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Chronic infection with hepatitis C virus (HCV) is regarded as a risk factor for hepatocellular cancer, mostly in patients with liver cirrhosis. We looked for HCV genomes in the livers of patients with hepatocellular cancer who did not have cirrhosis to see whether HCV was directly oncogenic. Cancerous and non-cancerous liver tissue, and serum samples from(More)
Direct immunofluorescence with an avidinbiotin system was used to investigate the expression of MHC molecules HLA-DR and HLA-A,B,C on bileducts in cryostat sections from 10 primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC) patients. Needle biopsy specimens from 55 patients with various chronic liver disorders, surgical biopsy specimens from 2 patients with recurrent(More)
Seventy seven sera with antimitochondrial antibody exhibiting the M2-M4 pattern in immunofluorescence (56 from primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC), 21 from non-primary biliary cirrhosis patients) were studied by the combined use of Western immunoblotting with beef heart mitochondria and an enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) with beef heart(More)
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