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By Allan Granoff, Robert G. Webster

In contemporary years, development within the box of virology has complicated at an remarkable cost. matters similar to AIDS have introduced the topic firmly into the general public area and its examine isn't any longer restrained exclusively to expert teams. The Encyclopedia of Virology is the most important unmarried reference resource of present virological wisdom. it's also the 1st to compile all features of the topic for a large choice of readers. detailed in its use of concise 'mini-review' articles, the fabric covers organic, molecular, and scientific issues relating viruses in animals, vegetation, micro organism, and insects.

More normal articles concentrate on the consequences of viruses at the immune process, the position of viruses in ailment, oncology, gene treatment, and evolution, plus quite a lot of similar topics.

Drawing at the newest examine, the editors have produced the definitive resource for either professional and common readers. Easy-to-use and meticulously geared up, the Encyclopedia of Virology clarifies and illuminates probably the most complicated parts of up to date examine. it's going to turn out a useful addition to libraries, universities, scientific and nursing faculties, and examine associations round the world.

The moment variation has been completely up to date with nearly forty new articles. This variation contains extra illustrations and colour plates in every one quantity.

  • Updated completely with nearly forty new articles
  • Presents extra illustrations than the 1st variation, with colour plates in every one volume
  • Contains a whole topic index in every one volume
  • Provides additional analyzing lists on the finish of every access, permitting quick access to the first literature
  • Extensive cross-referencing method hyperlinks all comparable articles
  • Contains the newest info of specific viruses defined on the seventh foreign Committee on Taxonomy and category of Viruses
  • Provides the facility to go looking for entries alphabetically or through the taxonomical listings to entry articles of alternative viruses

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