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Regenerative biology

Maintaining liver mass

A previously under-appreciated subset of liver cells has been found to contribute to the day-to-day maintenance of liver mass in mice. The cells are induced and supported by signals from an adjacent vein. See Article p.180

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Figure 1: A contributor to everyday liver regeneration.


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Zaret, K. Maintaining liver mass. Nature 524, 165–166 (2015).

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