Journals Higher Education



Published: 27 February 2014

224 Pages | Approximately 12 black and white images


ISBN: 9780199653119

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Cancer Virus

The story of Epstein-Barr Virus

Dorothy H. Crawford, Alan Rickinson, and Ingólfur Johannessen

  • The first account of the discovery and importance of the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV)
  • Tells the fascinating story of the virus that can cause cancer
  • Includes a number of interesting characters and personal accounts relating to the discovery
  • Demonstrates the global impact the discovery had
  • Written by three leading virologists who have contributed significantly to the understanding of EBV
  • Takes a look to the future to consider both prevention and cure

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