volume 74, issue 3, P181-184 2005
DOI: 10.5025/hansen.74.181
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Abstract: Hepatitis C virus, which is non-cytopathic, establishes persistent infection in majority of patients after acute infection, causing various degrees of clinical liver disease. To escape and survive, hepatitis C virus may take ingenious strategies. Hepatitis C virus gene products interact host proteins to evade host immune responses in addition to the appearance of quasispecies. Against hepatitis C virus infection, host may avoid extensive tissue damage by inducing the activity of regulatory T cells. Insights in…

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