By Yechiel Becker (auth.), Yechiel Becker, Gholamreza Darai (eds.)
The experiences during this particular factor of VIRUS GENES offer info at the mechanisms wherein viruses have advanced including their usual hosts through buying RNA and DNA molecules from the contaminated cells into their genomes. half A is dedicated to reviews on virus genes that have been bought to dodge the vertebrate host immune approach. half B offers with the purchase of mobile and international virus genes by way of Herpes and Irido viruses. The reviews awarded partly C describe the poxvirus genes which are homologues of mobile genes. jointly, those experiences offer an perception into the evolutionary approaches that viruses have constructed to manage the metabolic equipment of the contaminated tissue cells, and to avoid the safeguard equipment of the contaminated host, e.g., the immune approach, from spotting the infecting virus. Such mechanisms may possibly clarify the pathogenicity and replicate the virulence of viruses.
Molecular Evolution of Viruses - earlier and current: Evolution ofViruses via Acquisition of mobile RNA and DNA was once preceded through VIRUS GENES distinctive concerns at the evolution of viruses (VIRUS GENES 11:2/3, 1996, and VIRUS GENES 16:1, 1998). the 1st detailed factor handled the evolution of retrons, retroelements, retroviruses and endogenous retroviruses and present evolution of viruses. the second one exact factor supplied info at the evolution of human, marine algae and fungal viruses. those concerns, including the 3rd certain factor on virus evolution, supply an attractive perception into the evolution of DNA and RNA viruses.
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Molecular Evolution of Viruses — Past and Present: Evolution of Viruses by Acquisition of Cellular RNA and DNA by Yechiel Becker (auth.), Yechiel Becker, Gholamreza Darai (eds.)