Clinical and Molecular Aspects of Neurotropic Virus Infection


Alphaviruses are arthropod-borne togaviruses of which several are causal agents of human and animal disease. The viruses are maintained in nature by alternate cycles of replication in invertebrate and vertebrate hosts. Alphavirus particles are roughly spherical and are composed of an isosahedral nucleocapsid surrounding an RNA genome and an envelope in… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4613-1675-6


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