Regeneration: Organizing the Blastema in Planarians

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The processes that trigger regeneration after injury and link new and old tissue are not fully understood. New findings indicate that, after decapitation, planarians build an organizing center from stem cells at the old midline that directs head patterning and outgrowth.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)R181-R183
JournalCurrent Biology
Issue number5
StatePublished - Mar 6 2017

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)


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