The diversity and plasticity of adult hepatic progenitor cells and their niche.

@article{Chen2017TheDA,
  title={The diversity and plasticity of adult hepatic progenitor cells and their niche.},
  author={Jiamei M. Chen and Long Chen and Mark A. Zern and Neil D. Theise and Ann Mae Diehl and Ping Liu and Yuyou Duan},
  journal={Liver international : official journal of the International Association for the Study of the Liver},
  year={2017},
  volume={37 9},
  pages={
          1260-1271
        }
}
The liver is a unique organ for homoeostasis with regenerative capacities. Hepatocytes possess a remarkable capacity to proliferate upon injury; however, in more severe scenarios liver regeneration is believed to arise from at least one, if not several facultative hepatic progenitor cell compartments. Newly identified pericentral stem/progenitor cells… CONTINUE READING