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Loss of function of the new interferon IFN-λ4 may confer protection from hepatitis C.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23358218     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Attempts to elucidate the mechanism underpinning the genetic association between IFNL3, previously called IL28B, and clearance of hepatitis C virus have, by and large, been unsuccessful. A study in this issue suggests that a new gene, IFNL4, may be responsible.
Authors:
David Booth; Jacob George
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Nature genetics     Volume:  45     ISSN:  1546-1718     ISO Abbreviation:  Nat. Genet.     Publication Date:  2013 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-01-29     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9216904     Medline TA:  Nat Genet     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  119-20     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Institute for Immunology and Allergy Research, Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
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