Researchers use iPS cells to produce liver cells

04/5/2010 | Mainichi Daily News (Tokyo)

Japanese researchers were able to turn induced pluripotent stem cells into high purity liver tissue through the introduction of two types of genes. The researchers said the produced liver tissue was comparable to natural tissue, which can process toxins. The synthetic tissue has the potential to be used in screening experimental drugs' toxicity levels.

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