The Bunyaviridae

Hardcover | March 31, 1996

EditorRichard M. Elliott, Richard M. Elliott

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In this comprehensive reference, leading researchers examine the biology, molecular biology, and diseases of the Bunyaviridae, and provide up-to-date information on the genetic characterization and variations of this virus group. Chapters deal with the molecular biology of five genera: Bunyavirus, Hantavirus, Nairovirus, Phlebovirus, and Tospovirus. Chapters examine Bunyaviridae assembly and intracelluar protein transport as well as Bunyaviridae genetics. Contributors discuss the Bunyaviridae diseases, including the hantavirus pulmonary syndrome.

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In this comprehensive reference, leading researchers examine the biology, molecular biology, and diseases of the Bunyaviridae, and provide up-to-date information on the genetic characterization and variations of this virus group. Chapters deal with the molecular biology of five genera: Bunyavirus, Hantavirus, Nairovirus, Phlebovir...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:359 pages, 10 × 7.01 × 0.27 inPublished:March 31, 1996Publisher:Springer US

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ISBN - 10:0306451786

ISBN - 13:9780306451782

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Table of Contents

History, Classification, and Taxonomy of Viruses in the Family Bunyaviridae; C.H. Calisher. Biology and Molecular Biology of Bunyaviruses; D.H.L. Bishop. Molecular Biology of Hantaviruses; C.S. Schmaljohn. Molecular Biology of Nairoviruses ; A.C. Marriott, P.A. Nuttall. Molecular Biology of Phleboviruses ; C. Giorgi. Molecular and Biological Aspects of Tospoviruses; B. Goldbach, D. Peters. Synthesis, Assembly, Intracellular Transport of Bunyaviridae Membrane Proteins; R.F. Pettersson, L. Melin. Genetics and Genome Segment Reassortment ; C.R. Pringle. Pathogenesis of Diseases Caused by Viruses of the Bunyavirus Genus; F. Gonzalez-Scarano, et al. Epidemiology and Pathogenesis of Hemorrhagic Fever with Renal Syndrome; H.W. Lee. Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome and Newly Described Hantaviruses in the United States; S.T. Nichol, et al. Epidemiology and Pathogenesis of Rift Valley Fever and Other Phleboviruses; J.C. Morrill, D.J. McClain. The Bunyaviridae: Concluding Remarks and Future Prospects; R.M. Elliott. Index.

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`I found the review of the basic biology of organisms fascinating and the volume difficult to put down! ...serves as an invaluable resource not only for those involved in the study of the Bunyaviridae, but indeed for those other negative stranded RNA viruses such as the Arenaviruses and Orthomyxoviruses.' Doody's