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Current Topics in Microbiology and Immunology

Reoviruses II

Cytopathogenicity and Pathogenesis

Editors: Tyler, Kenneth, Oldstone, Michael (Eds.)

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  • Together with the complementary volume "Reoviruses I", this book provides the most current and comprehensive review of mammalian reoviruses available

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Reoviruses are one of the most important viral groups for understanding the molecular and genetic basis for viral pathogenesis. These two volumes cover virtually all aspects of reovirus biology. Volume I begins with a review of reovirus structure; further chapters deal with functions of the reovirus structural proteins, the assembly of the genome, and reovirus mutants. Volume II reviews general mechanisms of reovirus persistent infection and cytopathic effects, and then discusses reovirus-induced disease in specific organ systems including the heart, nervous and endocrine systems, liver and biliary system, and intestine. Together, these two volumes provide a current and comprehensive review of the mammalian reoviruses.

Table of contents (9 chapters)

Table of contents (9 chapters)
  • Molecular Mechanisms of Persistent Infection by Reovirus

    Pages 1-22

    Dermody, T. S.

  • Apoptosis and the Cytopathic Effects of Reovirus

    Pages 23-49

    Oberhaus, S. M. (et al.)

  • Pathogenesis of Reovirus Myocarditis

    Pages 51-66

    Sherry, B.

  • Pathogenesis of Reovirus Gastrointestinal and Hepatobiliary Disease

    Pages 67-83

    Organ, E. L. (et al.)

  • Reovirus and Endocrine Cells

    Pages 85-91

    Maratos-Flier, E.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Reoviruses II
Book Subtitle
Cytopathogenicity and Pathogenesis
Editors
  • Kenneth Tyler
  • Michael Oldstone
Series Title
Current Topics in Microbiology and Immunology
Series Volume
233/2
Copyright
1998
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-72095-6
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-72095-6
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-72097-0
Series ISSN
0070-217X
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 187
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