Published in Gastroenterology Week, April 10th, 2006
Study 1: According to recently published research from Italy, activation of V gamma 9V delta 2 T cells by non-peptidic antigens induces the inhibition of subgenomic hepatitis C virus (HCV) replication.
"HCV has evolved complex strategies to evade host immune responses and establish chronic infection. Since human V gamma 9V delta 2 T lymphocytes play a critical role in the immune response against viruses, we analyzed their antiviral functions on Huh7 hepatoma cells carrying the subgenomic HCV replicon (Rep60 cells)," wrote C. Agrati and colleagues, National...
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