Axolotl

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Axolotls are an important research animal and are used in studies of the regulation of gene expression, embryology, neurobiology, and regeneration.

Axolotls are an important research animal and have been used in studies of the regulation of gene expression, embryology, neurobiology, and regeneration. Its impressive power of regeneration has made it a focus of a considerable amount of research with a longterm application for human health. They are one of the most widely used and studied laboratory animals.

Sources: (Bagnara, Armstrong, & Malacinski, 1989; Brunst, January 1955; Griffiths, Bride, et al., 2004; Majchrzak, 2004)
Image: Henry Mühlpfordt

 

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