• Nando K. Chatterjee
Part of the Infectious Agents and Pathogenesis book series (IAPA)


The purpose of this chapter is to summarize the development of our current understanding of the replication and molecular biology of coxsackieviruses (CV). To balance the discussion, the properties of the virion, its structural proteins, its genome, and some of its translational products are presented. As will become evident, most of the studies reviewed were conducted in group B coxsackieviruses (CVB) probably because CVB are easier to grow than group A coxsackieviruses (CVA) in tissue-culture cells. I hope that this contribution, along with the others presented in this volume, will help explain the diverse pathogenicities of these viruses.


HeLa Cell Capsid Protein Coxsackie Virus Kidney Cell Culture Defective Interfer 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Nando K. Chatterjee
    • 1
  1. 1.Wadsworth Center for Laboratories and ResearchNew York State Department of HealthAlbanyUSA

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