Antibody Responses during Hepatitis B Viral Infection

  title={Antibody Responses during Hepatitis B Viral Infection},
  author={Stanca M. Ciupe and Ruy M. Ribeiro and Alan S. Perelson},
  booktitle={PLoS Computational Biology},
Hepatitis B is a DNA virus that infects liver cells and can cause both acute and chronic disease. It is believed that both viral and host factors are responsible for determining whether the infection is cleared or becomes chronic. Here we investigate the mechanism of protection by developing a mathematical model of the antibody response following hepatitis… CONTINUE READING