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The crustacean Parhyale

Parhyale hawaiensis comes from tropical intertidal shores and mangroves. In research, it is used to explore topics ranging from embryonic development and regeneration, to tidal rhythms and environmental pollution.

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Fig. 2: Transgenic juvenile expressing a red fluorescent protein at the tips of appendages.

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I thank the Parhyale research community, including past and present members of my team. Our research on Parhyale regeneration is supported by the European Research Council of the European Union (grant ERC-2015-AdG no. 694918).

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Averof, M. The crustacean Parhyale. Nat Methods 19, 1015–1016 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41592-022-01596-y

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