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Organ-on-a-chip: Bioengineered human liver disease

04.06.2019

Image: A colored microscopic image of an organoid; Copyright: Cincinnati Children's

This confocal microscopic image shows a tiny bioengineered human liver organoid grown in the lab with pluripotent stem cells. The mini-organ is accumulating inflammation and fat lipids (bluish bubble-like shapes), which are hallmarks of fatty liver and Wolman disease.

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Image: Vials for blood samples; Copyright: Messe Düsseldorf

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