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The natural history of viruses

Andrewes, C. H. Sir.

The natural history of viruses

by Andrewes, C. H. Sir.

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Published by W. W. Norton in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Viruses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] C. H. Andrewes.
    SeriesThe World naturalist
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQR360 .A59 1967b
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 237 p.
    Number of Pages237
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5531399M
    LC Control Number67006921

    This book compiles the most important developments and research, giving users a very useful guide on this evolving area of virology and medicinal chemistry. Show less Studies on Hepatitis Viruses: Life Cycle, Structure, Functions, and Inhibition presents the latest on this systemic infection that predominantly affects the liver with. The social history of viruses describes the influence of viruses and viral infections on human history. Epidemics caused by viruses began when human behaviour changed during the Neolithic period, aro years ago, when humans developed more densely populated agricultural allowed viruses to spread rapidly and subsequently to become endemic.

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OCLC Number: Notes: /, Description: viii, pages illustrations 25 cm. Contents: pt. Viruses in general: Introductory --The nature and variety of viruses --The virus and its host --Defence against viruses --pt.

ission of virus infections: Catching colds --Influenza, ringer of changes --Poliovirus and its relations --Mosquitos, horses, birds and snakes --Mosquitos.

In her fascinating and vividly written book, Dorothy Crawford describes all aspects of the natural history of these deadly parasites, explaining how they differ from other microorganisms. She looks at the havoc viruses have caused in the past, where they have come from, and the detective work involved in uncovering : Dorothy Crawford.

Still counting: 4, species have been identified, but there are probably millions more. Spirals, squiggles, and more: Bacteria come in lots of shapes, including balls, rods, commas, spirals, and cubes.

On the go: Some swim forward by beating a tail-like structure called a flagellum; others slide on the slimy secretions they ooze. Our microbes, ourselves: About trillion bacteria live in. With a elemental introduction to virology, inmunology and epidemiology makes a description and a bit of history of the most común viruses: flu,smallpox,herpes,rabid, hantavirus,poliovirus,VIH,comon cold and spongiform bovine encefalitis,though this is not produced by a virus is instead produced by a defective replicant protein or prion;makes a referene to the relation of /5.

Throughout history, nothing has killed more human beings than the viruses, bacteria and parasites that cause disease.

Not natural disasters like earthquakes or volcanoes. Not war – not even close. Perhaps most fascinating, viruses are now recognized as remarkable engines of the genetic innovation that fuels natural selection and catalyzes evolution in all domains of life.

Viruses have coevolved with their hosts since the beginning of life on our planet and are part of the evolutionary legacy of every species that has ever lived.4/5(1). In her fascinating and vividly written book, Dorothy Crawford describes all aspects of the natural history of these deadly parasites, explaining how they differ from other microorganisms.

She looks at the havoc viruses have caused in the past, where they have come from, and the detective work involved in uncovering them. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Throughout the book there is information about the history of a variety of killer viruses such as yellow fever and polio and the vaccines that were developed to eradicate them.

There is also information about the origins of HIV - how HIV infects a cell and the ways that Reviews: Years American Museum of Natural History Share. Collect. Microbiology > Microbes Coloring Book & Scavenger Hunt > Online Coloring: Viruses.

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Professor Crawford illustrates her arguments with vivid and wide-ranging examples. this book examines viruses such as yellow fever, measles and polio which have been eradicated or nearly so. It examines how these viruses changed history and how viruses such as AIDS and how a flu epidemic may change history.

It has a few chapters dedicated to viruses, how they form, what they do to the body, etc/5. As a result, HIV readily mutates to become more immunoresistant, more drug resistant, and able to change the preferred cell type it is able to infect, eg, M-tropic to T-tropic as shown in Figure 2.

Figure 2: Affinity of HIV for Different Immune Cells. (left) In. What a great book to finish this year.

This is the history of viruses, those nanoparticles wrapped up in protein, a history of smallpox, polio, herpes, hepatitis, flu, Human T Leukaemia Virus, HIV and others little viruses that have made difficult our existence.5/5(5). What a great book to finish this year.

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Will be a good Reading copy/5().This chapter presents a review of what is known about the natural history of the Ebolaviruses in Central and West Africa as well as in the Philippines. All the previous hypotheses on the natural cycle of Ebolavirus are revisited.

Also, the main factors driving the virus natural cycle are summarized for the different ecosystems where the Ebolavirus is known to have emerged, including the virus Author: Jean-Paul Gonzalez, Marc Souris, Massamba Sylla, Francisco Veas, Tom Vincent.Paper $ ISBN: Published October E-book $ About E-books ISBN: Published October The past year has been one of viral panic—panic about viruses, that is.

Through headlines, public health warnings, and at least one homemade hazmat suit, we were reminded of the powerful force of viruses. They are.