Research

Amphibian muscle regeneration - dedifferentiation or satellite cells?


Reference:

Slack, J. M. W., 2006. Amphibian muscle regeneration - dedifferentiation or satellite cells? Trends in Cell Biology, 16 (6), pp. 273-275.

Related documents:

This repository does not currently have the full-text of this item.
You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided below.

Abstract

Until recently, the cell biology of mammalian muscle repair following damage appeared to be completely different from the formation of new muscles in regenerated appendages of Amphibia. Mammalian muscle repair occurs through the mobilization of muscle satellite cells, whereas the new muscle in amphibian appendage regeneration was believed to arise by dedifferentiation of myofibres to form myoblasts. But recent work shows that muscle satellite cells are also involved in amphibian regeneration and the controversy about the reality of muscle dedifferentiation is heating up again.

Details

Item Type Articles
CreatorsSlack, J. M. W.
DOI10.1016/j.tcb.2006.04.007
DepartmentsFaculty of Science > Biology & Biochemistry
RefereedYes
StatusPublished
ID Code3634
Additional InformationID number: ISI:000238986000001

Export

Actions (login required)

View Item