Encyclopedia of Virology Research (2 Volume Set)


Andrew P. Gatto (Editor)
Benjamin S. Leon (Editor)

Series: Virology Research Progress
BISAC: SCI099000

This book presents current research in the field of virology. Topics discussed include giant viruses and their genomes; replication, transcription and translation of coronaviruses; dengue detection, diagnosis and control; dengue virus pathogenesis and animal modeling; molecular diagnostics for detecting dengue; interspecies transmission of avian influenza virus to dogs; conventional and experimental vaccines against avian influenza; molecular pathogenesis of avian influenza and the prospect of therapy using small interfering RNA and U.S. and international responses to the global spread of avian flu.


Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Correlations of Phylogenetic Relation with Host Range, Length of ORF or Genes, Organization of Conserved Sequences in the Noncoding Region, and Viral Classification among the Members of the genus Flavivirus
(Goro Kuno, Gwong-Jen J. Chang, Li-Jung, Chien, Arboviral Diseases Branch, Division of Vector-Borne Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Colorado, USA, and others)

Endogenous Retroviral Sequences Control The Transcription Of Many Host Genes In Eukaryotes
(Dmitri A. Ghilarov and Anton A. Buzdin, Shemyakin-Ovchinnikov Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry, Moscow, Russia)

A Secondary Structure Model for the Untranslated Region of Ilarvirus RNAs
(Shih-Cheng Chen, Alexander P. Gultyaev, Cornelis W. A. Pleij, and Ren, C. L. Olsthoorn, Leiden Institute of Chemistry, Leiden University, The Netherlands)

Human T-cell Leukemia Virus Type 1 (HTLV-1) and Antiviral Enzyme APOBEC3
(Takeo Ohsugi and Atsushi Koito, Division of Microbiology and Genetics, Center for Animal Resources and Development, Institute of Resource, Development and Analysis, Kumamoto University, Japan, and others)

Is there a critical mass that would likely trigger the emergence of a pandemic avian influenza genotype?
(Dany Shoham, Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel)

Giant Viruses and their Genomes
(William H Wilson and Michael J Allen, Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences,West Boothbay Harbor, Maine and others)

Replication, Transcription, and Translation of Coronaviruses
(Kazuya Shirato and Tetsuya Mizutani, Laboratory of Acute Respiratory Viral Diseases and Cytokines, Department of Virology III, and others)

A Mathematical Model for the Suppressive Effect of Subgenomic Hepatitis C Virus Replication in Huh-7 Cells in the Presence of Potential Individual Drug
(Elena L. Mishchenko, Kirill D. Bezmaternykh, Vitaly A. Likhoshvai, Vladimir A. Ivanisenko, and Nikola A. Kolchanov, Institute of Cytology and Genetics SB RAS, Lavrentieva Ave., Russia, and others)

Comparative Sequence Analysis of North American to South American Eastern Equine Encephalitis Virus Genomes
(Peter L. Platteborze, Chief of Chemistry, Department of Clinical Support Services, Army Medical Department Center and School, Fort Sam Houston, TX)

Lyssavirus Genome
(Xianfu Wu, Ivan Kuzmin, Kelvin Tang, Charles E. Rupprecht, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Rabies Program/PRB/DVRD/CDC, Atlanta, GA, and others)

Dengue: Detection, Diagnosis and Control
(Sérgio Oliveira De Paula, Ana Carolina Dias Fialho, Rui José Coelho Júnior, Leandro Licursi de Oliveira, Laboratory of Molecular Immunovirology, Federal University of Viçosa, Viçosa City, Minas Gerais State, Brazil)

The Diagnosis of Dengue
(Nagesh K.Tripathi, Ambuj Shrivastava, Asha M. Jana, Division of Virology, Bioprocess Scale-up Facility, Defence Research and Development Establishment, Gwalior, India)

Dengue Envelope Domain III Protein: Properties, Production and Potential Applications in Dengue Diagnosis
(Lik Chern Melvin Tan, Mah Lee Ng, Dept. of Microbiology, National University of Singapore, Singapore)

Dengue Virus Pathogenesis and Animal Modeling
(Jennifer Garver, Eric M. Vela, Battelle Biomedical Research Center (BBRC), Columbus, Ohio)

Target Cells’ Responses to Dengue Virus Infection: Implications for Pathogenesis
(Luiza M. Higa, Thaís M. da Conceição, Tatiana El-Bacha, Iranaia A. Miranda and Andrea T. Da Poian, Instituto de Bioquímica Médica, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)

General Considerations on Dengue
(Agostino Pugliese, Donato Torre, Department of Medical & Surgical Sciences, University of Turin, Amedeo di Savoia Hospital, Turin, Italy)

Molecular Diagnostics for Detecting Dengue
(Catherine Putonti, Department of Biology, and Department of Computer Science, Loyola University, Chicago, Illinois)

Laboratory Diagnosis of Dengue Infection
(Shamala Devi, Wang Seok Mui, Department of Medical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)

Dengue Infection
(Viroj Wiwanitkit, Dept. of Laboratory Medicine, Chulalongkorn Univ. Bangkok, Thailand)

Mathematical Models of Dengue Transmission and Control: A Survey
(Asep K. Supriatna, Department of Mathematics, Universitas Padjadjaran, Jatinangor, Indonesia and Nuning Nuraini, Edy Soewono, KKMIK-FMIPA ITB, Indonesia)

Interspecies Transmission of Avian Influenza Virus to Dogs
(Daesub Song, Bokyu Kang, Chulseung Lee, Bongkyun Park , Department of Veterinary Virology, College of Veterinary Medicine and School of Agricultural Biotechnology, Seoul National University, Seoul, Republic of Korea)

Conventional and Experimental Vaccines against Avian Influenza
(Ami Patel, Gary Wong, Mickey Sahib, and Gary P. Kobinger, Special Pathogens Program, National Microbiology Laboratory, Public Health Agency of Canada and others)

Worldwide Preparedness to Prevent Eruption of Pandemic Flu and to Control Pandemic Spread after its Emergence
(Yoav Arnson, MD, Yaron Bar-Dayan, MD, MHA, Department of Medicine ‘D’, Meir Medical Center, Kfar –Saba, Israel., Tel-Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel and others)

Molecular Pathogenesis of Avian Influenza and Prospect of Therapy using Small Interfering RNA
(Jeanne Adiwinata Pawitan, Department of Histology, Faculty of Medicine University of Indonesia)

Avian Influenza: Intervention and Therapy
(Hongxuan He, PhD, National Research Center for Wildlife Born Diseases, Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China)

Infection Control for Avian Influenza (H5N1) in Healthcare Settings
(Anucha Apisarnthanarak, Division of Infectious Diseases, Linda M. Mundy, Saint Louis Univ. School of Public Health, Saint Louis, Missouri)

U.S. and International Responses to the Global Spread of Avian Flu
(Tiaji Salaam-Blyther and Emma Chanlett-Avery)

Avian Influenza: Agricultural Issues
(Jim Monke)

Potential Risks of Vaccination against Avian Flu Epidemics
(Shingo Iwami, Yasuhiro Takeuchi, Graduate School of Science and Technology, Shizuoka University, Japan)

Preparation and Production of Prepandemic and Pandemic Influenza Vaccine: A Personal View
(Akikazu Sakudo, Toyokazu Ishikawa, and Kazuyoshi Ikuta, Department of Virology, Center for Infectious Disease Control, Research Institute for Microbial Diseases, Osaka University, Japan and others)


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