Limb regeneration

@article{Simon2013LimbR,
  title={Limb regeneration},
  author={Andr{\'a}s Simon and Elly Tanaka},
  journal={Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Developmental Biology},
  year={2013},
  volume={2}
}
  • A. Simon, E. Tanaka
  • Published 1 March 2013
  • Biology
  • Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Developmental Biology
Limb regeneration is observed in certain members of the animal phyla. Some animals keep this ability during their entire life while others lose it at some time during development. How do animals regenerate limbs? Is it possible to find unifying, conserved mechanisms of limb regeneration or have different species evolved distinct means of replacing a lost limb? How is limb regeneration similar or different to limb development? Studies on many organisms, including echinoderms, arthropods, and… 
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