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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 3
Figure 3 Molecular mechanisms of hepatitis C virus-mediated hepatocarcinogenesis. Key steps that thought to be involved in the development of hepatitis C virus-associated hepatocellular carcinoma. HCV: Hepatitis C virus; ROS: Reactive oxygen species; IRS: Insulin receptor substrate; TGF: Transforming growth factor; VEGF: Vascular endothelial growth factor; PPAR: Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor.