Genetic Variant Linked to Development of Liver Cancer in HCV Carriers (2 of 2) (image) RIKEN Share Print E-Mail Caption Comparison of DEPDC5 expression level in cancerous liver tissue. Left: Results from study of liver samples from 43 hepatitis-C carriers with liver cancer showed that DEPDC5 was more highly expressed in cancerous tissue than in non-cancerous tissue. Right: Proportion of cases in which expression of DEPDC5 was at least five times greater in cancerous tissue than in non-cancerous tissue was high in groups that had the risk variant (TG+GG). 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.