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New Scientific Findings May Lead to Hep C Vaccine

The Editors at Hepatitis Central
September 28, 2021

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Explore the new research findings about hepatitis C that were recently published in Nature. Could this pave the way for an HCV vaccine?
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NIAID Scientists Find a Key to Hepatitis C Entry into Cells

Understanding Structure of HCV Proteins Could Aid in Vaccine Development.

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In a new paper published in Nature, scientists from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health, describe the structure of a key protein on the surface of the hepatitis C virus (HCV) and how it interacts with its receptor found on some human cells. The findings provide new leads for developing an HCV vaccine.

Continue reading this entire article at: https://www.nih.gov/news-events/news-releases/niaid-scientists-find-key-hepatitis-c-entry-into-cells

 

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