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Milwaukee researchers say they've opened the door to future treatments for liver disease

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Researchers in Milwaukee say they've opened the door to future treatments for liver disease, without the need for transplants.

Scientists at the Medical College of Wisconsin have turned human skin cells into liver cells called hepatocytes.

They make up 70 percent of all the cells in the liver. Stem cell researcher Stephen Duncan says his team has spent two and a half years coming up with its new findings.

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