By R. F. Doolittle, D. F. Feng, M. A. McClure, M. S. Johnson (auth.), Ronald Swanstrom Ph.D., Peter K. Vogt M.D. (eds.)
This ebook provides a synthesis of present wisdom on ret- rovirology. every one bankruptcy offers with a distinct step within the virus existence cycle, detailing the molecular elements of virus replication. The comparability of alternative retroviruses exemplifies diversifications. particular subject matters contain the evolution of retrovirus genomes, integration of the provirus, viral DNA transcriptional and translational regulate of viral gene expression, processing of viral proteins, and packaging of virion RNA. information on HIV and HTLV-1 are coated in addition to study on animal retrovirus sys- tems.