Regeneration of Hydra from the Endoderm

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Science  09 Sep 1960:
Vol. 132, Issue 3428, pp. 678
DOI: 10.1126/science.132.3428.678


The endoderm of hydra, when cultured independently, can differentiate sothat the total animal is reconstituted. Reconstitution or regeneration, or both, occurs without the demonstrable aid of the interstitial cells.