AXOLOTL, the regenerative animal

The axolotl is a Mexican salamander with an incredible ability : cut its leg off, and the limb will grow right back ! How it does this and why humans can’t is still a bit of a mystery.

HARVARD University, San Diego, University of California, Irvine … many researchers  illustrate how axolotls can grow a third limb via wounding and grafting of neighboring cells. They are studying these amphibians to understand the underlying mechanisms for their miraculous regenerative powers.

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