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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Microvascular Anatomy of Olfactory and Accessory Olfactory (Vomeronasal) Organs in Adult Xenopus laevis: Scanning Electron Microscopy of Vascular Corrosion Casts
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).
Weber, "Endogenous transport systems in the Xenopus laevis oocyte plasma membrane," Methods, vol.
The photopigments responsible for converting light into temporal information are assembled in a family of nonimage forming opsins named melanopsins, which were firstly discovered in Xenopus laevis melanophores [21], with subsequent description of orthologues in the retina of all vertebrate classes [22-25], and extraocular tissues of some species [2628].
The first AQP protein, named CHIP28 or AQP1, was isolated from human red blood cell in 1988 (Denker et al., 1988); its function as membrane water channel in Xenopus laevis oocytes was confirmed in 1992 (Preston et al., 1992).
A vasa ortholog has been isolated and used as a molecular marker to detect primordial germ cells (PGC) and other germ line cells from many animals, e.g., in Caenorhabditis elegans (Roussel & Bennett 1993), Xenopus laevis (Komiya et al.
Susan Cohen-Cory and colleagues studied DHA's effect in the African clawed frog Xenopus laevis. Mother frogs were given diets containing adequate or deficient amounts of DHA, and their embryos were examined every 10 weeks for up to 60 weeks.
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).
The African clawed frog (Xenopus laevis) is a smooth-skinned frog with a flattened body, small head, blunt snout, and small upturned eyes with no lids (Stebbins, 2003; Dodd, 2013).