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World J Gastroenterol. Apr 7, 2014; 20(13): 3443-3456
Published online Apr 7, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i13.3443
Figure 1
Figure 1 Mechanisms of Immune response to hepatitis C virus. Multiple innate (A) and adaptive immune (B) components are involved in hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection (see text), dendritic cells (DC), natural killer (NK) cells, CD4+, CD8+ T cells and B-cell mediated humoral immune response are crucial for disease outcome. IFN-γ: interferon-gamma; TNF-α: tumor necrosis factor-α; IL: Interleukin; nAbs: Neutralizing anti-HCV antibodies.