How Hepatitis C Virus Reprograms Human Liver Cells, University of North Carolina Study  
12/19/2012 7:36:59 AM

Hepatitis C virus has evolved to invade and hijack the basic machinery of the human liver cell to ensure its survival and spread. Researchers at the University of North have discovered how hepatitis C binds with and repurposes a basic component of cellular metabolism known as a microRNA to help protect and replicate the virus.