Examination of 16th-century mummy bears fruit

30.05.2012                      09.Siwan. 5772

Medizin-Forschung:

Examination of 16th-century mummy bears fruit

Liver biopsy by Israeli-Korean team leads to better understanding of hepatitis B.

The 16th-century mummy of a Korean child that was found in that country with relatively preserved internal organs has been the basis for an Israeli-South Korean discovery of a unique genotype of the hepatitis B virus that is common in Southeast Asia….