• Proteomic analysis of hepatic effects of phenobarbital in mice with humanized liver

    9 days ago - By Springer

    Abstract
    Activation of the constitutive androstane receptor may induce adaptive but also adverse effects in rodent liver, including the induction of drug-metabolizing enzymes, transient hepatocellular proliferation, and promotion of liver tumor growth. Human relevance of CAR-related adverse hepatic effects is controversially debated. Here, we used the chimeric FRG-KO mouse model with livers largely repopulated by human hepatocytes, in order to study human hepatocytes and their response to treatment with the model CAR activator phenobarbital in vivo. Mice received an intraperitoneal...
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