Published in Hepatitis Weekly, June 6th, 2005
According to published research from Taiwan, "hepatitis B virus (HBV), a major causative agent of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), encodes an oncogenic X protein (HBx) that transcriptionally activates multiple viral and cellular promoters. How this regulation influences HCC is unclear."
The research indicates that "genes that were markedly up- or down-regulated in the...
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