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Interaction of Dietary Aflatoxin and Hepatitis B Virus in Hepatocellular Carcinoma (1986)

Title:

Interaction of Dietary Aflatoxin and Hepatitis B Virus in Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Key words:

Hepatitis B, aflatoxin B-1

Research Institution:

University of California, San Francisco

Location:

California

Researcher:

Girish N Vyas

Project Description:

Dr. Vyas studied how liver cells infected with the hepatitis B virus may interact with aflatoxin B-1, a mold-generated toxin which sometimes contaminates grain and peanuts, to initiate liver cancer.

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