She also said the study results are "an important first step" in identifying the cellular processes that take place as newborn mammal hearts regenerate
after an injury.
It also opens up the possibility of helping regenerate
bone, said the study published in Nature Communications.
"He can only regenerate
12 times," Moffat said at a (http://www.radiotimes.com/news/2013-10-13/steven-moffat-on-doctor-who-regenerations-go-back-and-count-again-theres-something-youve-missed/) Radio Times event in October.
Adult stem cells may be able to regenerate
in response to injury to tissue as part of a natural healing process.
This finding suggests a mechanism for why the gut cells expressing heart genes in sea anemones can turn into other kinds of cells, such as those needed to regenerate
damaged body parts, Martindale said.
But this ability of heart muscle to regenerate
is quickly lost in the following weeks as the animal ages and the cells are bathed in the oxygen-rich environment of the beating heart, causing damage to the cells.
A separate new study shows a molecular basis for the odd way that salamanders regenerate
Researchers in the US have taken the first steps towards developing composite materials that can regenerate
when severely damaged.
A molecular mechanism needed to unleash the heart's ability to regenerate
has been pinpointed.
The researchers will next seek to regenerate
hair follicles using only human cells, according to the report.
APLAN to regenerate
the North East coastline could create more than 1,000 jobs after it won Government funding.
The same cells that regenerate
clipped fingernails can be used to regrow amputated fingertips, according to new research.