Regenerating Tissues from the Cockroach Leg: A System for Studying in vitro

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Science  28 Feb 1964:
Vol. 143, Issue 3609, pp. 961-963
DOI: 10.1126/science.143.3609.961


Regenerating leg tissue of Leucophaea maderae shows considerable activity in vitro. Migrations of ameboid and fiber-like cells from the explant take place, vesicles are produced, and interaction occurs between tissues. The system described facilitates the study of these activities in vitro.