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Genetic Variant Linked to Development of Liver Cancer in HCV Carriers (1 of 2)

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).

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