Key Protein For Hepatitis C Virus Entry Identified

Tue, 27 Feb 2007 10:00 AM EST

... For as many as 200 million people worldwide infected with hepatitis C, a leading cause of chronic liver disease, treatment options are only partially effective. But new research by Rockefeller University scientists points to a potential new target for better drugs: a key protein that resides in human liver cells that hepatitis C requires for entry. ...