Contact: William Davis
University of North Carolina Health Care
Caption: This image shows a cultured liver cancer cell infected with hepatitis C. The virus, stained red, surrounds the blue-stained nucleus and is in the process of being reproduced by virus within the cytoplasm.
Credit: Photo courtesy of Takahiro Masaki/UNC Lemon Lab
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