Functional, transplantable rat liver grafts: Discarded livers have potential to be reengineered into usable replacement organs

Tuesday, June 15, 2010 - 03:00 in Health & Medicine

Researchers have developed a technique that someday may allow growth of transplantable replacement livers. In a new study, the investigators describe using the structural tissue of rat livers as scaffolding for the growth of tissue regenerated from liver cells introduced through a novel reseeding process.

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