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Rice University

Deepak Nagarth, Rice University

Caption: In a new study that could help doctors extend the lives of patients awaiting liver transplants, a Rice University-led team of researchers examined the metabolic breakdown that takes place in liver cells during late-stage cirrhosis and found clues that suggest new treatments to delay liver failure.

Credit: Jeff Fitlow/Rice University

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