by Maharajan, A

ISBN: 9789383129744
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Imprint : Daya Publishing House
Year : 2021
Price : Rs. 11495.00
Biblio : viii+346p., col.figs., tabls., ind., 25 cm

Author Profile

Dr. A. Maharajan is working as Assistant Professor in PG and Research Department of Zoology, Khadir Mohideen College, Adirampattinam, Tamil Nadu.

About The Book

Virology is a fascinating and rapidly developing subject, and is worthy of study purely because viruses are interesting! There is a continuant need for trained virologists, and it is hoped that this book will play a small role to fulfil this need. This book is specially prepared to meet the demands on Zoology, Microbiology and Biotechnology UG and PG students of various Universities, it brings out the detailed information on introduction, history, classification, architecture, replication, pathogenesis, genetics, immunology, viral host interaction, bacteriophages, plant viruses, animal viruses, interferons, antiviral drugs, prions and viroids, virus genomes, vaccination, diagnostic methods and infection control measures.

Table of Contents

Preface v 1. Introduction to Viruses 1 2. History of Virology 7 3. Virus Classification 13 4. Virus Architecture 19 5. Replication of Virus 23 6. Viral Pathogenesis 35 7. Viral Genetics 40 8. Viral Immunology 45 9. Virus Host Interactions 50 10. Bacteriophage 59 11. Plant Viruses 87 12. Animal Viruses 126 13. Interferon 195 14. Antiviral Drugs 199 15. Prions and Viroids 215 16. Virus Genomes 221 17. Vaccination 231 18. Diagnostic Methods and Serology in Virology 242 Glossary 287 References 333 Index 341