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Herpesviruses: General Properties

Virology

Specific Viruses and Viral Infections

  1. Andrew J. Davison MA PhD MRC Virology Unit1,
  2. J. Barklie Clements FRSE FMedSci Professor of Virology2

Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470688618.taw0231

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

How to Cite

Davison, A. J. and Clements, J. B. 2010. Herpesviruses: General Properties. Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Glasgow, Institute of Virology, Glasgow, UK

  2. 2

    University of Glasgow, Division of Virology, Institute of Biological and Life Sciences, Glasgow, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

Abstract

  • 1
    Introduction
  • 2
    Classification
  • 3
    Morphology and Structure
  • 4
    Replication
  • 5
    Genome Structure
  • 6
    Genetic Content
  • 7
    Gene Function

Keywords:

  • herpesviruses-general properties;
  • herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1);
  • Kaposi’s sarcoma (KS) tissue;
  • Epstein–Barr virus (EBV);
  • human herpesviruses;
  • varicella zoster virus (VZV);
  • HSV-1-best characterized herpesvirus;
  • nucleotide metabolism