Hepatitis C virus NS5A: tales of a promiscuous protein.


The non-structural 5A (NS5A) protein of hepatitis C virus (HCV) has been the subject of intensive research over the last decade. It is generally accepted that NS5A is a pleiotropic protein with key roles in both viral RNA replication and modulation of the physiology of the host cell. Our understanding of the role of NS5A in the virus life cycle has been… (More)


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