Molecular Virology of Human Pathogenic Viruses provides essential information for students and professionals in virology, molecular biology, microbiology, infectious disease, and immunology and contains outstanding features such as study questions and recommended journal articles with perspectives at the end of each chapter to assist students with scientific inquiries and in reading primary literature.
- Presents viruses within their family structure- Contains recommended journal articles with perspectives to put primary literature in context- Includes integrated recommended reading references within each chapter- Provides access to online ancillary package inclusive of annotated PowerPoint images, instructor's manual, study guide, and test bank
Part I PRINCIPLE Chapter 1 Discovery and Classification Chapter 2 Virus Structure Chapter 3 Virus Life Cycle Chapter 4 Diagnosis and Methods Chapter 5 Host Immune Response
Part II DNA VIRUSES Chapter 6 Polyomavirus Chapter 7 Papillomavirus Chapter 8 Adenovirus Chapter 9 Herpesvirus Chapter 10 Other DNA viruses
Part III RNA VIRUSES Chapter 11 Picornavirus Chapter 12 Flavivirus Chapter 13 Other Positive-Strand RNA Viruses Chapter 14 Rhabdovirus Chapter 15 Influenzavirus Chapter 16 Other Negative-Strand RNA Viruses
Part IV REVERSE TRANSCRIBING VIRUSES Chapter 17 Retrovirus Chapter 18 Hepadnavirus
Part V OTHER VIRUSES Chapter 19 Subviral Agents and Prions Chapter 20 New Emerging Viruses Chapter 21 Viral Vectors
Part VI VIRUSES AND DISEASES Chapter 22 HIV and AIDS Chapter 23 Hepatitis Viruses Chapter 24 Tumor Viruses Chapter 25 Vaccines Chapter 26 Antiviral Therapy
Dr. Ryu has taught Molecular Virology for past 20 years in Yonsei University, a prestigious University located in Seoul, Korea. He has been an active researcher for 30 years, starting from SV40, hepatitis delta virus, hepatitis C virus, hepatitis B virus, and more recently influenza virus.