genus Xenopus


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Noun1.genus Xenopus - an African clawed froggenus Xenopus - an African clawed frog; in some classifications made the type genus of a separate family Xenopodidae
amphibian genus - any genus of amphibians
family Pipidae, Pipidae - tongueless frogs
African clawed frog, Xenopus laevis - a tongueless frog native to Africa; established in the United States as result of release of laboratory and aquarium animals
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The work we've been doing involves injecting certain proteins into the oocytes of frogs of the genus Xenopus, which will help with understanding the fertilization processes.
Lens regeneration is re-stricted among vertebrates, generally limited to some urodeles and anurans of the genus Xenopus (Henry, 2003; Tsonis et al.
A retrospective survey was conducted on archived specimens of the genus Xenopus housed in five southern Africa institutions, Bayworld (Port Elizabeth), Natal Museum (Pietermaritzburg), National Museum (Bloemfontein), South African Museum (Cape Town), and Transvaal Museum (Pretoria).