Dedifferentiation and Redifferentiation of Cells in Hydra Viridis.

@article{Haynes1963DedifferentiationAR,
  title={Dedifferentiation and Redifferentiation of Cells in Hydra Viridis.},
  author={Julian F. Haynes and Allison L. Burnett},
  journal={Science},
  year={1963},
  volume={142 3598},
  pages={1481-3}
}
The interstitial cell of the green hydra is formed by dedifferentiation of specialized gastrodermal cells. Similarly, the epidermal epitheliomuscular cells are probably formed by direct difjerentiation of algae-laden digestive cells that lose their algae and enclosed food droplets, migrate to the periphery of the animal, and begin the mucous secretion… CONTINUE READING