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Modulation of innate immune responses by hepatitis C virus

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Hepatitis C virus (HCV) establishes a chronic infection in about 70% of infected individuals that is associated with the development of liver cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma. The mechanisms by which HCV avoids clearance by the host immune response are not fully understood.

The first aim of this project was to determine whether immune cell subsets could become infected by HCV in vitro. None of the haematopoietic subsets analysed expressed all of the required entry fact...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Green College
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Clinical Medicine,Nuffield Department of

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Publication date:
2012
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
URN:
uuid:7a9cb215-1453-4d8e-9432-b5c85dfd1785
Local pid:
ora:6161

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