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Human liver tissue grown in mice – experts respond

John Kerr posted in on July 4th, 2013.

Japanese scientists have grown functional human liver  tissue –  in mice. The working  human liver made using induced pluripotent stem cells was described in Nature this week. The liver is generated by transplanting liver buds (created in the laboratory) into mice, where the buds mature into tissue resembling the adult liver. Although it remains to […]

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