The work really high­lights that mam­mals don’t com­pletely lack the ability to regenerate—it’s just that the cor­rect devel­op­mental sig­naling is not turned on,” said James Mon­aghan, a regen­er­a­tion biol­o­gist at North­eastern Uni­ver­sity who was not involved with the study. “It shows for first time how sim­ilar mam­malian digit regen­er­a­tion is to amphibian limb regeneration.”

 

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