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NOVEMBER 12 , 2008
  Stem Cells with Potential to Regenerate Injured Liver Tissue Identified by Penn Researchers
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Liver stem cells expressing FoxL1 (aqua blue) in an injured mouse liver near the bile duct. The FoxL1-containing stem cells are encircled by liver fibroblasts (royal blue), suggestive of a stem cell niche.

Credit: Linda Greenbaum, MD, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

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Liver stem cells expressing FoxL1 (aqua blue) in an injured mouse liver near the bile duct. The FoxL1-containing stem cells are encircled by liver fibroblasts (royal blue), suggestive of a stem cell niche.
 


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