Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-alpha and -gamma mRNA levels are reduced in chronic hepatitis C with steatosis and genotype 3 infection.
- Published Article
Alimentary pharmacology & therapeutics
- Publication Date
Jan 01, 2006
The presence of steatosis and hepatitis C virus genotype 3 are both associated with a significant down-regulation of PPARs. These receptors, and also additional factors, seem to play a role in the pathogenesis of hepatitis C virus-associated steatosis.
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