IFI16 is involved in HBV-associated acute-on-chronic liver failure inflammation

Abstract Background Hepatitis B virus (HBV) is a hepatotropic DNA virus, and its DNA may be a potent inflammatory molecule. Interferon-inducible protein 16 (IFI16), a newly discovered DNA sensor, plays an important role in the process of inflammation in viral infections. Our study sought to identify...

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Main Authors: Xiuqing Pang, Xinhua Li, Zhishuo Mo, Jing Huang, Hong Deng, Ziying Lei, Xingrong Zheng, Zhiying Feng, Dongying Xie, Zhiliang Gao
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2018-05-01
Series:BMC Gastroenterology
Online Access:http://link.springer.com/article/10.1186/s12876-018-0791-1