Duckling / Pekin
Normal and DHBV +
Duck Relevant Products
• Due to the narrow host range of hepatitis B virus (HBV) that infects humans, the closely related duck HBV (DHBV) provides a useful model in the hepadnavirus life cycle, virus-host interactions, and antiviral strategies.
• Pekin Duck is a primary model for in vitro studies with access to hepatocytes, blood, serum, tissues, and cells.