Scientists Demonstrate Mammalian Regeneration

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Thu, Mar 18th, 2010 12:11 by capnasty NEWS

By disabling one gene, called p21, scientists have identified a gene that may regulate regeneration in mammals. This absence confers the ability to regenerate lost or damaged tissue in mice long thought to have been lost through evolution and reserved for creatures like flatworms, sponges, and some species of salamander.

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