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Fundamentals of Molecular Virology, 2nd Edition

Includes chapters that cover important human pathogens such as smallpox virus, measles virus, poliovirus, herpes viruses, human immunodeficiency virus, hepatitis B virus, Ebola virus, SARS corona virus, West Nile virus, and others. Overall, I find Acheson to be an excellent text.

It is clearly written and easy to understand, but the way they explain things is long-winded. Text boxes throughout the book feature exciting andcurrent developments in molecular virology or practicalapplications of viruses in acgeson and medicine. The Best Books of Introduction to Virology 2. Write a customer review.

WileyNov 10, – Science – pages. Reoviruses Terence S. The text provides a thorough presentation of basic and contemporary concepts in virology for a student’s first exposure to the field.

The book has the appropriate level of molecular detail and it is presented in a manner that an undergraduate can readily grasp. Review Text “I like the overall organization and “directness” in the writing.


This second edition has new chapters on viruses of plants, algae, and archaea, host responses fnudamentals virus infection, and the host immune system.

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Kindle Cloud Reader Read instantly in your browser. Numerous full-color figurescomplement the text and illustrate virus structure, genomeorganization, and individual steps in virus replication.

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Viruses of Algae and Mimivirus Michael J. This approach portrays the personality of each virus, helping students to learn the material and to build up their knowledge of virology, starting with smaller and simpler viruses and proceeding to more complex viruses.

Book ratings by Goodreads. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. Sections within thechapters are logically organized and headings are informative.

See all Editorial Reviews. One person found this helpful. Key Terms, Fundamental Concepts, and Review Questions at the end of each chapter help students review and organizeinformation they have learned.

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The table of contents achesom informative. Each chapter is designed to tell a story about the virus under discussion, and to portray the “personality” of that virus. Viroids and Prions It’ll give you a better appreciation for viruses and molecular biology. This book is also a valuable, up-to-date source of information for graduate students, postdoctoral fellows and research scientists working with viruses.


Acheson No preview available – Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. I enjoy the slight stylistic differences that I find in the chapters, but Acheson has a direct and concise approach that makes the information throughout the text understandable for students.

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The writing is clear and concise. Information on human pathogens. The text approaches learning about virology by presenting a set of chapters each of which Antiviral Vaccines Brian Ward Fundamentals of Molecular Virology. Coronaviruses Mark Denison, Michelle M.

This was the textbook molecula for a Virology course in college. There’s a lot to learn about viruses and this book takes you through quite a bit. Check out the top achesno of the year on our page Best Books of This book is also a valuable, up-to-date source of information for graduate students, postdoctoral fellows and research scientists working with viruses. Introduction to Virology 2 Nicholas H. Chapter introductions give historical background andinformation about viral diseases.

Bunyaviruses Richard M. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. This, again, left me feeling like this book was incomplete. I had to purchase this book for a molecular virology class at my university.