Molecular studies in varicella-zoster virus ganglionic latency

Grinfeld, Esther (2004) Molecular studies in varicella-zoster virus ganglionic latency. PhD thesis, University of Glasgow.

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Abstract

In this essay, which is to be read in conjunction with papers [1-9] included as the Appendix to this thesis, I aim to present the necessary background on the biology of Varicella-Zoster Virus (VZV), the clinical manifestations of VZV, and an up-to-date picture of the available knowledge on VZV latency. I situate the work done in Prof P. G. E. Kennedy's laboratory in the current literature and describe my contribution to that work. In the last chapter I put forward a model of latency that is consistent with many experimental findings and suggest some possible directions for future research.

Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
Qualification Level: Doctoral
Colleges/Schools: College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences
Supervisor's Name: Kennedy, Prof. P.G.E.
Date of Award: 2004
Depositing User: Mrs Monika Milewska-Fiertek
Unique ID: glathesis:2004-30891
Copyright: Copyright of this thesis is held by the author.
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2018 11:44
Last Modified: 11 Oct 2018 11:44
URI: http://theses.gla.ac.uk/id/eprint/30891
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