Fatty acid biosynthesis is involved in the production of hepatitis B virus particles.

Abstract

Hepatitis B virus (HBV) proliferates in hepatocytes after infection, but the host factors that contribute to the HBV lifecycle are poorly understood at the molecular level. We investigated whether fatty acid biosynthesis (FABS), which was recently reported to contribute to the genomic replication of hepatitis C virus, plays a role in HBV proliferation. We… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.bbrc.2016.05.043

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