Publisher summary this chapter introduces the book on molecular virology at a molecular level viruses are submicroscopic obligate intracellular parasites that lack the genetic information that encodes the tools necessary for generation of metabolic energy or protein synthesis. Principles of molecular virology sixth edition provides an easily accessible introduction to modern virology presenting principles in a clear and concise manner. Completely revised and updated to reflect important advances in the field principles of virology second edition continues to fill the gap between simple introductory texts and very advanced reviews of major virus families introducing upper level undergraduates graduate students and medical students to all aspects of virology. This chapter discusses the basic nature of viruses and how they differ from other organisms to understand how our present knowledge of viruses was achieved it also discusses the history of virology which helps to explain how we think about viruses and what the current concerns of virologists are. Principles of molecular virology fifth edition provides an introduction to modern virology viruses are submicroscopic obligate intracellular parasites that are more diverse than all the bacterial plant and animal kingdoms combined
How it works:
1. Register a Free 1 month Trial Account.
2. Download as many books as you like ( Personal use )
3. No Commitment. Cancel anytime.
4. Join Over 100.000 Happy Readers.
5. That's it. What you waiting for? Sign Up and Get Your Books.