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Science 313 (5793): 1581-1582

Copyright © 2006 by the American Association for the Advancement of Science

Enhanced: A Metabolic Push to Proliferate

Dawn L. Brasaemle

Liver regeneration requires a membrane protein that is involved in lipid uptake, storage, and metabolism by hepatocytes.

The author is in the Department of Nutritional Sciences, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA E-mail: brasaemle{at}

Lipids promote survival, proliferation, and maintenance of differentiation of rat liver sinusoidal endothelial cells in vitro.
T.-C. Hang, D. A. Lauffenburger, L. G. Griffith, and D. B. Stolz (2012)
Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol 302, G375-G388
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Biogenesis of apolipoprotein A-V and its impact on VLDL triglyceride secretion.
A. M. Blade, M. A. Fabritius, L. Hou, R. B. Weinberg, and G. S. Shelness (2011)
J. Lipid Res. 52, 237-244
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