Virus entry mediated by hepatitis B virus envelope proteins.

Abstract

Hepatitis B virus (HBV), a major cause of human liver disease worldwide, encodes three envelope proteins needed for the attachment and entry of the virus into susceptible host cells. A second virus, hepatitis delta virus, which is known to enhance liver disease in HBV infected patients, diverts the same HBV envelope proteins to achieve its own assembly and… (More)
DOI: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i40.6730

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@article{Taylor2013VirusEM, title={Virus entry mediated by hepatitis B virus envelope proteins.}, author={John M. Taylor}, journal={World journal of gastroenterology}, year={2013}, volume={19 40}, pages={6730-4} }