hepatotropic

hepatotropic

 [hep″ah-to-trop´ik]
having a special affinity for or exerting a specific effect on the liver.

hepatotropic

[hep′ə-totrop′ik]
having a special affinity for or exerting a specific effect on the liver.
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RCVs have been reported from various geographic locations; in contrast to the pathogenic hepatotropic lagoviruses, most RCVs mainly cause a nonclinical infection of the small intestine (1).
1 It is a hepatotropic virus that targets hepatocytes and is known to be the main causative agent of chronic hepatitis worldwide.
The hepatitis B virus (HBV) is noncytopathic, hepatotropic members of the hepadnavirus (HBV) families that cause acute and chronic necroinflammatory liver disease and hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC).
sup][6],[7],[8],[9],[10],[11],[12],[13],[14] Among them, TDF in vitro experiments showed that it had a strong antiviral capacity against both hepatotropic viruses and retroviruses, and it can inhibit the activity of HBV DNA polymerase, which had a good inhibitory effect on HBV DNA replication in wild-type HBV.
However, recognizing that CMV is a hepatotropic agent, traditionally it is believed that this virus primarily affects the bile ducts with the development of cholestatic hepatitis and a congenital abnormality of the bile duct [29,30].
The serology tests for hepatotropic viruses and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) were negative.
However, major hepatotropic viruses were excluded from the analysis [5].
1] Viral hepatitis is caused by various hepatotropic viruses: A, B, C, D, E, G, TT, and SEN.
Hepatitis B and C co-infection is very common in countries where chronic liver disease is caused by hepatotropic viruses.
Lerat, "'Liver let die': oxidative DNA damage and hepatotropic viruses," Journal of General Virology, vol.
Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is a hepatotropic virus that affects over 180 million people worldwide.
Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is generally considered as hepatotropic virus but it can also infect the peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMCs).