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AUTOSTEREOGRAM - Single Image Stereogram (SIS). To see the stereo effect, please gaze at infinity at the pattern above. A 3D image should eventually appear to float in front of the screen.
HEPATITIS C VIRUS (HCV): Surface spikes represent the E (Envelope) Proteins. Each spike is a dimer of E1 and E2 anchored into the viral envelope. Viral envelope is derived from host cell ER membrane. Beneath the envelope lies the core which houses the RNA genome. HCV is a small enveloped + single stranded RNA virus. It classified in the family Flaviviridae (L. Flavus: yellow named after Yellow Fever) in the genus Hepacivirus.