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Design, Construction and Evaluation of 1a/JFH1 HCV Chimera by Replacing the Intergenotypic Variable Region

Faezeh Ghasemi 1 , Majid Ghayour-Mobarhan 2 , Alireza Pasdar 3 , 4 , Hamid Pourianfar 5 , Mohammad Reza Aghasadeghi 6 , Hamed Gouklani 7 , ** and Zahra Meshkat 8 , **
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1 Department of Medical Biotechnology, School of Medicine, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, IR Iran
2 Biochemistry of Nutrition Research Center, School of Medicine, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, IR Iran
3 Faculty of Medicine, Department of New Sciences and Technology, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, IR Iran
4 Division of Applied Medicine, Medical School, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, UK
5 Industrial Biotechnology Research Institute, Iranian Academic Centre for Education, Culture and Research Mashhad Branch, Mashhad, IR Iran
6 Hepatitis and AIDS Department, Pasteur Institute of Iran, Tehran, IR Iran
7 Molecular Medicine Research Center, Hormozgan University of Medical Sciences, Bandar Abbas, IR Iran
8 Antimicrobial Resistance Research Center, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, IR Iran
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  • Hepatitis Monthly: October 01, 2016, 16 (10); e38261
  • Published Online: August 7, 2016
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: April 6, 2016
  • Revised: July 20, 2016
  • Accepted: July 20, 2016
  • DOI: 10.5812/hepatmon.38261

To Cite: Ghasemi F, Ghayour-Mobarhan M, Pasdar A, Pourianfar H, Reza Aghasadeghi M, et al. Design, Construction and Evaluation of 1a/JFH1 HCV Chimera by Replacing the Intergenotypic Variable Region, Hepat Mon. 2016 ; 16(10):e38261. doi: 10.5812/hepatmon.38261.

Abstract
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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
Footnotes
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