How hepatitis C hides in the body -- MEDICA - World Forum for Medicine

How hepatitis C hides in the body


Image: A healthy liver cell and a HCV-infected liver cell in comparison; Copyright: Marianne Doré Hansen & Marit Anthonsen

The membrane sacs (green) and the protein IRGM (red) in the left image have an oblong structure. The image on the right shows a liver cell infected with hepatitis C. The dotted white line in the pictures denotes the nuclear membrane, which contain cells that carry the liver cell's genetic material.