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Title Chronic hepatitis B and C : basic science to clinical applications / editor, Chiaho Shih
Published Singapore ; Hackensack, NJ : World Scientific, [2013]
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Contents Natural course of chronic hepatitis B virus infection / Chia-Ming Chu and Yun-Fan Liaw -- Immune response and viral hepatitis B / David R. Milich -- Epidemiology of viral hepatitis B-related hepatocellular carcinoma / McGlynn, K.A., Evans, A.A. and W. Thomas London -- Molecular biology of HBV-related hepatocellular carcinoma / Amanda J. Hodgson and Betty L. Slagle -- Treatment of chronic viral hepatitis B and drug resistant variants / Tin Nguyen, Paul Desmond and Stephen Locarnini -- Virion secretion of naturally occurring core antigen variants of human hepatitis B virus / Chiaho Shih -- Recent developments in hepatitis delta virus / Camille Sureau -- Development of an HCV cell culture system / Takanobu Kato and Takaji Wakita -- Regulation of innate immunity and interferon defenses by hepatitis C virus / Stacy M. Horner and Michael Gale Jr -- Expression and functions of hepatitis C virus F protein / Kamile Yuksek and Jing-hsiung James Ou -- Lymphotropism of hepatitis C virus / Keigo Machida and Michael M.C. Lai -- Host genetic factors control hepatitis C virus infection / Yasuhito Tanaka and Masashi Mizokami -- Treatment of hepatitis C virus infection : past, present, and future / Chun-Jen Liu, Ding-Shinn Chen -- Individualized therapy for chronic hepatitis C / Ming-Lung Yu, Wan-Long Chuang
Summary The scope of the book is very broad, covering a wide range of areas in HBV/HDV and HCV research, including both basic and clinical science. The selected topics range from epidemiology, immunology, molecular virology and oncology, to clinical therapy. Chronic Hepatitis B and C consists of 14 chapters, each being a review of a special topic on HBV or HCV. While review articles on a special topic can be found in periodical journals, they tend to be more restricted in presentation. Therefore, this book will provide more in-depth coverage of what are presented as "unpublished results" and "data not
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Chronic diseases.
Hepatitis B -- Pathophysiology.
Hepatitis C -- Pathophysiology.
Hepatitis C -- Treatment.
Form Electronic book
Author Shih, Chiaho.