Chapter 6. Structure and Molecular Virology

  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. Stanley M Lemon and
  2. Annette Martin

Published Online: 26 OCT 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470987131.ch6

Viral Hepatitis, Third Edition

Viral Hepatitis, Third Edition

How to Cite

Lemon, S. M. and Martin, A. (2005) Structure and Molecular Virology, in Viral Hepatitis, Third Edition (eds H. Thomas, S. Lemon and A. Zuckerman), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470987131.ch6

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

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Keywords:

  • molecular virology;
  • hepatitis A virus (HAV);
  • HAV genome;
  • non-translated RNA;
  • polyprotein

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Overview of HAV structure and the viral life-cycle

  • Growth of HAV in cultured cells

  • Structure of the HAV genome

  • The HAV virion

  • Molecular processes in viral replication