Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 April 2014

256 Pages | Approximately 12 black and white images

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199653119

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Cancer Virus

The discovery of the Epstein-Barr Virus

Dorothy H. Crawford, Ingolfur Johannessen, and Alan B. Rickinson

  • 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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