Researchers develop liver grafts that could be used for transplants:

06/14/2010 | BBC

U.S. researchers were able to successfully develop liver grafts using rat cells. The process involved eliminating liver cells from a tissue "scaffold" and then bringing in a type of liver cell called hepatocyte to grow on the scaffold, which worked normally for brief periods when transplanted in rats. The results could, in the future, allow for the development of livers for transplants, the researchers said.

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