The Papillomaviruses by Robert GarceaThe Papillomaviruses by Robert Garcea

The Papillomaviruses

EditorRobert Garcea

Paperback | October 29, 2010

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This volume offers a complete description of the current state of biology concerning the papillomavirus. It evaluates the carcinogenic risk to humans posed by infection with human papillomaviruses (HPVs). To date, more than 70 HPV types have been identified, of which over 15 have been reported in cervical cancer biopsies. Worldwide, cervical cancer is the second most common cancer in women, approximately 500,000+ new cases are diagnosed each year. This book also considers the possible involvement of HPV infection in cancers at other sites of the human body.
Title:The PapillomavirusesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:438 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0 inPublished:October 29, 2010Publisher:Springer USLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1441942157

ISBN - 13:9781441942159

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Table of Contents

Principles of Human Tumor Virology.- History of Papillomavirus Research.- Phylogeny and Typing of Papillomaviruses.- The differentiation-dependent life cycle of human papillomaviruses in keratinocytes.- Papillomavirus Structure and Assembly.- Viral Entry and Receptors.- Human Papillomavirus Transcription.- Papillomavirus DNA Replication.- Papillomavirus E5 Proteins.- Human Papillomavirus E6 and E7 Oncogenes.- In Vivo Models for the Study of Animal and Human Papillomaviruses.- The Humoral Immune Response to Human Papillomavirus.- Cell-Mediated Immune Response to Human Papillomavirus.- Papillomavirus Vaccines.- Clinical Assessment, Therapies, New Tests and Algorithms.- Possible Wordwide Impact of Prevention of Human Papillomavirus Infection.

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From the reviews:"This book probably includes just about anything one might want to know about papillomaviruses. . The book is written for individuals in the fields of immunology, infectious disease, virology, microbiology, cell biology, and cancer biology and research whether they are scientists, clinicians, or students. . All color figures are grouped together in the center of the book and each chapter is well referenced. . It would be a fine edition to a library collection." (Marion C. Cohen, Doody's Review Service, June, 2008)