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July 20, 2016

Liver tissue model accurately replicates hepatocyte metabolism, response to toxins

A team of researchers have created a 'liver on a chip,' a model of liver tissue that replicates the metabolic variations found throughout the organ and more accurately reflects the distinctive patterns of liver damage caused by exposure to environmental toxins, including pharmaceutical overdose. Read more at Mass General News.