Chapter 54. Mechanisms of Interferon Resistance

  1. Howard Thomas BSc PhD FRCP FRCpath FMedSci Professor1,
  2. Stanley Lemon Professor2 and
  3. Arie Zuckerman MD, DSc, FRCP, FRCPath, FMedSci, Dip. Bact Professor3
  1. Darius Moradpour,
  2. Markus H Heim and
  3. Hubert E Blum

Published Online: 26 OCT 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470987131.ch54

Viral Hepatitis, Third Edition

Viral Hepatitis, Third Edition

How to Cite

Moradpour, D., Heim, M. H. and Blum, H. E. (2005) Mechanisms of Interferon Resistance, in Viral Hepatitis, Third Edition (eds H. Thomas, S. Lemon and A. Zuckerman), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470987131.ch54

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Dean (Clinical) Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College, Department of Medicine, Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Wing, St Mary's Hospital Medical School, London UK

  2. 2

    Dean of Medicine, Department of Microbiology & Immunology & Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA

  3. 3

    The Royal Free Hospital of Medicine, Rowland Hill Street, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 OCT 2007
  2. Published Print: 12 JUL 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405130059

Online ISBN: 9780470987131

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Keywords:

  • interferon resistance;
  • hepatitis B virus (HBV);
  • hepatitis C virus (HCV);
  • interferon system;
  • chronic liver disease

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The interferon system

  • Interaction of HBV with the IFN system

  • Interaction of HCV with the IFN system

  • Conclusions