A new progenitor cell has potential for liver regeneration.

Good news everyone! A newly discovered type of hepatic cell might hold the key to repair all those old fatty livers without needing a transplant. And not only those, but also those of people suffering from side effects of medication, cancer etc etc. This progenitor cell has potential for liver regeneration.

Liver degeneration process. Fatty liver leads to liver fibrosis and eventually to cirrhosis. This new cell type could help regenerate this tissue
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