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Virus–Host Cell Interactions

Virology

General Characteristics of Viruses

  1. L. Andrew Ball DPhil Professor of Microbiology

Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470688618.taw0218

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

How to Cite

Ball, L. A. 2010. Virus–Host Cell Interactions. Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections. .

Author Information

  1. University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

Abstract

  • 1
    Introduction
  • 2
    Quantitative Aspects of Virus–Cell Interactions
  • 3
    Types of Virus–Host Cell Interactions
  • 4
    Adsorption of Viruses to Host Cells
  • 5
    Penetration and Uncoating
  • 6
    Effects on Host-Cell Metabolism
  • 7
    Cellular Responses to Viral Infection
  • 8
    Summary

Keywords:

  • virus–host cell interactions;
  • cytopathic effect (CPE);
  • Poisson distribution;
  • cytocidal infections;
  • nonproductive infections;
  • apoptosis;
  • latency;
  • glycoprotein spikes