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Illustrated overview of vital cycle of Hepatitis C virus Volume 20, issue 1, Janvier-Février 2016


1 Service Innovation Conception et Accompagnement pour la Pédagogie, Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1
43, bd du 11 Novembre 1918, 69622 Villeurbanne cedex
2 Institut de Biologie et Chimie des protéines,
UMR 5086 CNRS, Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1,
7, passage du Vercors, 69367 Lyon cedex 07

The strip cartoon presented in this issue of Virologie is derived from a movie that summarizes the main stages of the infectious cycle of the hepatitis C virus (HCV). This virus infects 180 million peoples world-wide and is the major causative agent of chronic hepatitis, cirrhosis and liver cancer. Yearly, around 500,000 deaths are estimated to be consecutive to HCV infection (Webster et al, 2015 [10]). The “HCV life cycle” movie has been designed and worked out by ICAP [...]