alexa Aflatoxins and Hepatitis B, C Viral Associated Hepatoca
ISSN: 2157-7013

Journal of Cell Science & Therapy
Open Access

Like us on:
OMICS International organises 3000+ Global Conferenceseries Events every year across USA, Europe & Asia with support from 1000 more scientific Societies and Publishes 700+ Open Access Journals which contains over 50000 eminent personalities, reputed scientists as editorial board members.

Open Access Journals gaining more Readers and Citations

700 Journals and 15,000,000 Readers Each Journal is getting 25,000+ Readers

This Readership is 10 times more when compared to other Subscription Journals (Source: Google Analytics)

Review Article

Aflatoxins and Hepatitis B, C Viral Associated Hepatocarcinogenesis

Humaira Qureshi1,2, Syed Shayan Ali1,2, Mazhar Iqbal3, Anwar Ali Siddiqui1, Naveed Ahmed Khan1* and Saeed S Hamid2

1Department of Biological and Biomedical Sciences,Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan

2Department of Medicine, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan

3Drug Discovery & Structural Biology, Health Biotechnology Division, National Institute for Biotechnology & Genetic Engineering (NIBGE), Faisalabad, Pakistan

*Corresponding Author:
Naveed Ahmed Khan
Department of Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Aga Khan University, Karachi – 74800, Pakistan
Tel: +92-21-3486-4541
E-mail: [email protected]

Received Date: July 18, 2014; Accepted Date: September 27, 2014; Published Date: September 29, 2014

Citation: Qureshi H, Ali SS, Iqbal M, Siddiqui AA, Khan NA, et al. (2014) Aflatoxins and Hepatitis B, C Viral Associated Hepatocarcinogenesis. J Cell Sci Ther 5:179. doi: 10.4172/2157-7013.1000179

Copyright: © 2014 Qureshi H, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

 

Abstract

Hepatocellular carcinoma is a serious human disease with fatal consequences. The most distressing aspect of hepatocellular carcinoma is the limited improvement in mortality (mortality rate of more than 90%). At present, the underlying molecular mechanisms are not well understood and treatment options are often of limited efficacy. This review presents our current understanding of the burden of hepatocellular carcinoma on human health, pathogenesis and pathophysiology, and molecular mechanisms associated with the disease, as well as our knowledge of the physical barriers, cellular mechanisms and molecular elements that may be targets for therapeutic interventions and/ or the development of preventative measures. As the proposed findings present a major risk to public health, it is hoped that robust intervention measures will be introduced for aflatoxins monitoring and reduction in diet.

Share This Page

Additional Info

Loading
Loading Please wait..
 
Peer Reviewed Journals
 
Make the best use of Scientific Research and information from our 700 + peer reviewed, Open Access Journals
International Conferences 2017-18
 
Meet Inspiring Speakers and Experts at our 3000+ Global Annual Meetings

Contact Us

 
© 2008-2017 OMICS International - Open Access Publisher. Best viewed in Mozilla Firefox | Google Chrome | Above IE 7.0 version
adwords