Advances in virus research. Volume 92 / edited by Karl Maramorosch, Thomas Mettenleiter.

First edition.
Waltham, Massachusetts : Academic Press, 2015.
Advances in virus research ; Volume 92.
Advances in virus research, 0065-3527 ; ; Volume 92
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Virology -- Research.
Virology -- Technique.
Electronic books.
Published since 1953, Advances in Virus Research covers a diverse range of in-depth reviews, providing a valuable overview of the current field of virology.

  • Contributions from leading authorities
  • Informs and updates on all the latest developments in the field
Front Cover; Advances in Virus Research; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Contributors; Chapter 1: Comparison of Lipid-Containing Bacterial and Archaeal Viruses; 1. Introduction; 1.1. Origin of lipids in prokaryotic viruses and their detection; 2. Function and Significance of Lipids in Prokaryotic Virus Life Cycle; 2.1. How prokaryotic viruses acquire their lipids; 2.1.1. Viruses with an external membrane; 2.1.2. Viruses with a membrane underneath the icosahedral capsid; 2.1.3. Viruses with lipids as structural protein modifications
3. Currently Known Lipid-Containing Bacterial and Archaeal Viruses3.1. Icosahedral viruses with an inner membrane; 3.1.1. Lipids in the corticovirus PM2 with a circular supercoiled dsDNA genome; 3.1.2. Lipids in PRD1 and related viruses; 3.1.3. Lipids of PRD1 form an icosahedrally ordered membrane; 3.1.4. PRD1 genome delivery occurs through a membranous tunneling nanotube; 3.1.5. Assembly and packaging of internal membrane-containing bacteriophage PRD1; 3.2. Enveloped icosahedral viruses: Phage φ6 and its relatives; 3.2.1. Involvement of the membranes in φ6 entry
3.2.2. How φ6 acquires its membrane envelope3.2.3. Lipids of the φ6 virion and its host; 3.3. Vesicular pleomorphic viruses; 3.3.1. Asymmetric lipid vesicles as viruses; 3.3.2. Bacterial vesicular viruses; 3.4. Prokaryotic viruses with helical symmetry: With or without a membrane; 3.4.1. Lipothrixviruses: Helical viruses with a membrane envelope; Alphalipothrixviruses; Betalipothrixviruses; Gammalipothrixviruses and deltalipothrixviruses; 3.5. Lemon-shaped viruses are specific for archaea; 3.5.1. Viruses with one short tail; 3.5.2. Viruses with one or two long tails
3.6. Archaeal spherical viruses with helical NCs have an envelope4. Conclusions; Acknowledgments; References; Chapter 2: Innate Recognition of Alphaherpesvirus DNA; 1. Introduction; 1.1. Alphaherpesviruses; 1.2. Immunity to alphaherpesviruses; 1.3. Innate DNA sensing; 2. DNA Sensors; 2.1. TLR9; 2.2. Discovery of intracellular DNA sensors; 2.3. DAI; 2.4. AIM2; 2.5. IFI16; 2.6. cGAS; 2.7. RNA Pol III and RIG-I; 3. Accessibility of Viral DNA to DNA Sensors; 4. Evasion of DNA-Induced Signaling; 5. Relevance for Vaccine Design; 6. Conclusions and Future Perspective; References
Chapter 3: Molecular Biology of Potyviruses1. Introduction; 2. Genera of the Family Potyviridae and the Main Differences in Genome Structures; 3. Biological and Biochemical Features of Potyviral Proteins; 3.1. P1; 3.2. HCPro; 3.3. P3, 6K1, and PIPO; 3.4. CI; 3.5. 6K2 and NIa; 3.6. NIb; 3.7. CP; 4. Virus Multiplication; 4.1. Subcellular localization of potyvirus multiplication; 4.2. Viral and plant factors involved in potyvirus multiplication; 4.3. Putative functions of these factors during potyvirus multiplication; 5. Virus Movement; 5.1. Intracellular and cell-to-cell movements
5.2. Long-distance movement
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Maramorosch, Karl, editor.
Mettenleiter, Thomas, editor.
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