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Electric switch could turn on limb regeneration

Tadpoles use a proton pump to direct tissue regrowth.

Tadpoles: chop off their tails and they grow back. Credit: NHPA


  1. Adams D. S., Masi A. & Levin M. Development, doi:10.1242/dev.02812 (2007).

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Ledford, H. Electric switch could turn on limb regeneration. Nature (2007).

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