ERIC Number: ED327371
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
A Colloquium Review of Pirates of the Cell: The Story of Viruses from Molecule to Microbe, with Selected Readings from Popular Periodicals and Research Journals.
Hagerstown Junior Coll., MD.
This colloquium book review (occasioned by Andrew Scott's "Pirates of the Cell") contains seven selected readings from popular periodicals and research journals. It is designed to eliminate some of the mental barriers that many have to topics like molecular biology and virology. Included are: (1) "What Is A Virus?" (William D. Elliot); (2) "The Host Cell And Its Metabolic Machinery" (Richard J. Montgomery); (3) "Common Themes in Viral Replication: Lysis and Lysogeny" (Shan Loganathan); (4) "The Body's Response to Viral Invasion" (Robert G. Robertson); (5) "Viral Alteration of Host Cell Function" (Judith N. Peisen); (6) "The Link Between Viruses and Cancer" (Elaine R. Ashby); and (7) "To Fool a Virus--Chemical Mimics" (Robert G. Stenger). The introduction to this compilation is by Judith N. Peisen. Appended is a reading list of books and periodicals. (KR)
Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Hagerstown Junior Coll., MD.
Note: Readings presented at a Colloquium (Hagerstown, MD May 17, 1990).