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Hepatitis C Virus Proteins Induce Cirrhosis Antigen Expression on Human Hepatoma Cells In Vitro: Implications for Viral Mechanisms in Hepatitis C Fibrogenesis

By Alka Saxena, Sampa Pal, Stephen J. Polyak, Sy Nakao, Igor Tikonokov, Tao Su, Thao Tran, Wan Chong Qiu, Jessica Wagoner, Lisa Thomassen, Margaret Shuhart and David R. Gretch

Submitted: November 18th 2010Reviewed: June 21st 2011Published: October 10th 2011

DOI: 10.5772/22240

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Alka Saxena, Sampa Pal, Stephen J. Polyak, Sy Nakao, Igor Tikonokov, Tao Su, Thao Tran, Wan Chong Qiu, Jessica Wagoner, Lisa Thomassen, Margaret Shuhart and David R. Gretch (October 10th 2011). Hepatitis C Virus Proteins Induce Cirrhosis Antigen Expression on Human Hepatoma Cells In Vitro: Implications for Viral Mechanisms in Hepatitis C Fibrogenesis, Liver Biopsy in Modern Medicine Yoshiaki Mizuguchi, IntechOpen, DOI: 10.5772/22240. Available from:

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