Chapter 12. Avihepadnaviridae

  1. Howard Thomas BSc PhD FRCP FRCpath FMedSci Professor1,
  2. Stanley Lemon Professor2 and
  3. Arie Zuckerman MD, DSc, FRCP, FRCPath, FMedSci, Dip. Bact Professor3
  1. Allison R Jilbert and
  2. Stephen A Locarnini

Published Online: 26 OCT 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470987131.ch12

Viral Hepatitis, Third Edition

Viral Hepatitis, Third Edition

How to Cite

Jilbert, A. R. and Locarnini, S. A. (2005) Avihepadnaviridae, in Viral Hepatitis, Third Edition (eds H. Thomas, S. Lemon and A. Zuckerman), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470987131.ch12

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Dean (Clinical) Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College, Department of Medicine, Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Wing, St Mary's Hospital Medical School, London UK

  2. 2

    Dean of Medicine, Department of Microbiology & Immunology & Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA

  3. 3

    The Royal Free Hospital of Medicine, Rowland Hill Street, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 OCT 2007
  2. Published Print: 12 JUL 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405130059

Online ISBN: 9780470987131



  • avihepadnaviridae;
  • avian hepadnaviral infections;
  • mammalian hepadnaviruses;
  • pathology of infection;
  • woodchuck hepatitis virus (WHV)


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Replication strategy of avian hepadnaviruses in hepatocytes

  • Pathogenesis of avian hepadnaviral infections

  • Development of antihepadnaviral agents

  • Acknowledgements