Modeling the helicase to understand hepatitis C

10 septiembre 2015

NS3 is an enzyme specific to the hepatitis C virus. If developed, a drug capable of recognizing and selectively attacking it could fight the disease without side effects for the body. However, to be able to develop one we need to know more about the behavior of this important protein in the virus replication process. Now scientists have provided a detailed and comprehensive view of the behavior of NS3.