Fields Virology Seventh edition

Volume 2 : DNA Viruses

Now in four convenient volumes, Field’s Virology remains the most authoritative reference in this fast-changing field

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Description détaillée : Fields Virology Seventh edition

Now in four convenient volumes, Field’s Virology remains the most authoritative reference in this fast-changing field, providing definitive coverage of virology, including virus biology as well as replication and medical aspects of specific virus families.

What is the content of "Fields Virology 7th edition : DNA Viruses Vol.2" ?

This volume of Field’s Virology: DNA Viruses, Seventh Edition covers the latest information on DNA viruses, how they cause disease, including cancer, how they persist in the body in a latent form, reactivate and spread, new therapeutics and vaccine approaches, as provided in new or extensively revised chapters that reflect these advances in this dynamic field. 

Bundled with the eBook, which will be updated regularly as new information about each virus is available, this text serves as the authoritative, up-to-date reference book for virologists, infectious disease specialists, microbiologists, and physicians, as well as medical students pursuing a career in infectious diseases. 

  • Covers both basic science and medical features of each virus, emphasizing viruses of medical importance and interest, while also including other viruses in specific cases where more is known about their mechanisms of replication or pathogenesis.  
  • Covers viruses that cause human cancer such as human papillomaviruses (HPV), Epstein Barr Virus, the Merkel Cell Polyomavirus and hepatitis B virus, and viruses like the herpes viruses that persist in a latent form and can reactivate and cause acute and/or chronic disease. 
  • Features more than 400 full-color illustrations, including key figures for use as lecture slides. 
  • Provides quick, flexible access to current information both in print and in an improved eBook format. 
  • Discusses virus structure, virus entry, replication, and assembly, virus-host cell interactions, host immune responses and vaccines, antiviral therapeutics, viral persistence and latency and viruses as tools for gene therapy and vectors for vaccination.  

New and forthcoming Field’s Virology volumes, available in print and eBook format: 

  • Emerging Viruses 
  • DNA Viruses 
  • RNA Viruses 
  • Fundamental Viruses 

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Who are the authors of "Fields Virology 7th edition : DNA Viruses Vol.2" ?

Peter M. Howley : President of the Vallee Foundation, he is the Shattuck Professor of Pathological Anatomy and Professor of Microbiology and Immunobiology at Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA, and co-chief editor of the reference book Fields Virology.

David M. Knipe is the Higgins Professor of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics and interim Co-Chair in the Department of Microbiology and Immunobiology at the Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts and co-chief editor of the reference book Fields Virology.

Jeffrey I. Cohen : Chief, Laboratory of Infectious Diseases, Chief, Medical Virology Section, NIH, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Bethesda, MD, USA.

Blossom Damania is a virologist at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is known for her work on oncogenic viruses that cause human cancer. Damania has also been serving as Vice Dean for Research at the UNC Chapel Hill School of Medicine (North Carolina, USA) since 2016.

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