Abnormal whole body regeneration from the vasculature at the sea squirt

The sea squirt can regenerate its whole body from the vasculature. I asked Ayelet Voskoboynik, postdoctoral fellow from the Weissman lab, Stanford University, to tell us how. Their findings were published in a recent paper, entitled Striving for normality: whole body regeneration through a series of abnormal generations
(FASEB Journal, 2007 May;21(7):1335-44.)

Read the whole interview at The Niche blog of Nature Stem Cell Reports.

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Image source: the FASEB Journal, thanks to Cody Mooneyhan.