Vertebrate Regeneration System: Culture in vitro

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Science  15 Sep 1967:
Vol. 157, Issue 3794, pp. 1330-1332
DOI: 10.1126/science.157.3794.1330


With standard tissue-culture techniques and media, various components of the lizard tail regenerate have been maintained in culture for 8 months. Differentiation of two cell types, melanophores and striated muscle, has been obtained. Myoblast proliferation and fusion can be selectively controlled by altering the culture medium.