Human liver cells seeded in mouse expands 50-fold to functional organoid

Human liver cells seeded in mouse expands 50-fold to functional organoid

Being able to grow your own new organs may be in reach—with some cellular assembly required. With a carefully constructed clump of cells, mice grew their own functional human liver organoids in a matter of months, researchers report this week in Science Translational Medicine. The cellular organ seeds blossomed in the rodents, expanding 50-fold in that time. They appeared to form complex liver structures, tap into vasculature…

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