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  1. Honda M, Beard MR, Ping LH, Lemon SM. (1999).  A phylogenetic conserved stem-loop structure at the 5’ border of the internal ribosome entry site of hepatitis C virus is required for cap-independent viral translation. Journal of Virology, 73, p.1165-1174.
  2. Beard MR, Abell GA, Masao H, Carrol A, Gartland M, Clarke B, Suzuki K, Lanford R, Sangar DV and SM Lemon. (1999).  An infectious molecular clone of a Japanese genotype 1b hepatitis C virus. Hepatology, 30, 1, p. 316-324.
  3. Blank CA, Anderson DA, Beard MR, Lemon SM. (2000).  Infection of polarized cultures of human intestinal epithelial cells with hepatitis A virus: vectoral release of progeny virions through apical cellular membranes. Journal of Virology, 74, p. 6476-6484.
  4. Beard MR, Cohen L, SM Lemon and Martin A .  (2001).  Characterization of recombinant hepatitis A virus genomes containing exogenous sequences at the 2A/2B junction. Journal of Virology, 75 3,  p.1414-1426.
  5. Gale M and Beard MR. (2001) Molecular clones of hepatitis C virus: applications to animal models.  Institute for Laboratory and Animal Research.  Review Article, 42 (2): 135-147.
  6. Shu-Yuan  Xiao, Han-Lin Wang, John Hart, Declan Fleming, Michael R. Beard. (2001) cDNA arrays and immunohistochemistry identification of CD10/Calla expression in hepatocellular carcinoma. American  Journal of Pathology. 159 (4): 1415-1412
  7. Herve Lerat, Masao Honda, Michael R. Beard, Kim Loesch, Brian West, Michiari Okuda, Shu-Yuan Xiao, Yan Yang, Steven A. Weinman and Stanley M. Lemon. (2002) Steatosis and Liver Cancer in Transgenic mice expressing the structural and non structural proteins of hepatitis C virus. Gastroenterology. 122:352-365
  8. Okuda M*, Li  K*, Beard MR, Showalter L.A, Lemon  S.M, and Weinman SA (2002) Mitochondrial injury, oxidative stress, and antioxidant gene expression are induced by hepatitis C virus core protein *Contributed equally to this work. Gastroenterology. 122:366-375
  9. Li K, Prow T, Lemon SM, and Beard MR (2002) Cellular response to conditional expression of hepatitis C virus core protein in Huh7 cultured human hepatoma cells. Hepatology. May;35(5):1237-46.
  10. McCaughan G.W., Huang X.X., Zekry A., Beard M., Williams R. , Gorrell M.D. (2003). The intrahepatic response to HCV infection.  Refereed Workshop Paper. Proceedings of the 11th International Symposium of Viral Hepatitis and Liver Disease, Sydney.
  11. Beard M.R and Locarini S (2004)  Monitoring Gene Expression Using DNA Microarrays During Hepatitis B Virus Infection Methods Mol Med. 2004;:55-64
  12. Helbig K., Rauszkiewecz A., Semendric L., Harley HA., McColl SR., Beard MR. (2004) Expression of the CXCR3 ligand, I-TAC by hepatocytes in chronic hepatitis C, and its correlation with hepatic inflammation. Hepatology ;2004 39:1220-1229.
  13. Beard M.R (2004) Clinical outcome to interferon therapy in chronic hepatitis C: insights from mechanistic studies. Antiviral Therapy 9:637-639
  14. Bigger CB. Guerra B, Brasky KM, Hubbard G, Beard MR, BA, Lemon SM, Lanford RE. (2004) Itrahepatic gene expression during chronic hepatitis C virus infection in chimpanzees. Journal of Virology, 78 p1414-1426.
  15. Otani K, Korenaga M, Beard MR, Li K, Qian T, Showalter LA, Singh AK, Wang T, and Weinman SA. (2005)  hepatitis C virus core protein, cytochrome P450 2E1 and alcohol produce combined mitochondrial injury and cytotoxicity in hepatoma cells. Gastroenterology. 128:96-107
  16. Helbig KJ, George J, Beard MR (2005)  A novel I-TAC promoter polymorphic variant is functional in the presence of replicating HCV in vitro. Journal of  Clin Virol; 32: 137-143.
  17. Locarnini S, Shaw T, Dean J, Colledge D, Thompson A, Li K, Lemon SM, Lau GGK and Beard MR (2005) Cellular response to conditional expression of the HBV precore and core proteins in cultured hepatoma (Huh-7) cells. Journal of  Clin Virol; 32: 113-121
  18. Lau DT, Luxon B, Xiao SY, Beard MR and Lemon SM (2005)  Intrahepatic gene expression profiles and alpha-smooth muscle actin patterns in hepatitis C virus induced fibrosis.  Hepatology  42:273-281
  19. Helbig, KJ, Lau, T.-Y, Semendric, L, Harley, HJ, Beard MR (2005) Analysis of ISG expression in chronic hepatitis C identifies viperin as a potential anti-viral effector. Hepatology  42:702-710
  20. Michael Beard and Brett Jones (2006)  Hepatitis C Virus and Oxidative Stress: A Dangerous Liaison. Future Virology, Vol 1 #2.  p223-233  (invited review)
  21. Mark. D Berzsenyi,  Stuart Roberts, Michael R Beard. (2006) Genomics of hepatitis B and C infections: Diagnostic and therapeutic applications of microarray profiling. Antiviral Therapy, accepted for publication  (invited review)


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