Epigallocatechin-3-gallate opposes HBV-induced incomplete autophagy by enhancing lysosomal acidification, which is unfavorable for HBV replication

@inproceedings{Zhong2015Epigallocatechin3gallateOH,
  title={Epigallocatechin-3-gallate opposes HBV-induced incomplete autophagy by enhancing lysosomal acidification, which is unfavorable for HBV replication},
  author={Liang Zhong and Jie Hu and Wen Shu and Bin Gao and Sang Xiong},
  booktitle={Cell Death and Disease},
  year={2015}
}
Epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG), a major polyphenol in green tea, exhibits diverse beneficial properties, including antiviral activity. Autophagy is a cellular process that is involved in the degradation of long-lived proteins and damaged organelles. Recent evidence indicates that modulation of autophagy is a potential therapeutic strategy for various… CONTINUE READING