Published in Hepatitis Weekly, March 21st, 2005
According to recent research from the Peoples Republic of China, "the hepatitis C virus (HCV) core protein is supposed to play a critical role in HCV-mediated human liver disease with its capabilities to regulate the growth rate of hepatocytes and to partially contribute to the pathogenesis of hepatocellular carcinoma in association with cellular oncogenes."
"In this study, to analyze the possible pathological mechanism of the HCV core protein, human primary embryo hepatocytes transfected with HCV core were monitored by immunofluorescence, reverse transcriptase-polymerase chain...
Want to see the full article?
Welcome to NewsRx!
Learn more about a six-week, no-risk free trial of Hepatitis Weekly
NewsRx also is available at LexisNexis, Gale, ProQuest, Factiva, Dialog, Thomson Reuters, NewsEdge, and Dow Jones.