Fig. 1 : Cross-section through a tentacle of a transgenic sea anemone showing differentiation products of the SoxC cell population (magenta) and retractor muscles (yellow).


Old genes keep sea anemones forever young

Highly conserved genes ensure lifelong differentiation of neurons and glandular cells in sea anemones

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