DNA Tumor Viruses

Hardcover | December 2, 2008

EditorBlossom Damania, James Pipas, James Pipas

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DNA Tumor Viruses will focus on the DNA viruses in the human population that are associated with cancers. It will cover most of the viruses that are thought to contribute to human malignancy.This book will represent a comprehensive review of the field of DNA tumor virology. Right now, while there are books out there that cover individual viruses that will be also covered in this book, there is no single book that covers this topic comprehensively. The main textbook in this market, Fields, which is referred to by both reviewers, covers some of these topics but on a lower level. The only two books that are nearly as comprehensive as this one are Human Tumor Viruses, which was published by the American Society for Microbiology in 1998 and is quite outdated, and Viruses, Cell Transformation, and Cancer, which was published by Elsevier in 2001. Our book will be the only current, comprehensive review of its kind in the market.

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DNA Tumor Viruses will focus on the DNA viruses in the human population that are associated with cancers. It will cover most of the viruses that are thought to contribute to human malignancy.This book will represent a comprehensive review of the field of DNA tumor virology. Right now, while there are books out there that cover individu...

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The DNA tumor viruses are central to many branches of molecular and cellular biology. This very diverse group of viruses attack common cellular pathways, which makes them powerful tools for understanding how multiple complex pathways are integrated. Additionally, the unique mechanisms employed by each viral system to alter cellular fun...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:824 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.04 inPublished:December 2, 2008Publisher:Springer New YorkLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0387689443

ISBN - 13:9780387689449

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INTRODUCTIONJames Pipas and Blossom DamaniaCHAPTER 1Polyomavirus Life CycleEllen Fanning, Xiaorong Zhao, and Xiaohua Jiang CHAPTER 2Transformation by PolyomavirusesDweepanita Das and Michael J. Imperiale CHAPTER 3Polyomaviruses and DiseaseJaime M. Kean and Robert L. GarceaCHAPTER 4The Life Cycle of Human PapillomavirusesCary A. Moody and Laimonis A. Laimins CHAPTER 5Papillomavirus TransformationKimberly Johung and Daniel DiMaioCHAPTER 6Papillomaviruses: Biology, Diversity and Pathogenesis.Hans Uli Bernard CHAPTER 7Adenovirus TransformationPatrick Hearing CHAPTER 8Overview of the Large DNA Tumor Viruses Subhash C. Verma, Qiliang Cai, Bharat G. Bajaj and Erle S. RobertsonCHAPTER 9Epidemiology of EBV InfectionRosemary RochfordCHAPTER 10Epstein-Barr Virus DiseasesJoseph S. PaganoCHAPTER 11The EBV Viral GenomeJeffrey Sample and Clare SampleCHAPTER 12Epstein Barr Virus Transforming Proteins: Biologic Properties and Contribution to Oncogenesis Nancy Raab-Traub CHAPTER 13The Epstein-Barr Virus Lytic LifecycleSankar Swaminathan and Shannon Kenney CHAPTER 14Epstein-Barr Virus Latent Infection Nuclear Proteins; Genome maintenance and regulation of lymphocyte cell growth and survival Eric Johannsen, Michael Calderwood, Myung-Soo Kang, Bo Zhao, Daniel Portal, and Elliott Kieff CHAPTER 15Epstein-Barr Virus Entry Richard Longnecker, Lindsey Hutt-Fletcher, Ted JardetzkyCHAPTER 16Epstein-Barr Virus ImmunotherapyLeslie E. Huye and Cliona M. Rooney CHAPTER 17Kaposi's Sarcoma-associated Herpesvirus Epidemiology and Subtype EvolutionGary S. Hayward and Denise WhitbyCHAPTER 18Introduction to diseases associated with Kaposi's Sarcoma-associated Herpesvirus Patrick S. Moore and Yuan Chang CHAPTER 19Organization and Expression of the Kaposi's Sarcoma-associated Herpesvirus Genome Yan Yuan and Rolf Renne CHAPTER 20Kaposi's Sarcoma-associated Herpesvirus latent genes and their regulation Dirk P. DittmerCHAPTER 21Regulation of Expression, Mode of Action and Downstream Targets of ORF50 Protein in KSHV Lytic Cycle Activation.Pey-Jium Chang, Jianjiang Ye, and George Miller.CHAPTER 22HHV-8/KSHV proteins involved in signaling and transformation Silke Hartmann, Thomas F. Schulz, and John Nicholas CHAPTER 23Kaposi's Sarcoma-associated Herpesvirus entry and infection of target cellsBala Chandran and Neelam Sharma-Walia CHAPTER 24Kaposi's Sarcoma-associated Herpesvirus Immune EvasionChengyu Liang, Hyera Le, Liguo Wu, Pinghui Feng, and Jae U. JungCHAPTER 25Non-coding regulatory RNAs of the DNA Tumor viruses Christopher S. Sullivan and Bryan R. Cullen CHAPTER 26AIDS and associated malignanciesWilliam J. Harrington, Jr. and Charles Wood CHAPTER 27Primate Models for Gammaherpesvirus-associated Malignancies Ilhem Messaoudi, Blossom Damania and Scott W. Wong CHAPTER 28Murine Gammaherpesvirus 68 Infection of Mice: a Small Animal Model for Characterizing Basic Aspects of Gamma-herpesvirus PathogenesisJames Craig Forrest, Laurie T. Krug, and Samuel H. Speck