The Coxsackie B Viruses by Steven TracyThe Coxsackie B Viruses by Steven Tracy

The Coxsackie B Viruses

EditorSteven Tracy, Nora M. Chapman, Brian W.J. Mahy

Paperback | October 8, 2011

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The Coxsackie B viruses (CVBs), human enteroviruses that are responsible for numerous cases of pediatric central nervous system infections as well as both childhood and adult heart muscle infections, were discovered in 1948. The CVBs are commonly encountered human infectious agents and certainly one of the most clinically significant human enterovirus groups. This volume includes discussions of CVB epidemiology, the roles of immune responses to CVB infections, virion structure, RNA higher order structures, virus receptors, and the genetics of CVB virulence.
Title:The Coxsackie B VirusesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:321 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.68 inPublished:October 8, 2011Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3642645070

ISBN - 13:9783642645075

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From the contents: A Short History and Introductory Background on the Coxsackieviruses of Group B.- Coxsackievirus B Epidemiology and Public Health Concerns.- Coxsackie B Viruses and Human Heart Disease.- Group B Coxsackie Diseases in Children.- Effects of Nutritional Antioxidants and Other Dietary Constituents on Coxsackievirus-Induced Myocarditis.- Genetic Divergence Among the Group B Coxsackieviruses.- Coxsackievirus B5 and the Relationship to Swine Vesicular Disease.- Higher Order Structures of Coxsackievirus B 5' Nontranslated Region RNA.- The Structure of Coxsackievirus B3.- Identification and Biology of Cellular Receptors for the Coxsackie B Viruses Group.- Genetics of Coxsackievirus Virulence.- Roles of Humoral Response in Coxsackievirus B-Induced Disease.- Roles of T Cells in Coxsckievirus B-Induced Disease.