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World J Hepatol. Dec 27, 2012; 4(12): 342-355
Published online Dec 27, 2012. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v4.i12.342
Figure 2
Figure 2 Pathogenesis of liver fibrosis in chronic hepatitis C infected patients. Potential mechanisms that thought be involved in the regulation of hepatitis C virus -associated hepatic fibrosis. HCV: Hepatitis C virus; ROS: Reactive oxygen species; IRS: Insulin receptor substrate; TNF: Tumor necrosis factor; TGF: Transforming growth factor.