May 12, 1956

Advances in Virus Research. Volume III

JAMA. 1956;161(2):181. doi:10.1001/jama.1956.02970020061028

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This volume is the third in a series concerned with the recent developments in knowledge of the properties of viruses. The 10 contributors represent some of the outstanding investigators in the field of virology in the United States, England, and France. This volume should serve as a valuable reference book for all scientists interested in the field of virus research. The topics covered are comparative biochemistry and virology (Cohen); chemotherapy of viruses (Matthews and Smith); tumor viruses (Beard, Sharp, and Eckert); morphology and development of insect viruses (Smith); multiplication of plant viruses in insect vectors (Maramorsch); cross protection between strains of yellow-type viruses (Kunkel); and current status of bacterial transformations (Ephrussi-Taylor). The topics by the various authors are presented in a uniform manner throughout the volume, so that each subject has a brief outline at the beginning, with page numbers to make ready reference possible. At the conclusion of each

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