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Anti-hepatitis B virus (HBV) response of imiquimod based toll like receptor 7 ligand in hbv-positive human hepatocelluar carcinoma cell line

  • Dipanwita Das1,
  • Isha Sengupta2,
  • Neelakshi Sarkar1,
  • Ananya Pal1,
  • Debraj Saha1,
  • Manikankana Bandopadhyay1,
  • Chandrima Das2,
  • Jimmy Narayan3,
  • Shivaram Prasad Singh3, 4,
  • Sekhar Chakrabarti1, 5 and
  • Runu Chakravarty1Email author
Contributed equally
BMC Infectious DiseasesBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:76

Received: 7 April 2016

Accepted: 5 January 2017

Published: 14 January 2017

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Original Submission
7 Apr 2016 Submitted Original manuscript
28 Jul 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Adam J. Gehring
18 Aug 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - K Alagarasu
14 Oct 2016 Author responded Author comments - Dipanwita Das
Resubmission - Version 2
14 Oct 2016 Submitted Manuscript version 2
20 Dec 2016 Author responded Author comments - Dipanwita Das
Resubmission - Version 3
20 Dec 2016 Submitted Manuscript version 3
5 Jan 2017 Editorially accepted
14 Jan 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12879-017-2189-z

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Authors’ Affiliations

ICMR Virus Unit, Kolkata, ID & BG Hospital Campus, Kolkata, India
Biophysics & Structural Genomics Division, Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, Kolkata, India
Department of Gastroenterology, SCB Medical College, Cuttack, India
Kalinga Gastroenterology Foundation, Beam Diagnostics Premises, Cuttack, India
National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases, Kolkata, India