Published in Hepatitis Weekly, November 5th, 2001
Liver cell transplantation, as opposed to the transplantation of large segments of donated liver, has been proposed as one treatment option for patients with liver disease. However, medical researchers say a patient's immune response system usually kicks in after liver cell transplantation, causing donated liver cells to undergo apoptosis, a process known as cellular suicide.
Now, though, researchers in China, joined by their colleagues in Germany, have developed...
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