Cell Entry by Non-Enveloped Viruses by John E. JohnsonCell Entry by Non-Enveloped Viruses by John E. Johnson

Cell Entry by Non-Enveloped Viruses

EditorJohn E. Johnson

Paperback | November 5, 2012

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The means by which non-enveloped viruses penetrate cellular membranes during cell entry remain poorly defined. Recent findings indicate several members of this group share a common mechanism of membrane penetration in which the virus particle undergoes programmed conformational changes, leading to capsid disassembly and release of small membrane-interacting peptides. A complete understanding of host cell entry by this minimal system will help elucidate the mechanisms of non-enveloped virus membrane penetration in general
Title:Cell Entry by Non-Enveloped VirusesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:244 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.04 inPublished:November 5, 2012Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3642264697

ISBN - 13:9783642264696

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Table of Contents

Preface.- Flock House Virus: A Model System for Understanding Non-enveloped Virus Entry and Membrane Penetration.- The Caliciviruses.- Picornaviruses.- From Touchdown to Transcription: The Reovirus Cell Entry Pathway.- Rotavirus Cell Entry.- Structures and Functions of Parvovirus Capsids and the Process of Cell Infection.- Cellular Entry of Polyomaviruses.- Adenovirus.- Subject Index

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From the reviews:"This book contains detailed, up-to-date descriptions of cellular entry mechanisms of non-enveloped viruses, such as ssRNA viruses (nodavirus, picornavirus, calicivirus), dsRNA viruses (orthoreovirus, rotavirus), ssDNA viruses (parvovirus) and dsDNA viruses (polyomavirus, adenovirus). . The book is strongly recommended to established virologists, molecular and structural biologists, and young scientists working in these areas." (Ulrich Desselberger, Microbiology Today, May, 2011)