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The HBV E genotype discover in Dai nationality in Xishuangbanna, Yunnan Province


To investigate the distribution of Hepatitis B virus (HBV) genotypes among the population of Dai nationality in Xishuangbanna, Yunnan Province HBV genotypes of the Serum samples were tested by PCR-RFLP. This is the first time to discover the B genotypes in China. This finding provides new information for understanding the distribution of HBV genotype in China and a provides a basis for establishing a Chinese gene bank.

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Foundation item: National Natural Science Foundation (30560136)

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Zhao, Hp., Shen, Yy., Shen, R. et al. The HBV E genotype discover in Dai nationality in Xishuangbanna, Yunnan Province. Virol. Sin. 24, 77–79 (2009).

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Key words

  • Hepatitis B virus (HBV)
  • Genotype
  • Subgenotype
  • Dai nationality

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  • R373