Shaden Muawia Hanafy

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TGF-β1 is a cytokine producing extracellular matrix. We evaluated TGF-β1 gene polymorphism at codon 10 and the risk of HCC in Egyptian patients with HCV infection. TGF-β1 gene polymorphism was performed by the amplification refractory mutation system (ARMS-PCR). A significant difference in allelic frequency between control and HCV patients (p = 0.05).(More)
OBJECTIVES Hepatitis C viral infection(HCV) influence the susceptibility to apoptosis. This could lead to insufficient antiviral immune response and persistent viral infection. DESIGN AND METHODS Group 1: chronic HCV patients with liver cirrhosis and ascites. Group 2: chronic HCV patients without liver cirrhosis and group 3: healthy subjects as control(More)
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