Published in Hepatitis Weekly, November 11th, 2002
Their results appear in the November 2002 issue of the Journal of Virology.
In the study, HBV-infected mice were treated with IL-18 and then monitored for varying levels of HBV DNA in the liver. HBV DNA levels significantly decreased after 4 hours and were almost undetectable after 24 hours.
"In conclusion, our observation that IL-18 can inhibit HBV replication in...
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