Limb Regeneration: Induction in the Newborn Opossum

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Science  19 Jul 1968:
Vol. 161, Issue 3838, pp. 283-286
DOI: 10.1126/science.161.3838.283


The marsupial Didelphys virginiana (the North American opossumn) is uniquely suited for studies of mammalian limb replacement. By transplanting nervous tissute to the limb, regeneration has been successfully induced in this mammal.

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