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- Chen, Xulin, et al. Show all 5 Authors
- Archives of virology 2008 v.153 no.11 pp. 1991-1997
- Hepatitis C virus; chronic hepatitis C; hydrophobicity; liver neoplasms; mammals; plasmids; proteins; viruses
- ... Chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection often leads to liver cancer. The HCV NS2 protein is a hydrophobic transmembrane protein that associates with several cellular proteins in mammalian cells. In this report, we investigated the function of NS2 protein on HCV replication and translation by using a transient cell-based expression system. Cells co-transfected with pcDNA3.1 (-)-NS2 and the dual-l ...