Special Issue "Adenovirus Pathogenesis"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 September 2020) | Viewed by 48104
2. Institute for Experimental Virology, TWINCORE, Centre for Experimental and Clinical Infection Research, a joint venture between the Medical School Hannover and the Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research, Hannover, Germany
Interests: virus–host interactions, gastrointestinal viruses
Adenoviruses constitute a common cause of disease in humans, which includes infection in airways, gut, eyes, but also in lymphoid tissue, urinary tract, and liver. Adenovirus infections can be both acute and persistent, and the latter are a common cause of death in immunocompromised patients. There are no approved drugs against this pathogen, implying that studies to better understand its basic biology and pathogenesis are urgently needed. In this Special Issue, we would like to address the molecular and cellular mechanisms of adenovirus infection and pathogenesis. This includes the molecular determinants of cell and tissue tropism, life cycle, transmission in the host, mechanisms of cell death and tissue damage, as well as modulation and evasion of the host’s immune defense. We welcome all paper formats, including short and regular original articles and reviews. For participants of the 14th International Adenovirus Meeting in Spain (https://iam2020.atlantacongress.org/), a 10% discount on Article Processing Charges will be applied.
Dr. Annasara Lenman
Prof. Dr. Niklas Arnberg
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- Human adenovirus
- Viral pathogenesis
- Virus–host interactions
- Immune defense
- Life cycle
- Antiviral targets