Journals Higher Education



Published: 30 June 2015

363 Pages | 51 4C and 15 B&W

7" x 10" inches

ISBN: 9781621820888

Bookseller Code (06)

The Hepatitis B and Delta Viruses

Edited by Christoph Seeger, PhD and Stephen Locarnini

A Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press Publication

  • Examines all aspects of HBV and HDV infections and their management
  • Contributors discuss the HBV and HDV life cycles, their unique characteristics, the immune responses they elicit, and the challenges they present to the development of antiviral treatments
  • The molecular mechanisms that lead to liver cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma are reviewed, as are factors that influence the severity of the disease
  • Includes perspectives on the origins and evolution of these viruses, historical milestones in HBV and HDV research, and insights from animal models

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