Re: how does a planaria regenerate?
Date: Sun Jan 10 10:02:42 1999
Posted By: Eric Maass, MadSci Admin
Area of science: General Biology
Here are a couple of links that discuss how planaria regenerate:
Planaria discussion, comparison of regeneration to
Some animals with simple body plans, like the hydra polyp and the flatworm, can
regenerate complete body from small fragments of themselves- that is why it is
like asexual reproduction.
Crabs can replace legs that are lost.
Here are some links that discuss regeneration within amphibians such as frogs
and other animals:
Regeneration in frogs
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