First cell map of developing human liver reveals how blood and immune system develops

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In a world first, scientists have created the human developmental liver cell atlas that provides crucial insights into how the blood and immune systems develop in the fetus. It maps changes in the cellular landscape of the developing liver between the first and second trimesters of pregnancy, including how stem cells from the liver seed other tissues to support the high demand for oxygen needed for growth.

This full article appears on <a href="https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/10/191009132349.htm">Science Daily</a>

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