Tiny genetic switches found in lizard tail regeneration

Posted by on May 6, 2016 5:23 pm
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Any kid who pulls on a lizard tail knows it can drop off to avoid capture, but how they regrow a new tail remains a mystery. Now, researchers have identified tiny RNA switches, known as microRNAs, which may hold the keys to regenerating muscles, cartilage and spinal columns.

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