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Hepatitis C virus

Known as: human hepatitis virus C HCV, human hepatitis C virus HCV, human hepatitis C virus 
Six clades of the virus exist. But all are considered one species, since serotyping is not yet possible and they do not contain any other taxonomic… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Chronic infection with hepatitis C virus (HCV) affects 170 million people worldwide and is the leading cause of cirrhosis in… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND/AIMS End-stage liver disease accounts for one in forty deaths worldwide. Chronic infections with hepatitis B virus… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection causes chronic liver diseases and is a global public health problem. Detailed analyses of HCV… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Many aspects of the hepatitis C virus (HCV) life cycle have not been reproduced in cell culture, which has slowed research… Expand
Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
MicroRNAs are small RNA molecules that regulate messenger RNA (mRNA) expression. MicroRNA 122 (miR-122) is specifically expressed… Expand
Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Antiviral immunity against a pathogen is mounted upon recognition by the host of virally associated structures. One of these… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND A sustained virological response (SVR) rate of 41% has been achieved with interferon alfa-2b plus ribavirin therapy of… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
An estimated 170 million persons worldwide are infected with hepatitis C virus (HCV), a major cause of chronic liver disease… Expand
Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND Only 15 to 20 percent of patients with chronic hepatitis C have a sustained virologic response to interferon therapy… Expand
Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
The nucleotide sequence of the RNA genome of the human hepatitis C virus (HCV) has been determined from overlapping cDNA clones… Expand