Latest Regeneration Stories
In a study published in the June 19 online edition of the journal Nature, a scientific team led by researchers from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine visually monitored the dynamic cellular events that take place when cardiac regeneration occurs in zebrafish after cardiac ventricular injury.
Mammals possess the remarkable ability to regenerate a lost fingertip, including the nail, nerves and even bone.
Anthony Metcalfe, professor of burns and wounds at the University of Brighton, led a team of researchers who are attempting to restart the process of skin regeneration in burn victims.
Researchers in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania have determined the role of a key growth factor, found in skin cells of limited quantities in humans, which helps hair follicles form and regenerate during the wound healing process.
Based on experiments with Mexican salamanders, researchers have found that elements of a salamander’s immune system called macrophages play a key role in enabling the regenerative process.
UC San Francisco scientists have discovered that muscle repair requires the action of two types of cells better known for causing inflammation and forming fat.
- Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
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