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Methods for the Study of Regeneration in Stentor
 

Methods for the Study of Regeneration in Stentor

Article doi: 10.3791/57759
June 13th, 2018

Summary June 13th, 2018

The giant ciliate, Stentor coeruleus, is an excellent system to study regeneration and wound healing. We present procedures for establishing Stentor cell cultures from single cells or cell fragments, inducing regeneration by cutting cells, chemically inducing the regeneration of membranellar band and oral apparatus, imaging, and analysis of cell regeneration.

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