Download e-book for iPad: Origin and Evolution of Viruses by Esteban Domingo,Robert G. Webster,John F. Holland

By Esteban Domingo,Robert G. Webster,John F. Holland

ISBN-10: 0122203607

ISBN-13: 9780122203602

Are infectious ailments brought on by novel entities, viruses that experience speedily advanced into extra pathogenic varieties, or viruses that experience crossed species divides and develop into extra virulent of their replacement host? those questions and the way new illnesses reminiscent of AIDS emerged have caused renewed curiosity within the methods viruses originated and co-evolved with their hosts.
Origin and Evolution of Viruses offers a whole and transparent description of common viral techniques and particular viral structures, and offers a great beginning to our realizing of ways viruses emerged.
This specific and finished paintings is key studying for all researchers in virology, molecular biology and similar components, in addition to evolutionary biologists attracted to phylogenetic techniques to molecular evolution. The reader is taken on an illumination journey--in time and concepts--from the 1st primitive replicons to their present-day complicated viral opposite numbers.
Apart from the most obvious curiosity, as people are power hosts for those viruses, there's additionally loads of educational curiosity within the evolutionary features of this straightforward staff of organisms, considering details should be received concerning the foundation of stains/species and evolutionary styles that will be appropriate to better species.

The e-book addresses:
* Nature and evolution of early replicons
* DNA and RNA viruses in either crops and animals
* Viral foundation, mutation, and survival
* Antigenic edition in influenza virus
* interaction among host evolution and DNA virus evolution
* Emergence of viral-induced ailments, e.g. hepatitis, influenza and HIV

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