Survival of the gutless? Filter-feeders eject internal organs in response to stress

23 junio 2015

A recent study explores the ability of a common coral reef organism to eviscerate and regenerate its gut within 12 days and rebuild its filtration organ, the branchial sac, within 19 days. Understanding this process points to promising new directions in human soft tissue regeneration research, scientists say.
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