Published in Hepatitis Weekly, January 21st, 2008
"Phylogenetic analyses of complete sequences show that the Arctic strains belong to a novel subgenotype (HBV/B6) without the recombination, analogous to what is seen with Bj/B1. Comparison of 50 HBV/B6 carriers from the Arctic versus 50 Bj and 50 Ba ageand sex-matched carriers from Asia revealed that clinical characteristics of HBV/B6 carriers were similar to those of Bj/B1 carriers in Japan," wrote...
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