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Human Hepatitis Delta Virus

  • J. M. Taylor
Part of the Current Topics in Microbiology and Immunology book series (CT MICROBIOLOGY, volume 168)


In the past few years significant progress has been made in understanding the structure and replication of hepatitis delta (HDV). Some of this work has been recently reviewed (Bonino et al. 1990; Hoofnagle 1989; Taylor 1990a, b). The present chapter will emphasize those areas in which our perspective has recently changed and those questions about HDV which are (almost) accessible to laboratory research.


Hepatitis Delta Virus Genome Replication Woodchuck Hepatitis Virus Hepatitis Delta Virus Infection Delta Antigen 
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  • J. M. Taylor
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  1. 1.Institute for Cancer ResearchFox Chase Cancer CenterPhiladelphiaUSA

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