Published in Gene Therapy Weekly, March 30th, 2006
"HCV is the major pathogen of chronic hepatitis and liver disease, but currently there are no prophylactic HCV vaccines available. The HCV core protein-encoding sequence is among the most conserved genes in the HCV genome, making it a prime candidate for a component of a vaccine," wrote H.A. Andersson and colleagues, Baylor College of Medicine.
They continued, "The core protein localizes to the endoplasmic reticulum (ER) through a C-terminal hydrophobic region...
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