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Keywords: Sternopygus
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J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (13): 2478–2486.
Published: 1 July 2013
..., adult gymnotiform electric fishes can regenerate injured brain and spinal cord tissues and restore amputated body parts repeatedly. We have begun to identify some aspects of the cellular and molecular mechanisms of tail regeneration in the weakly electric fish Sternopygus macrurus (long-tailed knifefish...
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J Exp Biol (1999) 202 (10): 1427–1434.
Published: 15 May 1999
... to answer these questions by studying the formation and maintenance of electrocytes in the genus Sternopygus , a weakly electric teleost. Electrocytes arise from the fusion of fully differentiated muscle fibers, mainly those expressing fast isoforms of myosin. Electrocytes briefly co-express sarcomeric...