Access & Contact

Project Chief.
Kunitada Shimotohno

Research Center for Hepatitis and Immunology National Center for Global Health and Medicine

1-7-1 Kohnodai Ichikawa 272-8516, Chiba, Japan

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Recent research

The following works were reported recently by our group.(Papers related to these works are underscored in the publication list.)

(1) Increase of the lipids droplets in HCV infected cells.
(2) Lipoprotein associating with HCV is important for virus infectivity.
(3) Apolipoprotein E plays an important role in HCV infection.
(4) HCV infectivity is influenced by the isoforms of apolipoprotein E.