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The Lamprey Regenerates its Spinal Cord Not Just Once — but Twice

News   Feb 01, 2019 | Original Press Release from the Marine Biological Laboratory

 
The Lamprey Regenerates its Spinal Cord Not Just Once — but Twice

Longitudinal section of a lamprey spinal cord at 11 weeks post-injury, showing many regenerated axons (green) and a repaired central canal (blue tubelike structure). The original lesion site is in the center of the image. Credit: S. Allen and J. Morgan

 
 
 

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