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Liver Cell (Hepatocyte)

$15.99 CAD

Introducing our Liver Cell GIANTmicrobe plush, featuring the remarkable Hepatocyte!  This charming representation of a vital cell offers both educational value and cuddly companionship, making it an ideal tool for learners of all ages to explore the intricacies of biology and human anatomy.

Educational Insight: Embark on a journey into the fascinating world of hepatocytes, the primary functional cells of the liver.  These remarkable cells play a crucial role in the metabolism, detoxification, and synthesis of essential molecules, making them indispensable for maintaining overall health and well-being.

Cellular Function: Hepatocytes are renowned for their versatility and metabolic prowess.  They facilitate the breakdown of toxins, metabolize nutrients, and produce vital substances such as proteins, cholesterol, and bile.  Their intricate network within the liver ensures efficient processing of substances essential for proper bodily function.

Importance in Health: The liver, with its abundance of hepatocytes, serves as a metabolic powerhouse, regulating glucose levels, metabolizing fats, and detoxifying harmful substances.  Hepatocytes also contribute to the synthesis of clotting factors and the storage of essential vitamins and minerals, underscoring their indispensable role in maintaining homeostasis.

Key Characteristics:

  • Name: Hepatocyte, derived from Greek roots meaning "liver cell," aptly describes the primary functional unit of the liver.
  • Structure: Hepatocytes possess unique structural features, including abundant cytoplasm, prominent nuclei, and specialized organelles such as mitochondria and smooth endoplasmic reticulum.
  • Functionality: These versatile cells perform a wide array of functions, including detoxification, metabolism, synthesis of proteins and lipids, and regulation of cholesterol levels.

Educational Value: Our Liver Cell GIANTmicrobe plush serves as an engaging educational tool, providing learners with valuable insights into the structure and function of hepatocytes.  Each plush comes with an informative printed card detailing facts about liver cells and their role in maintaining optimal health.

Materials: Crafted from high-quality materials and filled with soft polyester fiber, our Liver Cell GIANTmicrobe plush is both durable and huggable.  Surface washable for easy cleaning, it offers both educational enrichment and cuddly comfort.

Safety: Compliant with U.S. and European safety standards, our products are suitable for ages 3 and up.


GIANTmicrobes are meticulously crafted to be one million times larger than the actual microbes, cells, organisms, and critters they represent!

  • Gigantic (GG): 16-24"
  • XL (XL): 10-15"
  • Original (PD): 5-8"
  • Keychain (KC): 2-4" with clip

Bring home the Liver Cell GIANTmicrobe plush today and embark on an enriching exploration of cellular biology and human anatomy!