By Edward K. Wagner, Martinez J. Hewlett, David C. Bloom, David Camerini

Excellent for the coed looking an exceptional figuring out of the elemental rules during this quickly constructing box, this best-selling textual content bargains a finished creation to the basics of virology. that includes an more suitable paintings software now in full-color, the recent version has been up-to-date all through.

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Conway, National Institutes of Health; K. Fish and J. Nelson, Oregon Health Sciences University; D. W. Gibson, Johns Hopkins University; H. Granzow, Friedrich-Loeffler-InstituteInsel Riems; J. Hill, Louisiana State University Eye CenterNew Orleans; J. Langland, Arizona State University; F. Murphy, University of California, Davis; S. Rice, University of Alberta-Edmonton; S. Silverstein, Columbia University; B. Sugden, University of Wisconsin; Gail Wertz, University of Alabama-Birmingham; and J. G.

Html[12/17/2009 22:31:32] page_xx next page > page_xxi < previous page page_xxi next page > Page xxi know of disease and the effects of viral infections on cells. The last chapter in this section deals with the use of immunity and other tools in combating viral infection. While "natural" cell-based defenses such as interferon responses and restriction endonucleases are described, the emphasis is on the understanding of virus replication and host responses in countering and preventing virus-induced disease.

Html[12/17/2009 22:31:32] page_xx next page > page_xxi < previous page page_xxi next page > Page xxi know of disease and the effects of viral infections on cells. The last chapter in this section deals with the use of immunity and other tools in combating viral infection. While "natural" cell-based defenses such as interferon responses and restriction endonucleases are described, the emphasis is on the understanding of virus replication and host responses in countering and preventing virus-induced disease.

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