Planarians

Known as: Planaria, Planarian 
Nonparasitic free-living flatworms of the class Turbellaria. The most common genera are Dugesia, formerly Planaria, which lives in water, and… (More)

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2011
Highly Cited
2011
Pluripotent cells in the embryo can generate all cell types, but lineage-restricted cells are generally thought to replenish… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
Whole-mount in situ hybridization (WISH) is a powerful tool for visualizing gene expression patterns in specific cell and tissue… (More)
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2008
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2008
Planarian flatworms can regenerate heads at anterior-facing wounds and tails at posterior-facing wounds throughout the body. How… (More)
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2008
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2008
After amputation, freshwater planarians properly regenerate a head or tail from the resulting anterior or posterior wound. The… (More)
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2008
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2008
Little is known about the molecular mechanisms responsible for axis establishment during non-embryonic processes such as… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
We have identified two genes, smedwi-1 and smedwi-2, expressed in the dividing adult stem cells (neoblasts) of the planarian… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Freshwater planarian flatworms are capable of regenerating complete organisms from tiny fragments of their bodies; the basis for… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
The singular regenerative abilities of planarians require a population of stem cells known as neoblasts. In response to wounding… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Metazoan regeneration is one of the least understood fundamental problems of biology. The lack of progress in understanding this… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
Planarians are known for their strong regenerative ability. This ability has been considered to reside in the totipotent somatic… (More)
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