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World J Gastroenterol. Nov 14, 2015; 21(42): 12157-12170
Published online Nov 14, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i42.12157
Figure 2
Figure 2 Diagrammatical representation of the PreS1/S2 deletion mutants. (Top) 3’-end PreS1 deletion mutant and (Bottom) 5’-end PreS2 deletion mutant are two common mutation forms found in HBV-induced HCC patients. Both mutants produce truncated large surface proteins (L’ and L”). M: Middle protein; S: Small protein. HBs gene nucleotide position 2848 to 835 as shown in Figure 1.