*  Planaria | Very Tiny Things
The planarian is a flatworm, a multi-celled animal with cilia on the bottom surface and around the tail that it uses for ... The planarian has two eyespots in the triangular head, and a mouth on the under surface. They have no internal body cavity to ... In the video below, you can see the debris in the water being moved around by the motion of the planarian's cilia. ...
  http://micro.sci-toys.com/planaria
*  From fragments to whole: BMP signals regeneration | Development
Planarians (flatworms) can regenerate from irregularly shaped fragments. During regeneration, new tissue forms at the wound and ... These and other results lead the researchers to propose that BMP signalling regulates the dorsal midline of planarians and that ... Alejandro Sánchez Alvarado's group report that BMP signalling regulates several aspects of regeneration in the planarian ...
  http://dev.biologists.org/content/134/22/e2205
*  The ability of planarian worms to run a maze more successfully after being fed the remains of a successful worm - Everything2...
James McConell began performing labyrinthine experiments with planarian worms (Dugesia dorotocephala) at the University of ... Planarian worms are cheaper to buy and keep alive than lab rats. Nothing new. But it was what he did next which raised a few ... The ability of planarian worms to run a maze more successfully after being fed the remains of a successful worm. cooled by ... 2) The propensity of planarian worms is to choose to follow a path coated in the mucous or slime trail left by a previous worm ...
  https://everything2.com/title/The+ability+of+planarian+worms+to+run+a+maze+more+successfully+after+being+fed+the+remains+of+a+successful+worm
*  Cancer Stem Cell News: PTEN and planarian stem cells
The article is: Planarian PTEN homologs regulate stem cells and regeneration through TOR signaling, Néstor J. Oviedo, Bret J. ... Altogether, our data reveal roles for PTEN in the regulation of planarian stem cells that are strikingly conserved to mammalian ... implicate this protein in the control of stem cell maintenance during the regeneration of complex structures in planarians. ...
  http://cancerstemcellnews.blogspot.com/2008/09/pten-and-planarian-stem-cells.html
*  Van Huizen AV et al. (2017), Methylisothiazolinone toxicity and inhibition o... - Xenbase Paper
Planarian wounds normally close within 1h after injury. However, most MIT-exposed animals retained open wounds at 24h and ... Our LC50 data revealed that concentrations as low as 39μM (4.5ppm) are lethal to planarians, with concentrations of just 5μM ... Using a common research strain of Dugesia japonica, we determined that intact planarians exposed to 15μM MIT displayed both ... These data suggest that MIT directly affects both wound healing and regeneration in planarians. Next, we investigated the ...
  http://www.xenbase.org/literature/article.do?method=display&articleId=53985
*  Study Links Cancer Cell Growth to Nervous System | Quantitative and Systems Biology
Further, Oviedo found that introducing brain tissue into another part of the planarian body led the damaged cells to resist ... To better understand this phenomenon, Oviedo turned to his favorite invertebrate, the planarian. Oviedo has previously used the ... so Oviedo first generates DNA damage to all cells in the adult planarian body. In the planaria's posterior half, most of the ...
  http://qsb.ucmerced.edu/content/study-links-cancer-cell-growth-nervous-system
*  Smed-Evi/Wntless is required for β-catenin-dependent and -independent processes during planarian regeneration | Development
An Evi homolog is expressed in planarians. (A) Human, fly and planarian Evi proteins. Protein sizes and sequence identities are ... The role of planarian Evi in AP polarity, but not in dorsoventral (DV) polarity (see Fig. S3 in the supplementary material), is ... F) RNAi against Smed-β-catenin1 leads to fully anteriorized planarians. (G,G′,I,I′) Smed-evi RNAi results in growth and ... Planarians can regenerate a whole animal from only a small piece of their body, and have become an important model for stem ...
  http://dev.biologists.org/content/136/6/905
*  Bioelectric signaling regulates head and organ size during planarian regeneration | Development
2010). Planarian regeneration involves distinct stem cell responses to wounds and tissue absence. Dev. Biol. 344, 979-991. ... Meticulous analyses in planarians have shown that both new growth and remodeling of pre-existing tissues play a role in ... 2011). Planarian stem cells: a simple paradigm for regeneration. Trends Cell Biol. 21, 304-311. ... 2005). Planarian homologs of netrin and netrin receptor are required for proper regeneration of the central nervous system and ...
  http://dev.biologists.org/content/140/2/313
*  Scientists identify gene involved in stem cell self-renewal in planaria
Chop one into pieces, and each piece can grow into a complete planarian. The flatworm relies upon a population ... ... the freshwater planarian possesses an amazing ability to regenerate lost body parts. ... "The next steps are to see if the gene that makes this protein in planarians plays a similar role in stem cells in other ... Chop one into pieces, and each piece can grow into a complete planarian. The flatworm relies upon a population of stem cells to ...
  https://medicalxpress.com/news/2006-08-scientists-gene-involved-stem-cell.html
*  The head-regeneration transcriptome of the planarian Schmidtea mediterranea | Genome Biology | Full Text
Planarians. All animals used in this study were asexual planarians of the species S. mediterranea (clonal line BCN-10) provided ... Planarian flatworms are one of the few animals that can regenerate their CNS. Planarians are free-living Platyhelminthes with a ... As stem cells can be found nearly everywhere in the planarian body and the anterior branch of the planarian gut extends into ... One of the most frequently used species in planarian research is Schmidtea mediterranea. These planarians were collected in the ...
  https://genomebiology.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/gb-2011-12-8-r76
*  "Schmidtea mediterranea planaris as a novel animal model for investigat" by Jesse Lowe
Functional testing of head-regenerating planaria included planarian locomotor velocity testing to assess locomotor capabilities ... In this thesis, we propose that the freshwater flatworm planarian species, Schmidtea mediterranea, has the capability to ... In this thesis, we propose that the freshwater flatworm planarian species, Schmidtea mediterranea, has the capability to ... Functional testing of head-regenerating planaria included planarian locomotor velocity testing to assess locomotor capabilities ...
  https://rdw.rowan.edu/etd/298/
*  Flatworms Help In Study Of Stem Cells And Cancer - Redorbit
... a single planarian cut into 200 pieces can generate 200 new individuals. New research now demonstrates that the planarian is ... The planarian, a flatworm normally living in freshwater, is well known for its amazing ability to regenerate "" ... Any way you slice it, the planarian's contributions to biological research just keep on growing. ...
  http://www.redorbit.com/news/health/1561797/flatworms_help_in_study_of_stem_cells_and_cancer/
*  Excretory systems: regeneration and evolution | Development
Because planarians can regenerate a complete body from a tissue fragment they present a powerful system in which to study cell ... Peter Reddien and colleagues now describe a regulatory programme for the regeneration of the planarian Schmidtea mediterranea ... Moreover, the researchers show that planarian and vertebrate excretory cells express several homologous proteins involved in ...
  http://dev.biologists.org/content/138/20/e2003
*  Planarian | Encyclopedia.com
planarian, common name for several genera of the free-living (turbellarian) flatworms belonging to the order Tricladida, a name ... Such planarians can also regenerate parts that are cut from the body. Planarians are classified in the phylum Platyhelminthes, ... Planarians can also swim by means of undulations of the body.. Cite this article Pick a style below, and copy the text for your ... Most planarians are also light-sensitive and in some, pigmented light-sensitive cells are clumped in two cups that serve as ...
  https://www.encyclopedia.com/plants-and-animals/animals/zoology-invertebrates/planarian
*  Planarians
Land Planarians. 'H. N. Moseley, ' On the Anatomy and Histology of the Land Planarians of Ceylon, with some Account of their ... PLANARIANS. The name Planaria was first applied by O. F. Müller in his Frodromus Zoologix Daniese (1776) to a group of worms, ... London, 1874), and ' Notes on the Structure of several Forms of Land Planarians, with a Description of Two New Genera and ... the land Planarians are often I ' !? 6 { to be distinguished by a , crescent-shaped area at the fore end of the body, which is ...
  http://www.1902encyclopedia.com/P/PLA/planarians.html
*  Planarians Sense Simulated Microgravity and Hypergravity
a) Image of a planarian cocoon and a hatchling planarian. (b) Immunohistochemical analysis of planarian hatchlings ... In Group 3 planarians, at day 13, we quantified the big planarian fragments, which were assumed to be the original trunks, and ... Planarian Culture. Asexual planarians used in the regeneration experiments were from a clonal strain of the Schmidtea ... Group 1 planarians were analysed at day 6 of the experiment (day 5 of regeneration), and Group 2 planarians were analysed at ...
  https://www.hindawi.com/journals/bmri/2014/679672/
*  Planarians Sense Simulated Microgravity and Hypergravity
... s produces the dead of planarians. Under hypergravity of 3 g and 4 g in a large diameter centrifuge (LDC) planarians can ... Planarians Sense Simulated Microgravity and Hypergravity. Teresa Adell,1 Emili Saló,1 Jack J. W. A. van Loon,2,3 and Gennaro ... Planarians are flatworms, which belong to the phylum Platyhelminthes. They have been a classical subject of study due to their ... In this study we analyze the effect of a simulated microgravity and a hypergravity environment during the process of planarian ...
  https://www.hindawi.com/journals/bmri/2014/679672/abs/
*  Recent Articles | Planarians | The Scientist Magazine®
With an eye to understanding animal regeneration, Alejandro Sánchez Alvarado has turned a freshwater planarian into a model ...
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*  Recent Articles | Planarians, Microbiology And Ecology | The Scientist Magazine®
The Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory researcher's work will help predict how the Arctic is responding to climate change-and the global effects of those changes.. 0 Comments. ...
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*  Recent Articles | Planarians, Immunology And Culture | The Scientist Magazine®
In chapter 3, "The Sense of Sensibility," author Wendy Jones uses scenes from one of Jane Austen's most celebrated novels to illustrate the functioning of the body's stress response system.. 0 Comments. ...
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*  Recent Articles | Planarians And Immunology | The Scientist Magazine®| Page 7
The cells of the mammalian immune system do more than just fight off pathogens; they are also important players in stem cell function and are thus crucial for maintaining homeostasis and recovering from injury.. 0 Comments. ...
  https://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.list/tagNo/1826,12/tags/planarians,immunology/pageNo/7/
*  Study Of Planarian Hormones May Aid In Understanding Parasitic Flatworms - Redorbit
The free-living planarian is also of interest because it is related to several parasitic flatworms. For example, flatworms of ... The planarian flatworm, Schmidtea mediterranea, is perhaps best known for its prodigious powers of regeneration. Cut it in half ... The planarian is of interest to those studying reproduction because it exists in sexual and asexual varieties. Asexual planaria ... "The planarian is a relatively innocuous animal that has relevance to a huge human health issue," Sweedler said. ...
  http://www.redorbit.com/news/science/1930911/study_of_planarian_hormones_may_aid_in_understanding_parasitic_flatworms/
*  Recent Articles | Planarians And Cell & Molecular Biology | The Scientist Magazine®| Page 7
Plants and fungi can use conserved RNA interference machinery to regulate each other's gene expression-and scientists think they can make use of this phenomenon to create a new generation of pesticides.. 6 Comments. ...
  https://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.list/tagNo/1826,4/tags/planarians,cell--amp--molecular-biology/pageNo/7/
*  Bug Pictures: Hammerhead Worm (land planarian) (Bipalium kewense) by Balvennie
... land planarian) (Bipalium kewense) at Dave's Garden. All pictures are contributed by our community. ... Land Planarians eat eart worms. Don't chop them up, they will multiply. best to squish them or spray them with orange oil & ... Hammerhead Worm (land planarian) (Bipalium kewense). by Balvennie Nov 3, 2008 4:47 AM ... Is this a planarian & not something that came out of my dog? about 3 inches long with slime around it. ...
  https://davesgarden.com/guides/bf/showimage/8239/