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Gammaherpesviruses: Epstein-Barr Virus

Virology

Specific Viruses and Viral Infections

  1. M. Anthony Epstein MA MD DSc PhD FRS1,
  2. Dorothy H. Crawford MBBS PhD MD FRCP DSc FRSE Professor of Medical Microbiology2

Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470688618.taw0235

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

How to Cite

Epstein, M. A. and Crawford, D. H. 2010. Gammaherpesviruses: Epstein-Barr Virus. Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Oxford, Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, Oxford, UK

  2. 2

    University of Edinburgh, School of Biomedical & Clinical Laboratory Sciences, Edinburgh, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

Abstract

  • 1
    Properties of the Virus
  • 2
    Introduction
  • 3
    Classification
  • 4
    Morphology and Particle Structure
  • 5
    Molecular Biology
  • 6
    Clinical and Pathological Aspects
  • 7
    Introduction
  • 8
    Epidemiology
  • 9
    Clinical Manifestations
  • 10
    Vaccines against EBV

Keywords:

  • gamma herpes viruses-Epstein–Barr virus;
  • virus-coded proteins;
  • latent proteins;
  • EBNA1-highly stable, DNA-binding nuclear phosphoprotein;
  • LMP1-cytoplasmic and membrane protein coded by BNLF1 open reading frame;
  • lytic proteins;
  • viral capsid proteins;
  • EBV-coded glycoproteins