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Main description:

Advances in Virus Research, Volume 103, the latest in the Advances in Virus Research series, contains new, informative updates on the topic. First published in 1953, this series covers a diverse range of in-depth reviews, providing a valuable overview of the current field of virology. Updates to this release include a Review on phage genes that affect bacterial phenotypes, Phage lysis: new perspectives on the bacterial cell envelope, CRISPRs as the adaptive immune system of archaea and bacteria, CRESS viruses, Tupanviruses, and Giant virus evolution, amongst other topics.


Contents:

1. Review on phage genes that affect bacterial phenotypes
Karen Maxwell

2. Phage lysis: new perspectives on the bacterial cell envelope
Ryland Young

3. CRISPRs as the adaptive immune system of archaea and bacteria
Rodolphe Barrangou

4. CRESS viruses
Siobain Duffy

5. Tupanviruses
Jonatas Abrahao

6. Giant virus evolution
Eugene Koonin


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ISBN-13: 9780128177228
Publisher: Elsevier (Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc)
Publication date: January, 2019
Pages: 210
Weight: 460g
Availability: Available
Subcategories: Infectious Diseases

MEET THE AUTHOR

Born: March 18, 1957 in Goeppingen, Germany Nationality: German 1963-1967: Elementary School 1967-1976: High School (Gymnasium)1976: Diploma (Abitur) 1976-1977: Compulsory Military Service 1977-1982: Study of biology at Tuebingen University, Germany 1982-1985: PhD. work at Federal Research Centre for Virus Diseases of Animals, Tuebingen, Germany 1985: PhD. in Genetics 1986-1987: Postdoctoral Fellow at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN Department of Microbiology 1988-today: Federal Research Centre for Virus Diseases of Animals 1990: Habilitation (prerequisite for professorship)since 1994: Director of the Institute of Molecular Biology at the Federal Research Centre for Virus Diseases of Animals, Insel Riems, Germany since 1996: President of the Federal Research Centre for Virus Diseases of Animals (renamed in 2004 'Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut') since 1997: Professor of Virology at University of Greifswald Scientific Work: More than 300 peer-reviewed publications in international journals (listed in PubMed) on different aspects of infectious animal diseases.

Professor Margaret Kielian works at the Department of Cell Biology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, USA.

Prof. Marilyn J. Roossinck works at the Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics, Pennsylvania State University, Pennsylvania, U.S.A

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