Chapter 55. New In Vitro Testing Systems for Hepatitis B and C Viruses

  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. David Durantel,
  2. Olivier Hantz,
  3. Christian Trepo and
  4. Fabien Zoulim

Published Online: 26 OCT 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470987131.ch55

Viral Hepatitis, Third Edition

Viral Hepatitis, Third Edition

How to Cite

Durantel, D., Hantz, O., Trepo, C. and Zoulim, F. (2005) New In Vitro Testing Systems for Hepatitis B and C Viruses, in Viral Hepatitis, Third Edition (eds H. Thomas, S. Lemon and A. Zuckerman), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470987131.ch55

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



  • in vitro testing systems;
  • hepatitis B virus (HBV);
  • hepatitis C virus (HCV);
  • human primary hepatocytes;
  • baculovirus


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • HBV

  • HCV

  • Conclusions