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The versatile and plastic liver

There is conflicting evidence about which cell type is responsible for liver regeneration following damage. It emerges that duct-like progenitor cells arise from hepatocytes after liver damage, a finding that reconciles previous data.

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Figure 1: Regeneration of the liver.

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Huch, M. The versatile and plastic liver. Nature 517, 155–156 (2015). https://doi.org/10.1038/517155a

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