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    Simple Chemical Cocktail Shows First Promise for Limb Re-Growth in Mammals

    Simple Chemical Cocktail Shows First Promise for Limb Re-Growth in Mammals


    ScienceDaily (Apr. 8, 2011) — Move over, newts and salamanders. The mouse may join you as the only animal that can re-grow their own severed limbs. Researchers are reporting that a simple chemical cocktail can coax mouse muscle fibers to become the kinds of cells found in the first stages of a regenerating limb

    Their study, the first demonstration that mammal muscle can be turned into the biological raw material for a new limb, appears in the journal ACS Chemical Biology.

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    as usual... Thank you Manouli!

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