Expression of hepatitis B virus surface antigens induces defective gonad phenotypes in Caenorhabditis elegans
Yi-Yin Chen, Li-Wei Lee, Szecheng J Lo, Department of Biomedical Science, College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Tao Yuan 333, Taiwan
Yi-Yin Chen, Wei-Ning Hong, Szecheng J Lo, Graduate Institute of Biomedical Science, College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Tao Yuan 333, Taiwan
Author contributions: Chen YY, Lee LW and Lo SJ conceived and designed experiments; Chen YY, Lee LW and Hong WN performed the experiments; Chen YY and Lo SJ analyzed data; Lee LW and Lo SJ wrote the paper.
Supported by Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, grants Nos. CMRPD1C0812, CMRPD1C0813 and BMRP742 (to Lo SJ).
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Correspondence to: Szecheng J Lo, PhD, Professor, Department of Biomedical Science, College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, #259 Wen-Hwa 1st Road, Tao Yuan 333, Taiwan. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: June 24, 2016
Peer-review started: June 27, 2016
First decision: September 5, 2016
Revised: October 9, 2016
Accepted: November 27, 2016
Article in press: November 29, 2016
Published online: February 12, 2017