Scavenger receptor class B type I is a key host factor for hepatitis C virus infection required for an entry step closely linked to CD81
Hepatology (Baltimore, Md.), Volume 46, Issue 6, 2007, Pages 1722-1731.
scavenger receptorvirus entry
Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is a major cause of chronic hepatitis worldwide. Scavenger receptor class B type I (SR-BI) has been shown to bind HCV envelope glycoprotein E2, participate in entry of HCV pseudotype particles, and modulate HCV infection. However, the functional role of SR-BI for productive HCV infection remains unclear. In this st...More
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