Desk Encyclopedia Animal and Bacterial Virology

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byMahy, Brian W.J., Brian W.J. Mahy

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This volume contains 81 chapters that relate to veterinary and bacterial virology. The first section describes general features of farm and other animals of agricultural importance. The following three sections detail other animal viruses, avian viruses, and viruses affecting aquatic species such as fish and crustaceans. The Section five deals with viruses which infect bacteria.



  • The most comprehensive single-volume source providing an overview of virology issues related to animal and bateria
  • Bridges the gap between basic undergraduate texts and specialized reviews
  • Concise and general overviews of important topics within the field will help in preparation of lectures, writing reports, or drafting grant applications
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    This volume contains 81 chapters that relate to veterinary and bacterial virology. The first section describes general features of farm and other animals of agricultural importance. The following three sections detail other animal viruses, avian viruses, and viruses affecting aquatic species such as fish and crustaceans. The Section fi...

    Format:OtherDimensions:646 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:April 1, 2010Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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    ISBN - 10:0123751454

    ISBN - 13:9780123751454

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    Table of Contents

    Section 1. Animal Viruses of Agricultural ImportanceAfrican Horse Sickness Viruses African Swine Fever Virus Akabane virus Animal rhabdoviruses Arteriviruses Bluetongue viruses Bovine and Feline Immunodeficiency Viruses Bovine Ephemeral Fever Virus Bovine Herpesviruses BovineSpongiform Encephalopathy Bovine Viral Diarrhea Virus Capripoxviruses Circoviruses Classical Swine Fever virus Enteroviruses of Animals Equine Infectious Anemia Virus Flaviviruses of Veterinary Importance Foamy viruses Foot and Mouth Disease Virus Fowlpox and other Avipoxviruses Herpesviruses of Horses Jaagsiekte Sheep Retrovirus Leporipoxviruses and Suipoxviruses Papillomaviruses of Animals Papillomaviruses: General Features Paramyxoviruses of Animals Parapoxviruses Pseudorabies virus Retrotransposons of Vertebrates Retroviral Oncogenes Rift Valley Fever and other Phleboviruses Rinderpest and Canine Distemper Viruses Vector transmission of Animal Viruses Vesicular Stomatitis Virus Visna-Maedi VirusesSection 2. Other Animal VirusesCytomegaloviruses: Murine and other Nonprimate Cytomegaloviruses Cytomegaloviruses: Simian Cytomegaloviruses Endogenous retroviruses Entomopoxviruses Feline Leukemia and Sarcoma viruses Host resistance to retroviruses Iridoviruses of vertebrates Mouse mammary tumor virus Mousepox and Rabbitpox viruses Murine gammaherpesvirus 68 Polyomaviruses of Mice Simian Alphaherpesviruses Simian Gammaherpesviruses Simian Immunodeficiency virus:General Features Simian Immunodeficiency virus: Natural Infection Simian Immunodeficiency virus: Animal models of disease Simian Retrovirus D St. Louis Encephalitis Theiler's virus Yatapoxviruses

    Section 3. Avian virusesFowlpox and other Avipoxviruses Hepadnaviruses of Birds Herpesviruses of Birds Retroviruses of Birds

    Section 4. Viruses of Aquatic SpeciesAquareoviruses Fish and amphibian Herpesviruses Fish Retroviruses Fish Rhabdoviruses Fish viruses Infectious salmon anemia virus Iridoviruses of vertebrates Shellfish viruses Shrimp viruses White Spot Syndrome virus Yellow head virus

    Section 5. Viruses which infect bacteriaFilamentous ssDNA bacterial viruses Fusello viruses of Archea Icosahedral dsDNA bacterial viruses with an internal membrane Icosahedral enveloped dsdRNA bacterial viruses Icosahedral ssDNAbacterial viruses Icosahedral ssRNA bacterial viruses Icodahedral tailed dsDNA bacterial viruses Replication of bacterial viruses Transcriptional regulation in bacterial viruses Virus evolution:Bacterial viruses Viruses infecting Euryarchaea