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Contact: Christian Petersen
christian-p-petersen@northwestern.edu
PLOS

Schmidtea Mediterranea Showing Regrowth

Caption: The animal on the left is a normal worm that successfully regenerated a head and tail (white/unpigmented tissue). In the animal on the right, the zic-1 gene was inactivated, which prevented head regeneration.

Credit: Dr Christian Petersen (christian-p-petersen@northwestern.edu)

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