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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Pluripotent cells in the embryo can generate all cell types, but lineage-restricted cells are generally thought to replenish… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Whole-mount in situ hybridization (WISH) is a powerful tool for visualizing gene expression patterns in specific cell and tissue… Expand
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Highly Cited
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… Expand
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Review
2004
Review
2004
The principles underlying regeneration in planarians have been explored for over 100 years through surgical manipulations and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Freshwater planarian flatworms are capable of regenerating complete organisms from tiny fragments of their bodies; the basis for… Expand
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Review
2002
Review
2002
Freshwater planarians were a classic model for studying the problems of development and regeneration. However, as attention… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
In a diverse group of organisms that includes Caenorhabditis elegans , Drosophila, planaria, hydra, trypanosomes, fungi and… Expand
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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… Expand
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Review
1992
Review
1992
The genetic code, formerly thought to be frozen, is now known to be in a state of evolution. This was first shown in 1979 by… Expand
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