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Current Topics in Microbiology and Immunology

Marek’s Disease

Editors: Hirai, K. (Ed.)

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Marek's disease virus (MDV) is a herpesvirus which causes a lymphoproliferative disorder of the domestic chicken worldwide. The serious economical problem caused by MDV was mostly solved by development of an effective vaccine against MDV. The development of live vaccines against the disease is remarkable as it has led to the first example of a commercially available vaccine against cancer as well as against diseases caused by herpesviruses. This volume gives an overview on many aspects of MDV research and summarizes recent advances in the field. The topics include the history, biology and molecular biology of MDV, pathogenesis, vaccinal immunity, immune response, genetic resistance and development of recombinant polyvalent vaccines. It is hoped that this volume will make an important contribution towards the control of infectious diseases.

Table of contents (11 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Marek’s Disease
Editors
  • K. Hirai
Series Title
Current Topics in Microbiology and Immunology
Series Volume
255
Copyright
2001
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-56863-3
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-56863-3
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-63217-4
Series ISSN
0070-217X
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 296
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