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Machine Perfusion System

Caption: The liver is perfused with a solution in this pump system before and after supercooling preservation. The blue color is caused by antifreeze that surrounds the components of the system to regulate the temperature.

Credit: Source: Wally Reeves, Korkut Uygun, Maish Yarmush, Harvard University

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