Caister Academic Press

Virology Books

Our high level virology books bring together expert international authors under the skilled editorship of leading scientists to produce state-of-the-art compendiums of current research. Aimed at the research scientist, graduate student, medical reseacher and other professionals, these books are highly recommended for all virology laboratories. Every virology, microbiology and bioscience library should have a copy of each of the following books.
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Foot-and-Mouth Disease Virus: Current Research and Emerging Trends
Edited by: Francisco Sobrino and Esteban Domingo   Published: 2017
Book: 978-1-910190-51-7. Ebook: 978-1-910190-52-4, £199, $398
Essential scientific background, comprehensive, interdisciplinary and up-to-date information on basic research and FMD control read more ...
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Influenza: Current Research
Edited by: Qinghua Wang and Yizhi Jane Tao   Published: 2016
Book: 978-1-910190-43-2. Ebook: 978-1-910190-44-9, £159, $319
Highly informative and well referenced, this book is essential reading for everyone with an interest in influenza virus read more ...
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Climate Change and Microbial Ecology: Current Research and Future Trends
Edited by: Jürgen Marxsen   Published: 2016
Book: 978-1-910190-31-9. Ebook: 978-1-910190-32-6, £159, $319
"impressive" (ASM: Small Things Considered); "written at a high scientific level" (BioSpektrum) read more ...
Gas Plasma Sterilization in Microbiology: Theory, Applications, Pitfalls and New Perspectives
Edited by: Hideharu Shintani and Akikazu Sakudo   Published: 2016
Book: 978-1-910190-25-8. Ebook: 978-1-910190-26-5, £129, $259
"a nice state of the art compilation" (Doodys) read more ...
Virus Evolution: Current Research and Future Directions
Edited by: Scott C. Weaver, Mark Denison, Marilyn Roossinck and Marco Vignuzzi   Published: 2016
Book: 978-1-910190-23-4. Ebook: 978-1-910190-24-1, £159, $319
"highly informative ... a pleasure to read" (Microbiol. Today) read more ...
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Arboviruses: Molecular Biology, Evolution and Control
Edited by: Nikos Vasilakis and Duane J. Gubler   Published: 2016
Book: 978-1-910190-21-0. Ebook: 978-1-910190-22-7, £159, $319
"a thorough and compelling review ... an outstanding book ... highly recommended" (Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg.); "high standard ... extremely timely ... a must-have book" (Vaccine) read more ...
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Alphaviruses: Current Biology
Edited by: Suresh Mahalingam, Lara Herrero and Belinda Herring   Published: 2016
Book: 978-1-910190-15-9. Ebook: 978-1-910190-16-6, £159, $319
"up-to-date review of the field" (Aus. Vet. J.) read more ...
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Advanced Vaccine Research Methods for the Decade of Vaccines
Edited by: Fabio Bagnoli and Rino Rappuoli   Published: 2015
Book: 978-1-910190-03-6. Ebook: 978-1-910190-04-3, £180, $360
"highly recommended as essential reading ... a recommended volume for all microbiology and medical libraries" (Fungal Diversity) read more ...
Antibiotics: Current Innovations and Future Trends
Edited by: Sergio Sánchez and Arnold L. Demain   Published: 2015
Book: 978-1-908230-54-6. Ebook: 978-1-908230-55-3, £180, $360
"packed full of useful information" (MicroToday); "genuinely a brilliant resource" (ChemMedChem); "a useful resource" (Book News); "insightful reading" (Biospektrum); "I thoroughly recommend this textbook" (Aus. J. Med. Sci.) read more ...
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Applied RNAi: From Fundamental Research to Therapeutic Applications
Edited by: Patrick Arbuthnot and Marc S. Weinberg   Published: 2014
Book: 978-1-908230-43-0. Ebook: 978-1-908230-67-6, £159, $319
"Essential reading" (Biotechnol Agron Soc Environ); "recommended" (Fungal Diversity); "an excellent resource" (Doodys); "I would recommend this book" (ChemMedChem) read more ...
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Halophiles: Genetics and Genomes
Edited by: R. Thane Papke and Aharon Oren   Published: 2014
Book: 978-1-908230-42-3. Ebook: 978-1-908230-65-2, £159, $319
"up-to-date and highly readable" (Biospektrum) read more ...
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Molecular Diagnostics: Current Research and Applications
Edited by: Jim Huggett and Justin O'Grady   Published: 2014
Book: 978-1-908230-41-6. Ebook: 978-1-908230-64-5, £159, $319
"I would highly recommend this book" (Doodys); "useful new insights" (Aus. J. Med. Sci.) read more ...
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Phage Therapy: Current Research and Applications
Edited by: Jan Borysowski, Ryszard Międzybrodzki and Andrzej Górski   Published: 2014
Book: 978-1-908230-40-9. Ebook: 978-1-908230-74-4, £180, $360
"comprehensive overview" (BioSpektrum); "timely and comprehensive" (Clinical Infectious Diseases) read more ...
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Prions: Current Progress in Advanced Research
Edited by: Akikazu Sakudo and Takashi Onodera   Published: 2013
Book: 978-1-908230-24-9. Ebook: 978-1-908230-89-8, £120, $240
"a welcome addition" JAVMA read more ...
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Cytomegaloviruses: From Molecular Pathogenesis to Intervention
Edited by: Matthias J. Reddehase   Published: 2013
Book: 978-1-908230-18-8. Ebook: 978-1-908230-83-6, £300, $600
"intended for a wide audience" Ref. Res. Book News read more ...
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Rhabdoviruses: Molecular Taxonomy, Evolution, Genomics, Ecology, Host-Vector Interactions, Cytopathology and Control
Edited by: Ralf G. Dietzgen and Ivan V. Kuzmin   Published: 2012
Book: 978-1-908230-11-9, £159, $319
"an excellent resource" (Microbiol. Today); "goes way beyond what can be found in other textbooks" ASM Microbe read more ...
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Small DNA Tumour Viruses
Edited by: Kevin Gaston   Published: 2012
Book: 978-1-904455-99-8, £159, $319
"invaluable for its multiple perspectives and concise summary of a large body of research" (MedicalScienceBooks.com); "a good reference and review" (Doodys); "a very valuable reference" (Microbiol. Today) read more ...
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Molecular Virology and Control of Flaviviruses
Edited by: Pei-Yong Shi   Published: 2012
Book: 978-1-904455-92-9, £180, $360
"a valuable resource" (Doodys) read more ...
Bunyaviridae: Molecular and Cellular Biology
Edited by: Alexander Plyusnin and Richard M. Elliott   Published: 2011
Book: 978-1-904455-90-5, £159, $319
Up-to-date reviews of current research in the field of Bunyaviridae molecular and cellular biology read more ...
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Metagenomics: Current Innovations and Future Trends
Edited by: Diana Marco   Published: 2011
Book: 978-1-904455-87-5, £159, $319
"consistent coverage" (BookNews); "a valuable reference book" (Microbiol. Today); "state-of-the art information" (IMA Fungus); "an in-depth analysis" (Future Micro.) read more ...
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The Biology of Paramyxoviruses
Edited by: Siba K. Samal   Published: 2011
Book: 978-1-904455-85-1, £180, $360
"up-to-date" (Book News); "very comprehensive" (Doodys); "an encyclopedic reference" (Q. Rev. Biol.) read more ...
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Viruses and Interferon: Current Research
Edited by: Karen Mossman   Published: 2011
Book: 978-1-904455-81-3, £159, $319
"a series of thorough reviews" (ISICR Newsletter) read more ...
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Hepatitis C: Antiviral Drug Discovery and Development
Edited by: Seng-Lai Tan and Yupeng He   Published: 2011
Book: 978-1-904455-78-3, £180, $360
"highly recommended" (Aus. J. Med. Sci.); "a thorough review" (Doodys); "in-depth information" (Microbiol. Today) read more ...
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Alphaherpesviruses: Molecular Virology
Edited by: Sandra K. Weller   Published: 2011
Book: 978-1-904455-76-9, £180, $360
"a valuable resource and highly recommended" (BMTW); "insightful reading" (Antiviral Therapy) read more ...
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Recent Advances in Plant Virology
Edited by: Carole Caranta, Miguel A. Aranda, Mark Tepfer and J.J. Lopez-Moya   Published: 2011
Book: 978-1-904455-75-2, £180, $360
"well-written and on the cutting edge of research" (Microbiol. Today); "a valuable source" (J Plant Phys) read more ...
Vaccine Design: Innovative Approaches and Novel Strategies
Edited by: Rino Rappuoli and Fabio Bagnoli   Published: 2011
Book: 978-1-904455-74-5, £180, $360
"valuable information" (Doodys); "high-quality illustrations" (Ref. Res. Book News); "recommended" (Microbiol. Today); "essential reading" (Arch. Virol.); "a valuable addition to the field" (CID); "a comprehensive update" (Med. Sci. Books) read more ...
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Insect Virology
Edited by: Sassan Asgari and Karyn N. Johnson   Published: 2010
Book: 978-1-904455-71-4, £180, $360
"excellently written ... very high standard" (Microbiol. Today); "a huge leap forward" (SIP) read more ...
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Environmental Microbiology: Current Technology and Water Applications
Edited by: Keya Sen and Nicholas J. Ashbolt   Published: 2011
Book: 978-1-904455-70-7, £159, $319
"very helpful to researchers" (SciTech Book News); "a valuable resource for many years to come" (Microbiol. Today); "comprehensive and useful" (Quar. Rev. Biol.) read more ...
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Nanotechnology in Water Treatment Applications
Edited by: T. Eugene Cloete, Michele de Kwaadsteniet, Marelize Botes and J. Manuel López-Romero   Published: 2010
Book: 978-1-904455-66-0, £159, $319
State-of-the-art research and development in nanomaterials and their application in water treatment, purification and disinfection. Nanotechnology applications in microbiology and water treatment read more ...
Caliciviruses: Molecular and Cellular Virology
Edited by: Grant S. Hansman, Xi Jason Jiang and Kim Y. Green   Published: 2010
Book: 978-1-904455-63-9, £159, $319
"highly recommended" (Microbiol. Today); "a very comprehensive review" (Doodys) read more ...
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Epstein-Barr Virus: Latency and Transformation
Edited by: Erle S. Robertson   Published: 2010
Book: 978-1-904455-62-2, 978-1-904455-64-6, £159, $319
"packed with valuable information" (Doodys) read more ...
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Lentiviruses and Macrophages: Molecular and Cellular Interactions
Edited by: Moira Desport   Published: 2010
Book: 978-1-904455-60-8, £159, $319
"highly recommended" (Microbiology Today) read more ...
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Influenza: Molecular Virology
Edited by: Qinghua Wang and Yizhi Jane Tao   Published: 2010
Book: 978-1-904455-57-8, £159, $319
"good quality, concise book ... comprehensively covers the current work on influenza" (Doodys); "a series of excellent and high-powered articles" (Expert Rev. Vaccines); "a nicely put together book" (Microbiol. Today) read more ...
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RNA Interference and Viruses: Current Innovations and Future Trends
Edited by: Miguel Angel Martínez   Published: 2010
Book: 978-1-904455-56-1, £159, $319
"a comprehensive review" (Microbiology Today) "a timely and well-compiled book" (Expert Review of Vaccines); "a timely and useful review" (Quart. Rev. Biol.) read more ...
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Retroviruses: Molecular Biology, Genomics and Pathogenesis
Edited by: Reinhard Kurth and Norbert Bannert   Published: 2010
Book: 978-1-904455-55-4, £159, $319
"beautifully illustrated ... I highly recommend" (Retrovirology blog); "impressive work ... a substantial resource to the field" (SciTech Book News); "a succinct, state-of-the-art summary" (Microbiol. Today); "recommendable" (Arzneimittelforschung) read more ...
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Frontiers in Dengue Virus Research
Edited by: Kathryn A. Hanley and Scott C. Weaver   Published: 2010
Book: 978-1-904455-50-9, £159, $319
"a valuable point of reference" (Microbiology Today) "up-to-date and cutting-edge ... an important reference" (Expert Review of Vaccines) read more ...
Animal Viruses: Molecular Biology
Edited by: Thomas C. Mettenleiter and Francisco Sobrino   Published: 2008
Book: 978-1-904455-22-6, £159, $319
Comprehensively details the current understanding of viruses, their replication, evolution, host interaction read more ...
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Segmented Double-stranded RNA Viruses: Structure and Molecular Biology
Edited by: John T. Patton   Published: 2008
Book: 978-1-904455-21-9, £159, $319
Current review of dsRNA viral structure and molecular biology. Include: orthoreoviruses, rotavirus, phytoreoviruses, and bluetongue virus, entry into the cell, crystal structure, genome assembly, RNA packaging, replication read more ...
Coronaviruses: Molecular and Cellular Biology
Edited by: Volker Thiel   Published: 2007
Book: 978-1-904455-16-5, £159, $319
Reviews the cutting edge coronavirus research and provides the first coherent picture of the molecular and cellular biology since the outbreak of SARS in 2003 read more ...
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Bacteriophage: Genetics and Molecular Biology
Edited by: Stephen Mc Grath and Douwe van Sinderen   Published: 2007
Book: 978-1-904455-14-1, £159, $319
Written by eminent international researchers actively involved in the disparate areas of bacteriophage research this book focuses on the current rapid developments in this exciting field read more ...
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AIDS Vaccine Development: Challenges and Opportunities
Edited by: Wayne Koff, Patricia Kahn and Ian D. Gust   Published: 2007
Book: 978-1-904455-11-0, £49, $99
"essential reading" (J. Clin. Invest.) read more ...
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Alpha Herpesviruses: Molecular and Cellular Biology
Edited by: R. M. Sandri-Goldin   Published: 2006
Book: 978-1-904455-09-7, £180, $360
"an excellent compilation " (Antivir. Chem. Chemother.) read more ...
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Influenza Virology: Current Topics
Edited by: Yoshihiro Kawaoka   Published: 2006
Book: 978-1-904455-06-6, £159, $319
"I recommend it for all virologists and public health scientists" (ASM Microbe) read more ...
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Microbial Subversion of Immunity: Current Topics
Edited by: Peter J. Lachmann and M.B.A. Oldstone   Published: 2006
Book: 978-1-904455-05-9, £159, $319
"an essential resource" (CAB Abstracts) read more ...
Papillomavirus Research: From Natural History To Vaccines and Beyond
Edited by: M. Saveria Campo   Published: 2006
Book: 978-1-904455-04-2, £159, $319
Reviews current aspects of research providing a fascinating insight into papillomavirus molecular biology, interactions with the host, immunology and vaccine development read more ...
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Epstein-Barr Virus
Edited by: Erle S. Robertson   Published: 2005
Book: 978-1-904455-03-5, £159, $319
A critical and comprehensive review of every aspect of this important virus read more ...
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Cytomegaloviruses: Molecular Biology and Immunology
Edited by: Matthias J. Reddehase   Published: 2006
Book: 978-1-904455-02-8, £159, $319
Leading international experts provide comprehensive and authoritative reviews on every aspect of current research read more ...
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Foodborne Pathogens: Microbiology and Molecular Biology
Edited by: Pina M. Fratamico, Arun K. Bhunia, and James L. Smith   Published: 2005
Book: 978-1-904455-00-4, 978-1-898486-52-7, £159, $319
A cutting edge summary of all the latest advances, providing the first coherent picture of the current status read more ...
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HIV Chemotherapy:  A Critical Review
Edited by: Salvatore T. Butera   Published: 2005
Book: 978-0-9542464-9-5, £159, $319
An essential reference for scientists working on AIDS, HIV and other retroviruses read more ...
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