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PCSK9 is involved in reducing the replication of HCV. A protective role of PCSK9 inhibition has been proposed against dengue and COVID-19. High plasmatic PCSK9 levels have been found in sepsis. A loss of function in the PCSK9-encoding gene has been reported to reduce mortality in malaria.

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Shed light on PCSK9 role in infectious diseases

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This page is a summary of: The Role of PCSK9 in Infectious Diseases, Current Medicinal Chemistry, February 2022, Bentham Science Publishers,
DOI: 10.2174/0929867328666210714160343.
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