Genetic Variant Linked to Development of Liver Cancer in HCV Carriers (1 of 2) (image) RIKEN Share Print E-Mail Caption Results of genome-wide association study (GWAS) on HCV-related HCC (977 subjects). Horizontal axis represents chromosome position, vertical axis represents P-values. An SNP with statistically significant association (P=1.07x10-7) was confirmed on chromosome 22 (region of DEPDC5 locus). Credit RIKEN Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.