A fat chance for hepatocyte transplantation?

Thomas, James A.; Stuart J. Forbes
April 2009
Gut;Apr2009, Vol. 58 Issue 4, p480
Academic Journal
In this article, the authors discuss the worthiness of an unlimited supply of hepatocytes for transplantation, bio-artificial livers and drug testing. They stress the need for the implementation of a certain requirement if stem cell biology is to fulfill its potential. Moreover, the safeness of cell transplantation as well as the availability of stem cell-derived hepatocytes is also discussed.


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