Undifferentiated Gene Expression as the Entity of Liver Injuries

  • Kazuhisa Taketa


In a series of studies analyzing enzyme activities of carbohydrate and related metabolism in injured livers as well as serum levels of α-fetoprotein (AFP) and its sugar chain in acute liver injury, undifferentiated phenotypes were noted as a common feature of hepatic injuries of different etiologies [1–8].


Liver Injury Hepatocyte Growth Factor Carbon Tetrachloride Partial Hepatectomy Hepatic Injury 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kazuhisa Taketa
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Public HealthOkayama University Medical SchoolOkayamaJapan

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