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Virus structure and assembly

Virus structure and assembly

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Published by Elsevier Academic Press in San Diego, Calif, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Virology -- Research.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Polly Roy ; series editors, Karl Maramorosch, Aaron J. Shatkin.
    SeriesAdvances in virus research -- v. 64
    ContributionsMaramorosch, Karl., Shatkin, Aaron J.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 433 p., [48] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages433
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18890064M
    ISBN 10012039863X

    Assembly of virus capsids and surface proteins must be regulated to ensure that the resulting complex is an infectious virion. Here we examine assembly of virus capsids, focusing on hepatitis B virus and bacteriophage MS2, and formation of glycoproteins in the alphaviruses.   The helical nature of this virus is quite clear in negative staining electron micrographs since the virus forms a rigid rod-like structure. In enveloped, helically symmetrical viruses (e.g. influenza virus, rabies virus), the capsid is more flexible (and longer) and appears in negative stains rather like a telephone cord (figure 4H, I).

      Dong, S. et al. Insight into the Ebola virus nucleocapsid assembly mechanism: crystal structure of Ebola virus nucleoprotein core domain at .   Book Description. Viruses interact with host cells in ways that uniquely reveal a great deal about general aspects of molecular and cellular structure and function. Molecular and Cellular Biology of Viruses leads students on an exploration of viruses by supporting engaging and interactive learning. All the major classes of viruses are covered.

    Topics covered in the course will include basic principles of virus structure and symmetry, capsid assembly, strategies for enclosing nucleic acid, proteins involved in entry and exit, and the life cycles of well understood pathogens such as HIV, influenza, polio, and Herpes. A review of cutting edge structural methods is also covered. A capsid is the protein shell of a virus, enclosing its genetic consists of several oligomeric (repeating) structural subunits made of protein called observable 3-dimensional morphological subunits, which may or may not correspond to individual proteins, are called proteins making up the capsid are called capsid proteins or viral coat proteins (VCP).


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Written by experts in their field, Virus Structure and Assembly summarizes our current state of knowledge in the field of virus structure and assembly, comparing and contrasting the mechanisms adopted by viruses with a wide diversity of genome and host.

It will serve as an invaluable reference for researchers in virology, microbiology, epidemiology, molecular biology, and public cturer: Academic Press.

Purchase Virus Structure and Assembly, Volume 64 - 1st Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBNBook Edition: 1. Virus Structure and Assembly 1st Edition by Sherwood Casjens (Author) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book Cited by: Summarizes our state of knowledge in the field of virus structure and assembly, comparing and contrasting the mechanisms adopted by viruses with a diversity of genome and host.

This work serves as a useful reference for researchers in virology, microbiology. Search in this book series. Virus Structure and Assembly.

Polly Roy. Vol Pages i-xiv, () Download full volume. Previous volume. Next volume. Actions for selected chapters. Select all / Deselect all. Download PDFs Export citations. Show all chapter previews Show all chapter previews. The Development and Application of Electron Microscopy to the Structure of Isolated Plant 2.

Structure and in Vitro Assembly of Tobacco Mosaic Virus 3. Structure and in Vitro Assembly of Papaya Mosaic Virus 4. Structure and Vitro Assembly of Southern Bean Mosaic Virus, in Relation to that Other Small Spherical Plant Viruses 5.

Virus structure and assembly. Boston: Jones and Bartlett, © (OCoLC) Online version: Virus structure and assembly. Boston: Jones and Bartlett, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Sherwood Casjens.

A virus is a submicroscopic infectious agent that replicates only inside the living cells of an organism. Viruses infect all types of life forms, from animals and plants to microorganisms, including bacteria and archaea.

Since Dmitri Ivanovsky's article describing a non-bacterial pathogen infecting tobacco plants, and the discovery of the tobacco mosaic virus by Martinus Beijerinck in. Virus assembly occurs in cytoplasmic factories in which the first visible structures are crescent shaped and are composed of virus protein and host lipid (Figure 3).The available evidence favors a model in which these structures contain a single lipid bilayer covered by a protein layer.

The surface layer contains the D13 protein, which is essential for morphogenesis. Molecular Plant Virology book. Volume I: Virus Structure and Assembly and Nucleic Acid-Protein Interactions. Molecular Plant Virology.

DOI link for Molecular Plant Virology. Molecular Plant Virology book. Volume I: Virus Structure and Assembly and Nucleic Acid-Protein Interactions. By Davis. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook.

Complementary Strategies to Study Virus Structure and Function, Volumethe latest release in the Advances in Virus Research series, highlights new advances in the field, with this new volume presenting interesting chapters on X-ray structures from crystals of viral proteins grown in cellula, NMR and SAXS to study protein dynamics and natively disordered viral proteins, Mass spectrometry.

Structure and Physics of Viruses is an interdisciplinary textbook in which the rapidly expanding fields of structural and physical virology are dealt with in an integrated way.

The authors have attempted to write a book basic enough to be useful to students, as well as advanced and current enough to be useful to senior scientists. A virus is an infectious non-living particle that cannot survive on its own. The life cycle of the virus is a series of steps that enable the virus to infect a host and replicate itself.

Explore virus structure, structure of virus, viral structure types, and functions of virus structure. 1/18/13 continued-VIRUS STRUCTURE Sergei Nekhai, Ph.D. Objectives: •Cont-structure of viral capsids •Enveloped viruses •Packaging of viral RNA or DNA •Complex viruses •Virus maturation, assembly and release.

• The structure of the bluetongue virus core was recently reported & represents the largest structure yet determined to atomic resolution ( Å). • The outer shell of this virus is approximately 80 nm in diameter & the inner shell (core) about 60 nm.

• The double-stranded RNA genome of the virus is packed. This book sheds new light on the physical nature of viruses, and how physical properties of virions affect the infection of cells. Included are information on viral assembly zones, virus maturation and physical properties of virus particles and bacteriophages.

The nucleocapsid acts as a scaffold for virus assembly and as a template for genome transcription and replication.

Insights into nucleoprotein–nucleoprotein interactions have been derived from structural studies of oligomerized, RNA-encapsidating nucleoprotein, and cryo-electron microscopy of nucleocapsid or nucleocapsid-like structures.

Hepatitis B Virus- Structure, Epidemiology, Symptoms, Pathogenesis, Diagnosis, Treatment and Vaccines.

Hepatitis B is a viral infection that attacks the liver and can cause both acute and chronic disease. The replication and assembly of Flaviviruses are complex procedures, which require the efficient coordination of a number of different steps.

These stages are highly organized temporally and spatially in the infected cell and require the virus-induced establishment of host-derived membrane structures. Dong, S. et al. Insight into the Ebola virus nucleocapsid assembly mechanism: crystal structure of Ebola virus nucleoprotein core domain at Å resolution.

Protein Cell 6, – (). Overall AdV structure and components. (a) Icosahedral shell organization according to current structural left hand side panel is a model built from a low resolution cryoEM map, with penton bases highlighted in yellow, and fibers built from the crystal structure of the knob and distal shaft [] in dark shaded triangle indicates one facet.

Putting together the many different elements in the virion requires an extra effort to achieve correct assembly, and thus complex viruses require sophisticated mechanisms to regulate morphogenesis.

This chapter provides a general view of the structure and assembly of Cited by: 3.An array of viruses. (a) The helical virus of rabies. (b) The segmented helical virus of influenza. (c) A bacteriophage with an icosahedral head and helical tail. (d) An enveloped icosahedral herpes simplex virus.

(e) The unenveloped polio virus. (f) The icosahedral human immunodeficiency virus .