The expanding role of fish models in understanding non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

@inproceedings{Asaoka2013TheER,
  title={The expanding role of fish models in understanding non-alcoholic fatty liver disease},
  author={Yoichi Asaoka and Shuji Terai and Isao Sakaida and Hiroshi Nishina},
  booktitle={Disease models & mechanisms},
  year={2013}
}
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a condition in which excessive fat accumulates in the liver of an individual who has not consumed excessive alcohol. Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), a severe form of NAFLD, can progress to hepatic cirrhosis and/or hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). NAFLD is considered to be a hepatic manifestation of metabolic syndrome, and its incidence has risen worldwide in lockstep with the increased global prevalence of obesity. Over the last decade, rodent… CONTINUE READING
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