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Two Unexpected Players Add Twists to Liver's Comeback Story

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Science  14 Apr 2006:
Vol. 312, Issue 5771, pp. 178
DOI: 10.1126/science.312.5771.178a

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On page 233, scientists reveal that the concentrations of bile acids in the liver help control both the start and end of liver regeneration. And last week, a different research team published evidence that the neurotransmitter serotonin also governs the liver's regrowth (Science, 7 April, p. 104). (Read more.)