Amphibian muscle regeneration - dedifferentiation or satellite cells?

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Citations (Scopus)

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.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)273-275
Number of pages3
JournalTrends in Cell Biology
Volume16
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2006

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'Amphibian muscle regeneration - dedifferentiation or satellite cells?'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

  • Cite this