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The Insect Viruses

Series: The Viruses Series

Edited By: Lois K Miller and L Andrew Ball

413 pages, Illus

Plenum

Hardback | Dec 1998 | #84822 | ISBN: 0306458810
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About this book

This book focuses on those virus families that are found primarily or exclusively in insects, covering all major families of insect-selective viruses except for the baculoviruses which were described in a previous volume of The Viruses series. Topics include: the large DNA viruses; the small DNA densoviruses; the RNA viruses; and the arbovirus expression systems and their potential employment in the future. Ninety-eight illustrations supplement the text.


Contents

Entomopoxviruses; L.A. King, et al. Invertebrate Iridescent Viruses; T. Williams. Nudiviruses; J.P. Burand. The Ascoviruses; L.K. Miller. Polydnaviruses; B.A. Webb. Biological and Molecular Properties of Densoviruses and Their Use in Protein Expression and Biological Control; M. Bergoin, P. Tijssen. Structural Studies of Nodaviruses and Tetraviruses; J.E. Johnson, V. Reddy. Nodaviruses of Insects; L.A. Ball, K.L. Johnson. Tetraviruses; K.H.J. Gordon, T.N. Hanzlik. The Picornalike Viruses of Insects; P.D. Christian, P.D. Scotti. Cypoviruses; S. Belloncik, H. Mori. RNA Virus Expression Systems; K. Olson, et al. Index.

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