Principles of Molecular Virologyprovides an essential introduction to modern virology. Focusing on a molecular approach, this textbook presents the principles of virology in a clear and concise manner. The book explores and explains the fundamental aspects of virology, including structure of virus particles and genome, replication, gene expression, infection, pathogenesis and subviral agents. The self-assessment questions, glossary and abbreviations section provide excellent revision aids and serve as handy references to students, tutors and researchers alike. An exciting new addition to the third edition is a CD-ROM containing material to complement and further enhance the text. The Instructor's Edition of the Principles of Molecular VirologyCD contains virtual interactive tutorials and experiments, self-assessment questions and numerical exercises, links to many useful on-line resources, along with the Appendix section of the book, including a Glossary, Abbreviations and Pronunciation Guide, Classification of Sub-Cellular Infectious Agents and a History of Virology. In addition, this CD also contains all 126 diagrams from Principles of Molecular Virologyin JPEG format, many animations, and lecture notes in Microsoft®PowerPoint® format - 568 slides covering all 8 chapters of Principles of Molecular Virology This new edition of Principles of Molecular Virology, now with colour throughout, will continue to be an invaluable reference to students, teachers and researchers of virology, microbiology, molecular biology and medicine. New to the third edition: * Viruses and Apoptosis * Bacteriophages and Human Disease * Learning objectives * Virology on-line section * Pronunciation section in Glossary and Abbreviations section * Key events in the history of virology * CD-ROM containing interactive material to complement the text Praise for Previous Editions "An excellent virological text for students. It is recommended in many university undergraduate courses for good reason. It is written in an accessible style... well illustrated... I suspect the self-assessment questions will be usefully plundered by those setting examinations. I have no doubt there will be a third edition." --TRENDS IN GENETICS "Excellent... The writing flows easily with good practical examples... An attractive, up-to-date book and is an excellent buy that I can strongly recommend." --SOCIETY FOR GENERAL MICROBIOLOGY QUARTERLY "More suitable for an undergraduate class than any other text I have recently seen... Readable and undergraduate friendly, and it fills a definite niche." --AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR MICROBIOLOGY NEWS "Compact... and realistically priced... Present[s] molecular virology to an undergraduate audience in an easily digestible form." --TRENDS IN MICROBIOLOGY "A short, straightforward, inexpensive paperback that concentrates on the basic principles of molecular virology... Provide[s] a good starting point for non-virologists to rapidly acquire a working knowledge of the area." --TRENDS IN BIOCHEMISTRY "Well worth its price... the text is easy to follow and represents a fantastic blend of basic principles, corresponding techniques and applied views." --ZEIT FUR PFLANZENKRANKHEITEN UND PFLANZENSCHUTZCann, Alan J. is the author of 'Principles of Molecular Virology' with ISBN 9780121585334 and ISBN 0121585336.