Restriction Factor Smc6 (image) Université de Genève Share Print E-Mail Caption The host restriction factor Smc6 (green) is located within the nucleus (blue) of uninfected human hepatocytes. In contrast, Smc6 is not present in HBV-infected hepatocytes (red). This confocal microscopy data provides direct evidence that Smc6 is degrades during HBV infection. Credit ©Gilead Sciences, Inc. 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.