Expression of Fas antigen in liver tissue of patients with chronic hepatitis B and C


OKSUZ M. , AKKIZ H. , ISIKSAL Y., Saydaoglu G., SERIN M., KAYASELCUK F., ...More

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY & HEPATOLOGY, vol.16, no.3, pp.341-345, 2004 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 16 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/01.meg.00008559.45167.f8
  • Title of Journal : EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY & HEPATOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.341-345

Abstract

Objectives Cells infected with the hepatitis B or C virus can be eliminated by an immune response mediated by cytotoxic T cells. Recently, the Fas Ligand has been detected on the surface of cytotoxic T cells, and is thought to induce cells to apoptosis by adhering to the Fas antigen.