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Zoological Research
Kunming Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
ISSN: 2095-8137
Vol. 32, No. 1, 2011, pp. 97-103
Bioline Code: zr11015
Full paper language: Chinese
Document type: Research Article
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Zoological Research, Vol. 32, No. 1, 2011, pp. 97-103

 en Progress in studies on HCV receptor of Tupaia check for this species in other resources as a potential hepatitis C animal model
LI, Yao; DAI, Jie-Jie; SUN, Xiao-Mei & XIA, Xue-Shan


Hepatitis C virus is a prevalent and globally distributed human pathogen that seriously harmful to public health. However, the development of therapy and vaccine was impeded by the lack of suit small animal models. Herein, we introduce the characters of HCV replication. Taken the HCV cellular receptors as the viewpoint, the potentiality of tupaia as hepatitis C animal model is discussed at the molecular level by comparing of present animal model.

Hepatitis C, Tupaia, Animal model, Receptor

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