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Xia, Y.* ; Protzer, U.

Control of hepatitis B virus by cytokines.

Viruses 9:18 (2017)
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Hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection remains a major public health problem worldwide with more than 240 million individuals chronically infected. Current treatments can control HBV replication to a large extent, but cannot eliminate HBV infection. Cytokines have been shown to control HBV replication and contribute to HBV cure in different models. Cytokines play an important role in limiting acute HBV infection in patients and mediate a non-cytolytic clearance of the virus. In this review, we summarize the effects of cytokines and cytokine-induced cellular signaling pathways on different steps of the HBV life cycle, and discuss possible strategies that may contribute to the eradication of HBV through innate immune activation.
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Publikationstyp Artikel: Journalartikel
Dokumenttyp Review
Schlagwörter Hepatitis B Virus (hbv) ; Cytokine ; Interferon ; Interferon-induced Gene (isg) ; Cccdna ; Therapy; Chronic Hcv Infection; Plasma Half-life; T-cells; Viral-rna; Polyethylene-glycol; Protein-synthesis; Gene-expression; Transgenic Mice; Core Promoter; Mouse Model
ISSN (print) / ISBN 1999-4915
e-ISSN 1999-4915
Zeitschrift Viruses
Quellenangaben Band: 9, Heft: 1, Seiten: , Artikelnummer: 18 Supplement: ,
Verlag MDPI
Verlagsort Basel
Begutachtungsstatus Peer reviewed