TITLE

Does Hepatitis C Cause Liver Injury by Pathways Associated With Mitochondrial Dysfunction?

AUTHOR(S)
Rust, Christian; Gores, Gregory J.
PUB. DATE
August 1999
SOURCE
American Journal of Gastroenterology;Aug1999, Vol. 94 Issue 8, p2003
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Discusses whether hepatitis C cause liver injury by pathways associated with mitochondrial dysfunction. Prevalence of hepatitis C virus (HCV) in developing countries; Ways HCV could induce mithochondrial dysfunction; Possibility that HCV might lead to an increase in intracellular oxidant production that could cause the mitochondrial alterations and dysfunction.
ACCESSION #
17824508

 

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