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A planet of viruses, Carl Zimmer

Label
A planet of viruses
Title
A planet of viruses
Statement of responsibility
Carl Zimmer
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Viruses are the smallest living things known to science, and yet they hold the entire planet in their sway
Summary
Explores the hidden world of viruses, explaining how they profoundly affect human lives and updates current virus-related issues, including the frenetic evolution of the HIV virus, which could pose greater dangers in the future
Writing style
Award
Booklist Editors' Choice, 2011.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10013828
Cataloging source
ICU/DLC
Dewey number
579.2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
A planet of viruses, Carl Zimmer
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Formerly CIP.
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
"A contagious living fluid" : tobacco mosaic virus -- Old companions -- The uncommon cold: rhinovirus -- Looking down from the stars : influenza virus -- Rabbits with horns : papillomavirus -- Everywhere, in all things -- The enemy of our enemy : bacteriophages -- Oceans of viruses : marine phages -- The infected genome : endogenous retroviruses -- The viral future -- The young scourge : human immunodeficiency virus -- Becoming an American : West Nile virus -- Predicting the next plague : severe acute respiratory syndrome -- The long goodbye : smallpox -- The alien in the watercooler : mimivirus
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
x, 109 p.
Isbn
9780226983356
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2010036742
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a669630
  • (OCoLC)660161984
Label
A planet of viruses, Carl Zimmer
Publication
Note
Formerly CIP.
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
"A contagious living fluid" : tobacco mosaic virus -- Old companions -- The uncommon cold: rhinovirus -- Looking down from the stars : influenza virus -- Rabbits with horns : papillomavirus -- Everywhere, in all things -- The enemy of our enemy : bacteriophages -- Oceans of viruses : marine phages -- The infected genome : endogenous retroviruses -- The viral future -- The young scourge : human immunodeficiency virus -- Becoming an American : West Nile virus -- Predicting the next plague : severe acute respiratory syndrome -- The long goodbye : smallpox -- The alien in the watercooler : mimivirus
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
x, 109 p.
Isbn
9780226983356
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2010036742
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a669630
  • (OCoLC)660161984

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