Published in Hepatitis Weekly, July 7th, 1997
GBV-C/HGV has a positive-sense, single-stranded RNA genome of approximately 9.4 kb. It is a member of the Flaviviridae, and thus closely related to HCV phylogenetically. Its genomic organization is also similar to HCV with a 5' untranslated region (UTR), a single open reading frame with the structural proteins on the 5' end and nonstructural (NS) proteins at the 3' end, and a 3'UTR.
Recent studies have shown that HGV infection...
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