Read eBook Fundamentals of Molecular Virology Fundamentals of Molecular Virology By Nicholas H. Acheson,Designed for students learning about viruses for. Aug 30, This new, fully revised second edition of Fundamentals of Molecular that I find in the chapters, but Acheson hasa direct and concise approach. Nov 10, What instructors are saying about Fundamentals of Molecular Virology “I like the structured treatment that is presented in Acheson. Overall, it is.

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Read more Read less. The text incorporates lessons from classic and contemporary concepts providing a well-rounded presentation on the subject of virology.

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The table of contents is informative. Chapters are short and direct. And I do realize viropogy trying to draw some of these processes is difficult because of how they’re occurring in 3D, but many of the figures left a lot to the imagination.

Flaviviruses Richard Kuhn Overall, I find Acheson to be an excellent text. Life at the Molecular Level, 5th Edition. I use this book, and many other like it, for quick reference material.

Includes chapters on important human pathogens such as herpes viruses, hepatitis B and C viruses, human immunodeficiency virus, influenza viruses, measles virus, poliovirus, smallpox virus, West Nile virus, and others. The text contains a number of new four-color figures which focus on the individual steps in virus replication and helps draw students’ attention to important concepts and details.


I found this book to be more helpful as a review than a primary source of learning, particularly because it is written in a concise manner and because I feel like the explanation of some modes of viral fundamentalw were completely lacking. Includes chapters onimportant human pathogens including herpes viruses, hepatitis B andC viruses, human immunodeficiency virus, influenza viruses, measlesvirus, poliovirus, smallpox virus, West Nile virus, andothers.

This second edition has five newchapters: These highlights encourage students to discover new information about virology from other sources. The book has the appropriate level of molecular detail and it is presented in a manner that an undergraduate can readily virolog.

Introduction to Virology 2. Chapters cover most of the major virus families, emphasizing the unique features of each virus family.

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. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. No need to cross-check between the CDC, Youtube, and other websites to understand the basics for the viruses in this book!


The biggest weakness of the book is in graphic illustration. The text approaches learning about virology by presenting a set of chapters each of which Sections within thechapters are logically organized and headings are informative. Overall, it is one fundamdntals the best written and clearly organized texts on the subject I have seen. Customers who bought this item also bought.

I believe this text will have broad appeal in a field where few texts exist. Functions and Disorders of the Immune System.

Fundamentals of Molecular Virology

My library Help Advanced Book Search. This book is okay. Showing of 32 reviews. Virus Structure and Assembly 18 Stephen C. View Instructor Companion Virolpgy.

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The table of contents is informative. Product details File Size: Human Immunodeficiency Virus Alan Cochrane The chapter outlines that cover the fundamentlas features of the virus discussed are quite useful. Theboxes provide interesting side topics in an extremely concisemanner. All other chapters have been revised and updated.

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