Published in Cancer Weekly, January 31st, 2006
"In the present study, we demonstrated hepatic NK cells in murine chronic HBsAg carriers for the first time. It was found that the number of hepatic NK cells was decreased; natural activation of hepatic NK cells was declined; and cytotoxicity of hepatic NK cells was attenuated, which might relate to the down-regulated expression of TRAIL on hepatic NK cells," wrote Y.Y. Chen and colleagues, University of Science and Technology of China.
"Additionally, the response of hepatic NK cells to the specific...
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