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Zeus Was Onto Something: Liver Regeneration After Injury

News   Sep 27, 2018 | By Steph Adams for the University of Illinois

 
Splicing Regulator Key for Recovery Following Chronic Liver Injury

The Greek hero Prometheus was punished by being lashed to a rock and having his liver eaten each day by an eagle, a myth that hints at the extraordinary regenerative powers of the human liver. A new study offers insight into how RNA splicing generates alternate forms of the “Hippo signaling pathway” to promote liver regeneration. Graphic by Jose Luis Vasquez, Beckman Institute

 
 
 

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