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Gap Inhibitor Reduces Liver Damage

Caption: Mouse livers exhibit damage after being subjected to the toxins thioacetamide, upper left, and acetaminophen, lower left. When these toxins were administered with the gap junction inhibitor 2-aminoethoxydipenyl-borate, upper and lower right, less damage is visible.

Credit: Patel et. al., MGH, Rutgers, Nature Biotechnology

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