Cell-to-cell contact with hepatitis C virus-infected cells reduces functional capacity of natural killer cells

Cell-to-cell contact with hepatitis C virus-infected cells reduces functional capacity of natural killer cells

The distinct function of hepatitis C virus (HCV) an infection is a excessive incidence of chronicity. The purpose for continual HCV an infection has been actively investigated, and impairment of innate and adaptive immune responses towards HCV is proposed as a believable trigger. Whereas functional impairment of HCV-specific T cells is nicely characterised, the function …

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