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Alphaherpesviruses; molecular virology.


Alphaherpesviruses; molecular virology.

Ed. by Sandra K. Weller.

Caister Academic Press


448 pages




Researchers in an array of biological and medical sciences look at the virus from molecular perspectives. Their topics include Varicella zoster virus transcriptional regulation and the roles of its immediate-early proteins, the role of the ICPO protein in counter-acting intrinsic cellular resistance to virus infection, translational control in Herpes simplex virus-infected cells, structure-function profiles of nine Varicella-zoster virus glycoproteins, nuclear egress and development of Herpes simplex virus, molecular chaperones and alphaherpesvirus infection, Varicella-zoster virus pathogenesis and latency, vaccines and new antiviral strategies against Herpes simplex virus, immunity and immune evasion strategies induced by Varicella zoster virus, the expression and functions of human alphaherpesvirus microRNAs, and oncolytic Herpes simplex virus vectors for cancer therapy. Distributed in the US by ISBS.

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