In the liver, the hepatocyte mass is kept stable through a tight balance between hepatocyte death and proliferation that is frequently lost upon acute or chronic liver injury. Wuestefeld et al. (2013) now identify a potentially druggable target that enhances hepatocyte proliferation and promotes liver regeneration, thereby preventing liver failure.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||2|
|State||Published - Apr 11 2013|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)