Published in Biotech Business Week, January 22nd, 2007
This trend article is an immediate alert from NewsRx to identify the most recent news developments at Salk Institute, U.S.
Report 1: Chop off a salamander's leg and a brand new one will sprout in no time. Now, a research team at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies has been able to regenerate a wing in a chick embryo - a species not known to be able to regrow limbs - suggesting that the potential for such regeneration exists innately in all vertebrates, including humans.
Their study, published in the online edition of Genes and Development, demonstrates that vertebrate...
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