Published in Hepatitis Weekly, April 4th, 2005
"The persistent infection caused by hepatitis C virus (HCV) is presumably explained by a deficient immune response to the infection, but the basis for the inefficiency of immune-mediated virus eradication is not known in detail. This study addresses mechanisms of relevance to dysfunction of cytotoxic lymphocytes in HCV infection, with a focus on the role of phagocyte-derived oxygen radicals," scientists writing in the Journal of Leukocyte Biology report.
"We show that NS3, a...
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