Captures the state of the science with twenty reviews that examine the latest in today's antiviral drug discovery efforts. * Presents the fundamental principles of antiviral agents and forecasts future possibilities. * Investigates novel enzyme and protein inhibitors. * Analyzes clinical aspects of viral infection with regard to treatment and toxicity. * Examines known and potential targets at all stages of viral development. * Serves as a resource for virologists, biochemists, pharmaceutical chemists, and other investigators. * Covers a broad range of viruses, including HIV-1, HSV, and HCV. This title is published by the American Society of Microbiology Press and distributed by Taylor and Francis in rest of world territories.