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Miravirsen works against hepatitis C virus

BMJ 2013; 346 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f2069 (Published 03 April 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;346:f2069

Hepatitis C virus is dependant for growth on microRNA-122 in the liver of infected people. A new drug, miravirsen, binds to microRNA-122, disabling the binding and growth of the virus.

A phase IIa study tested three …

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