Category Archives: regenerative medicine

Humans have the salamander-like ability to regenerate cartilage in joints.


It is known that some animals, such as zebrafish, bichir, and axolotl, with a high regenerative capacity, regulate limb regeneration by a circuit of microRNA. Unlike these animals, humans cannot regenerate whole limbs and are also believed to be unable to counteract the breakdown or damage of cartilage and the development of osteoarthritis. Now, a study from Duke University shows

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