Category Archives: liver tissue regeneration

Researchers use epigenetic mechanism to regenerate mammalian liver.


Tails in lizards and arms in starfish show an astounding ability to regrow, however, mammals have partially lost the capacity to extensively regenerate body parts. The liver is unique among human solid organs in its robust regenerative capability, with a healthy liver able to regenerate up to 70% of its tissue after injury.  When the liver has been repeatedly damaged,

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