Gap Inhibitor Reduces Liver Damage (image) Rutgers University 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 Usage Restrictions Permission is granted to reproduce the image in connection with news coverage of this story. All other rights are reserved. Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.