
  • African swine fever virus
  • Bluetongue virus
  • Boid Inclusion body disease virus
  • Bornadisease virus
  • Bovine viral diarrhea virus 1
  • Canine parvovirus
  • Foot and mouth disease virus
  • Frog virus 3
  • Infectious salmon anemia virus
  • Myxoma virus
  • Porcine circovirus
  • Rabies virus
  • Rift Valley fever virus
  • Rinderpest virus
  • Rous sarcoma virus
  • Simian virus 40
  • Viral hemorrhagic septicemia virus
  • Feline leukemia virus
  • Mouse herpesvirus 68
  • PLANT VIRUSES
  • Introduction
  • African cassava mosaic virus
  • Banana bunchy top virus
  • Barley yellow dwarf virus
  • Cauliflower mosaic virus
  • Citrus tristeza virus
  • Cucumber mosaic virus
  • Oryza sativa endornavirus
  • Ourmia melon virus
  • Pea enation mosaic virus
  • Plum pox virus
  • Potato virus Y
  • Rice dwarf virus
  • Rice hoja blanca virus
  • Satellite tobacco mosaic virus
  • Tobacco etch virus
  • Tobacco mosaic virus
  • Tomato bushy stunt virus
  • Tomato spotted wilt virus
  • Tomato yellow leaf curl virus
  • White clover cryptic virus
  • Bean golden mosaic virus
  • Tulip breaking virus
  • INVERTEBRATE ANIMAL VIRUSES
  • Introduction
  • Cotesia congregata bracovirus
  • Cricket paralysis virus
  • Deformed wing virus
  • Drosophila virus C
  • Dysaphis plantaginea densovirus
  • Flock house virus
  • Invertebrate iridescent virus 6
  • Lymantria dispar multiple nucleo-polyhedrosis virus
  • Orsay virus
  • White spot syndrome virus
  • Yellow head virus
  • FUNGAL AND PROTIST VIRUSES
  • Introduction
  • Acanthamoeba polyphaga mimivirus
  • Curvularia thermal tolerance virus
  • Helminthosporium victoriae virus 190S
  • Penicillium chrysogenum virus
  • Pithovirus sibericum
  • Saccharomyces cerevisia L-A virus
  • Cryphonectria hypovirus 1
  • Ophiostoma mitovirus 4
  • Paramecium busaria chlorellavirus 1
  • Phytophthora endornavirus 1
  • BACTERIAL AND ARCHAEAL VIRUSES
  • Introduction
  • Bacillus phage phi29
  • Enterobacteria phage lambda
  • Enterobacteria phage T4
  • Enterobacteriophage phiX174
  • Mycobacterium phage D29
  • Ralstonia phage phiRSL1
  • Synechococcus phage Syn5
  • Acidianus bottle-shaped virus 1
  • Acidianus two-tailed virus
  • Enterobacteria phage H-19B
  • Enterobacteriophage M13
  • Enterobacteriophage Qß
  • Staphylococcus phage 80
  • Sulfolobus spindle-shaped virus 1
  • Vibrio phage CTX
  • Glossary
  • Resources
  • Acknowledgments