Oct 18, 2021
Turritopsis dohrnii, discovered in the 1880s in the Mediterranean Sea is a species of Jellyfish that has the ability to transform into its early stage of development called polyp. These transformed polyp buds out eventually and grows into mature jellyfish. This cycle continues to happen and it successfully bends the principle of mortality by escaping senescence. This is because of the overabundance of FoxO gene expression in Jellyfish.
2021 - Fall - Issue 6