Liver cells produced from stem cells

Scientists from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have successfully engineered large amounts of functioning liver cells from stem cells. It is a major breakthrough as currently, biotechs testing new liver treatments have to rely on donated or purchased organs.

http://www.alphagalileo.org/ViewItem.aspx?ItemId=155111&CultureCode=en

http://new.huji.ac.il/en/article/27371

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