Tissue Regeneration Function is Found in Human Genes

Many animals can regenerate limbs, but not a human. US researchers have discovered a gene in the human genome group left from our ancestors. According to scientists, these genes were responsible in the past for the restoration of parts of the body.

They don't say about complete regeneration but hope that their work will help in understanding the mechanisms of the human body recover from injury.

Scientists told how they came to this discovery. They investigated the activity of genes in fish. When the fin isolation or injury of the heart muscle in animals happen, the leptin gene was activated, that accelerates tissue regeneration. Researchers note that the collected material - only the beginning of work. It will take several years to fully reveal the mechanism of tissue regeneration.

0 Comments

Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Use of Antibiotics Linked to Higher Risk of Colon Cancer

Use of Antibiotics Linked to Higher Risk of Colon Cancer

According to new research, published in the journal Gut, the use of antibiotics in pills and capsules is associated with the higher risk of colon cancer but lower risk of rectal cancer at the same time. Researchers say this risk depends on the type and class of...

The Best Food Choices for an Anti-inflammatory Diet

The Best Food Choices for an Anti-inflammatory Diet

Chronic inflammation has been associated with a range of conditions, and some evidence indicates lifestyle, and what we eat in particular, may contribute to inflammation. The scientific community agrees that chronic inflammation plays a noticeable role in such...

[WpProQuiz 1]

Featured Products

[recent_products per_page="6" orderby="menu_order" columns="6" order="ASC"]

Kangoo Jumps Training: 5 Beginner Exercises

In childhood, many of us dreamed of learning to jump high. Now, after years, it became easier - Kangoo Jumps has appeared. This is one of the relatively new, but quickly gaining popularity types of fitness training. There are several advantages of jumpers. ...

read more