Published in Hepatitis Weekly, February 26th, 2007
Study 1: A report, "Human hepatitis B viral e antigen interacts with cellular interleukin-1 receptor accessory protein and triggers interleukin-1 response," is newly published data in Journal of Biological Chemistry. According to recent research published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry, "Human hepatitis B virus (HBV) can cause acute and chronic hepatitis, cirrhosis, and hepatocellular carcinoma. HBV e antigen (HBeAg), a secreted protein and not required for viral replication, is thought to play an immunoregulatory role during viral infection."
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