Genome-wide association study identifies variants associated with progression of liver fibrosis from HCV infection Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Disease Progression
  • Genome-Wide Association Study
  • Hepatitis C, Chronic
  • Liver Cirrhosis

abstract

  • Our GWA study identified several susceptibility loci for HCV-induced liver fibrosis; these were linked to genes that regulate apoptosis. Apoptotic control might therefore be involved in liver fibrosis.

authors

publication date

  • November 2012

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC3756935

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1053/j.gastro.2012.07.097

PubMed ID

  • 22841784

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1244

end page

  • 52.e1-12

volume

  • 143

number

  • 5