By Jonathan R. Kerr M.D., Susan F. Cotmore, Marshall E. Bloom M.D., R. Michael Linden, Colin R. Parrish

ISBN-10: 0340811986

ISBN-13: 9780340811986

This accomplished reference paintings brings jointly for the 1st time info on each element of the parvoviruses in one quantity. It offers the recent process of parvovirus type, as agreed through the overseas Committee for the Taxonomy of Viruses (ICTV), and contains innovative info at the virology, molecular and mobile biology, immunology and medical manifestations of an infection with every one identified and proposed family member Parvoviridae. The booklet additionally describes the swiftly increasing simple and scientific technological know-how which underpins gene remedy functions utilizing helper-dependent and helper-independent parvoviruses. The revered editorial workforce has drawn jointly popular participants from around the globe to supply what's going to unquestionably turn into the normal reference at the topic. it's crucial analyzing for medical or study virologists and microbiologists, infectious sickness experts, and public wellbeing and fitness experts and laboratories.

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11 Unassigned viruses within the subfamily Densovirinae Accepted member • Periplaneta fuliginosa densovirus (PfDNV) – type species One strain reported: PfDNV [AF192260] natural infection by each Brevidensovirus species appears to be confined to a single host species. Genus Pefudensovirus Like the Densovirus genus, pefudensoviruses exhibit ambisense organization. 5 kb in length, with a rightward promoter at 3 map units and a leftward promoter at 97 map units, located within the 201 nucleotide ITRs.

Although phylogenetic analysis is becoming a central technique in taxonomic classification, it is less reliable when applied at the species level for viruses in general, and parvoviruses in particular. This is because the phylogenetic approach predominantly depends upon the assumption that genetic information is only transmitted vertically over generational time, an assumption that does not always hold for viruses, which frequently re-assort genetic information by horizontal mechanisms. In particular, viruses evolve by recombination with other viruses or with the much larger pool of sequences represented by their host genomes.

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