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Supreme regenerative skills help sea spiders to regrow guts and more

Black and white image of a fully regenerated adult male sea spider Pycnogonum litorale

A male sea spider of the species Pycnogonum litorale has fully regenerated its amputated body parts. Credit: Georg Brenneis

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Nature 614, 10 (2023)



  1. Brenneis, G., Frankowski, K., Maaß, L. & Scholtz, G. Proc. Natl Acad. Sci. USA 120, e2217272120 (2023).

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