Identifying the Key Genes for Regeneration


Planarians have an amazing ability to regenerate lost tissues. In this video, scientists knock out two different genes in planaria to start to understand how the process works—and they generate animals with two heads and two tails!

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Curriculum Connections:

NGSS (2013) LS
AP Biology (2015)
2.E.1, 3.A.1, 3.D.2, 4.A.4
IB Biology (2016)
1.1, 3.5
Vision and Change (2009)
CC2, CC4