Search for dissertations about: "HBcAg"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 swedish dissertations containing the word HBcAg.

  1. 1. Functional role of T-cell activation in viral hepatitis

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Laboratory Medicine

    Author : Jessica Nyström; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; HBV; HCV; HBcAg; NS3 4A; HBsAg; T-cells;

    Abstract : Hepatitis B and C (HBV, HCV) constitute global health problems and there are approximately 350 million chronically HBV infected people around the world, most of them are found in East and South East Asia and Africa. Worldwide there are 170 million HCV infected individuals with the highest prevalence seen in Egypt. READ MORE

  2. 2. Characterisation of the interaction between the Hepatitis B virus core antigen and B cells

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Immunology, Microbiology, Pathology and Infectious Diseases

    Author : Una Lazdina; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2002]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; HBcAg; B cells; B cell antigen receptor; co-stimulatory molecules; cytokines; T helper cells; cytotoxic T cells;

    Abstract : The Hepatitis B virus (HBV) is a major cause of severe human liver disease globally. There are around 350 million persistent HBV carriers with a risk of development of liver disease including cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma. READ MORE

  3. 3. Improving immunogenicity of hepatitis B and C viral proteins for vaccine design

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Laboratory Medicine

    Author : Antony Chen; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : The hepatitis B and C virus (HBV, HCV) both presents a global health challenge, with an estimated 350 million individuals chronically infected with HBV and over 200 million infected with HCV. Reported cases of HBV and HCV have declined significantly due to screening of blood products and the availability of HBV vaccination. READ MORE

  4. 4. Development of vaccines and mouse models for chronic hepatitis C virus infection

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Laboratory Medicine

    Author : Sepideh Levander; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is a major causative agent for severe liver disease and cancer worldwide. Globally, it is estimated that approximately 185 million people are infected with HCV and 130-170 million of these are chronic carriers of the virus (1, 2). READ MORE

  5. 5. Viral and host determinants in hepatitis B

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Microbiology and Tumor Biology Center (MTC)

    Author : Hossein Sendi; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : The outcome of hepatitis B infection is highly variable, ranging from acute disease resulting in the elimination of infection to persistent infection that can lead to cirrhosis or hepatocellular carcinoma. The factors determining the outcome in an individual are not fully known but may be classified into viral and host factors. READ MORE