Xenopus laevis


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Noun1.Xenopus laevis - a tongueless frog native to AfricaXenopus laevis - a tongueless frog native to Africa; established in the United States as result of release of laboratory and aquarium animals
tongueless frog - almost completely aquatic frog native to Africa and Panama and northern South America
genus Xenopus, Xenopus - an African clawed frog; in some classifications made the type genus of a separate family Xenopodidae
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monodon (100% similarity), Eriocheir sinensis (100% similarity), Chlamys farreri (100% similarity), Artemia franciscan (100% similarity), Aedes aegypti (100% similarity) Argopecten irradians (100% similarity), Ixodes scapularis (100% similarity), Xenopus laevis (98% similarity) (Table I).
Polyploid Xenopus laevis (African Clawed Frog), however, exhibit the opposite changes, being feminized at high temperatures and masculinized at low temperatures (Kobel 1996).
1988); its function as membrane water channel in Xenopus laevis oocytes was confirmed in 1992 (Preston et al.
For example, in Xenopus laevis oocytes, cohesin loading strictly depends on pre-replication complexes (pre-RCs), which are formed in telophase/G1.
Susan Cohen-Cory and colleagues studied DHA's effect in the African clawed frog Xenopus laevis.
Expression in Xenopus laevis oocytes showed that TgAQP is an aquaglyceroporin with intermediate water and high glycerol permeability.
carolinensis and Xenopus laevis as both species develop into microphagous filter-feeding tadpoles with similar jaw muscle architectures (Ziermann and Diogo, 2014; Vera-Candioti, 2007).
Multiple alignments were carried out based on amino acid sequences of ER[alpha] from Bos taurus, Gallus gallus, Homo sapiens, Mus musculus, Rattus norvegicus, alligator, Xenopus laevis, and zebrafish.
Xenopus laevis are able to migrate long distances in search of available habitat, especially through irrigation channels (Lobos and Jaksic, 2005; Lobos et al.
Twin Xenopus laevis embryos appeared from flattened eggs Eiji SATO
In this study, I examine two process of Xenopus laevis embryo development--namely, the processes of egg flattening and twin embryo production.