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Adenoviruses

Basic Biology to Gene Therapy (Medical Intelligence Unit 15)

by Prem Seth

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Published by Landes Bioscience .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medical Genetics,
  • Virology,
  • Life Sciences - Biology - General,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Life Sciences - Biology - Microbiology,
  • Genetics,
  • Immunology,
  • Gene Therapy,
  • Adenoviridae,
  • Adenoviruses,
  • Genetic vectors

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages314
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8697088M
    ISBN 101570595844
    ISBN 109781570595844
    OCLC/WorldCa41453005


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Adenoviruses by Prem Seth Download PDF EPUB FB2

Adenoviruses are among the most studied and at the same time most mysterious of viruses. In this book, the authors highlight the achievements in the study of animal and human adenoviruses, chemotherapy of adenovirus infections, and the development in adenoviral vector-based vaccines and gene therapy.

I believe that this book will be useful not only for researchers but also in solving specific. The adenoviruses are common pathogens of humans and animals. Moreover, several strains have been the subject of intensive research and are used as tools in mammalian molecular biology. More than serologically distinct types of adenovirus have been identified, including 49 types that infect humans.

The family Adenoviridae is divided into two Genera, the mammalian adenoviruses Author: Walter Doerfler. Adenoviruses are associated with numerous disease outbreaks, particularly those involving daycares, schools, children's camps, hospitals, military settings, and other health care centres.

Today, fifty-two different serotypes of adenovirus have been identified. However, several types have also recently been identified with molecular techniques and designated as genotypes. Adenoviruses are a group of common viruses that infect the lining of your eyes, airways and lungs, intestines, urinary tract, and nervous 're common causes of fever, coughs, sore Author: Stephanie Watson.

For example, some bovine adenoviruses (eg, bovine adenoviruses 1, 3, and 10) are now assigned to the genus Mastadenovirus Adenoviruses book bovine mastadenoviruses A, B, and C, whereas others (eg, bovine adenoviruses 4, 5, and 8) are included in the genus Atadenovirus as bovine atadenovirus D.

Ovine adenoviruses 1–5, bovine adenovirus 2, and goat adenovirus. Adenoviruses are one of the most genetically diverse DNA viruses and cause non-life-threatening infections in the ocular, respiratory, or gastrointestinal epithelium of a diverse range of hosts.

Adenoviruses are excellent vectors for delivering genes or vaccine antigens to the target host tissues and are being tested in several vaccine and gene therapy studies. Adenovirus-based vectors offer Author: Shakti Singh, Rakesh Kumar, Babita Agrawal. Adenoviruses are common viruses that cause a range of illness.

They can cause cold-like symptoms, fever, sore throat, bronchitis, pneumonia, diarrhea, and pink eye Adenoviruses book.

You can get an adenovirus infection at any age. People with weakened immune systems or existing respiratory or Adenoviruses book disease are more likely than others to get. Adenoviruses are a group of common viruses that infect the lining of your eyes, airways and lungs, intestines, urinary tract, and nervous system.

In this book, the authors highlight the achievements in the study of animal and human adenoviruses, chemotherapy of adenovirus infections, and the development in adenoviral vector-based vaccines and.

Adenoviruses are double-stranded, nonenveloped DNA viruses; at least 51 distinct serotypes and multiple genetic variants divided into 7 species (A through G) infect adenovirus types are associated primarily with respiratory tract disease (types7, 14, and 21), and others are associated primarily with gastroenteritis (types 40 and 41).

This book presents topics ranging from the basic biology of adenoviruses, through the construction and purification of adenoviral vectors, cutting-edge vectorology, and the use of adenoviral vectors in preclinical animal models, with final consideration of the regulatory issues surrounding human clinical gene therapy trials.

Ever since their discovery, adenoviruses have proven to be a tremendous asset to biologists. Through the study of the adenoviruses the authors have learned not only about the virus structures, mechanisms of viral replication, but also about eukaryotic gene expression, alternative splicing, regulation of cell cycle progression, and apoptosis.

In the last five years, there has been an explosion. Adenoviruses can cause mild to severe illness, though serious illness is less common. People with weakened immune systems, or existing respiratory or cardiac disease, are at higher risk of developing severe illness from an adenovirus infection.

Learn more about adenoviruses. Transmission; Prevention & Treatment. The Big Picture Book of Viruses: Adenoviridae Taxonomy: Description is on the taxonomic level of family.

Taxon contains the following Genera: Mastadenovirus; Aviadenovirus. The discovery of adenoviruses naturally induced a new interest in viruses of the human upper respiratory tract since previously unknown viruses infecting this portion of the human body had not been identified in 20 years, and their unique characteristics stimulated investigations into the biochemical events essential for replication of animal viruses.

Reflecting the development of powerful new tools and high-throughput methods to analyze adenoviral particles and their interactions with host cells, the third edition of Adenovirus Methods and Protocols calls upon experts in the field to convey advances in molecular biology, genomics and proteomics, imaging, and bioinformatics.

Beginning with cryo-electron microscopy, atomic force microscopy Format: Hardcover. Adenoviruses are of considerable interest as vectors for gene delivery and as emerging human pathogens. Adenovirus infections are common and ubiquitous.

Adenovirus infections can be epidemic, endemic, or sporadic, with the pattern of circulation, specific syndrome, and severity varying by serotype, population, and route of exposure. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Adenoviruses.

New York: Plenum Press, © (OCoLC) Online version: Adenoviruses. New York: Plenum Press, © Adenovirus, any virus belonging to the family Adenoviridae. This group of viruses was discovered in the s and includes 6 genera and 47 species (formerly referred to as serotypes) that cause sore throat and fever in humans, hepatitis in dogs, and several diseases in fowl, mice, cattle, pigs, and virus particle lacks an outer envelope; is spheroidal, about 80 nm (1 nm = Buy Adenoviruses: Model and Vectors in Virus-Host Interactions: Virion-Structure, Viral Replication and Host-Cell Interactions (Current Topics in Microbiology and Immunology Book ): Read Books Reviews.

Infection with one of the many adenoviruses may be asymptomatic or result in specific syndromes, including mild respiratory infections, keratoconjunctivitis, gastroenteritis, cystitis, and primary pneumonia.

Diagnosis is clinical. Treatment is supportive. Adenoviruses are DNA viruses classified. Adenoviruses were also soon established as the aetiological cause of acute respiratory disease by Hilleman and Werner (). Thus two of the fundamental properties of human adenoviruses, the acute respiratory infection and the persistent infection of lymphatic tissue, were recognised at an early stage.

Causes of Adenoviruses in Reptiles The transmission of adenoviruses is not known for certain but is suspected to be fecal/oral direct contact from contaminated or infected animals.

The host animal can have a genetic predisposition for the adenovirus and can pass the organism in its feces and through oral fluids such as those exchanged in fight.

Introduction. Adenoviruses are responsible for a wide variety of clinical diseases. Although most commonly associated with illnesses of the respiratory tract, these viruses have been responsible for infections of the gastrointestinal tract, heart, eyes, skin, liver, urinary, as well as nervous systems [].Common clinical respiratory illnesses associated with adenoviruses include pharyngitis.

Adenovirus, a DNA virus, was first isolated in the s in adenoid tissue–derived cell cultures, hence the name. These primary cell cultures were often noted to spontaneously degenerate over time, and adenoviruses are now known to be a common cause of asymptomatic respiratory tract infection that produces in vitro cytolysis in these tissues.

Adenoviruses have the ability to transfer from one person's hands to another person's, and then into that person's mouth, eyes, or nose. Children who are in childcare, particularly children between 6 months and 2 years old, have a higher risk of getting an adenovirus.

Adenoviruses spread in both summer camps and schools for : Wendy Taormina-Weiss. Adenoviruses have been isolated from wastewater, rivers, and drinking water and are capable of prolonged survival in water.

{\textcopyright} ", keywords = "Adenovirus, Diseases, Immunocompromised, Occurrence in water, Outbreaks, Properties, Recreational water outbreaks, Respiratory infections, Survival, Swimming pools". The discovery of adenoviruses naturally induced a new interest in viruses of the human upper respiratory tract since previously unknown viruses infecting this portion of the human body had not been identified in 20 years, and their unique characteristics stimulated investigations into the.

Introductory Chapter: Human Adenoviruses 9 [15] Similä S, Jouppila R, Salmi A, Pohjonen R. Encephaloningitis in children associated with an adenovirus type 7 epidemic. Adenoviruses are prolific viruses that can cause a variety of illnesses, including upper respiratory infections — such as colds — as well as pneumonia, gastrointestinal illness, conjunctivitis.

Adenoviruses and Kinetic Classes. Kinetic classes are groups of genes subdivided by what stage in the viral cycle they are transcribed. For instance, IE (α) genes (intermediate early genes) are transcribed early and quickly in response to a virus’s entrance into a cell.

Delayed early (DE, or β) genes are transcribed relatively later. The intended audience is individuals in the Life Sciences interested in therapeutic applications of adenoviruses. This book reviews the life history and immune responses to adenoviruses and summarizes various therapies implemented with the use of : Philip Ng, Nicola Brunetti-Pierri.

Adenoviruses are actually a group of viruses that, according to the CDC, can cause all sorts of upper respiratory illnesses. The infections spread through respiratory droplets and surfaces where. adenovirus [ad´ĕ-no-vi″rus] any of a large group of viruses causing disease of the upper respiratory tract and conjunctiva, and also present in latent infections in normal persons; many induce malignancy in certain species.

Along with many rhinovirus subspecies and the picornaviruses, adenoviruses are among the causes of the common cold. adj., adj. Adenovirus infections can affect children of any age. But they're more common in babies and young children.

Most kids have had at least one adenovirus infection before age There are many different types of adenoviruses, so people can have more than one adenovirus infection.

Adenovirus often infects the airways and the intestinal tract. An infection usually manifests with symptoms similar to a common cold. There is a sore throat, runny nose and eyes, sneezing. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

The Adenoviruses by Harold rg,Springer edition, paperback The Adenoviruses ( edition) | Open Library. Adenoviruses. Kate Relph. Oncology Department, Postgraduate Medical School, University of Surrey, Guildford GU2 7WG, UK.

Book Editor(s): Kevin J. Harrington. Targeted Therapy Laboroatory, Cancer Research UK Centre for Cell and Molecular Biology, Institute of Cancer Research, Fulham Road, London SW3 6JB, UK.

Adenoviruses are large, nonenveloped, icosahedral viruses with a worldwide distribution and a wide degree of genetic heterogeneity. They are responsible for a spectrum of diseases, both end-organ and systemic, affecting both immunocompetent and immunocompromised hosts.

Signs and symptoms vary in severity as well, from mild upper respiratory tract infection to life-threatening pulmonary. Adenoviruses are unique among icosahedral viruses in that they have a structure called a “fiber” projecting from each of the 12 vertices, or penton bases (Figures and ).

The rest of the capsid is composed of hexon capsomeres. After three volumes on adenoviruses in the past years have seen rapid progress in the field of adenovirus research. Moreover, adenoviruses have attracted considerable interest as vectors in gene transfer regimens.