Regeneration mechanism discovered in mice could provide target for drugs to combat chronic liver disease

Images show the TET1 epigenetic mark within the cells in an adult liver organoid

Images show the TET1 epigenetic mark within the cells in an adult liver organoid Credit: Luigi Aloia and Ludovica Bastianini

We now understand how adult liver cells respond to the changes caused by tissue injury. This paves the way for exciting future work to boost cell regeneration in chronic liver disease.

Luigi Aloia

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