Category Archives: Hepatitis C virus

Researchers map microRNA’s role in the human hepatitis c infection.


In the battle between a cell and a virus, either side may resort to subterfuge. Molecular messages, which control the cellular machinery both sides need, are vulnerable to interception or forgery. New research at Rockefeller University has revealed the unique twist on just such a strategy deployed by the liver-infecting Hepatitis C virus, one that may help explain the progression

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