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An introduction to the viruses

  • D. J. Bauer
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Abstract

Viruses are obligate intracellular parasites of man, other animals, plants and bacteria. They can only multiply within cells, and thus differ from bacteria, which can multiply in tissues in an extracellular position, and also in artificial culture media in the laboratory.

Keywords

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Infectious Mononucleosis Progeny Virion Subacute Sclerosing Panencephalitis Pinocytotic Vesicle 
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General Reading

  1. Andrewes, C. H. and Pereira, H. G. (1972). Viruses of Vertebrates, 3rd edn. (London: Baillière Tindall).Google Scholar
  2. Fenner, F., McAuslan, B. R., Mims, C. A., Sambrook, J. and White, D. O. (1974). The Biology of Animal Viruses. (London: Academic Press Inc.).Google Scholar

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© D. J. Bauer 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. J. Bauer
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  1. 1.Wellcome Research LaboratoriesBeckenham, KentEngland

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