Hepatitis: Myeloid-derived suppressor cells in HBV infection

Abstract

New research published in Nature Medicine presents a mechanism involving myeloid-derived suppressor cells (MDSCs) that regulates liver immunopathology in HBV infection. In hepatitis B, liver damage is not caused by the virus itself but by the immune response it elicits (active liver disease). However, in many cases the virus replicates for decades without… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/nrgastro.2015.89

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