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New understanding of regeneration gained by Forsyth scientists
...opt radically different fates, as is the case with planaria
where the cells have to decide whether to build a ...mine the impact on regeneration. As a result, the planaria
often grew back two heads rather than a head and tail. The loss of GJC function had a direct impact ...
Regenerating worms help elucidate stem cell biology
...ists know, is dependent on stem cells in the adult planaria
known as neoblasts. Like all stem cells, neoblasts...oo soon to know how similar these mechanism are in planaria
neoblasts and other organisms' stem cells. "But at least at the gross morphological level and gross ...