Rejane Maria Tommasini Grotto

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INTRODUCTION In this study, we evaluated hepatitis C virus (HCV) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) - platelet interactions in vitro as well as human platelets antigen (HPA) polymorphisms. (More)
INTRODUCTION Hepatic fibrosis progression in patients with chronic hepatitis C virus infections has been associated with viral and host factors, including genetic polymorphisms. Human platelet(More)
INTRODUCTION The methods for genotyping the hepatitis C virus have been much discussed. The aim of this study was to compare the methodologies of reverse hybridization and direct sequencing for(More)
Amino acid insertions in the protease have rarely been described in HIV-infected patients. One of these insertions has recently been described in codon 35, although its impact on resistance remains(More)
INTRODUCTION: Transforming growth factor beta 1 (TGFB1) and platelet-derived growth factor (PDGF) are the main cytokines related to hepatic fibrogenesis. METHODS: RNA isolated from the platelets(More)
The objective of this study was to investigate human leucocyte antigen (HLA) genes in patients chronically infected with hepatitis C virus (HCV) and to analyse the possible role of these genes in the(More)
INTRODUCTION Despite hepatocytes being the target cells of hepatitis C virus (HCV), viral ribonucleic acid RNA has been detected in other cells, including platelets, which have been described as(More)