Springen naar inhoud

- - - - -

Heads Or Tails? Scientists Identify Gene That Regulates Polarity In Regenerating Flatworms


  • Log in om te kunnen reageren

#1

ScienceDaily-feed

    ScienceDaily-feed


  • >250 berichten
  • 325 berichten
  • Nieuwsbot

Geplaatst op 09 december 2007 - 23:33

When cut, a planarian flatworm can use a population of stem cells called neoblasts to regenerate new heads, new tails or even entire new organisms from a tiny fragment of its body. Mechanisms have been sought to explain this process of regeneration polarity for over 100 years, but until now, little was known about how planaria can regenerate heads and tails at their proper sites. The gene Smed-beta-catenin-1 has now been discovered to regulate polarity in regenerating flatworms.

Lees het volledige artikel...
ScienceDaily.com

Dit forum kan gratis blijven vanwege banners als deze. Door te registeren zal de onderstaande banner overigens verdwijnen.




0 gebruiker(s) lezen dit onderwerp

0 leden, 0 bezoekers, 0 anonieme gebruikers

Ook adverteren op onze website? Lees hier meer!

Gesponsorde vacatures

Vacatures