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A Mexican cave fish may offer heart repair clues

23 November 2018

Mexican tetra fish and Pachon cave fish (Credit: Colin Beesley)

A tiny Mexican fish that can repair its own heart may provide the key to regenerating human heart tissue, according to new research from CDB's Dr Yoshiyuki Yamamoto and colleagues at the University of Oxford.

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Read full paper: Heart Regeneration in the Mexican Cavefish
Authors: William T. Stockdale, Madeleine E. Lemieux, Abigail C. Killen, Juanjuan Zhao, Zhilian Hu, Joey Riepsaame, NoƩmie Hamilton, Tetsuhiro Kudoh, Paul R. Riley, Ronny van Aerle, Yoshiyuki Yamamoto, Mathilda T.M. Mommersteeg