Virus Culture: A Practical Approach (Practical Approach Series) by Alan J. Cann
Oxford University Press; 1 edition | December 15, 1999 | English | ISBN: 0199637148 | 291 pages | PDF | 17 MB
Virus Culture: A Practical Approach provides a broad treatment of the principles and practice of virus culture and will be of interest to all those, whether in academic, industrial, or clinical research, involved in virus culture. The first chapter is an overview of cell culture techniques essential for virologists. Other techniques then covered are isolating, identifying, concentrating, and purifying viruses. Electron Microscopy as applied to virology is also explained. Chapter 6 is about creating virus vaccines and chapters 7 and 8 cover antiserum production, monoclonal antibodies and antiviral drug testing. The final chapter describes the methods used to study plant viruses.