Download PDF by Alister G. Craig,Artur Scherf: Antigenic Variation

By Alister G. Craig,Artur Scherf

ISBN-10: 012194851X

ISBN-13: 9780121948511

ISBN-10: 012388456X

ISBN-13: 9780123884565

the subject of antigenic version is necessary in either biology and medication. it really is of huge curiosity, because it describes the process(es) wherein microorganisms 'shift shape', through genetic rearrangement or differently. In clinical phrases, this has a massive effect at the infectious sickness method, because the immune approach has nice hassle in maintaining with this alteration, and hence disposing of the infectious agent. Antigenic version is a massive approach through which microbes circumvent the immune reaction, and persist within the body.
The huge scope of the booklet appeals to all these operating within the box of infectious illness, immunology of an infection, pathogenesis, molecular biology and in addition to evolutionary biologists. themes coated comprise not just bacterial species, and viruses corresponding to influenza, HIV, Rotavirus, but additionally eukaryotic parasites - the most interesting teams of organisms displaying this behaviour.

Comprehensive insurance of antigenic version from viruses to parasites
Discussions dedicated to molecular mechanisms of host evasion
Detailed descriptions of host/pathogen interactions

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