Japanese Scientists Use Pluripotent Cells to Create Functional Liver Tissue


Japanese scientists have been able to induce stem cells to create liver-like tissue in a dish. The new findings were reported online by the journal Nature, but the scientists have yet to publish their findings. Once the achievement is accomplished, there could be several big clinical implications. This could mean that it would be possible to coax stem cells to organize into functional organs for transplantation.

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