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About the team: The study is by researchers Alan S. Perelson from Los Alamos National Laboratory, Susan L. Uprichard and Natasha Sansone from University of Illinois at Chicago; Harel Dahari, Thomas Layden and Scott J. Cotler from Loyola University, Chicago; Richard Nettles from Bristol-Myers Squibb and Jeremie Guedj from Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale, France.
The research was funded by National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation and the University of Illinois Walter Payton Liver Center Guild.
Link to paper online: “Modeling shows that the NS5A inhibitor daclatasvir has two modes of action and yields a shorter estimate of the hepatitis C virus half-life.” http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2013/02/13/1203110110.abstract
DOE/Los Alamos National Laboratory
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