The molecular physiology of liver regeneration following partial hepatectomy.

@article{Mangnall2003TheMP,
  title={The molecular physiology of liver regeneration following partial hepatectomy.},
  author={David Mangnall and Nigel Charles Bird and Ali W. Majeed},
  journal={Liver international : official journal of the International Association for the Study of the Liver},
  year={2003},
  volume={23 2},
  pages={124-38}
}
The ability of the liver to regenerate after resection has been known for many years. Two reports from Germany in the late 1800s probably mark the introduction of the phenomenon into the scientific literature, but in the early 1900s the first reviews of this subject had appeared in the English literature. Predating these early scientific reports the legends from the Greek mythology described the fate of Prometheus. As punishment for defying Zeus and revealing the secret of fire to man… CONTINUE READING

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