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Document type:
Journal Article; Review 
Author(s):
Jung, Stephanie; Altstetter, Sebastian Maximilian; Protzer, Ulrike 
Title:
Innate immune recognition and modulation in hepatitis D virus infection. 
Abstract:
Hepatitis D virus (HDV) is a global health threat with more than 15 million humans affected. Current treatment options are largely unsatisfactory leaving chronically infected humans at high risk to develop liver cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma. HDV is the only human satellite virus known. It encodes only two proteins, and requires Hepatitis B virus (HBV) envelope protein expression for productive virion release and spread of the infection. How HDV could evolve and why HBV was selected as...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
World J Gastroenterol 
Year:
2020 
Journal volume:
26 
Journal issue:
21 
Pages contribution:
2781-2791 
Fulltext / DOI:
Print-ISSN:
1007-9327 
TUM Institution:
Institut für Virologie