Nerve repair and behavioral recovery following brain transplantation in Notoplana acticola, a polyclad flatworm.

@article{Davies1985NerveRA,
  title={Nerve repair and behavioral recovery following brain transplantation in Notoplana acticola, a polyclad flatworm.},
  author={L. Davies and Larry Keenan and Harold Koopowitz},
  journal={The Journal of experimental zoology},
  year={1985},
  volume={235 2},
  pages={
          157-73
        }
}
Although Notoplana acticola, a marine polyclad, cannot regenerate brain tissue, neuronal repair is rapid. Brains were transplanted into decerebrate flatworms to determine the anatomical patterns and functionality of neural connections established between a new brain and the peripheral nerve network of the recipient animal. Sixty-nine transplants were performed. Four brain transplant orientations were used: normal, reversed, inverted, and reversed inverted. The functionality of the transplanted… 
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