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2013-11-04 23:24:39

Demas Law Group, a Sacramento personal injury law firm, has filed a complaint against Townsend Farms and Costco alleging that an unidentified woman was injured by ingesting tainted berries. Sacramento, California (PRWEB) November 04, 2013 Demas Law Group has filed a case (California Superior Court, County of Sacramento, Case No.: 2013-00152511) on behalf of “Jane Doe” against Townsend Farms, Costco and other unidentified defendants, alleging that the companies caused serious injury to...

2013-10-29 11:03:54

Infants who get hepatitis C from their mothers during childbirth may inherit a viral strain that replicates more quickly than strains found in non-pregnant hosts, according to a new study published Oct. 27 in Nature Medicine. The findings, from a team in The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital, are the first to describe how a virus that has infected 180 million people worldwide takes advantage of immune changes during pregnancy. About 1 percent of all pregnant women...

2013-10-23 23:02:56

BioPlus has been selected by MedImpact as one of its preferred providers of hepatitis C medications in their specialty pharmacy network. Altamonte Springs, FL (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 BioPlus Specialty Pharmacy (BioPlus), one of the nation’s leading specialty pharmacies, became a ChoiceSpecialty provider for MedImpact Healthcare Systems, Inc. as of September 1, 2013, and one of the preferred pharmacy providers of hepatitis C medications to MedImpact’s members. MedImpact is the...


Latest hepatitis C Reference Libraries

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2011-01-20 19:23:30

Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is an enveloped, positive-sense single-stranded RNA virus of the family Flaviviridae. It consists of a core of genetic material surrounded by an icosahedra protective shell of protein. The genome consists of a single open reading frame that is 9600 nucleotide bases long. HCV replication takes several steps. It primarily replicates in the hepatocytes of the liver. It can also reproduce in peripheral blood mononuclear cells. There is a wide variety of genotypes and...

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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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