TITLE

Moving closer to a mouse model for hepatitis C

PUB. DATE
March 2009
SOURCE
Nature Medicine;Mar2009, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p251
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides authors' insights on a mouse model for treating hepatitis C virus (HCV). It notes that to study immune responses and develop vaccines are laborious and unsuitable despite the usefulness of the models. Furthermore, HCV replication is inefficient in mouse cells, although the studies provide key information on a host cell dependence factor. It also states that it would be better and effective if researchers could humanize mouse.
ACCESSION #
36818277

 

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