ISSN 1062-3604, Russian Journal of Developmental Biology, 2009, Vol. 40, No. 2, pp. 121–123. © Pleiades Publishing, Inc., 2009. Original Russian Text © E.N. Grigoryan, 2009, published in Ontogenez, 2009, Vol. 40, No. 2, pp. 154–157. BOOK REVIEW Regeneration in Holothurians by I.Yu. Dolmatov and V.S. Mashanov, Vladivostok: Dalnauka, 2007 DOI: 10.1134/S1062360409020088 In 2007, Dalnauka published Regeneration in undergoing dedifferentiation and poorly differentiated Holothurians by I. Yu. Dolmatov and V. S. Mashanov. cells. Speciﬁcally, Dolmatov and Mashanov restrict the The monograph is a richly illustrated, detailed, and role of stem cells in regenerative processes. They stress interesting presentation of the available data on the that these cells can mediate the physiological renewal amazing and not widely known mechanisms of organ of tissues, while their contribution to reparative regen- and tissue regeneration in holothurians (echinoderms). eration is limited. Indeed, this is true for regeneration in The authors studied holothurian regeneration and vivo, although one cannot but admit current progress in regeneration in general for many years, which is clear isolation, accumulation, and differentiation control of from in a highly professional presentation of the origi- stem cells in vitro as well as their successful transplan- nal data and generalizations of their
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